Jason Rothmeyer discusses growing up in Long Beach CA, skating with Ron Chatman, driving up to skate Powell Skate Zone, skating for Santa Cruz, doing the contest circuit, leaving Santa Cruz for Foundation Skateboards, why he got kicked off Foundation, 90’s company beef, filming his 411 Profiles part, getting back on Santa Cruz, judging contests, working for New Balance Numeric, his animal photography and much more!
Mikey Taylor Stops by and Chats with us about skating Paul Rodiguez’s park for the first time, moving into his new office, working the TikTok angle for finance talk, when he started feeling comfortable talking about money, Youtube/Social Media skaters vs Industry skaters, communication between sponsors and skaters, watching his first video part ever, breaking down his skate clips and much more!
The Nine Club discuss the Red Bull Solus Contest, SMiLe Interviews Chris Pulman, Santa Cruz’s “Bae” Video and much more!
Manny Santiago discusses being born in Puerto Rico & growing up in Lowell Massachusetts, starting skating at 15 years old, meeting Dave Bachinsky, getting on Think Skateboards, meeting Felix Arguelles & riding for Ammo Skateboards, how he got on Famous, starting his own company Fortune Skateboards, his website MSA, riding for Echo Clothing, filming for his concept video part “California”, getting his footage stolen and refilming his tricks, what happened to his front tooth, having a skatepark in his backyard, dating Christiana Means, skating in the Olympics and much more!
Ricki Bedenbaugh Stops by and Chats with the Nine Club about growing his hair out for three years to donate it to Wigs For Kids, filming a part for his 50th birthday, filming the Redbull Solus and other contests, what it was like to film motocross on street spots, witnessing so many tricks being done down El Toro, how many first try tricks he’s filmed of Nyjah, watching footage he filmed at a 1991 contest with John Cardiel, Eric Koston, Willy Santos & Andrew Reynolds, getting hit in the head with a board while taking photos in China, watching some of his memorable tricks he filmed and much more!
Brandon Turner is a Professional skateboarder who really has been through it all when it comes to drugs and alcohol. He has been in and out of recovery and has shared near-death experiences as a result of his usage. Brandon is now living clean and working at Healthy Life Recovery as an Activities Director. Listen to Brandon’s story and how he helps others with similar experiences in our recent video “Sober Living with Brandon Turner”.
The Nine Club discuss the Maxallure “Born Free” Video, Joe Buffalo “Surviving the Horror of Residential Schools by Skateboarding”, DC Shoes “This Too Shall Pass”, OJ Wheels “OJs in the Bay”, Barney Page skating the length of the UK for The Ben Reamers Foundation and much more!
Today we are hyped to sit down with Fabiana Delfino at LES Skatepark in NYC for Santa Cruz’s latest installment of “What I’m Riding”! In this series SC will be rapping out with your favorite members of the SC squad and dig in to their current setup to learn all about what is currently under their hood. What size board does Fabiana ride? Does Fabi prefer a steeper concave? What’s up with her wheelbase?! All of these questions and much much more are answered in Episode 6 filmed by Nicholas Hanson!
Chris Gregson discusses growing up in Irvine CA, winning Tampa Am vert when he was 14 years old, how he started filming, helping film Geoff Rowley for the Flip video “Extremely Sorry”, what’s it like filming contests, how he balances being a pro skater and filmer, turning Pro for Blood Wizard, being a stand-in for Tony Hawk, skating the pool Tony Alva did the first frontside air in, working for Thrasher Magazine, how he & his friend make the music for all the video parts he edits, how he goes about follow filming on Elliot Sloans mega ramp and much more!
Tim Gavin Stops by and Chats with the Nine Club about how the real estate market fluctuates, flying in from Arizona every weekend during the Blind days, meeting Jeron for the first time, seeing skateboarding in the olympics, why he retired from skating, help starting DVS and getting ownership, why he never skated switch, how he came up with the name for Matix Clothing, filming for “Tim And Henry’s Pack Of Lies, reviewing his skate clips and much more!
The Nine Club discuss the Escapist Skateboarding video “Our World”, Dickies’ “Loose Ends” Video, Free Skate Mag’s “Charles”, Grosso Forever “The Loveletters Series Finale” and much more!
Trailblazer, innovator, global icon: Women’s skateboarding pioneer Lizzie Armanto joins The Dingo and Danny for an unforgettable episode of UNLEASHED.
The 28-year-old skateboard icon from Santa Monica, California, has achieved several historic milestones: Armanto was the first female rider featured on the cover of TransWorld Skateboarding magazine. In 2018, she made history as the first woman to complete the legendary ‘Loop of Death’ obstacle. Since taking gold in her X Games debut in Barcelona in 2013, she has earned a total of three X Games medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) and won the sport’s biggest competitions. Today, Armanto endorses signature skateboards and footwear for A-list brands, appears in video games and films.
But rising to superstar status was no walk in the park, as Armanto had to overcome challenges and chart her own path. Get the real story now in Episode 15 of the UNLEASHED with The Dingo and Danny Podcast.