Watermelons Switch Crook via Clark Hassler’s Instagram
Frozen in Carbonite reviews some books while drawing parallels to skating and stuff. “One could say that skaters born between 1972 and 1975 (Markovich, etc.) got screwed because they were too young to get in on that eighties money, yet too old to get in on the late 90s shoe/board sale boom.”
Some guys from Beyond Skate Shop out in Finland came to New York and put together a cool montage.
A bunch of clips from New Yorkers below drinking age being productive: 1) Spring Intermission by Michael Elijah, which has a Rob C cameo 2) iPhone montage via Kasper. 3) Death Video Throwaways Vol. 7. 4) Tribeca montage via the Dunions.
Street League re-imagined on a curb.
Ishod does a huge backside flip in bright swim trunks, then crashes into a tree.
Tony Hawk’s first skateboard is now in the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Anyone who kicked you out of a spot this past weekend is an asshole.
Palace eBay Watch: My dad bought a 1989 Toyota Corolla in 2003 for $300 and it ran for a good sixteen months.
Spot Updates: 1) There are two [likely temporary] small manual pads at the former Bubble Banks right now. Get some wheelies in while you can, because they’ll probably build stuff on top or around them. 2) There’s a doghouse / spine ramp thing at the BQE spot now.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Danny Green breaks Jesus Shuttlesworth’s record for most three-point shots made in a NBA Finals with 23.
Quote of the Week:
How awful is the title of that new Jay-Z album? Not that there is any interest in the album around here either way, but the title is so particularly bad that it had to be mentioned. Either way, thanks for the memories.