(This photo was taken with an iPhone off the LCD of a 7D)
Congratulations to Ben and Jessica on their marriage. All the best for the future. (Somewhat related: Limited edition, 1 of 1 Quartersnacks bachelor party tee shirt.)
Things got slowed down last week since the C.E.O. was getting married, but not much happened on the internet in a skateboard realm, as most of the contents below cite points of interest from Hella Clips. However, Cameron Giles continued to ask the questions that pervade our existence in “What type of ass is that?”
A compilation of Quim Cardona footage from the past two years, edited to Marvin Gaye. Quim remains to be the only person who could make heelflip body varials look good, and somehow successfully do wallrides on the Newark Ferry Street banks without help from plywood or metal signs at the bottom.
“I can see F. Scott Fitzgerald skating through high school, then quitting to focus on a career as a socialite/alcoholic.”
Vert is Dead did a week-long retrospective of Rookie ads. For those who don’t know, Rookie was a late-90s/early-2000s, NYC-based skateboard company that sponsored the likes of Sean Kelling, Tino Razo, Jamie Reyes, and others. Spotted via NY Skateboarding.
Alex Dymond, the first Quartersnacks affiliate to get a GQ feature. Galen Dekemper interview in Purple Magazine up next.
(P.S. If you’re visiting from out of town / don’t know what they hell you’re doing, it’s probably not the best idea to go looking for that Crown Heights basketball court spot with the green gap ledges and plastic benches. Don’t be surprised if there’s a news story about some skateboarder from Florida or France getting shot there by the end of the year.)
Theotis reviews the Bronx homie George Milanes’ sponsor me tape. George has been killing it for years, good to see that Theotis and Atiba showed him some love. Dude has definitely been progressing with every bit of footage that he puts out. (Three Up Three Down is misidentified as being in Barcelona…BEST SPOT IN NEW YORK.)
Quote of the Week (Since we’re on the topic of Three Up Three Down)
Alexander Mosley: “This thing is like a 2 1/2 up, 2 4/5ths down.”
Roctakon: “Don’t ever disrespect this spot.”