Despite what you may have heard at your local skatepark from some wiener “in the know”, HUF as a clothing brand is alive and well (they just stopped making shoes), and earlier this month they opened a new storefront in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, expanding on their existing store in SoHo. They invited us and brought most of the team to town to kick off the launch with a demo and later a show by Cam’ron.
Our trusty filmer Alex Raspa hung out with them for the day, and got a couple sprinkles here and there from the demo, street skating and beyond. Please enjoy this Raspa Tape responsibly, and if you have any weird clips of your friend eating a booger or skating blackout, please send them to [email protected] for official review.
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.
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.
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.