THE STORY BEHIND TAIL DEVIL, THE FORGOTTEN MILLENNIAL SKATE TOY
Sparks + skateboards is a no-brainer. So why did this toy go away? We talked with the inventor to find out.
THE RESURGENCE OF PAT BURKE
"If you’re in it long enough, you either die or go to jail or rehab."
RYAN REYES ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS ON PSYCHEDELICS
Curious about microdosing, picking the right setting for a trip, or the best way to keep mushrooms fresh? Ryan's got some answers.
10 OF OUR FAVORITE MIRROR LINES
Mirror lines are special because they can only be done by skateboarders who have both a deep bag of tricks and impeccable switch game.
APPRECIATING LATINX IMMIGRANTS THAT SHAPED SKATEBOARDING
Tired of hearing that skateboarding is just some white boy shit? Here's a reminder that it's not.
MEET ANDERSON STEVIE, A FORMER GANGSTER FROM BRAZIL TRYING TO MAKE IT IN SKATING
One of the most moving and overwhelming stories we've encountered since the beginning of Jenkem.
JEREME ROGERS EXPLAINS HIS BREAKDOWN AND LIFE SINCE LEAVING SKATING
Highlights include starting a band with Danny Way, selling "boxes" of weed, and 5 minutes of terrible new raps.
VISITING THE TWO HABIBIS BEHIND CARPET COMPANY
Meet Ayman and Osama, two Egyptian brothers who run their hand-printed board and clothing brand out of an old townhouse in Baltimore.
THIS DUDE STATISTICALLY ANALYZED EVERY JIM GRECO CLIP
Someone clocked all of Jim Greco's footage to see what we could learn from the data. This one's for the real skate nerds.
HOW MUCH LONGER CAN SKATEBOARDING STAY TRENDY?
We tried to map the most recent rise and fall of skateboarding as a "trend."
INTRODUCING STATE FOOTWEAR, A NEW SKATEBOARD SHOE BRAND
We tried to find out what this new skate shoe brand is all about.
A GUIDE TO SOME THE MOST INFLUENTIAL JAPANESE VIDEO PARTS
Studying Japan's signature quick-ollie, curvy-power-sliding, mini-spots-centric style.
7 OF THE MOST TERRIFYING SKATE SHOES
The saddest part: somewhere there’s pairs of these shoes sitting in a vintage shop in Williamsburg with a $300 price tag and someone will buy them.
THESE SKATE SHOE NERDS SHARE SOME OF THEIR RAREST KICKS
Read the backstories behind some distinctive early 2000s skate shoes you may have never seen before.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND OVERCOMING FEAR IN SKATING
We talked with doctors and performance psychologists to get tips on how to become the next Hometown Hucker.
DISSECTING ILLEGAL TRICKS WITH “THE BUNT” GUYS
Which tricks are illegal and do they stay illegal forever? We talked with the guys from "The Bunt" podcast on this silly and controversial issue.
MY EXPERIENCES IN SKATEBOARDING
"I've been terrified of garnering the reputation of 'ramp-tramp' or 'pro-ho' just from spending time with skaters."
THE JENKEM GUIDE TO SKATE INJURIES
We used common sense and asked a doctor to give us advice about treating the most common skate injuries.
JENKEM MIX 65: JASON SALILLAS
We asked the youngest dude in the new Welcome video to throw some tracks up for us.
MEET THE HANDRAIL FREAK, COLE WILSON
"You just gotta tone the gooch up and get it strong. I think it only takes so many sacks before that muscle is just tough enough to take a beating..."
Another UK edit for the mates!
WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH JENKEM?
We talk to Hamilton Morris about inhaling the fumes of feces and urine and if it can really get you high
SQUASHING RUMORS WITH BASTIEN SALABANZI
We track down Bastien Salabanzi to question him about the Jart video, internet rumors, and his infamous self cheering.
JENKEM MIX 42: JOSH STEWART
The Theories of Atlantis mastermind and man behind the Static video series gives us our most diverse mix yet.
WHAT DOES A REAL ART CRITIC THINK OF SKATE ART? (ROUND 2)
Hear what a fancy art critic thinks of art made by famous skateboarders.
JENKEM MIX 46: CORY KENNEDY
The flow of this mix is a little haggard, I won't lie, but it kind of perfectly captures Cory's skating: soulful, fun, and not too serious.
WTF? – KICKFLIP PRIMO SLIDE
Here's to the crazy ones. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently.
- HOW CORPORATIONS ARE CHANGING SKATEBOARDING AND WHY IT MATTERS
- NEW DEAL SKATEBOARDS IS COMING BACK
- KEITH HUFNAGEL ON THE FUTURE OF HUF
- MEET THE SKATE PARK DESIGNER TURNING BACKYARDS INTO PERFECT SPOTS
- DISCUSSING THE HISTORY OF FUCT & THE CURRENT STREETWEAR MARKET