Any serious skate fanatic has wondered at least once in their life what it would be like to break down skate videos by numbers. Pull out a pen and notepad, cue up a video, and start scribbling down as many data points as you can count.
The process is a serious grind, but luckily we have guest contributors, and one of them spent dozens of hours coming up with a pretty thorough skate video data analysis.
Jared decided to analyze some skateboarder’s entire careers through their video parts, appreciating them in a new way, starting with Jim Greco’s 25+ year prolific career.
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.