Ben Karpinski went out to Kansas City over the weekend to check out Malto's shoe release.
Words & photos by Ben Karpinski
The now defunct “Malto Gap”
Quick sesh at the slabs
J-Lo gets weird at Energy Park
Sean got a back tail
Etnies rented everyone bikes to get around town the night of the party...
...which turned out to be a pretty good idea
Hit some spots on the way
Jose got an ollie
Made it to Gates BBQ
Miss Williams came up $100 for drinking a bottle of the extra-hot
Drinking games with Don Brown
Newly-appointed Etnies TM Paul Sharpe
Don Brown wasn’t the only freestyler in the building
Needless to say, the event was heavily blogged
Next day went to the Lawrence park
Rojo backside flip
K.O.B, Justin Malto
MikeMo, kicikflip indy
“Next time ya’ll come through you think you could call ahead?” – Taco John’s
3/01/2017From rails to ledges, big terrain or small, Malto is always in control. His smooth, effortless style is something we’ve enjoyed for years, and this new part is another notch in his belt. There’s a front crook towards the end that is one of the most beautiful things you’ll ever see.
2/27/2017Back with his signature style, Sean Malto kicks off the Elite Squad video series this Wednesday.
2/17/2017Etnies introduces their new Helix shoe with this rad clip. Check it out.
1/30/2017Through a constant quest to make better skateboarding footwear, Etnies has been working with Julian Davidson to perfect the Jameson Bloodline.
10/24/2016Etnies and Plan B linked up for their latest Yarn Bomb collection with shared rider Trevor McClung in the spotlight. Check it out.