We don’t really need to write much of an introduction for this one. Tim got the elusive Mark Gonzales mic’d up for the fifth episode of the Tim Pod, and this one is so good we decided to turn it into a two parter. What is normally #goodpod, has become #greatpod.
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[2:15] The Gonz rides Indy 215’s!
[5:45] What makes exceptional skateboarders and artists so weird?
[12:18] Gonz talks sports.
[18:30] How did Mark get into skateboarding?
[25:00] Invert technique and injuries.
[28:05] Dumpster diving for skate parts.
[37:10] Does art run in the Gonzales family?
[47:14] Fact checking Gonz folklore.
[58:00] Is Gonz an AO hater?
LINKS & MENTIONS IN EPISODE 5
Mark Gonzales – Non-Fiction (1997)
Bill Strobeck almost dies while filming the Gonz on rollerskates for Transworld’s The Cinematographer Project.
Pat Duffy and The Gonz mid-air collision.
The Gonz eats shit at the LA Car Wash.
Mark Gonzales – Video Days (1991)
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 as they're developing their audience on the platform.
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.
PLOTTING THE LIFECYCLE OF A TRENDY TRICK
"Pressure flips are cool again. Actually, their second act has lasted longer than their first did."
WE TALKED TO A SNEAKER BOTTER ABOUT THE STATE OF RESELLING
We tried to understand one of the most obnoxious new hustles.