We remade the classic QS arch hats for the first time in a long time! Now available in the QS webstore 🛍 These are webstore only for now. Thank you for the support, as always ❤️ Photo by Jason Lecras.
It appears we have a clear frontrunner for a top slot on 2023’s year-end accolades: Zach Sayles uploaded Matt Militano’s part from Veil over the long weekend. Everything from cellar door wizardry (the wallride to slappy crook on the brick window-sill…) to extended Muni choreography to the physics-defying ender cements this one up there in contention with Curren, Mason, and… who else?
W O W: Solo interviewed Darude about “Sandstorm” and his feelings about it becoming the official anthem of the Dime Glory Challenge. He’s a skater! Truly is heartwarming when worlds harmoniously collide like this; it’s like Ed Bacon skating Love Park-level of beautiful.
ICYMI: Hopps’ Kyler Garrison has a half-U.K. / half-New York part up on the Free site.
Yardsale dropped “YS Dream Mix” on YouTube a few days ago that makes you feel like you’re inside a sonic haze of neon.
Thrasher social media lord, Lui Elliot, is the latest guest on The Bunt.
Spot Updates — The building has knobbed Pyramid Ledges for the 27th time. Same song and dance as always.
iPhone Loosies Corner 🚬 — A few minutes from Thomas Dritsas, Shintaro Hongo, Ish Cepeda, Jahmir, Shanahan and the rest of the new-gen DC team.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week 🏀 — A salute to Carmelo Anthony’s “fuck outta here” rebounds on the occasion of him announcing his retirement.
Quote of the Week 🗣 — “Rappers wear the craziest shit and it’s all good, but if a skater wears one wack fit, they’re done.” — Stafhon
Shrimp C’s “Endless Shrimp” mix series was a onetime staple of QS musings, but unfortunately, the series has laid dormant ever since the last episode that dropped in early 2020. But fear not, Shrimp made public a draft that he had on ice for a while with — yes, you guessed it, a promise of a new mix “soon.” We’ll see ❤️