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
12/27/2017There are some big names on this road trip but they keep it core by hitting skateshops, raw streets, and old school demos. These guys are incredible. Featuring Guy Mariano, Carlos Ribeiro, Luan Olivera, Sean Malto, Theotis Beasley, and some ripping new blood.
12/27/2017This epic photo article coincided with a total eclipse of the sun, so you know things got weird. TM Mike Sinclair talks about being surrounded with some of the gnarliest skaters in the world.
12/12/2017Etnies UK comes through with a 15-minute video piece filmed throughout the British isles along with a photo gallery.
11/02/2017Mountain Dew pros Sean Malto and Curren Caples visit Vermont for the first time to skate some of the most epic spots in the state with fellow team riders and Vermont locals Jordan Maxham and Chris Colbourn.
9/12/2017As Girl made it’s way up the coast, Fatback kept the camera rolling, capturing camaraderie and those endless good times on the road with your bros.