Stew Johnson and Anthem 2

Two years deep into the production of Anthem 2, Steve Crandall catches up with renowned BMX videographer Stew Johnson to learn more about his European travels, international food dilemmas and the Web versus DVD argument.

Updated: August 17, 2009, 1:51 PM ET
By Steve Crandall | ESPN Action Sports

The first time I saw Stew Johnson in a video, he was stage diving with a shaved head, in the Vulgar video by Pantera around 1993 or so. Since that time, Stew has helped shape the culture of BMX with amazing documentation of some of our sport's greatest personalities.

Stew's first project was called 1201, a video he made with Mike Tag that captured the east coast and midwest BMX scene through the eyes of the riders in the mid '90s. Since that time, he has worked on dozens of projects, ...

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