If skating was born from surfing and surfing originated in Hawaii then Hawaii is skateboarding’s mecca. Jeff Grosso ends Season 10 with a deep dive into the roots of what we talk about when we talk about love.
The AGGRO ZONE by Neil Blender was, “The best thing Transworld ever did,” according to Grosso. In Six Stair’s ongoing effort to archive all things skateboarding, they’ve just completed scanning the first 10 years of Transworld Skateboarding. This is for those who never knew or need a reminder.
Back in the late 1970s/early 1980s copers were cool… and then they weren’t. Learn the brief history of one of the more useful gimmicks in skateboarding.
Black Label Skateboards has been going for 30 years and is still going strong. Grosso gets nostalgic for the early 1990’s when John Lucero founded the company and Grosso was the resident pro.
Grosso sits down with FA’s Anthony Van Engelen to talk about the early 90s, big pants, small wheels, school yards, influences and life going full circle in this Loveletter to AVE.
Geoff Rowley has been pushing the limits of what is possible on a skateboard for more than two decades. In this episode Grosso sits down with Geoff to talk about “Going Big”, getting hurt, being scared, consistently pushing the boundaries and who and what gets him fired up to skate.
Tony Hawk & Grosso review what was an epic final of the Women’s Pro Tour in Paris / Chelles, France. Listen to the legends view on the bright future of women’s park terrain skating.
The Loveletters crew took a trip from Paris to Lyon to Marseille, meeting up with skaters from every generation of French skaters along the way. We interviewed as many as we could and made this episode from their stories. This episode is NOT a history of France’s skate scene! This is a Loveletter to some of the many great French skaters who have killed it over the years. Watch this and then put your phone down and book a flight to France immediately.
Canada has a long and deep skate history. From Montreal to Vancouver skaters have been ripping up north since the beginning of time. This episode is NOT a history of the Canadian skate scene! This is a Loveletter to some of the many great Canadians who have killed it from the 70s to today. Watch this and then put your phone down and take a trip to Canada.
One of the key figures in the early evolution of skateboarding from a wholesome, contest based “sport” into the freewheeling art form that it is today was Tony Alva. Starring: Tony Alva, Jeff Grosso, Wynn Miller, Steve Olson, Shepard Fairy, Gus Van Sant, Josh Brolin, Jeff Ament, Glen E Friedman, Robert Trujillo, Brad Bowman, Pete Zehnder, Jeff Ho, Stacey Peralta, Elijah Berle and more.
“Vert ramp contests…they were fun for a while and then they weren’t. So they went away.”—Jeff Grosso.
Og De Souza is a big part of Brazilian skate history . His story IS skateboarding to its core… then, now and everywhere.