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Predator: Hunting Grounds – Multiplayer Gameplay | PS4


JORDAN: Thank you, Chuck. I will take this from you. You won’t be needing
it where you’re going. Man, your teammates
are right here, and I just long-claimed him. Wow.
That’s embarrassing, Jared. CHUCK: Hello, everyone. My name is Chuck Brungardt,
and I’m the CEO of IllFonic. We’re here playing Predator:
Hunting Grounds today. Who are you over
there, Mr. Gerritzen? JARED: Hi. I’m Jared Gerritzen. I’m the CCO at IllFonic. CHUCK: What’s a CCO? JARED: Chief Creative Officer. CHUCK: So you create things? JARED: I do.
CHUCK: Nice. JARED: With the help
of Tramell and Jordan. CHUCK: Go ahead, Tramell. TRAMELL: That would be a
segue way to me, right? And I am the Vice President
of Art of IllFonic, Tramell Ray Isaac. And now it’s on you. JORDAN: Thank you, Tramell. I’m Jordan Mathewson, the lead designer on
Predator: Hunting Grounds. And today we’re going to
be playing some games. And I’m gonna try
and murder Tramell, and I think Tramell is gonna
try and murder me at some point. TRAMELL: God dammit. Yes, I’m gonna give it
a good old college try. That’s what they say. JORDAN: So we’re gonna
jump into a match here. I’m just wrapping up
some customization, making sure my Fire Team is outfitted with all the correct gear to kill Tramell of course. You guys ready? TRAMELL: Get kitted out. You gotta get
kitted out for that. JORDAN: I got my Pred ready.
I got my Fire Team ready. Let’s do this. So it’s my turn to
be Predator now as I hunt down my
fellow colleagues here. I don’t think any of you guys
stand a chance to be honest. TRAMELL: Wow. CHUCK: Jordan, I’m
gonna kill you so hard. JORDAN: You know when a
cat plays with a mouse? Okay. Okay. Let’s see here. TRAMELL: I just got
startled by some birds. CHUCK: There’s a guy over here. TRAMELL: Hey guy.
What are you doing? Just destroyed that kid. Get outta my face. JORDAN: Look at that. What do you know. Right there, one of those birds
flying away that someone just kicked up. It’s almost like you
guys want to be found. TRAMELL: Yep. I’m going around the back way. JORDAN: Is that you,
Tramell, that I’m watching? TRAMELL: Probably. CHUCK: I’m trying to find
some mud to — TRAMELL: Oh, he’s
shooting at me. CHUCK: Where would
I find some mud? TRAMELL: Look out, laser beams. No! I’m down. JARED: Tramell, what
are you doing, dude? JORDAN: The correct
answer is, yes, looking anywhere that
looks watery, muddy. You can just look straight down, and you’ll be able to
apply mud to yourself. And it will only last
a little bit of time, but it makes it very
difficult for me to see you. JARED: What are you doing?
Why are you over here? CHUCK: Why am I way over there? JORDAN: I’m so close. TRAMELL: I was
snaking around, man. JARED: What the shit? TRAMELL: Oh, get out of here. CHUCK: Normal lasers,
normal force lasers. JORDAN: They’re naturally
occurring in this part of the world obviously. TRAMELL: I needed that. JARED: Wait, where’s
the fourth person? CHUCK: Sorry, I’m coming, guys. TRAMELL: Watch out,
he’s aiming at you. No! CHUCK: It’ll grow back. TRAMELL: Who was that? CHUCK: No, no, no. JARED: How are you down again? TRAMELL: That’s not me.
