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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NERDING OUT WITH THREE RARE DECK COLLECTORS
If you ever wanted to reclaim a piece of your childhood and cop that one deck you saw in a CCS catalog, hopefully, this will be a solid place to start.
A CHAT WITH LUDVIG HAKANSSON, THE OLDEST SOUL IN SKATEBOARDING
The man loves to read Nietzche, skates in some expensive vintage gear, and paints in his own neoclassical-meets-abstract-expressionist style.
THE FRONT BLUNT HAT IS BACK… AGAIN
We know we sound like the boy who cried wolf but this might, just might, be the last chance to get your hands on one.
SKATERS RECOMMEND THEIR FAVORITE SKATE PANTS
We hit up some pro skaters and Jenkem contributors known for their 'fits to offer recommendations.
A MINDFUL APPROACH TO WATCHING SKATE VIDEOS
If you love a video, watch it over and over, become obsessed, notice everything, and move on only when you feel it’s the right time.