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
4/19/2017Gathering inspiration from Ryan Lay’s personal life choice and his performance needs in skateboarding footwear, etnies set out to create a durable, high-performance skate shoe for all vegan skaters.
4/14/2017New Deathwish pro, Taylor Kirby, talks about his recent Shep Dawgs 5 part, speed dealers, breaking his face and what it's like to see his name on the bottom of a deck. Get used to it, Kirby, 'cause you more than deserve it.
4/11/2017The House Skateshop in Vista, CA played host to a full lot of Deathwishers eager to catch a signature from the team or a glimpse of Taylor Kirby’s new Shep Dawgs 5 part. Check out some photos here.
4/05/2017The Boulevard boys beelined it for Japan to shred some spots and piss off some pedestrians. The only one who ended up in the hospital was the filmer…
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.