That’s not me. It’s somebody else. I’m trying to run. Crawl this way. Did you get him? Did you get him up? CHUCK: I’m safe
for the time being. TRAMELL: We’re going
to the objective. I don’t know where
you guys are going. Run. JARED: Why did you
go this way, Tramell? TRAMELL: What? Don’t worry about that, man. Why are you living in the past? JORDAN: Probably the most
important thing about being a Predator is making sure
you pick your moments. I could run right now, and
I probably would succeed, but. CHUCK: You totally
ran right into him. JORDAN: I have the perfect
opportunity now for you guys to get sidetracked by all these AI. BRETT: On the Fire Team,
while we’re down here, other than our objectives,
what should we be not doing? You mentioned kicking up noise, drawing a lot of
attention to ourselves. TRAMELL: I just did
the alarm thing. You should probably not do that. Just follow me, and you’ll
learn all the things not to do. CHUCK: There’s a lot of ways you
can kind of come in and sneak into a camp if you can and try
to avoid the AI where you can. And then there’s some
as soon as you trigger, there’s a guy that will run and
make things — JARED: Oh no. CHUCK: Use your words.
What’s going on? JARED: I don’t know.
I’m down. Jordan shot me. TRAMELL: Oh no. I need
some help there, bro. CHUCK: I’m close. But
this feels suspicious. JARED: Watch out for
that guy over there. TRAMELL: It’s a tarp.
It’s a tarp. Watch out. I got a health kit over here. Get this. I’m gonna need that. JORDAN: Whoa. TRAMELL: I just got healed up. JARED: Help me, save me. TRAMELL: Who’s down? Where you at? I’m coming for you. CHUCK: Swear to goodness. JARED: He shot me in the back. TRAMELL: Shoot him in the head. Just put him out of his misery. It’s too late. It’s too
late for that guy. CHUCK: Oh, there it goes. TRAMELL: Kill him, kill him. JORDAN: I’ll be taking that. TRAMELL: Chuck a grenade at him. JARED: Keep on tagging him.
Keep on tagging him. CHUCK: Get him,
get him, get him. TRAMELL: Grenade. JARED: He’s over here. TRAMELL: Follow the
trail that he’s leaving. JARED: Yeah, so you can kind of
see now on the ground there’s some of his green blood
so you can kind of follow. TRAMELL: He’s got
that green goo. CHUCK: Where did he go? TRAMELL: I’m gonna mud
up so he can’t see me. JARED: Sorry. I got sidetracked with some — TRAMELL: Just slather
on that mud. It feels so good. Oh, dude, I found
some jewels over here. JORDAN: So how are you guys
doing with the mission? TRAMELL: The mission
is to kill you. That’s what I’m trying to do. JARED: Wait, why is
there only three of us? Where’s the fourth? TRAMELL: I don’t know. JORDAN: You didn’t see me rip
his skull out in front of you. TRAMELL: Oh, dude. Did we lose a guy and not know? JORDAN: Brett was sitting there,
and I jumped down and ripped. TRAMELL: Oh wow. CHUCK: Let’s just
stay right here. Let’s just stay right here. JARED: Reinforcements. CHUCK: No, let’s wait for that. TRAMELL: No, I’m
gonna do it now. BRETT: You’re gonna do it now? CHUCK: Tramell just runs off. TRAMELL: Yes, I’m gonna do it. I gotta get your boy back in the
game seeing how you don’t know what he’s doing. BRETT: So of anything I
collected, the currency, if I get my head
ripped off, is that it? TRAMELL: That’s all gone, dude. You know that blue dude
that hits stuff and jewels come out of him? That’s you. I just shot a boar. JARED: There’s actually a way
for you to come back in game so there’s reinforcement points. TRAMELL: I just
called reinforcements. He should be good to go. JORDAN: I don’t think
you did, Tramell. CHUCK: I don’t think you did. TRAMELL: I did. BRETT: The fact that you
have to stand near it. CHUCK: Wait, wait, wait, wait. JARED: He’s coming. Watch out. TRAMELL: I’m pressing
reinforcements. Why is he not — JARED: So that’s a way for you to come back in the game. TRAMELL: Oh snap. Watch out. CHUCK: I’ve been resurrected. JARED: Respawn chance. TRAMELL: Here it is.
You’re welcome. How about that? BRETT: I will try too make
it worth everyone’s while. TRAMELL: I just
saved your life, son. CHUCK: He’s over east.
