Quartersnacks Top 10 — February 9, 2018

February 9th, 2018 | 1:29 pm | Daily News | No Comments

Longtime readers already know that late posts during #nyfw are a QS office tradition.

Europeans running things this week. Have a good one.

Original Clips:


Intro via Twitter [link] 10) Vincent Touzery via “Zdroopy” [link] 9) Shor West via Evisen Video Part [link] 8) Fran Molina via IG [link] 7) Austin Thongvivong via IG [link] 6) Willem van Dijk via “POP Clip #33” [link] 5) Flo Mirtain via “Habitat Welcomes Flo Mirtain” [link] 4) Korhan Gayle via IG [link] 3) Vert God via Stop Fakin’ 3 part [link] 2) Raven Tershy via IG [link / link] 1) Oskar Rozenberg via IG [link]


Previously: February 2, 2018

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Grind Like That To Shine Like This

February 5th, 2018 | 4:47 am | Daily News | 1 Comment

Diagram via Charles Rivard, PhD

It was this damnass rock.”

Vert God’s Stop Fakin’ 3 part drops on QS tomorrow

Birdgang 3 is now online *airhorn*

The Bloby videos are still the QS office’s favorite thing going. “Zdroopy,” their new one, is magic. Vince’s front nose 270 out is pure beauty, Karl Salah’s lines are always poetry, and DREWWWWWWW, Franco + Daniel Kim have cameos. No Hjalte tho :(

And the Pop boys also came through with a rad Paris edit that a) avoids a lot of the city’s most oft-skated spots, and b) oddly features a ton of underground footy ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Jenkem has a great interview with Tyshawn Jones.

…and Skateboard Story has an interview with Calzone maker, Matt Velez.

This is a mega Boil the Ocean post: reflecting on 28 years of Thrasher S.O.T.Y winners…in the bizarro world, where Penny won in ’95, and Tiago won in ’17, etc.

Good bit of new Caddo footage in the friends section of Valenti’s N.Y. Archive project.

So this is the spot Rick Howard would’ve found if he kept skating around the forest after he bumped his head in Mouse.

Our dear friends at Seasons dropped new video over the weekend. That Empire State Plaza spot is lowkey one of the best spots on the east coast now that it’s a go.

I saw a video labeled “Patrik Wallner” and “The Lost Continent,” and my first thought was “damn, these dudes deadass went to Antarctica on a skate trip didn’t they.” They didn’t, but I did have to Google where on the planet they actually went was.

King puts something we’ve all done into writing: Musing on Gino’s Yeah Right! part.

One day Rihanna is throwing you hearteyes across the aisle at #NYFW, the next you’re a crumpled Thrasher tee under a pile of new soccer jerseys. It’s a filthy, fickle business, guys. I don’t believe in nothing no more, I’m going to law school!


QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Hold up wait a minute

Quote of the Week
Inquisitive Gentleman: “Did anyone pull last night?”
Zach Baker: “No, there were too many beautiful boy friends in there.” #LMB

Quartersnacks Top 10 — February 2, 2018

February 2nd, 2018 | 2:07 am | Daily News | 2 Comments

A couple of Euros, an Australian, a nosebonk, a noseslide and a Franco.

Currently soliciting sponsors for our upcoming “King of Essex” contest, which will be a “Best Trick” held exclusively at this spot.

Original Clips:


Intro via @easybolts on Instagram [link] 10) Sammy Winter via Carhartt WIP’s “TAV” video [link] 9) Charlie Cassidy via NY Archive part [link] 8) Oski via “2two2” [link] 7) John Francomacaro via NY Archive part [link] 6) Remy Taviera via Carhartt WIP’s “TAV” video [link] 5) Quel Haddox via DGK’s “Beware of the Underdogs” video [link] 4) Herman Stene via Spitfire’s “Arson Department II” video [link] 3) Enzi Fazliov via “SLP’s Turso” [link] 2) Mark Suciu via Adidas’ “Introducing /// Suciu ADV II” video [link] 1) Harry Lintell via Spitfire’s “Arson Department II” video [link]


Previously: January 26, 2018

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Used To Be With Torey At Santos

January 29th, 2018 | 12:11 pm | Daily News | No Comments

Official Grammy Afterparty

Sean Dahlberg has a sick new 11-minute clip featuring tons of 917 video outtakes, Max Palmer doing a hardflip, and John Choi footage. (Related.)

