Bigger Than Life Or Shred

Andre Beverley has a full new part out — in case you only caught the Columbus Park kickflip nosegrind from last week’s Top 10. Very sick to see him still crushing. Check his footy in Harry Corrigan’s OTBX2 video from last year, too.

All the Streets Are Silent is playing at Village East (12th and 2nd Avenue) through this Thursday. Get advance tickets here.

“They’re angry that anybody could make the graphics, but why are they angry about that?” Monster Children has an interview with Frog C.E.O, Chris Milic.

Stoked to hear that Ben Kadow is a NBA and TCM head :) Instead of a formal interview, he did more of a #longform “Things You’re Stoked On” piece (a la the Mostly Podcast’s closing segment) for Thrasher on the occasion of his new part. Ben Colen’s photo of that Central Park 5050 gap really does that feat extra justice.

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The WKND Dudes in Connecticut + Albany

Ollie in front of Supreme by Max Wheeler. No, a different Supreme. Photo by Bobby Murphy.

The scope of skateboard travel got way smaller this past year-and-a-half. Connecticut — that lil’ big state that is basically just outside The Bronx — posed an interesting case study. Following the thaw-out from the most depressing winter of our lifetimes, our first trip out of New York was to CT. We came armed with inspiration from “Your Big Cheesecake,” a March 2021 Connecticut video that was blurbed about on here in the winter, and originally found on Skate Jawn. In it, you find a vast network of cutty, underseen spots sitting in small cities that are all a shorter drive away than Philadelphia. It wasn’t until just recently that our brains were forced to understand that maybe there was some skateboard escape nearby that wasn’t one we have been to dozens of times before. The rewatchability of “Your Big Cheesecake” definitely helped hammer that point home.

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Slouching Towards T.F.

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions on the QS one-spot map. Going to try and keep it as up to date as possible. Funny how practically the same day we went live with it, there was a new part filmed entirely at the Dylan monument spot in Berlin, and one at the Herbis plaza in Osaka. (Portland sources seem to say that the new Silas part is filmed at two spots, thus failing to qualify for the metric of being able to pinpoint it to a single location.)

Thrasher dropped an extended IGTV raw edit of the T.J. footy from the last lil’ Instamix that came out alongside his lowtop shoe. Wow, obvs.

Ben Kadow has a new Hockey part filmed pretty much entirely in the city, on insane spots that seldom register as “spots” to us normies, e.g. the 5050 bench ollie at Central Park, the perpendicular drop in boardslide, et al.

All the Streets Are Silentthe documentary that was supposed to be about Zoo York’s Mixtape video before sprawling into a much bigger project — arrives in theaters this week.

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#QSTOP10 — July 16, 2021

New favorite skater is this dude out of Marseilles. That switch heel where he clips the stairs is so sick. This line should’ve been a Top 10 #1 the week it got posted. Apologies for the oversight.

Also the Herbert Brown part up on Free rules. The fact he filmed the entire thing in Chattanooga gives it such a unique feel — it truly looks like a hometown part that he went above and beyond for.

Have a good weekend ♥

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