In less than three months, it will be 2020. Though you can argue about the arbitrary nature of bookending slices of culture by decades, there is no denying that over the course of our recurring “Five Favorite Parts” series, certain samplings of skateboarding have “defined” decades. In the 1990s, it was Gonz in Video Days, Sheffey in Soldier’s Story, and Guy in Mouse. In the 2000s, it was P.J. in Wonderful Horrible Life, Zered in Vicious Cycle, and Jake in Mind Field — correct, Mind Field DID NOT come out in the 2010s ;)
We are looking to crowdsource an answer from our readers about the best skateboarding of the past ten years. When you look back at the decade — where the skateboard content machine kicked into hyperdrive — what sticks out as definitive? We’re inviting you to put your journalistic glasses on: sure, your homie’s part in the local video with 1k YouTube views might have meant a lot to your friends, but it probably didn’t reach that far beyond your immediate sphere of influence.
If you were to bury five video parts and five full-lengths released between January 1, 2010 and today under your house for future generations to reference when they discover skateboarding, what would they be?
(Helpful Tip: You can reference SkateVideoSite’s searchable database if you are unsure of the year something came out.)
Voting ends on Wednesday, October 23rd at 11:59 P.M. New York time. We will present the result to you sometime in November.
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