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Doug Des Autels
Age: 98
Arcadia, California

What up, homies! First off, let me say that Doug Des Autels friggin' rips! His style reminds me a lot of Josh Kalis, and there are tons of gems in this Sponsor Me video, including some really difficult flip-in / flip-out shenanigans on just about every object you could think of, plus some really crazy ledge hammers and a big assortment of technical wizardry. Nice work, Doug!
This is a really good vid filled with some incredible skateboarding, but I gotta admit there are a few things I'm not really into. The "speed-up" and "slow-mo" editing between tricks kinda changes the flow of some of the lines. I'm a fan of the "show it how it is" type of videography, so it's a bummer to see those kind of effects put on such great skating. Remember, less is more. My ex-girlfriend told me that once...ouch.
Also, the music selection. I know it's all personal preference, but the music is a bit too impersonal and repetitive for my liking. Combined with your own personal style and your skating, music can seriously bring a part to life, but it can just as easily take away from it. If you're feelin' the mellow jams, cram some classic De La Soul or A Tribe Called Quest up in that joint and I'll guarantee the whole feeling will change!
Regardless of my petty nit-picking, Doug is super talented, and there is no doubt in my mind that he will find a permanent home in the skateboarding bizz. Thanks for the vid, Doug, and the next noseslide double heel out that you do will be in some brand-new Emerica shoes. Big-ups to Doug! Stay Gold.--Timothy Nickloff, Emerica Sales Manager

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  1. 1st

    emericakrew's Emeritar emericakrew Posted:
  2. That kid was gnarly. his style is great so keep up the good work doug.

    KR3WMONSTER's Emeritar KR3WMONSTER Posted:
  3. so, he didnt get sponsored┬┐

    guille's Emeritar guille Posted:
  4. wow! that was great. i really like the film and his style. he uses flip tricks in everythinh. thats so cool. congrats to doug!

    NCF's Emeritar NCF Posted:
  5. that was sick! go doug!!!

    AFireInside's Emeritar AFireInside Posted:
  6. i know who he is. he rides for krix. he's in blown out. i guess this is his full part and he's actually really good. could've had more hammers though.

    thatonekid's Emeritar thatonekid Posted:
  7. i meant krux i cant type

    thatonekid's Emeritar thatonekid Posted:
  8. that was CRAZY!!!!

    One Man Demo's Emeritar One Man Demo Posted:
  9. what the fuck it say that he is 98 years old
    hes pretty good for an old timer

    kiff's Emeritar kiff Posted:
  10. oh yeah that dude is on krux...i think its the same dude.

    kiff's Emeritar kiff Posted:
  11. he reminds me of chet thomas...not emerica kinda guy...maybe globe or something like that.

    kiff's Emeritar kiff Posted:
  12. yeah hes rad..but doesnt realy suit emerica

    skateaus's Emeritar skateaus Posted:
  13. that kid is sick his tricks have there own flow and style from the moment he pops his board till he lands it

    d-ray's Emeritar d-ray Posted:
  14. Video was great.

    No wonder she's your ex-gf now, Tim, I feel ya'.

    crazaalex's Emeritar crazaalex Posted:
  15. Fur sure, hiz style remindz me of someone who would skate 4 'es or Globe.

    PDEmerican's Emeritar PDEmerican Posted:
  16. His style was great, but I hated his ender...

    Method's Emeritar Method Posted:
  17. awesome

    austin777's Emeritar austin777 Posted:
  18. dude, that was sick! good job

    thejacob's Emeritar thejacob Posted:
  19. skate faster...and too many k-flip noseslides other than that it was all good

    shizzey's Emeritar shizzey Posted:
  20. song is shitty and wack doesn't go with the skating at all

    sawedoffinyoface's Emeritar sawedoffinyoface Posted:
  21. yeeeeeee! dat waz hella bomb. he needed some punk 4 hiz music maybe and some bigger gapz in da vid.

    PDEmerican's Emeritar PDEmerican Posted:
  22. I remember seeing this exact video part, same edit in one of the old logic videos!, I'm surprised there wasnt a different review of someone else, but the dude undeniably rips, I mean come on!, but I guess your not doing nothing if no ones hating on it, you know?

    Cory Martinez's Emeritar Cory Martinez Posted:
  23. Doug...I am so proud of you. You are a very talented skateboarder! I admire you for your persistence, the passion you have for skateboarding and following your dream! Good Luck! :)

    Aimee's Emeritar Aimee Posted:
  24. ehmerica's Emeritar ehmerica Posted:
  25. ehmerica's Emeritar ehmerica Posted:
  26. that guy has some very nice tricks but i dont think emerica is the write company for him but he should be sponse by someone

    markous's Emeritar markous Posted:
  27. guys u must see this guy from Per├║ southamerica, is sick http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnGYOjk_eZk&search=daniel%20suarez

    m00n's Emeritar m00n Posted:
  28. UHH SON!

