Forever In Boardshorts



While many skaters wouldn’t be caught dead skating in shorts, Hawaiian style does often require riding in your swim trunks. This became most apparent the day we went to the Keopuolani skatepark, where nearly everyone looked like they'd come straight from the beach. Drehobl and Ryan Spencer were the only dudes in our crew to fully embrace this local tradition, with the exception of one chilly night when they donned jeans. The problem with this manner of dress is that, with one bail to the butt or hips, the shorts—along with your underlying skin—just rip apart. Drehobl easily went through three pairs of swim trunks on this trip, but neither the destruction of his jams nor the resultant strawberries on the hips were enough of a deterrent for him to don traditional shorts.

 


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Corpsey goes board short board slide in between sessions at Lyons.

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Ryan Spencer relives his first kickflip from way back when at the OG spot in Kihei.

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Pivot fakie at Lyons.

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Preston Harper was instantly nicknamed 'Happy' first day of the trip. Nothing sad about this power slide at Keopuolani Skatepark.

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Corpsey off the top rope.

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Straight to butt slide down.

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Nothing a little tape wont fix.

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Then right into the water for some snorkel action.

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Surprised this one didn't land on Al's Insta-ol' Cranny dorfin'.

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Navs going huge.

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Shaka Schmitty



Local's Only, Bradda

It's always great to have a local show you the spots no matter where you are. We lucked out, because Foundation's Ryan Spencer is not only a totally awesome dude, but he also grew up on Maui. Ryan knew all the spots of course, but he also knew the better, less-crowded areas for surfing, snorkeling, and some really remote hiking. Our nature hike in the rain through the Lao Valley was nothing short of amazing.hailuku55378-82
Keopuolani Skatepark

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Pretty sure Ryan has hit that hip a few times before.

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A race to the water.

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Some say the best surf spot on the island.

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The crew minus a few.

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A definite highlight for Cranston.

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"Ya think the whales are fuckin?"

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Kihei Skatepark

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Oh yeah—ice cream at the bottom every time.

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Gettin' in touch with nature.

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MAnderson's got a good one-two punch.

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Booyeah!

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Smokin' trees in the woods.

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Flyin' high again.

Maui Babe Part 3 of 3—Thursday night at Midnight

  • Independent's "The Farm" Video

    Independent's "The Farm" Video
    Invite the Indy crew to a backyard pit and you know they're gonna light that shit on fire. Literally!
  • Labor Day at Drehobl's

    Labor Day at Drehobl's
    Dad cam at Drehobl's for Labor Day with Ronnie Sandoval and Dan.
  • Classics: Dan Drehobl's "Krooked Kronichles" Part

    Classics: Dan Drehobl's "Krooked Kronichles" Part
    With the gnarliness and wizardry of his transition skating, Dan has always carved out his own path. This part makes you want to go skate. Here’s a classic from 2006.
  • Bru-Ray: Daan Goes Pro and to Eindhoven

    Bru-Ray: Daan Goes Pro and to Eindhoven
    Daan got an epic surprise at the Christiana Bowl before the AH crew took it to his hometown of Eindhoven for a three day rip-ride of skating and celebrating. A big ol' thanks to Christiana, 100% Skateshop, and the Van Der Lindens for the hospitality!
  • Creature Quickie: Darren Navarrette

    Creature Quickie: Darren Navarrette
    Darren Navarrette gets a couple quick jabs in a concrete clover before hitting the vertical swing set in this new episode of Quickies from Creature.