Lost In Crookslation: Chet Childress
Skateboarder, artist, unpredictable traveller, pioneer. There are many words to describe Chet Childress.Having discovered skateboarding in 1984, Chet's led a three-decade strong career from living on the run, in constant search of the stoke. Desillusion Magazine editor Robin Pailler spent five days with Chet in his childhood town of Wilmington, North Carolina, to gain an insight into the mind of one of skateboarding's greatest living legends.
This short film is based on the article "Greetings From Nowhere" published in Desillusion Magazine 49, Volume 1
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