MARK WETZEL RETROSPECTIVE BY TRAFFIC SKATEBOARDS – THEORIES OF ATLANTIS

To celebrate his new honorary pro board by Traffic Skateboards, Theories of Atlantis put together a collection of some of their favorite clips of Mark Wetzel from his years riding for Traffic. Starting from 2005 with his breakout part in “Via”, to his incredible part in 2014’s “Static IV”, to “Look Left” in 2019, and “Third Shift” in 2020. Mark is one of the most truly creative street skaters on the east coast, always finding spots where nobody else could and we are mega fans of the shark. – Brought to you by Theories of Atlantis

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JAKE TODD RAW TAPES: EPISODE 2 – “THIRD SHIFT 2”

Theories of Atlantis return to the new Raw Tapes series focusing on Philadelphia filmer/videomaker Jake Todd’s mini-DV tape vault. This episode continues with tapes from filming for Traffic’s “Third Shift”. Mainly filmed in Philadelphia, but included some Baltimore pit stops with Chris Teta. Featuring Josh Feist, Kevin Liedtke,Tyler Dietterich, Rich Adler, Mark Wetzel, and James Sayres.

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JAKE TODD RAW TAPES: EPISODE 1 – “THIRD SHIFT”

Thories of Atlantis is kicking off a new raw tapes series with TOA Philly-based filmer Jake Todd. Jake has been helping film and create projects for TOA over the past few years and he has built up quite a catalog of tapes filled with clips from Traffic, Hopps, Dial Tone, Picture Show and Theories riders. So to start with his first Raw Tapes episode, Jake is taking us on some sessions from LA, Philadelphia and Baltimore as seen in Traffics’s most recent video “Third Shift”. Featuring Luke Malaney, Josh Feist, Dustin Eggeling, Mark Del Negro, Pat Stiener, Kevin Taylor, Chris Teta, Hiroki, Chris Mathis, and Mark Wetzel.

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STATIC IV RAW TAPES: EPISODE 5

Theories of Atlantis is back with some more raw footy from the filming of the Static IV & V videos. This episode features mostly footage from the 2011-2012 and includes some additional footage from the infamous “Flower Man” incident with German Nieves as well as some unseen clips and 2nd makes of Jahmal Williams all over the island of Manhattan. Also featured are Billy Rohan, Mark Wetzel, Brian Delatore, Joel Meinholz, Daniel (Snowy) Kinloch, Kevin Tierney and Steve Brandi. Yet another bangin episode for your viewing pleasure.

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STATIC IV RAW TAPES: EPISODE 4

Theories of Atlantis brings you Episode 4 of the Static IV Raw Tapes. This week’s episode focuses on Quim Cardona, German Nieves, Jahmal Williams, Pat Stiener, Steve Brandi, Brendan Carroll, Kevin Tierney, Mark Wetzel, Lem Go, Brian Clarke and Chad Muska. You read that right….The Muska. Enjoy.

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STATIC IV RAW TAPES SERIES: EPISODE 3 – THEORIES OF ATLANTIS

We’re back with episode 3 of Static IV Raw Tapes. Showcasing unused footage, 2nd angles, makes, slams and craze captured while filming for the Static IV & V videos. This episode was filmed mostly between 2010-2011 in Manhattan and features Aaron Herrington, Brian Delatore, Ben Gore, Steve Brandi, Kevin Tierney, Rich Adler, Jahmal Williams, Charlie Young, Mark Wetzel and Ralphie, aka Sponge Bob?

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STATIC III “NEW JERSEY MINUTE” SEGMENT w/ MARK WETZEL & STEVE DURANTE

This bangup part from the 2007 dvd “Static III” showcases two underground New Jersey shredders, Mark Wetzel and Steve Durante as they defile some filthy industrial spots from New Jersey to Barcelona. These guys never got the credit they deserved for how influential their skating has been to the underground so TOA to remind you by bringing this part back, 13 years late. Brought to you by Theories of Atlantis.

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