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#6 R-Willy’s Web Edit III | WildYear 2017

December 21, 2017

This is #6 on our list of the Best Nitro Moments from 2017. Check out the full list here.

When Ryan “R-Willy” Williams dropped his magnum opus, Wed Edit III, this Nitro writer had a tough time maintaining his usual journalistic objectivity. In fact, in the days that followed it, the Nitro blog was reduced to an R-Willy fanzine. The edit was the product of five long years of R-Willy’s storied progression in BMX and scooter, and features one breathtaking trick after another. By now the video has racked up 1.3 million views on YouTube. It has also generated 5,831 comments from fans, comments that range from positive to gushing — unusual for a YouTube comments section — proving you can change internet culture for the positive if your edit is gnarly enough. It’s a crowning achievement and further cements R-Willy’s status as an all-round action sports legend. We’re still gushing about it, to be honest. Just watch the darn clip:

This is #6 on our list of the Best Nitro Moments from 2017. Check out the full list here.