aahh Radio with Director Eddie Martin (All This Mayhem)

All This Mayhem tells the story of brothers Tas and Ben Pappas, two boys from Melbourne who took the skateboarding world by storm, defeating Tony Hawk and crowned International World Champions within a year. Skateboarding came naturally to the Pappas brothers, but success was a different story. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account we witness the dark consequences of Tas and Ben’s rapid success, their intense fraternal bond and their journey from the pinnacle of their sport into a downward spiral of self-destruction. From the makers of award-winning documentaries Exit Through the Gift Shop and Senna, and featuring fascinating interviews, first … Continue reading aahh Radio with Director Eddie Martin (All This Mayhem)

All This Mayhem

In the early 90s, two brothers from the wrong side of the track turned up at a Melbourne skate park – and astonished spectators with their acrobatic feats. When they headed to America, Tas and Ben Pappas soon found themselves in epic combat with rival Tony Hawk, and topping the competition league in vert skating – a sport which was rapidly changing under the steerage of ESPN. Enjoying the good life, with a hard partying entourage, abundant drugs, and outlandish behaviour, both brothers would soon self-destruct, finding themselves cast out by the society which had so quickly embraced them. Director … Continue reading All This Mayhem