It’s that time of the year again when Khaled goes skateboarding.
Guess the word is out on this one. Proud to say QS will be releasing a ten-year anniversary book on Powerhouse this fall, entitled TF at 1. It’s a fun look back at the past decade give-or-take of the extended family that surrounds this website. More details later this year. Keep an eye out for snippets on Instagram.
Jamal Smith tests out Stevie Williams’ DC pro model from ~2001. Possibly the best skate clip of the year. “Stevie, don’t fuck me up when you see this.”
The new Sabotage 4 trailer is great. Includes a full Dylan Sourbeer part.
The list of people who look as good as peak-era Rob Welsh on a skateboard is in the single digits. Also, since skateboarders love rappers from the nineties so much that we’re still editing to songs off The Sun Rises in the East fifteen years after Static 1 came out, you guys might be interested to learn that a lot of those rappers are still making music in 2015!
The Iron Claw crew opened up a new shop in Bushwick called Rollgate Skates, which buys, sells and trades skate gear. 867 Broadway in Bushwick, by Broadway-Myrtle J.
The 2014 Thrasher Skater of the Year on not having an Instagram.
“In terms of visibility and reach, the Thrasher part gives the skater the prime-time spot, and to have one of these nowadays is almost like being a contestant on America’s Got Talent that made it to the next round. Everyone gets to see your part for that day, but next week there’s a whole other round of contestants to replace you.” SMLTalk with a funny one about the most awfully titled Thrasher parts. “The Raybourn Identity” is insane, though we called something “Djosh Unchained” before, so…
Sidewalk has a pretty in-depth and candid interview with Austyn Gillette about life since suffering a double knee injury a year ago.
R.I.P. to the Pigeon Shit Double-Set on 40th and Broadway. It lead a terrible life.
Here are the TWO winners of the Jason Byoun remix contest. Considering both of them incited equal amounts of laughter, it wasn’t fair to just let one win. Check your emails. Make sure to watch the first one through the end :)
Quote of the Week: “Fetty Wap is like Willie Nelson.” — Corey Rubin