The Andale Bearings Team rounds up their volume 4 edit! Featuring skateboarding by: Paul Rodriguez, Joey Brezinski, Torey Pudwill, Tiago Lemos, Sewa Kroetkov, John Di Larenzo, Santana Saldana, Daniel Espinoza, Trent Mcclung, Trent Mcclung, Carlos Ribeiro, Roman Lisiuka, Carter Oeflein, Will Gomez, Lucas Puig, Daewon Song, Aurelie Giraud, Nick Tucker, Yuto Horigome, and Shmatty Chaffin.
Cookie is Pro! Get to know the process of Cookie first Pro model and pick up a deck HERE.
Whether he’s skating ledges, playing the piano or chilling in the pool on his “Crucifloat,” Stefan Janoski follows the same effortless approach. Skate photographer, filmmaker and artist, Thomas Campbell, brings that creative spirit front and center in his short documentary, “Everyone Hates Poetry,” highlighting Stefan’s sculpture, songwriting, painting and beyond.
Nike caught up with Thomas recently about meeting Stefan almost 20 years ago in the garage of a punk house in San Diego, the permanence of bronze and why failure is important to both art and skating. Read the full article HERE.
Skateboarding legend Eric Koston has been a sneaker head since first visiting Japan at age 19. As a teenage skateboarder, finding affordable footwear that worked for street skateboarding was not as easy as it is today. Before the dawn of signature skate shoes, Koston and friends would search for new, old stock of Nikes to skate in. In hindsight, Koston now realizes that those teenage searches for Nikes influenced his rise through skateboarding.
Erick Winkowski takes it up north to Zarosh’s famed dirt board paradise aka Cachagua Land and skates a new dirt quarter pipe among a bunch of other things… 110mm wheels, eating bugs, there’s no rules to this shit.
Paul Schmitt discusses growing up in La Crosse Wisconsin, moving to Tampa, selling rails made of Wood and Fiberglass, making the first plastic rails, how Schmitt Stix was created, making boards in his bedroom, moving to Costa Mesa to make boards for Vision and Schmitt Stix, leaving Vision to create The New Deal with Steve Douglas and Andy Howell, forming PS Stix, tailoring boards to a skaters needs, how “Nano Tubes” affect your pop, what goes into making a single skateboard deck, his Create A Skate program for schools and much more!
RVCA & PM Tenore welcome Evan Mock to the family.
Tom Asta walks us through the process for his last trick from Til The End Vol. 3 in Valencia, Spain. Switch Heel Nosegrind Fakie flip out is tough enough as is, watch through til the end to see what other insane trick Tom had in mind at this spot!
Get bit by Creature’s ‘Last Strike’ series and take a stroll with renowned tattoo artist Henry Lewis as he shows us around his local haunts and gets in-depth on how he got into art, what gets him hyped and how he came up with his latest offering featuring signature boards with pros Navarrette, Martinez, Wilkins, Partanen, and the “scorpion king” himself David Gravette fused to our favorite shapes varying from 8” wide to a hefty 8.8”. With purple laminates, smooth matte finish, and gold accents, these beauts’ are waiting to sting your favorite spots!
“Jack has so much control on a board. He can flip in and out of pretty much any ledge, rail, or transition trick he tries. We spent an afternoon skating his local ledge spot and captured a small fraction of his capabilities for your viewing pleasure.” – Nate Alton, Thunder Team Manager
When we first started the discussion with the Team regarding Tommy, the stoke was universal. Everyone loves Tommy! From incredible street parts to his contest highlights, his body of work is undeniable! Our little secret is out and we are excited to announce Tommy Fynn rides for Plan B! His first four premiere models are available now! Let’s Go! – Plan B Skateboards
The Manchester is back. The crew met up and laced up some new pairs, cruised a couple parks, and ended the day skating around DTLA. Pick up a pair HERE.