In time, he would make a series of appearances in mags and videos, establishing himself as a hungry amateur.
But it wasn’t until Bam started riding for Toy Machine that his obsession with filming himself and his buddies acting like maniacs became televised to the public.
It’s not how it is in the movies at all, when a character gets popped super hard and is back on his feet trading punches with the enemy moments later.
Real-life punching is a crippling, horrific experience epitomised by four knuckles – and maybe even a ring – connecting with someone’s soon-to-be-swollen, bleeding and agonising-in-pain face.
The sketches and skateboarding stunts began to grow into a larger compilation of stunts, which Bam co-wrote and directed alongside another friend who attended the same graphics art class, Brandon Di Camillo.