Mark “Monk” Hubbard was a skateboarder, artist, musician, builder, dreamer, and visionary. This Loveletter is a tribute to Monk in his own words.
There are few things as legendary in skateboarding as Independent Trucks ads… Grosso spends 60 seconds calling out his favorites.
Jeff Grosso takes 14-minutes to appreciate one of the scariest and most thrilling things in skateboarding…going down a hill, fast.
Legendary ripper & VPS color commentator, Jeff Grosso, gets Mic’d up & delivers the scene report from Mother Hastings in Vancouver, Canada for the second stop of the 2018 Vans Park Series tour.
The show that has skateboarders talking – This week This week Jeff Grosso discusses growing up in Eagle Rock CA, moving to Arcadia, quitting high school a credit short a month before graduation, his first sponsor Variflex, getting on Powell Peralta, leaving Powell Peralta to turn pro for Schmitt Stix, his heavy drug use, smuggling a ball of hash through airport security for Hosoi, partying on Robitussin, nearly killing Ross Goodman, leaving Santa Cruz for Lucero Limited which turned into Black Label, overdosing and almost dying multiple times, working normal jobs to get by, getting on Vans and Antihero, how he feels about skateboarding in the Olympics, Love letters and much more!
Grosso reflects on the crossover between skateboarding and popular culture.
Preston was traveling around the world shooting and making skate videos since the mid 90’s. Here’s a look back, starting with his first video, JUSTICE.
Preston logged more miles on the road and more hours behind the camera than anyone in skateboarding. We dug into the files to show you some of the good times we shared out there. – Grosso
You all asked for more Lee Ralph so here you go… Lee talks about Dave Andrecht and how amazing his backside airs were back in 1980.
The Lance Mountain Love Letter continues with Lance showing some love for 70’s pro skater Darrell Miller. Darrell was one of the first pros to give Lance boards- he also came up with the Miller Flip. Watch and learn some skate history direct from Lance Mountain.
Tony Alva turned 60 a few days ago and still rips. We wanted to mark the occasion with a special edition half hour Love Letter to the Master of Style and longevity. Here’s the trailer to get you stoked- full length coming Dec. 2017.
Back in 2009 Lance Mountain set out to make a TV show to pay respect to the generation of skaters from the late 1970’s. Guys like Bobby Valdez and Darrell Miller who didn’t become household names but nonetheless had a huge impact on Lance and skateboarding in general. The show never happened but we found all the footage and decided to cut the story together. Here it is… The Origin of the Love Letters with Lance Mountain – Part 1.