They're not as common these days, but if you ever get a chance to watch or participate in a proper vert ramp session, make it happen. Things are twice as gnarly as they look on camera. Thanks for the epic weekend everybody.
When Remy and the Volcom dudes asked us to meet them halfway in SLO town for a freak out we were down.
Jump in the van with Anti Hero and it's going to be a good time. Merry Happy New Year from the Eagle! -P-Stone
Andy Roy and T-Mo hit up one of the biggest skateparks in the world at Houston, TX, Andy stirs things up at a SPOT contest and then helps build amazing DIY terrain.
Crusty, homegrown spots aren't new, and yet they're one of the most interesting and vibrant things going on in skating today. This essay and photofeature looks at the appeal of DIY skating. Long live 'crete!
Is V-Day a cynical, artificial holiday conjured up by the greeting-card industry? Or a charming, harmless way to celebrate love? Neither. It's a chance to fire up Photoshop and make crap like this.
The whole Lower Bobs crew put in some serious blood, sweat, and beers here. Long live the DIY and a big cheers to everyone who made it happen!
If this doesn't make you want to ditch school or work or whatever you're doing to go skate then we can't help you.
Thanks to Jim Beam, garlic, road miles, gas cards, Waters and crew, Monster, Contour, Sypniewski, and all the bands. Jaws, Raybourn, Gravette, and four SOTYs—one epic adventure. Hopefully another one is right around the corner...
Stopped in Oxford for a slice of suck, got into a jam and had to bail on Jackson. Made it to the Big Easy and lurked at an indoor bowl. 6am flight on Sunday, fuck this is what we do. —Jake Phelps
St. Louis under the bridge, from the gutter to the stars. Here's Raney, Fardell, Gerwer, Riley Hawk and the crew. Also, this has one of the gnarliest spots on the trip; Hermann's Hole—a river dance nightmare.
Chillin' in Illinois. Chicago to Carbondale and then into St. Louis—Raybourn's out, Jaws and Gravette step in. Shop owner quote of the day after it was over, "Is there gonna be a product toss?"
A short part with slams, style, and a narrow, indoor vert ramp? It's gotta be Jason. This classic from the 1995 Consolidated video gets introduced by Tony Miorana.
It was only logical to begin the burning in Detroit Crack Rock City. Grant Taylor, Ben Raybourn, and a 40 man onslaught - Skate Rock begins now!
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