The thing that always bothered me about “Day In The Life” sections is how they looked so planned and scripted. Like the camera guy comes in and “wakes the skater up,” they visit a couple of cool spots, “accidentally” bump into all their homies, crack a beer, and fade to black.
So naturally (stupidly) for this segment, we did the total opposite. We met up with Mark at LES let him warm up with 1-minute long lines at the park. Then we hit Pyramid Ledges to watch him get a clip and learn about his method for coming up with new-new ledge combos. From there we wandered around going book shopping, skating people’s stoops, and seeing the gears turn in the mind of a thinking skater’s skater.
Mark doesn’t often show off his non-skating side, even on social media, so this is a rare look into the personality of one of today’s most prolific skaters. Check out the video above and get to know Mark a little better yourself.
HOW CHAD CARUSO SKATED ACROSS AMERICA
Chad did it the way most skateboarders would: independently and without much of a plan.
JOSH KALIS ON BUILDING AN INDOOR SKATEPARK WITH GRANITE FROM LOVE PARK
"Laying the granite tiles was the most torturous part because you’re on your knees. It was a month straight of doing 1,600 tiles."
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE OFFICIAL BROOKLYN BANKS COMEBACK
We talked with Steve Rodriguez about the imminent reopening of The Banks, which has been in the works for 13 years now.
JENKEM MIX 126: ANTONIO DURAO
Much like Antonio himself, this one’s got it all… An auditory gumbo, if you will.
MEET THEO HAND, THE PHOTOGRAPHER WHO SHOT ALL YOUR FAVORITE ’90S PROS
Theo helped shape how skateboarding looks in the modern age, documenting names like Chad Muska, Tom Penny & Ali Boulala, all in their prime.
November 14, 2018 2:19 pm
Thanks for showing some personality from such a rad skater! I like this dude a thousand times more now! :)
November 14, 2018 4:19 pm
Shit, I didn’t know Rachel Maddow could shred.
November 14, 2018 4:46 pm
November 21, 2018 9:27 pm
Has Mark come out officially?
November 14, 2018 4:56 pm
Now I’m going to go do a back 5 back 180 just cuz fuck this guys taste.
November 14, 2018 5:57 pm
That was nine minutes? Righteous. Thanks for this. Went by to quick.