THE 2019 JENKEM YEAR IN REVIEW
Looking back at all the wack and less wack stuff that happened this year on Jenkem.
HOW CHINA’S GOVERNMENT IS CHANGING SKATING FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
“The Chinese government is ignorant. They tell us what to think, and now they want to tell us how to skate, where to skate.”
HOW “BAKER 3” BANGED US OVER THE HEAD
We overanalyzed the most straightforward skate video of the 2000s.
THINGS YOU CAN DO TO MAKE YOUR CITY MORE SKATE FRIENDLY
How to convince your city officials to fund skateparks, de-knob spots, and be more chill about skating in your city.
HOW A SEXUAL PREDATOR INFILTRATED ATLANTA’S SKATE SCENE
The story of how one man used a DIY skatepark and a brand to take advantage of young skater boys.
THE HISTORY BEHIND SOME VERY SKATEABLE SCULPTURES
A bit of context behind some jumbo sized sculptures that border on skate porn.
HOW SHOULD BRANDS BE RELEASING THEIR VIDEOS?
And is our video distribution model broken?
LOOKING INSIDE THE WORLD OF SKATE ACADEMIA
Here's five pieces of skate scholarship along with oversimplified takeaways to get your mind juices flowing.
A SERIOUS REVIEW OF MARK SUCIU’S SERIOUS “VERSO”
Verso asks that we pay it a kind of attention many of us automatically do not. Knowing this, we choose to either look more closely or let it pass before our eyes the way the rest of skating does.