    That vid was off the hizzle

    k-dog's Emeritar k-dog Posted:
  29. uhh ... i thaught that there waznt suspost2 be music in the sponcer me videos mabey that is y he didnt get sponcered he didnt follow the rules but other than that damn it waz goood!!!

    hippiesk8er13's Emeritar hippiesk8er13 Posted:
  30. he isnt 96 omg he is like 30 lol thats funny

    hippiesk8er13's Emeritar hippiesk8er13 Posted:
  31. thanks for the comments

    amskater's Emeritar amskater Posted:
  32. zacharypoopman's Emeritar zacharypoopman Posted:
  33. zacharypoopman's Emeritar zacharypoopman Posted:
  34. sorry use the middle one.

    zacharypoopman's Emeritar zacharypoopman Posted:
  35. zacharypoopman's Emeritar zacharypoopman Posted:
  36. he skates the same spot as reynolds switch ollies up and then switch 360 flips the garbage can

    baker2727's Emeritar baker2727 Posted:
  37. he reminds me of a younger rodney mullen

    blanksrock's Emeritar blanksrock Posted:
  38. he should use some cymande that the best

    Chubby007's Emeritar Chubby007 Posted:
  39. That vid was fucking crazy!

    EmericaRulez912's Emeritar EmericaRulez912 Posted:
  40. comment my video!

    zacharypoopman's Emeritar zacharypoopman Posted:
  41. Good Stuff

    gabebauman's Emeritar gabebauman Posted:
  42. i thought he was pretty good but i would of liked to see him go down bigger stuff like all the rest of the emerica team, i think he should go for nike or somthing emerica is more like tricks down big stairs and ledges and stuff like that

    reynolds1's Emeritar reynolds1 Posted:
  43. THIS FOO IS GOOD!!!

    markohman's Emeritar markohman Posted:
  44. he would fit in at DVS for sure

    One Man Demo's Emeritar One Man Demo Posted:
  45. zacharypoopman's Emeritar zacharypoopman Posted:
  46. man dat style is sick
    ()))___Crayola___)))>
    ()))___Crayola___)))>

    VEL's Emeritar VEL Posted:
  47. that was awesome

    skater18's Emeritar skater18 Posted:
  48. HOLY SHIT!!! I'd like to start off by saying that that kid is fuckin amazing. I dunno though the style doesnt really suit emerica, but who gives a fuck, he was doin shit that made me wanna rip my eyes out of my skull and shove them up my asshole! It was sick shit. Congrats Doug.

    Elfy's Emeritar Elfy Posted:
  49. ()))____Crayola____)))>

    haha sorry i just wanted to try that crayon thing. Peace

    Elfy's Emeritar Elfy Posted:
  50. age 98?

    x-xEMERICAx-x's Emeritar x-xEMERICAx-x Posted:
  51. he didn't get sponsored?!?!?!?!??!?!?!??!?!?!??!?!???!?!?!??!?!?!?!?!??!
    WTF?

    yugs's Emeritar yugs Posted:
  52. this guy's way better in person!

    yugs's Emeritar yugs Posted:
  53. he was o.k. I just didnt like his style to much...he reminds me of ed tempolton??

    newthreatskater's Emeritar newthreatskater Posted:
  54. sign this guy up for emerica! emerica need some different style in there team to get some more fans shit this guy was fuckin good so is everyone on the team right now so he would fit in perfectly!

    thej's Emeritar thej Posted:
  55. yea.... like who the f*** flips in and out on a damn hand rail? yea thats right! now he just needs a sponsor.(from emerica)

    lilsisjames's Emeritar lilsisjames Posted:
  56. hes my friend on myspace haha

    Emerica1991's Emeritar Emerica1991 Posted:
  57. Man, he is bustin chris hasslam shit and you still dont sponser him. Flip in and flip out? too sick.

    You want skaters who break hammers instead of droppin them, huh emerica?

    Imma get some footy and i guess i can try to put it in. i will try to stomp carlsbad, i know where that shit is now. 16 yr old kickflip carlsbad, then frontside flip.

    RandomHero's Emeritar RandomHero Posted:
  58. no sponsorship?? emerica needs more techie riders like him!

    one80casper's Emeritar one80casper Posted:
  59. So he did get sponsored, right? It says that he'll be wearing brand-new Emerica next time he does a noseslide double heel...
    .......He's Lucky..... But I skate for fun, not to be sponsored.

