Photo by Dave Smith 📷
Unsolicited reminder for everybody to get reacquainted with the story of Fred Gall saving the Cambodian monks from a burning building. Shit deserves a 30 For 30.
Tristan Mershon, creator of the Fool’s Gold video from this past May, has a quick new check-in edit called “Almost There.” First time that garage on Crosby and Houston has popped up in an edit for a while ;) Classic spot from simpler times.
“We doin’ shit! We’ve always been doing shit, only now it’s being recognized.” Skateism has a very sick interview with Jaime Reyes.
Farran Golding — the architect behind the QS “Favorite Spot” series — was on the Mostly Skateboarding podcast this week to discuss the evolution of the idea. He even put together a — let’s say “makes only” — remix of the first-ever episode from Gil’s QS interview last December.
Is this the first time somebody used Courthouse as a bank-to-ledge? “Mean Streets Vol. 15” by LurkNYC.
High Snobiety has a profile of the goat Jahmal Williams as Hopps nears its 15th year in operation 🐐
“It’s fun, and if I’m not having fun, then it’s as if I’m doing it incorrectly.” Solo has a new interview with another goat, Jawn Gardner 🐐
Jasper Stieve and Noah Singleton show you how they split a $100 bill for Skate Jawn‘s new “$100 Chill” feature.
The statisticians at 4Ply analyzed the shoes, tees, hats and logos that made the heaviest appearances in the Tampa Pro semifinals. Spoiler: Cariuma won the brand-off.
Our friends at Dancer and our friends at POP Trading Co. collaborated on a capsule + edit that features Hjalte and #QSTOP10 mainstay, Willem Van Dijk.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: So far, the dynamic between the Thunder and the Lakers has to be the funniest thing happening this season.
Quote of the Week: “I only listen to techno and Young Thug.” — Ben Blundell
Going to drop this here for anybody who didn’t catch it when it was just a link because it rules. Pretty much the only “self-filmed” part that has stood out to merit many repeat viewings in a pandemic full of ’em ❤️