Intro, Interview & Edit by Farran Golding
Principal Archival Footage by Geoff Browne & Matt Schmidt
Traversing the same streets countless times, over years and years, only to discover a hidden in-plain-sight new way of skating them is a well-understood skateboard phenomenon.
Diego Todd’s closing part in Hockey X was the result of combing his beachside hometown of Ventura, California in such a way.
Equipped with an attitude reminiscent of the goofball savant from a coming-of-age movie, Diego ducked down familiar streets for new takes and ticked off spots which had sat in the back of his mind since before he even had a driver’s license.
Our latest Deep Dive lifts the curtain on the local folklore and perilous spots tackled by Diego in the part that turned him pro.
Previous Deep Dives: Dick Rizzo & Paul Young on Hi8 & East Coast Influences, Trung Nguyen on the ‘RESPECTFULLY’ Darkslide, Mason Silva on Jake Johnson Spots.
Good watch. Good stuff. Thanks guys.