Riding the Storm: Messenger on a Bike From the Entrails of Hurricane Sandy

 


 Hurricane Sandy on Bikes in NYC from Casey Neistat on Vimeo.

“No city authorized filming will take place,” announced New York Mayor Bloomberg as Hurricane Sandy approached. But that didn’t stop filmmaker Casey Neistat from getting out on his bike and shooting this crazy awesome scary footage during the storm.

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