He’s over east. TRAMELL: Let’s just
track him down. F this mission. BRETT: Oh wait. I see his eyes. TRAMELL: Don’t shoot until you
see the whites of his eyes. BRETT: What if they’re
blinking yellow? TRAMELL: Then kill. BRETT: Is that good? TRAMELL: Destroy them too. Hey, I’m going this way. Why don’t somebody follow me? JARED: Tramell. CHUCK: Let’s go get him.
Let’s go get his back. TRAMELL: Come on. Come on.
We’re a team here man. You guys are the
worst teammates. CHUCK: There’s gonna be no
skull in team pretty soon. TRAMELL: I gotta say,
this map looks — JARED: You think so? TRAMELL: Yeah, I really do. Anybody see him floating
around here somewhere? JARED: Why are we here?
Why are we here. TRAMELL: Waiting for the
final showdown, dude. BRETT: There’s these shipping
crates that need my attention. TRAMELL: The final showdown. All right, come on. All right. I’ll set the trap for you. JARED: Okay. We’re
inside the search area. CHUCK: You guys are the
worst teammates ever. TRAMELL: No man, I’m
just waiting for him. He’s faking us out.
It’s all a fake out. Watch out for that gas. JARED: Why? Why? CHUCK: Oh no, no, no. TRAMELL: Get out of the net. JARED: No. I gotta mash this button. TRAMELL: No. I’m being murdered. Help. Get me out of this net. Help me. Help me. Help me. Help. Help. JORDAN: Around the
corner first, Tramell. TRAMELL: No, that’s not me. Why are you hunting me only? JORDAN: What do you think
I’m hunting you only? TRAMELL: Why? JARED: You just keep on
running off by yourself. TRAMELL: I’m not by myself. I’m right by this guy with
the giant machine gun. JARED: He’s in the camp. He’s in the camp.
He’s in the camp. TRAMELL: I know. There he is. He’s on the roof.
He’s on the roof. There he is right there. What are you doing? What are you waiting on? He’s right in front of you. Come on, man. Jared, I expect better from you. Come on. You just let him shoot you. All right. Come on, man. Get it together. CHUCK: Why don’t we
do the objective? JARED: Oh, now? Look at how much
time has passed. CHUCK: East, east, east. TRAMELL: I don’t know
what that is, dude. I see the compass at
the top of the screen, but I don’t know direction. Oh, there he is.
He’s in the trees. Over there in the trees. CHUCK: Good job, Tramell. TRAMELL: You said east though. I don’t know. JORDAN: I’m just gonna see one
of the alternatives Predator has to healing is also feasting
on the local wildlife. TRAMELL: Who uses
that terminology? JORDAN: A Predator that’s
feasting to replenish his health obviously. TRAMELL: He doesn’t feast.
Is anybody — JARED: No
one’s doing the objectives. BRETT: I got three
relics out of six. TRAMELL: That’s
not the objective. JORDAN: You’re just on
the relics part of this? TRAMELL: That’s you
enriching your life. BRETT: I’m up to four. TRAMELL: What area were you
supposed to be searching? BRETT: My pockets are
full of relics. TRAMELL: Those relics
aren’t gonna save you. All right. Come on now. Everybody do the thing. JORDAN: I have to say, I’ve
never been so relaxed as a Predator in my entire life. For the first time I feel like
I can just relax and enjoy the finer points of
planning my next attack. TRAMELL: You came across
a greedy bunch of Predator hunters. CHUCK: A barrel
just blew up on me. JORDAN: Did you
seriously shoot a barrel? CHUCK: It just blew up. TRAMELL: My bad. CHUCK: And you just took
half my health, man. I was raised to trust. TRAMELL: I’m trying to
lure him out to the open. CHUCK: You’re joking me? TRAMELL: If I kill
his food source, he won’t be feasting
over there in the corner, so I killed a boar. JARED: Oh god, run. BRETT: He’s in the trees.
