WKND in Hawaii Photos
WKND skateboards set out to the beautiful Hawaiian island of Oahu to test out some new Nike flippers they made. They may have been going out there for some shoes, but they returned with a new wisdom gained from those ancient islands. —Grant Yansura
Photos by Brent O’Donnell
If you’re itching for the waves, the only lotion is the ocean
Taylor Caruso, bench pressing one—wallie up and over Photo: Schmidt
Trevor Thompson, grind drop grind between a tree and a hard place
The Dead Puka Society
Salomon Cardenas, one of many dips while on the island. Back Smith
Ancient Hawaiian’s used to say, “He who goes against the arrow will find the sweeter coconut.” Alex Schmidt, gap to lip
Heaven is a halfpipe and so are the sewers. Caruso, frontside bluntslide
The locals called us “haoles.” We believe it means raw and uncut skaters
Schmidt with a kickflip “right by the beach, mon!” as the Hawaiians would say
Schmidt almost cracked his coconut on this thread-the-needle ollie
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