I came across a video my friend Charles Lanceplaine produced. I met Charles about 5 months ago on a epic country China trip about 5 months ago “Meet the Stans” . I knew Charles filmed but this is the first video I’ve seen from him. Let just say inspiring.
Built for 1 million people and currently inhabited by just a few thousand.
It’s been called the Dubai of northern China, showered with wealth, packed with public infrastructure and located near to precious natural resources in a region plagued by water-supply troubles.
Ordos is a ghost town located in Inner Mongolia. Seeing the potential of this city in terms of spots we decided to organize a skate trip and be the first ones to skate such a surreal place.
Directed, filmed & edited by: Charles Lanceplaine
Additional filming: Patrik Wallner & Tommy Zhao
Music: You Me by Hamacide + Chacha
Sound mix: Gaetan Lourmiere
Skaters: Jay Meador, Gustav Nymans, Tommy Zhao, Alexander Hwang, James Capps, Elliott Zelinskas & Brian Dolle