Whoa have you ever seen Mark Suciu’s Photosynthesis part?
Now that that’s out of the way, this is maybe the first Monday Links post ever where there are more links to articles (i.e. written words) than videos…
“After drilling his truck bolts back for a bigger nose and noselsliding ledges in the ’80s, Mark had one of the first noseslide photos on a rail (one where he’s actually sitting on it rather than just dinging it) as a sequence in his June 1990 Poweredge.” As per an indirect solicitation, Mackenzie Eisenhour enlisted Guy Mariano to chronicle how the modern noseslide was invented. As suspected, Mark Gonzales is responsible.
“As he flies through the air, he is caught between life and death, suspended in the void of nonexistence — the ultimate Kleinean motif.” Jamie Thomas’ “leap of faith” as a work of avant garde art juxtaposed against the art of Yves Klein. Yeah, fuck it, why not.
This is oddly…not bad? Deadspin (of all places) has a #longform article about the full history of Rodney Mullen V.S. Daewon Song — though idk about it “changing skateboarding forever.”
Boil the Ocean offers some thoughts on J. Scott Handsdown and Dan Pageau taking crowdsourcing via the skateboarding community to newfound heights. To be fair, they ain’t special — Meatball pioneered this concept when he tried to GoFundMe a ticket to Australia so he could tag along on a Hardies trip.
Dill gets nostalgic for eighty minutes in probably Bobshirt’s longest interview to date.
Volume 7 of Elkin raw files via Theories. Ollieing an open newspaper box door in the middle of a line is some real shit huh ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
A thirteen-minute remix video of Wes Kremer and some DC friends from Mick Robbins.
Quick clip from Cooper at Owl’s Head Park.
The new Byrdgang video is premiering at China Chalet this Thursday. 8-11. Video plays at 9:30. 47 Broadway obvs. Flyer here.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: “Hello, police? Chris Paul is trying to beat me up.”
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