• Skate Rock 2013: Yardsale

    Skate Rock 2013: Yardsale
    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...
  • Skate Rock 2013: Episode 1

    Skate Rock 2013: Episode 1
    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! 
  • Skate Rock 2013: Teaser

    Skate Rock 2013: Teaser
    All of the madness; blood, guts, skateboarding, and tunes in one week. Starting the 15th—new towns, new slams, new freaks. Get ready, it's gonna be a long one—it's on! —Jake Phelps
  • Alex Heskett Reel

    Alex Heskett Reel
    Hood Life videographer Alex Heskett films the finer things in life - skating, trippy-ass art and rock 'n' roll. Soundtrack by Harsh Toke!
  • Blow'n Up the Spot: Ben Raybourn

    Blow'n Up the Spot: Ben Raybourn
    Ben Raybourn rips an undisclosed backyard in this Blow'n Up the Spot for Independent Trucks.
  • Skate Rock: Come One, Come All

    Skate Rock: Come One, Come All
    Four bands, four SOTY's, and over 30 maniacs—this one's for the books. Detroit Skate Rock City starts Friday. Come one, come all...
  • Five Sequences: April 26, 2013

    Five Sequences: April 26, 2013
    Garric Ray comes through with this week's 'five' of Red, Jeremy Tuffli, Willis Kimbel, Cody Lockwood, and Ben Raybourn.
  • Death Match 2013: Yardsale

    Death Match 2013: Yardsale
    On a weekend like Death Match it's only a matter of time until some crazy transfer session goes down on the ramp. This one was fairly dangerous.
  • Death Match 2013: CCS Best Trick

    Death Match 2013: CCS Best Trick
    CCS hosted a best trick contest in the middle of the Death Match madness. Check out their recap video here.
  • Death Match 2013: Pt. 1 of 2

    Death Match 2013: Pt. 1 of 2
    Live music sparked the session, and with guys like Raybourn, Raney, and Zered attacking the ramp, you knew things would get gnarly.