If we’d gotten this tape out when we originally planned to, next to our sober Baker 3 thoughts and drunk Baker 4 photos, we would’ve had a fully “Baker! Baker! Baker!” week on the site. But we still got it out today so at least there’s that…
Hopefully this Raspa Tape conveys the excitement around the Baker video, which aside maybe from Mark Suciu’s Verso or the inevitable footage of someone skating on a Tesla Cybertruck, was the year’s most hyped up video.
The night of the premiere turned into a sort of never-ending reunion with a lot of people in and around the California skate industry who we don’t see often and only come out for once-in-a-lifetime stuff like a new Baker video. Then the next day we met up with T-Funk to grill tacos (?) at a park and bum out the residents of a quiet little community by bombing their hilly streets.
Click the play button for the night vision/dad cam shots of people giving their drunken Baker 4 predictions, but stick around for the clip of Raspa slamming on a hill bomb.
A GLIMPSE INTO THE BAKER HAS A DEATHWISH II WORLD PREMIERE
16 long years later, the second coming of Baker Has a Deathwish has arrived...
REMINISCING THROUGH THE YEARS WITH STATIC ALUMNI
We talked to 12 skaters featured in the long-standing Static series about their memories and thoughts on the videos.
SKATEBOARDING AND SOCCER WITH NEW YORK CITY’S CHINATOWN SOCCER CLUB
Meet the club of skaters, artists and notable locals that have casually played soccer together for the last 20 years.
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 EVOLUTION OF… NYC’S PYRAMID LEDGES
We collected stories from the only ledge spot made out of tiny mini ledges.