He’s in the trees. CHUCK: Where’s this last piece? There we go. TRAMELL: I’m shooting stuff. Watch out. BRETT: We have to call
it out every time. TRAMELL: I know because
everybody’s all mad now. Shooting stuff,
what are you doing? Oh no. He’s coming. I think he’s over
there by the rocks. JARED: There he goes. TRAMELL: All right.
I see him now. All right. Did we get all the relics? BRETT: We did. TRAMELL: All right. Now what? BRETT: Reach final
relic location. JORDAN: You guys
have no time left. JARED: Oh man. Don’t worry about us. JORDAN: Hurrying it up. TRAMELL: The plan is to kill
you within the last two minutes. That’s the game plan. Oh, got netted! Help. Help. Somebody cut me free. CHUCK: Serpentine. Serpentine. TRAMELL: Oh, help. Oh no. Oh, you gonna leave me? It’s like that, Chuck? All right, cool. CHUCK: Why are you’re
crawling away from me? You’re crawling away from me. TRAMELL: No, I’m on my feet. CHUCK: Who’s this then? TRAMELL: I don’t know
who the hell that is. JARED: I was ready to
die on these steps. I’m sorry. TRAMELL: He’s gonna
just kill himself. JARED: I was down. It was a trap. TRAMELL: He was gonna
kill himself for the team. CHUCK: Sorry, guys. TRAMELL: Where you at, Chuck?
I want to help. JORDAN: Thank you, Chuck.
I will take this from you. You won’t be needing
it where you’re going. You’re teammates are right here, and I just long-claimed him. Wow. That’s embarrassing, Jared. TRAMELL: Whatever, man.
Forget that guy. JARED: I was dealing with the
guys they didn’t — TRAMELL: Oh man,
Pred 3 got killed? Am I the last one left? JARED: I just died of shock. TRAMELL: Is there any way I can
just get a helicopter out of here without doing any work? JORDAN: They’re not
gonna get you out. You gotta finish the mission. TRAMELL: F that mission, man. People getting killed out here. Just aliens in the forest. What am I supposed to do now? I’m not doing that mission. I’m scared. There’s a dude out there. JORDAN: Take this. Took out some frustrations
on an AI because you guys are presenting zero challenge. TRAMELL: Oh my god. Oh, boar. JARED: Why is this
so hard to go up? Goddamnit, Jordan. TRAMELL: Are you
still alive, dude? JORDAN: Tramell, you have not
been alone this entire time. TRAMELL: I thought
everybody was dead. JORDAN: Now there’s two
minutes left in the match. TRAMELL: I thought
everybody was dead. JORDAN: Find out
where you guys are. TRAMELL: Jared, where are you? JARED: You can check
on the mini-map, bro. TRAMELL: I don’t see you at all. Oh, I got laser
beams on my back. Serpentine. I should probably mud
up so he can’t see me. JORDAN: You would really like
the reinforcements at this point. TRAMELL: Dude, I’m
so hurt right now. I have no juice left.