R.B. Umali and Ron Deily with the best “guy skating around Lower Manhattan on a weekend” clip in while. Haven’t seen anyone skate that Robert Puleo bank in forever :)

TWS uploaded Charlie Cassidy’s ender part from John Valenti’s new video, NY Archive. The frontside kickflip over the big rail in the Westside Highway Park is pretty wild, and is that the first multi-level Reggaeton Ledges line?

“We now enter a realm where seemingly everything been done, in which all eras exist simultaneously, where nothing and everything is cool and wack all at once everywhere.” Boil the Ocean re: what it takes to impress us in 2018, and Ty Evans.

Volume 8 of Elkin Raw Files. One of the best ones yet.

Josh Stewart talks to the Nine Club this week + Brian Panebianco and Ryan Higgins talk to Philly’s “City Wide” show.

Chris Mulhern mashed up some of his favorite clips from the past few years into a “Second Sighting” montage, which includes a bunch of T.J. footage at the beginning.

A couple new clips of Stevie Williams skating in Barcelona via…this Weed Maps clip.

B.J. Wishard uploaded all the parts from his NJ-based video, Way Cool, to YouTube.

Not New York, not east coast, not even North American! But this Remy Tav “Welcome to WIP” part is really sick. Fully yelled at the screen when he clipped on the final ollie.

A true testament to the abysmal state of skateboard Twitter is the fact that after ~eight years of being on there, the Quartersnacks account’s most popular post is of a scooter kid focusing a skateboard. Maybe they really are taking over!

“Stripper punched out my teeth after I called her a bad mom.” Good. “One of the restaurants I was interviewing for was called, ‘Smile.’”

Sremmlife 3 is going to be a triple album but they haven’t given us a release date. “The only human on earth I’d trade places with is Swae Lee.” — Pryce Holmes.

QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: The guy who reposted this on Twitter probably summed it up best…”You’d have trouble defending this with a shotgun.”

Quote of the Week
Ashamed Gentleman: “I actually don’t know how to powerslide.”
Max Palmer: “I wish you didn’t tell me that.”

Culture ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Quartersnacks Top 10 — January 26, 2018

January 26th, 2018 | 11:10 am | Daily News | 10 Comments

Given the well-established biases of the QS office, Gustav or Plunkett should probably have top billing this week and not the most recognizable stair set in skateboard history, but a massive fakie flip is a massive fakie flip, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Both nollie half cab ;) flips are fucked this week, so we just gave higher billing to the one that was filmed better. Gustav Tonnesen is getting E.S.O.T.Y this year, right?

54 degrees tomorrow ♥ have a good one.

Correction: #9 is Alex Lawton, not Matt Miller.

Original Clips:


Intro via Instagram [link] 10) Matt Gottwig via IG [link] 9) Matt Miller Alex Lawton via DC Shoes’ “Choppy D” video [link] 8) Jo Biais via “ÖCTAGON / VANS – CODEBASE” [link] 7) Jake Anderson via Skate Mental’s “Aunt Tammy: Volume 1” video [link] 6) Will Marshall via IG [link] 5) Tyshawn Jones via IG [link] 4) Bobby Worrest via Stop Fakin’ 3‘s “Pulaski Montage” [link] 3) Dan Plunkett via Skate Mental’s “Aunt Tammy: Volume 1” video [link] 2) Gustav Tonnesen via “Between the Parts” [link] 1) Kenny Stanley via “DOG” [link]


Previously: January 19, 2018

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