Photo via @DimeMTL’s Instagram
Is this roller derby girl skating around L.A. eligible for Skater of the Year contention? Can Heather Graham present the award to her instead of Phelps if/when she wins? Her part has about five viewings right now, which is more than most skateboard parts these days. (Skip to the 2:00 mark of the video.)
Brian Anderson has a five-minute video interview out, in which he skates around a few parks and discusses leaving Girl, starting up 3D, openly tall skaters, etc.
Here’s the extended version of the openly tall Jake Johnson’s May 2012 Transworld interview, which preceded his “going pro” section in The Cinematographer Project.
John Cardiel and Aaron Herrington have interviews in the new Grey mag.
New video blog from the Beef Patty crew.
Following our review of The Accidental Playground, NY Skateboarding uploaded a three-minute video about the Volcano that was included on the Deathbowl to Downtown DVD (and was maybe on the 511 VHS?)
Some largely unused New York footage from 2006-2010 featuring Rodney Torres, Luis Tolentino, Eli Reed and other familiar faces.
Pat Galloway has a new part for Coda online in which he summons the spirit of 1999 by skating the Houston Park rail off the ledge.
“Adult contemporary” New York skateboarding via the Mood NYC crew.
That high ledge to bank behind Supreme is like a thing now, huh?
We have a new title holder for “The Whitest Skate Spot in New York!”
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: “Just replace the entire Atlantic Division with replays of GSW-OKC.” Not opposed to that at all. See exhibit A and exhibit B.
Quote of the Week: “I don’t really like candy, but I’m into desserts.” — Greg Huff
Our best of series starts this week. Past editions — 2012: 25-21, 20-16, 15-11, 10-6, 5-1 / 2011: 25-21, 20-16, 15-11, 10-6, 5-1 / 2010: 25-21, 20-16, 15-11, 10-6, 5-1 / 2000s: 100-91, 90-81, 80-71, 70-61, 60-51, 50-41, 40-31, 30-21, 20-11, 10-2, #1