No more juice. All right. I’m gonna just stand on
the log and cut my chest. Oh, whatever. I’m dead. F you man. JORDAN: Enjoy that
beautiful cut scene of you getting your
skull ripped out. TRAMELL: Man, I wish I had a
grenade I could have just pinned and took out and
shoved in your pants. JORDAN: Jared, I see you
with that mini-gun up there. You’re just gonna
stand your ground? JARED: I think so. JORDAN: You got a minute left. JARED: God. TRAMELL: Jared, where are you? I see you. Looking nice there. Pretty good. Why do you have your
knife out, really? Like, come on, man. At least try to win. JARED: Because I have the
slowest weapons right now. TRAMELL: At least try to
give us a fighting chance. CHUCK: Thirty seconds
get to the chopper. TRAMELL: Take him out. There was no chopper called. He’s taking on AI right now. There he is. Get him. BRETT: Knife him, knife him. TRAMELL: Jared, get him. What are you doing? JORDAN: Come on, Jared. TRAMELL: Jared, come on, man. Oh, dude, he just
wrapped you up. JORDAN: Come on. Get out of it. I’m gonna give you
a fighting chance. TRAMELL: No. Pull it out. Get him. ALL: Oh. BRETT: He just ninja’d you. TRAMELL: Thought you
had the machine gun. JORDAN: You are the absolute
worst team I ever played. TRAMELL: Hey, man, we gave
him a good fighting chance. JARED: That’s what I’m
talking about right there. TRAMELL: Gave him
some entertainment. JORDAN: I’m telling you,
that was the easiest round of Predator I’ve ever had. TRAMELL: Whatever. JORDAN: Really gave me a chance
to soak it all in though. Thank you guys. So both sides depending on
which faction you choose, depending on if it’s Predator
or Fire Team, Fire Team, we are looking at several different classes that specialize in various things
that will help you throughout the match. It’s a pretty well-rounded, best for beginner type
of class style. You got Recon and you
have Scout and Support, all kind of brandishing
their own unique attributes. As well as that, everyone has
access to all the weapons. So you can pick the style of
gameplay on top of the class as well as kit those weapons out
and make sure they’re ready for whether you’re facing the AI
specifically or prepping to go against the Predator
at close range. You got a suite of sniper
riffles, assault rifles, a few special goodies in there. My personal favorite
being the mini-gun itself. But when it comes time to
something up close, of course, the shotguns are always a great
choice as well as gear perks just to further tune your
playstyle to what you want in your loadout. And, of course, don’t forget
all the preferences that you can cosmetic out your character to
make sure they look unique and match exactly what you
want to show people when you’re on the hunt. Then on the Predator side,
kind of the same deal. There are some different
classes that will be available, and depending on which class
you choose will also affect your attributes going into matches,
whether it’s health, speed, melee damage. And it also has access to all
the weapons that you can use which also are very unique
to their certain use cases. And then in addition, some gear
and perks will further adhere to your playstyle. And, of course,
like the Fire Team, being able to swap between all
the different types of Predator and some masks, war paint,
making sure that you’re standing out and being nice and unique against everyone else
that’s out there. A lot of different options that
you can go through to make sure that your Predator is very
flashy especially when you’re ripping people’s skulls out. You want to make a statement and
show them that you have played this game a lot
longer than they have. TRAMELL: All right, new
guy, stick with you us. JARED: I tried to
learn from my mistakes, but this head just wants
to jump out of my body. TRAMELL: Please
keep it to yourself. Keep your head to
yourself please. All right. Everybody find some place
to get some mud on so the Predator can’t see you. JORDAN: That’s not
gonna help you guys. TRAMELL: It will help
a little bit. JORDAN: Not with me
and my keen eyes. TRAMELL: Your keen eyes. JORDAN: Predator has a nice
little isolation pulse ability that is only active for
a few short seconds. TRAMELL: Kill that boar
so he can’t eat it. JORDAN: These guys provide me
with their nice audio that you can see all the
way across the map. TRAMELL: Whatever. JORDAN: Someone’s not silenced. CHUCK: I’m definitely
not silenced. TRAMELL: I’m not silenced. I told you I didn’t
spend my chips. Hey. What are you guys doing? Stick together. Stick
together there, buddy. You guys are going
in loud, dude. Use a knife next time. JARED: The damage has
already been done. I don’t know what you
guys are trying to. TRAMELL: Just stabbed him. Just stabbed that guy. Keep it silent like we should. CHUCK: I’m going rogue. TRAMELL: Come on, man. You said we were supposed
to stick together. CHUCK: Zero to rogue
in like 20 seconds. TRAMELL: All right. I’m shooting barrels again.
How about that? BRETT: I found another tape.
