#TRENDWATCH2017 — 3rd Eye Vision at Columbus Park

September 26th, 2017 | 12:19 pm | Daily News | 6 Comments

Columbus Park had a storied ascent to the throne as Manhattan’s most skated street spot. Over a decade has passed since it was simply a kinked ledge or an eight-stair rail that our more talented colleagues could ollie over the top of. People began to skate up the two-block and indulge in combo tricks down the ledge, but something was…missing. Have sex with the same person enough times and you’ll find yourself hinting at deeply suppressed desires via the casual “hey, wouldn’t it be funny if we ____.” The same could be said about spots that have managed to avoid knobs for 10+ years.

Given his open line of communication with Jah, it should come as no surprise that Yaje Popson was one of early proponents of Columbus Park’s nouvelle vague — via grinding the vertical part of the handrail before riding down the steps, and by angling his third eye towards the perpendicular at the now-mundane and lesser-seen kinked ledge.

But brains have been expanding at Mulberry and Worth Street early into the fall #trend season, most visibly in the 917 video, where Alex Olson’s one-time favorite skateboarder, Chris Millic, presented us with a three-pronged route from one level of the court to the other, and basically permanent Q.S.S.O.T.Y., Max Palmer, found a corner to the same ledge that nobody else had dared to examine.

Quartersnacks Top 10 — September 22, 2017: A Login Lava Special Edition

September 22nd, 2017 | 10:27 am | Daily News | No Comments

A week after wondering when a single video would dominate the countdown, it happened. This week’s edition is all from the Logan video — in part to celebrate him coming through with a feel-good video (on deadline!) that is sure to power everyone through the fall and winter, but also because shit otherwise just got way too crazy this week. Halfway through the week, we could’ve made a top 20. Between the new Atlantic Drift, the “Thrash & Burn” video, Herman Stene’s Free part, Jarne’s pro part, and whatever silly slappy tricks we could’ve pulled off IG…it would’ve been too much.

P.S. Aidan’s part is impossible to pick a single trick from ♥

Enjoy the summer weekend ♥

Original Clips:

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Intro via @vadimovichh on Instagram [link] 10) Nolan Benfield 9) Aaron Loreth 8) Hugo Boserup 7) Stu Kirst 6) Alex Olson 5) Chris Millic 4) Vincent Touzery 3) Cyrus Bennett 2) Nik Stain 1) Max Palmer — all via The Logan Lara / 917 Video

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Previously: September 15, 2017