    Taylor's Emeritar Taylor Posted:
  60. no I did not get sponsered if Emerica picks your video you get a free pair of shoes and I do skate for fun but getting sponsered is a bonus

    amskater's Emeritar amskater Posted:
  61. yea doug is a really amazin skater and i get the priveledge of being able to skate with him sometimes, hah he rips every spot a new one ah

    seangrohsfromarcadiaha's Emeritar seangrohsfromarcadiaha Posted:
  62. doug is freakin tight y'all. this video doesnt even show half his skills. you just wait and see.

    LucasKlein's Emeritar LucasKlein Posted:
  63. I still love that video man. your sick.

    shortyskid's Emeritar shortyskid Posted:
  64. scubaAmin-denalove-'s Emeritar scubaAmin-denalove- Posted:
  65. i know this guy!!!!

    i didnt know that his spectrum of tricks was that wide....

    scubaAmin-denalove-'s Emeritar scubaAmin-denalove- Posted:
  66. Doug, Man...You friggin' rock! makes me jealous I can't even ollie...LOL

    playfulduo69's Emeritar playfulduo69 Posted:
  67. is he pro because if he is i've never heard of him

    slappy's Emeritar slappy Posted:
  68. MY VOTE IS ON MY BUDDY AMSKATER..HE IS AWESOME AND DOES SOME TRICKS THAT KICK AZZ.KEEP UP THE GREAT BOARDING MY FRIEND.

    STAIND's Emeritar STAIND Posted:
  69. Absolutely Sick!

    Angelo's Emeritar Angelo Posted:
  70. He freaking rocks!!!

    likeomgyoureaWHORE's Emeritar likeomgyoureaWHORE Posted:
  71. SO FUCKIN AWESOME... sick

    ringsting's Emeritar ringsting Posted:
  72. Damn!!!!! Your fucking great bro!!! Good job!!

    Wiseguyzinc01's Emeritar Wiseguyzinc01 Posted:
  73. Hey Doug,love your video babe,and i hope by voting helps you,you are so awsome~

    TonyaT's Emeritar TonyaT Posted:
  74. wow that was a sweet skate vid im surprised your not sponsered by these guys, they could use a man like you with them, especially with this many fans lol i watch a lot of skate vids and ive seen some pretty shitty ones so honestly i didnt know what to expect but that totally blew me away awsome job never give up on it you have the talent...keep skating with love xox -britt

    hottkiss's Emeritar hottkiss Posted:
  75. You are amazing!!!

    Mindless0613's Emeritar Mindless0613 Posted:
  76. You have a unique style to your skating which seperates you from the rest. Best wishes. Emerica would be lucky to have you. Skate or die.

    memyselfani's Emeritar memyselfani Posted:
  77. Awesome footwork man!! Keep it up!!

    yellowrose's Emeritar yellowrose Posted:
  78. Hey Doug just showin ya some more love babe!!Even tho im a thousand miles away i support you 100%Love ya babe!!!

    TonyaT's Emeritar TonyaT Posted:
  79. i didn't think his style was very good, and the whole video bored me, maybe it was the music.

    tranqq's Emeritar tranqq Posted:
  80. the dude is good but he dosent fit emerica

    emericakrew's Emeritar emericakrew Posted:
  81. WOW!!! that was sick..i like ur style its really snappy!!=).

    sk8emerica2491's Emeritar sk8emerica2491 Posted:
  82. your mad good, u should get sponsered by emerica

    skateboardM's Emeritar skateboardM Posted:
  83. good job doug...
    its really good

    jeremy's Emeritar jeremy Posted:
  84. hez sick!

    DaRkLiGht276's Emeritar DaRkLiGht276 Posted:
  85. "VEL" i still love that ()))___Crayola___)))> thing how did u think of that....o ya the kid in the video was really good only i think he should of put the kickflip noseslide to heelflip out 4 his ender instead of the noseslide double heel out even though it looks really hard and cool!!!

    AKsk8er's Emeritar AKsk8er Posted:
  86. Nice flip in flip out shit. That part kicks a lot of the other vids on here in the balls. But the music was a bad choice. But you rip!

    TheRandomDude's Emeritar TheRandomDude Posted:
  87. I TOLD DOUG TO SEND IN HIS SPONCER ME. I NEW HES ONE OF THE BEST AFTER I SEEN IT. HES FUCKIN CRAZY.

    CoreySchanne's Emeritar CoreySchanne Posted:
  88. I TOLD DOUG TO SEND IN HIS SPONCER ME. I NEW HES ONE OF THE BEST AFTER I SEEN IT. HES FUCKIN CRAZY.