I wonder what’s on it. TRAMELL: I don’t know. I’m picking up these jewels. Some dough. Spend on my cosmetics. Oh man. Who triggered the alarm? JARED: We’re not even
at the right camp. TRAMELL: These guys. JARED: At least I think so. Oh, hello. TRAMELL: Oh my god. JARED: That was a pretty
quick run-in right there. TRAMELL: I think I
need the support. JORDAN: I can see you. TRAMELL: Don’t worry about me. JORDAN: I see you
everywhere you go. TRAMELL: All right. How about this? Cause a distraction. JORDAN: Best course of action
is always about engaging. JARED: Why are there six guys? CHUCK: Triggered the alarm. TRAMELL: You’re leaving
all the jewels around. I just picked up some. CHUCK: What do the
jewels do, Jordan? Can you explain to us what
you can do with those? TRAMELL: I just picked those up. You don’t need those. JORDAN: Yes, through
the magic of — sorry. Get out of that situation. TRAMELL: Lots of jewels in here. JORDAN: So around different maps
there are collectibles that you can find, one of which
being the Vertanium, which is some rare
Predator metal. And you can use those to
purchase all the cosmetics that we have in our game as well. TRAMELL: I’m gonna buy
me a whole new suit now. JORDAN: A nice suit, all
these cool gun skins, and all the stuff — oh
is that you, Tramell? Yes. Come back here. TRAMELL: Help, help. I’m sticking together. Help. Where’s my team? Oh man. You guys stink. Come on. I’m right here. JARED: I don’t know.
He’s awfully close. CHUCK: Yeah, you’re
kind of loud. Why don’t you just die already. Oh no. TRAMELL: That’s horrible. JARED: He just stunned me. I tagged him guys. You know where he’s at. CHUCK: I’m going after him. TRAMELL: I’m running indoors. I’m scared. JARED: Grenade. BRETT: My healing hands. JARED: Thank you. TRAMELL: I need to get
this life juice in me. JARED: Inject the life juice. CHUCK: I don’t know. I’m alone. JORDAN: Chuck, come back. CHUCK: No, I’m running.
I’m running. TRAMELL: Don’t run off. We’re supposed to stick
together this time. JORDAN: I would focus on the
mission if I were you, Tramell. Last thing you need right
now is looking good while you’re failing. TRAMELL: I like to look good. CHUCK: He’s up there.
He’s up there. I just got blasted. TRAMELL: Don’t
get blasted again. CHUCK: Oh no, and I
dropped a grenade. TRAMELL: Come on, Chuck.
Plant the explosives. CHUCK: All right. I’m good. I’m good. I’m good. TRAMELL: All right
I got tow covered. He’s in the trees. CHUCK: Please cover me.
Please cover me. TRAMELL: He’s in the trees.
I see him. JARED: Is that one of you guys? JORDAN: It is, Jared. BRETT: Sorry. I’m trying to make up
for my past mistake. CHUCK: You got to tag him. BRETT: How do I tag him? JARED: Yes, if you’re ADSing
and you — TRAMELL: He’s in the tree. CHUCK: Oh, okay. TRAMELL: You gotta spot him
so everybody else can see him. JORDAN: Probably one of the
biggest things the Fire Team needs to communicate. TRAMELL: Yep. AI guy over here. F you guy. I just destroyed you. CHUCK: He’s up in the trees. Jumping west. There he is. TRAMELL: Get indoors, Chuck. Don’t stand in the open. CHUCK: I’m getting
under the rock. Gonna be safe. JARED: What the? CHUCK: I just got a snipper. Oh, right, I took one
of the PM heads earlier. TRAMELL: Where did
this guy come from? CHUCK: Who’s head is this? JARED: What’s going
on with that bomb? TRAMELL: You gotta
stand around it. It’s got a couple seconds left. Should I not be
by these barrels? CHUCK: Probably not. TRAMELL: Snap. More PMC dudes. There’s a PMC sniper over here. He’s taking some damage. CHUCK: Nope. TRAMELL: Blew it up. All right. Now what? JARED: Go, go, go, go. TRAMELL: Hold my six. I gotta get some ammo. Hey, wait. You guys stink. JORDAN: Tramell, off on his own? TRAMELL: I’m not.
I’m trying to catch up. They left me. You guys are the worst team. See, this is how people lose, hanging out by themselves
in the bushes. All right.
Everybody stay inside. JORDAN: I’m really just
looking for you, Tramell. JARED: Serpentine.
