Gettin' A Kick Out Of Soccer

Hands on Sound was on location last week with Major League Soccer for their coverage of the annual California Claciso match between the San Jose Earthquakes and Los Angeles Galaxy. The camera crew I was with went to Avaya Stadium for some interviews with Earthquakes player and to follow them thru team practice. The following day it was off to Stanford Stadium for the big game in front of a sell out crowd. After some pre-game interviews, it was down to field level for the contest and post-game coverage. I’d had to say one of the highlights of the day for this sound mixer was when the Earthquake’s mascot “Q” grabbed my boom and started waving it around like a banner. Oh…and San Jose won 3-0.