Bagel via Tompkins Square Bagels via Digital Ashtray
Who has a tractor trailer? Let’s bring all the Long Island City ramps to Tompkins.
“He took a look at my shoes, grilled me and asked, ‘What’s this shoveling for?’ I responded, ‘My grandma fell here last week and I don’t want anybody else to get hurt.’ He said ‘Nah, you’re a skateboarder, leave the park now or I’ll call the cops. We have a guy that shovels the park.'” Philly’s hatred of skateboarding never fails to reach new heights. An interview with Tracy Gorman about skating Love Park this past winter.
Speaking of which, Sabotage 4 should be a good time.
Dug this video’s #chill #vibes: Nassau by Derek Heydle. All New York stuff.
Gino talks about boards, shoes and gear for nine minutes.
“In the Bity,” a three-and-a-half minute montage featuring most of the Bronze guys and some rad Shawn Powers Tompkins night lines.
2015 is all about ushering in a wave of redhead acceptance in skateboarding. Weiger’s all iPhone birthday part was great. If a genie granted me the chance to skate ledges like any pro but said I couldn’t pick a Spaniard, I’d probably pick Weiger.
Transworld’s “ABD Archive” GIF-itized most of the prominent tricks to go down over picnic tables. Chris Franzen’s switch front shove is still the coolest.
Dunno about calling the L.E.S. Park “iconic,” but this “Day in the Life”-esque thing with Billy Rohan was cool. “Chanel makes you smell like your Rolex is real.”
The Paych guys, Will R.S. and Zered at House of Vans.
If you want to watch more Aaron Herrington re-edits, here are the contest winners.
The book about the history of the ollie is 912 pages long.
Here’s what the first run of Mother Collective boards looks like.
Haven’t heard Waka rap in like ~two years at this point (the volatility of the rap spotlight is insane huh?), but something about his voice sounds weird now.
This is the best Kendrick Lamar song.
QS Sports Desk: Kyrie Irving is only the third most fun-to-watch guard in the NBA.
Quote of the Week: “Biebel became one of my favorite skaters this year because of Instagram.” — Jack Sabback
YRN: The Album drops June 16th. Kinda got the feeling that those guys made every sort of song there was for them to make after their last mixtape, but would love to be proved wrong :)