Had to run this one back 📷 Photo by Colin Sussingham
Scumco and Tristan Mershon present Striking Distance 2, their latest project featuring Jake Baldini, Dave Abair, Kyle Nicholson, the legend Jerry Mraz, the legend Kevin Taylor, and many of today’s most esteemed crust evangelists.
Will Rosenstock and Venue Skateshop present Ninetyfour, the latest full-ish length video from Bust Crew and the slice in time when the A.V.E. bench was in Richmond, Virginia.
Huge past week for Ty Beall, who had heavy footage across both of the aforementioned projects, in addition to this mini part for Pepper Grip.
Jake Todd’s Philly [and beyond] video, Devil’s Pocket, is now live in full.
Photo via Chuck 📷
“That could have been me.” The Guardian spoke to several Black skateboarders — including our dear friend Aaron Wiggs, along with Harold Hunter Foundation chair + architect of The Black List, Patrick Kigongo — about their experiences in the shadow of Tyre Nichols’ murder at the hands of police.
“Yeah! At Glendale High!” Farran Golding had Nelly Morville talk over her Paymaster part about how the Limosine connection came to be + filming for their inaugural video.
Columbus Circle continues to enjoy its reign as the spot of the winter: Christian Kerr just dropped an edit with a days’ worth of Columbus footage, and yes, you get to see Gabe Tennen shred in it! It’s a foregone conclusion someone is going to drop a one-spot part from there by May, right?
📷 Photo by Zach Baker
Though a bit lagging on concrete specifics, The New York Times had a feature last week about the pending restoration of the Brooklyn Banks, which apparently has the mayor’s support? (2023 is actually what they said when they pulled all the bricks out three years ago.)
Cutty spots and familiar faces in Nick Kassebaum’s Sinkhole video, which is almost entirely filmed in New York.
Does this spot have an agreed upon name yet, or is everyone going to do the whole civil war over naming rights? Neema Joorabchi posted up a two-minute edit from the new, blue and yellow recycled plastic ledges on Essex Street.
“I’m in the midst of a battle right now, I’ve gone back down to riding a 7.75” board.” The Slam City Skates blog interviewed Danny Brady for their “First & Last” series.