The unspoken motto of the nearly quarter-century spanning Static series has always been “location, location, location” — each part always feels at home in a specific city, even if it isn’t entirely filmed there.
And the span of Josh Stewart’s sixth Static video feels like it reaches new corners: Trevor Thompson’s Connecticut-heavy hometown part, a bigger focus on the midwest, and Jordan Trahan’s closing section largely filmed in Louisiana. However, six videos in, New York has always been a through-line, and today, we are proud to present you John Baragwanath’s Static VI part, the only New York-based part in the latest project.
MARONE is the new video by Ryan Burge and Paul Overstrom — two Jersey dudes living in the Bay Area, who’d film the rotation of Jersey friends visiting them in the Bay.
Today, we’re honored to present John Gardner’s part to you. It’s no secret that we are huge fans of everything John does — and have gone into depth about how his contiguously fun brand of skateboarding is best left defined as “some John Gardner shit,” rather than trying to put the Lego-like concoctions he creates and the tricks he strings together on them into clunky words. His latest is no different. Marone, indeed.
🧠 Words, Photo & Video by Zach Baker
I was driving a 15-passenger van containing roughly 11 skaters in the middle of the night when I started to laugh and couldn’t stop. Elijah was next to me and I realized that I probably needed to explain myself. I’d been working on this project with Coles and Stafhon called “Coles; Stafhon” and as I stared at what I could of the highway, some dumb imagery superimposed itself across the windshield. I was laughing, I told him, because I’d just imagined Coles walking into a dimly-lit dining room, sitting down and eating pasta very, very seriously.
Words: Ronnie P
Photos: Mike Chinner
Video: Tristan Mershon
Squad: Kevin Taylor, Josh Narvaez, Ty Beall, Jake Baldini, Brian Downey, Justin Grzechowiak, Tristan Mershon, Mike Chinner
Special Guests: Matt Anderson, Giorgio Villone
Last to bed, first awake; cleaning and frying eggs: Josh
Glutathione Goo: Downey
50 pushups a day: Chinner’s whip
Beers and no A/C: Giorgio’s whip
Verdict: Sweaty n Ready
Halloween Stickers Skateboards just dropped their latest full-length video, HSS 3 — the formal follow-up to The HSS Video, which you may remember running on here exactly two years ago.
If you remember that, you certainly remember Liam McCabe’s green sweater day, where he skated the best possible set of stairs in Manhattan [at the time …it’s now skateblocked] and then proceeded to tre flip the worst possible set of stairs in Manhattan a few blocks away wearing the same St. Patrick’s Day garb.
Today, we are proud to present to you the sequel to the green sweater part, in the form of Liam’s HSS 3 curtains section. There’s no definining ~garment~ to follow in the footage, but yeah — holy fucking shit. Love how he manages to hit so many deep Jersey spots that date back to the Wenning days to tick off NBDs, and subsequently upends all expectations on the Brooklyn spots that everybody passes by twenty times a week at the same time (Monument, Williamsburg Bus Depot, Verizon Banks…)