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.
Don’t forget to check out the show highlights, the submitted questions, and the links and mentions from this week’s episode. And, as always, send shit for Tim to talk about next time here: [email protected].
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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)
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.