15 Things You Didn’t Know About… Skate Shoes Words: Adam Salo 1. While a pro shoe is often the sign of a respected and seasoned veteran, some veterans are younger than others. Bastien Salabanzi, 20, became the youngest pro to earn signature shoe, the Vans Tag XLT, at the ripe old age of 16. 2. […]
Jon Allie I heard somewhere you work on old cars. What kind do you have? Do you think Fords suck? I like Chevys better. You know those stickers that have Calvin from “Calvin and Hobbes” pissing on the Ford logo? I’ve got one of those. How did you get into working on cars? And why […]
Artistically Inclined Skaters who have done the artwork for their own pro graphics Jason Adams Ricky Barnes Neil Blender Chet Childress Tony Cox Mark Gonzales John Grigley Jeff Grosso Jeremy Henderson Andy Howell Marc Johnson Natas Kaupas Jason Lee John Lucero Mike Manzoori Kris Markovich Chris Miller Lance Mountain Matt Pailes Chris Pastras Clint Peterson […]
Who Designed it? Grindline Skateparks, inc. Who Built it? Grindline Skateparks, inc. Where is it? Arlington WA Features: Concrete Bowl Full-Pipe / Cradle Rails Marble Ledges What’s in the Park? Love seat, pool coping, hips, pockets, full-pipe cradle, 11’ tall bank wall. street plaza with marble ledges, rails, stairs. What’s Good about it? Endless lines. […]
Johnny Layton talks about his friend and team Manager Brian Young, while the slides flash and move.
After a busy year of skating, filming and travelling the world, Johnny takes a little time to enjoy the spoils of his work. He’s knows 2006 will be full of more travelling, more filming and a big promotion to the Pro ranks of Toy Machine. So how’s it living in Corona these days Actually I […]
David Gonzales-Alley oop Kickflip Geoff Rowley-FS cab Javier Sarmiento-frontside flip 180
So there’s some talk on the streets about a new sponsor? Ummm, when is this coming out? It’s a website, so, like, tomorrow. ? Oh well, most people know by now, I ride for Baker. How did that come about? ? I’ve always been psyched on Andrew Reynolds, and I’ve been skating with all those […]