End of the Summer / Labor Day Weekend 2014 Clip

August 29th, 2014 | 1:40 am | Footage | 16 Comments

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When I die, bury me inside the Gucci store…but like actually.

It’s that time of year again. This one is a little different because it includes a quick Euro interlude from our time in Paris and Copenhagen this summer. Thanks to everyone who looked out while we were out there: Rich Homie Juan, Frey Dogg, Hjalte (I lost your line for some unknown reason, sorry, I’m an idiot), etc. Enjoy your long weekend and start planning those outfits for NYFW14!

Features Alexander Mosley, Connor Champion, Kadeem Walters, Ty Lyons, Tyler Tufty, Josh Velez, Michael Gigliotti, Matthew Perez, Jon Diaz, Haffa, Jack Sabback, Antonio Durao, Pryce Holmes, Torey Goodall, Danny Brady, Frey Dogg, Pad Dowd, Andre Page, Emilio Cuilan, Rich Homie Juan, Rory Milanes, Kevin Tierney, Uptown Eddie, Chris Haslam’s ex-girlfriend.

Contributing filmers: Andre Page, Richard Quintero, Josh Velez.

We *would* include an alternate YouTube link, but apparently they started disabling audio on account of music rights again? Sick! Glad you record labels are keeping your business models current!

Oh, and in the interest of full disclosure, this entire clip would be edited to “You the World” if only it had come out a week before. Unfortunately, it came out on Wednesday, and the clip was already halfway done at that point :(

Previous End of Summer Editions: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

Bobby Worrest For Quartersnacks

August 23rd, 2014 | 3:48 am | Footage | 25 Comments

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With two solid parts already under his belt this year (including the frontrunner for the best part of the year altogether), we linked up with Bobby Worrest for a third on the occasion of his recent move to New York. This dude’s productivity level after over a decade in the game is really something to behold. Still one of the greatest classically-trained plaza skaters working today.

Guest tricks from Lurker Lou, Antonio Durao, Connor Champion, Daniel Kim, and Bob Reynolds. Filmed by Richard Quintero, John Valenti, Aaron Chilen, R.B. Umali and Steve Marino. Thanks to everyone who helped out. It was a fun one to work on.

The Quartersnacks Nike Dunk Low is in skate shops today. We will be having a pop-up store at 40 Ludlow Street (between Hester and Grand) today from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M. The Dunks will be for sale, in addition to new tees, hats, sweatshirts, jackets, and cruisers. Support your local skate site. Flyer here.

Alternate YouTube Link. Have a good weekend. Thanks to everyone who came out to the party last night ;)

Quartersnacks For Nike SB

August 21st, 2014 | 3:27 am | Daily News, Footage | 17 Comments

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Every Nike SB collaboration has a bit of a “story” to it. We could sit here and peddle some narrative where everyone wears all black to hide the dirt from skating the city all day, and how all the reflective details make you stand out between the cabs while night skating, but that’d be nonsense.

If you read this site enough, you should have known that we’d go fashion over concept from the very beginning. For example, the Chromeball Dunk had an awesome story behind it, but we live in New York — we get shunned for wearing earthtones out here. Between all the luxury brand inspired colorways and New York Post headline-inducing mini riots, the greatest SB Dunk to date (at least for purely skateboarding purposes) was the simplest one of all. It was the Weiger shoe: black pig suede with a white check. Every person affiliated with this website had at least two pairs of it.

A black skate shoe never falls out of fashion or function. That was our template.

From then on, it was only a matter of how many fancy details we could get away with. QS has always been about appreciating the subtler side of skateboarding, and it made sense to not go overboard with loud branding. Thanks to Alex Dymond, Andre Page, Mike Cherman and everyone at Nike SB who made this possible, but more importantly, thanks to all you guys who visit the site and have made it respected enough to give this collaboration any motion to begin with.

The Quartersnacks Dunk Low will be available at skate shops on Saturday, 8/23.

Clip below features Andre Page, Antonio Durao, Connor Champion, Matthew Perez, Josh Velez and Black Dave. Alternate YouTube Link.

New Bobby Worrest part live on Saturday. Quartersnacks pop-up with new merch at 40 Ludlow Street live on Saturday. End of Summer clip live Labor Day Weekend.

Do You Have Any Drop Offs?

June 20th, 2014 | 10:57 am | Footage | 4 Comments

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“Does anyone know where this spot is?”

Contrary to popular belief, there *is* a quality threshold around here for footage that makes it into the obligatory Start of Summer or Christmas clip. The bar is pretty low, but there are certain things that just don’t go well with whatever Travis Porter song might be plugged into the FCP timeline at that moment in time.

Johnny Wilson’s raw footage video blogs and Nick vonWerssowetz’s “New York Times” series are among the most fun-to-watch web clips going these days, so we took their example and threw a bunch of raw footage together that otherwise would have never seen the light of day. Takes place from roughly midsummer 2013 to a few weeks ago. Unlike the two aforementioned web clip series, which drop every couple weeks, you can expect one of these every few years :)

No music included. You can throw any variant of “0 to 100″ over it though.

YouTube only, sorry. Have a good weekend.

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Start of Summer / Memorial Day Weekend 2014 Montage

May 23rd, 2014 | 3:25 am | Footage | 12 Comments

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All white season is upon us.

We’re up to nine Christmas clips and nine Start of Summer clips…

Features Josh Velez, Rob Gonyon, Keith Denley, Matthew Perez, Connor Champion, Troy Stillwell, Kadeem Walters, Lurker Lou, Emilio Cuilan, Elijah Cole, Lui Elliot, Andre Page, Eli Reed, Brendan Carroll, Jack Sabback, Zach Baker, Sweet Waste, Will Robson-Scott, Pad Dowd, Kevin Tierney and Tyler Tufty.

This Memorial Day Weekend also commemorates four years since QS relaunched as a modern, somewhat frequently updated enterprise. Prior to that (2005-2010), it was a depository of inside jokes that got updated bi-weekly. It has sometimes been a struggle to keep this thing current during those four years, but it’s been fun. Four years is a long time — when the site relaunched, Waka was the most #relevant rapper out, our intro post had Jersey Shore references, Amare Stoudemire played for the Suns and they were in the Western Conference Finals, and Monday Links happened on Saturdays — so we’d like to pat ourselves on the back a bit. We’d also like to thank you for visiting, talking shit in the comments, and any kind words or referrals throughout the years.

Hard to even remember what life was like before Future.

Anyway, if you want 25% off anything that’s left in the webstore, enter MEMORIALDAY at checkout. We on dat J. Crew shit fam. Discount does not apply to shipping and expires on Monday night ♥♥♥ xoxo ;) Enjoy the long weekend.

Alternate YouTube link

Past Start of Summer Clips: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013