    CoreySchanne's Emeritar CoreySchanne Posted:
  89. that was gnarly. great variety of tricks and terrain. definitely one of the best sponsor me videos ive seen on the site. great work doug.

    EmericaSkate1213's Emeritar EmericaSkate1213 Posted:
  90. and yo editor, why havent you sponsored anyone yet?! if anyone should be, i say doug

    EmericaSkate1213's Emeritar EmericaSkate1213 Posted:
  91. damn. hes good. really clean too

    EmErIcA0o0o's Emeritar EmErIcA0o0o Posted:
  92. God damn your good with the flip trick keep up the good work.

    Dain's Emeritar Dain Posted:
  93. thats some nice shit

    GLskateboarding's Emeritar GLskateboarding Posted:
  94. put him on the team

    GLskateboarding's Emeritar GLskateboarding Posted:
  95. it says he is 98?!?!

    EmericaLad's Emeritar EmericaLad Posted:
  96. i think he sucks he should go skate dc litlle bitch ass im not saying im better but his style is gay but not the tricks but the way he goes into them he looks like a fag getting out of them also and hangs his tailslides like fuckin stupid fuckin dumb ass bitch are we aloud to fuckin cuss on this website cause i dont want to fucking get in trouble

    baker2727's Emeritar baker2727 Posted:
  97. no more goddam cursing on this fuckin site
    ()))___Crayola___)))>
    ()))___Crayola___)))>

    VEL's Emeritar VEL Posted:
  98. He skates too slow. Is it just me or am I the only one who thinks his skating was sloppy. He had good spots and tried to go tech but everything was too skecthy for me

    Toy's Emeritar Toy Posted:
  99. ()))___Crayola___)))>

    Toy's Emeritar Toy Posted:
  100. thanks for the comments everyone and
    If you guys would like to see any more videos of me here is a link http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.myvideos

    amskater's Emeritar amskater Posted:
  101. SPONSOR DOUG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    EmericaSkate1213's Emeritar EmericaSkate1213 Posted:
  102. damn man nice skatin

    ryan7390's Emeritar ryan7390 Posted:
  103. damn man nice skatin

    ryan7390's Emeritar ryan7390 Posted:
  104. he is a crazy fool

    blink09's Emeritar blink09 Posted:
  105. some great skatin aye? some of the best i have seen, keep the on skatin y'all! !peace! \m/ (x_x) \m/

    wasza's Emeritar wasza Posted:
  106. Did he get sponsored?????
    ()))___Crayola___)))>

    thegoldensunrise's Emeritar thegoldensunrise Posted:
  107. Did he get sponsored?????
    ()))___Crayola___)))>

    thegoldensunrise's Emeritar thegoldensunrise Posted:
  108. you have good style, you should be sponsored no matter what.

    sk8now's Emeritar sk8now Posted:
  109. woah, that was a crazy ender trick

    divisionstreet's Emeritar divisionstreet Posted:
  110. Emerica, you should really put doug on the team. He definitely has the skill and style. This guy has a broad future in skating.

    EmericaSkate1213's Emeritar EmericaSkate1213 Posted:
  111. This kid is awsome def sponsor material.

    Emerica92's Emeritar Emerica92 Posted:
  112. he was sketchy it wasnt just you

    baker2727's Emeritar baker2727 Posted:
  113. that shit got boring after awhile u should have made it shorter

    kgisog's Emeritar kgisog Posted:
  114. definitely agree about the music. i could see him on lakai or eS or even DC, or maybe even iPath...to me it just seems like he doesn't fit on Emerica somehow. and the ender wasn't even bolts, that bugs me.

    mikegarbe's Emeritar mikegarbe Posted:
  115. that dudes a great skater, idc if he put video effects on

    skateboard's Emeritar skateboard Posted:
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    skateboard's Emeritar skateboard Posted:
  118. holy shit

    EmericaSkater93's Emeritar EmericaSkater93 Posted:
  119. dude that was great but emrica definatly doesnt suit ur style. Try eS

    o and get some new music, that fucking sucked wat the hell was that anyway?

    EmericaSkater93's Emeritar EmericaSkater93 Posted:
  120. thanks and its a song by Linkin Park I think teams need people that skate different than the rest of the team if everyone on the team skates alike it can get old

    amskater's Emeritar amskater Posted:
  121. Doug rips he should be sponsered by baker,emerica,kr3w,venture, and bones and maybe boost mobile

    emericabakerskater123's Emeritar emericabakerskater123 Posted:
  122. this was a killer vid i rlly like it

    will4life4321's Emeritar will4life4321 Posted:

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