Yes, Jesse Alba is the son of OG skateboarding legend, Steve (“Salba”) Alba, but that doesn’t mean he’s hanging on to his daddy’s cheetah-printed kneepads to make a name for himself. His stand-out parts in \m/ and Cosmic Vomit 2 prove he’s more than just a veteran’s son with colored griptape and a bleached mohawk. And as for his musical tastes, well, they’re just as eclectic and filled with feel-good vibes as his tricks and his ‘fits would have you believe.
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WILL TIKTOK BE THE NEW HOME FOR SKATEBOARDING ON THE INTERNET?
We called up some "skate TikTokers" to find out what they've learned and seen so far.
PLOTTING THE LIFECYCLE OF A TRENDY TRICK
"Pressure flips are cool again. Actually, their second act has lasted longer than their first did."
CHECKING OUT A HIDDEN DIY FINGERBOARD PARK IN QUEENS
When we heard about a mysterious concrete fingerboard park hiding in Brooklyn, we knew we had to go find it.
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH ILLEGAL CIV?
The Illegal Civ stuff feels like an ongoing soap opera, so to air out any confusion we talked to a few key characters.
INSIDE THE 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY OF EMERICA’S “THIS IS SKATEBOARDING”
We stopped by to pay our respects and see if we could squeeze a few stories out of the crew.