Richer Poorer have somehow managed to make a spring lookbook look interesting, with Chris Pastras, Christian Maalouf, Daniel Shimizu and Justin Strubing running around LA doing what they do best
Adidas skateboarding in Namibia
The adidas South Africa skateboarding team recently explored the unknown territories of Namibia. They travelled to the capital city of Windhoek and made their way back to Cape Town .
WATCH: ALIVE & WELL
Skate shops can mean so much more to the people that frequent them than just a place to buy a deck. Seattle’s Alive & Well skate shop is one such store.
JAKE REUTER’S BACKYARD BOWL
“A simple little clip of Jake Reuter a couple of weeks ago in his backyard bowl in Huntington Beach. The weather was windy and hot as hell but that didn’t seem to affect his skating in the slightest.” – Mac Saxton
PERSPECTIVE: Jake Darwen
There’s a story behind every shot, but we rarely get a chance to hear it. Element are hoping to change that through their “perspective” short film series, this time featuring photographer Jake Darwen.
LIKE IT RAW: NICK VON WERSSOWETZ
Behind the obvious bullshit that surrounds skateboarding lives a good list of people, ideas, and companies that are actually exciting. Nick Von Werssowetz (aka LURKNYC) is one of them.
Gimme Gimmee: The Quiet Life
When I was a kid, we didn’t have shit. I mean nothing. There was no internet, so if you wanted, say, a long-sleeved t-shirt that read ‘Vision Street Wear’, you had to take a three-hour bus ride to the big, scary city…
PEOPLE: Donny Miller
Whether it’s personal work or a Skate Mental collab, Donny Miller makes some sincerely funny, fresh designs. I visited the artist for a glorious sunset and talk of politics, asses, a new brand, and plans with Jason Jessee.
KRISTINA PATTERSON: OUTTAKES
We featured some of the profile photos from Kristina’s upcoming book in our latest issue, and now she’s kindly shared some of her favorite outtakes from the shoots with us.
WATCH: ERIC GEISELMAN
Watch Eric’s multi-faceted approach gain him a spot with Vissla. Skate, Surf and Music. Kid’s winning.
TODD FRANCIS x HUF “RAT TRAP” COLLECTION
HUF have teamed up with amazing artist and friend of MC Todd Francis for a collection of shirts, hats and a skateboard. In classic Francis style the collection includes Todd’s renowned vermin use in his artwork.
BEHIND THE SHOT: #45 CURTIS BUCHANAN
We all know how good Curtis Buchanan’s cover shot of Tino Razo and Andrew Allen is. But what’s the story behind the cover shot? Curtis was kind enough to give us the inside scoop.
PREMIERE: THE BAKER VIDEO
My last name is Baker so this is called the Baker Video. Why should anyone take the time out to watch this? The same reason as anything: it’s fun.
WATCH: ADIDAS x GONZ SUPERSTAR 80’S
Adidas pay homage to Mark Gonzales and the all-white Adidas Originals in this episode of ‘Superstar 80’s’
SMOKE: Vans Syndicate x Jason Dill
I’m no punk, but if I was, I’d probably be moved to draw all over my shoes at one point and it would invariably come out looking like shit. I’d just end up throwing them away, a perfectly good pair of shoes, and get new ones with my parents’ money but tell everyone I stole…
CONS PROJECT IS COMING TO SYDNEY
Want to shoot the Converse CONS skate team on 35mm film? Now, you can. Find out how.
WATCH: JULIAN DAVIDSON FOR RVCA
RVCA have just released their new collab line with Californian skater Julian Davidson. Check out the vid they just launched to show off the new range of tie-dye infused threads.
KENNY ANDERSON – KA3 BY CONVERSE
On a cloudless, Nine-degree morning, I went to a sketchy warehouse in Queens to try out kenny Anderson’s new Cons pro model and ask him a few questions.
SMOKE: NIKE SB FREE
The future of comfort and board control. Nike SB Free.
WATCH: KALANI ON THE NORTH SHORE
Everybody has that one friend that cruises through life with no qualms because they are good at everything. You know the guy, the mutha-fucker was born with pearly white straight teeth and a glistening head of hair to rival that of Jared Leto’s. Academically, they’ve always been top of the class, they excel in any…