Lord Conor Prunty Esq. • 📷 Photo by Jared Sherbert
“Fixed the spot, made it doable, and then did it.” The Warm-Up Zone (the proto-4Ply) still clocks into the office once a year for a Fred Gall recap. It may be March, and well past our cut-off for end-of-the-year wrap-up content, but it is, after all… Fred: the 2022 Freddy Year in Review.
Nico Marti, Trung Ngyen, Alan Bell, Zak Anders + pretty much the whole RESPECTFULLY squad spent some time in L.A. and came back with a 14-minute winter getaway edit.
Also on the topic of L.A. getaways: Solo has a feature with the Carhartt WIP team’s excursion out west.
Italy alert 🇮🇹 “YEAH BABY” is a Milan-to-Rome video by Youth Club Milano, filmed between “broken hearts, the fire of new friendships, and tons of beers.” Innit.
“The hallmark of a truly great skate video is one that makes me feel something.” Simple Magic dove into the consistently great video output from Foundation, and how to successfully reset a brand after doing it for decades.
Josh Wilson sighting in the latest DC edit introducing Thomas Dritsas and Adilson Pedro, otherwise full of Portugal #spotporn and one of the most fire frontside smith grinds ever done.
Chewy Cannon spoke about inspirations and influences for the Slam City Skates blog.
“While HBO’s Last of Us has suburban Californiano moms reconsidering their mushroom microdosing regiments, it is worth pondering skating’s fixation on the barren and derelict, and whether this may suggest an embrace, or even cheering on, of the planet’s demise.” Boil the Ocean tackles ruin-repurposings and blight tourism in its latest.
Quote of the Week 🗣 “I love DGK’s mailing list.” — Tufty