Steve Alba, Rune Glifberg, Al Partanen, Arto Saari, Rick McCrank, Bob Burnquist, Omar Hassan, and even Ronnie Creager ripping some backyard pits.
In the midst of the museum opening madness we were able to snag a few heavy hitters to ask them some really important questions. Pay attention.
They built these ramps for the NHS museum to use as walls; we went down early and shredded 'em to give the needed texture. WIth Haslam, Hassan, Navs, Borden, Melvin, Strubing, Raybourn and more—the session heated up in the Cruz.
Tech skating can create frustration and madness, but Smolik shows how it's really a blast. And that boardslide ender! So rad. Ernie Torres introduces a classic from the 1998 Shorty's vid.
It's fitting that Indy would throw a party at this San Jose park which has some of the gnarliest terrain around. Here's Cab, Koston, Raybourn, Gravette, Haslam, Grosso, Red, and many other legends.
Santa Cruz is celebrating their 40th anniversary with an epic skateboard museum at their warehouse in Santa Cruz. We got to do the first walk through. Listen in as Phelper takes you on a journey through space and time.
His snap abilities are incredible but Brad keeps his skating calm and smooth. That opening kickflip, hot damn! Here's a part from Brad (also featuring the Krooked team) as he joins the pro ranks.
Here's some rad makes, sketchy slams, and an all-around fun as hell day with Mark Gonzales and the Krooked team. Brad Cromer is in for a surprise, too.
When you've got both Shaun Ross and Tyrone Olson, you know it's a unique crew of rippers. Another rad ender goes down on the big QP.
Jovontae Turner has his own project in the works and this vid provides some insight into his major influence in street skating, straight from the mouths of the all time greats.
This gap ranks up there with the craziest drops in skating. Moments after Cardiel got the make, Gonz fully commits and faces the consequences. From the 1998 Antihero video.
Stratosphere and the skaters of Atlanta held a jam session to raise money for pediatric brain cancer this past weekend and Grant and the locals ripped up the spot for a good cause.
Of course there's gnarly, shocking stunts here but this clip also highlights Arto's amazing tech precision.
The tricks, style, and filming techniques in this 1988 Powell Peralta video were hugely influential. No one had seen street skating portrayed quite like this. When Mark Gonzales picks a Classic you know it's for real.
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