What happens when an MLS player gets a job at GoPro

Davis Paul had an hour to kill before his next meeting. Here's what he filmed.

 

Brendan O'Connor

IRL

Published Dec 4, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 12:37 am CDT

Davis Paul doesn’t play soccer professionally anymore—the California native and Berkeley grad had a brief stint with the Chicago Fire—but he’s still known to kick the ball around with coworkers.

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This is the kind of video that you watch and can’t help but feel a big, stupid grin spread across your face, even though you know you’re being sold something.

Paul works at GoPro as a filmmaker, producing a number of videos intended to demonstrate the camera’s sporting capabilities. Say what you will about it, but the camera’s clearly versatile. We’ve seen it strapped to an angry ram, a soaring eagle, and a fireman during a rescue.

Screengrab via Davis Paul/YouTube

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*First Published: Dec 4, 2013, 1:37 pm CST