Everyone, serpentine. TRAMELL: He’s
throwing out gadgets. Look at these gadgets
he’s throwing out. JORDAN: Oh no. Why
did I just do that? TRAMELL: He’s got audio
decoys or something. Who’s killing me? JORDAN: Are you serious? TRAMELL: I just jumped
out of the window. JORDAN: How was
the chopper called. Who actually
completed the mission? Oh boy. TRAMELL: I gotta pick
up some more jewels. Don’t worry about it. Oh no! Come on. No. CHUCK: We’ll always
remember you, sir. TRAMELL: Don’t leave me. I’ll crawl in your direction. Help. JORDAN: The only
reasonable thing to do. Time to go take care of — CHUCK: You should just put him out of his misery. TRAMELL: No, come on. JORDAN: I don’t want too. I kind of want to let
him just bleed out. TRAMELL: No, don’t do it. Somebody come back and help me. I’ll give you all
the Vertanium I have. JORDAN: You bargain. TRAMELL: Come on, man. You still got a chance to do
what’s right in this world. JORDAN: This is a
trick shot right here. TRAMELL: Killed that action. Really? Tell my kids. ALL: Oh my god. JARED: You gotta be joking. TRAMELL: Yep, see. That’s what you get.
That’s what you get. JORDAN: Oh my goodness. TRAMELL: That’s what you get. CHUCK: Was that
even an honorable hunt? JARED: Such bullshit. TRAMELL: At least
I left my head. I got my head on my body. That’s exactly what you get. JORDAN: I don’t care if
that was a half victory. That was the best Smart Disc I
think I ever thrown in my life. JARED: Ah, man. JORDAN: Well, that
was fantastic. Thanks so much for
watching, everybody. We look forward to
you playing the game. We are extremely excited to be
able to show it to everyone, especially just getting
to sit down, play, have some fun and show everyone
what it’s all about, so. CHUCK: And we might see some of on March 27th, right? Or the 28th or the
29th, one of those days. JORDAN: Gonna be awesome. CHUCK: Or all three. JORDAN: Rip out
some spines for us. CHUCK: Exactly.

Action Sports Girls Naomi and Fenella Harris – Behind the News


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tackle every bend and curve like a total pro. I really enjoy getting outdoors and just riding with friends. I probably started five years ago when Blue Derby just opened. I love riding with my sister. They’re from Scottsdale in Tasmania, not too far from where the annual Blue Derby
Mountain Bike Race is held. And while they can’t get enough
of the sport, they reckon there aren’t
too many other girls giving it a go. There’s a couple,
not as many as I’d like. I mean, competition isn’t big
at my age. I’d love to see more women riding,
and it’d be just so great. It’s something researchers from the Menzies Institute of
Medical Research have also noticed. They’ve been working
on a big national study to try to work out
why more girls aren’t involved in action sports like skateboarding, surfing and,
of course, mountain biking. More than 80% of mountain bikers across our country are men. And so, when it comes
to getting girls involved, often girls see these sports
as being dominated by boys and men. And they often lack confidence
when it comes to, say, going to a skateboarding park
by themselves or going out on the trails
and riding a bike. Meredith also says that these kinds
of sports often involve more risk, and in the past that was something women were discouraged
from taking part in. Instead, girls were more likely
to pick up other sports, like cricket or netball. But she says that’s changing, as girls see more and more women competing at the top level
of action sports. These are sports
where women have been involved only relatively recently,
in sort of the last decade. And so they are lagging behind. And we now have
a really great opportunity as more action sports become
Olympic sports, and they become
globally recognised sports. This is a really timely opportunity
to make some changes where we can. Meanwhile, Naomi and Fenella
say there’s heaps of great reasons for girls
to get involved in their sport. NAOMI: It definitely
is a bit scary sometimes, but, I guess, overcoming that and then, once
you’ve ridden that really scary bit, it definitely feels good. I would like to ride professionally,
maybe when I’m older. We’ll see how it goes. In the meantime, they’ll continue
to hit the track at full speed. Ooh, nice move.