For those who don’t know Patrik by name, you’ve definitely seen clips filmed by him in 411VM, his work with Adidas, or his Visualtraveling series where he goes to exotic places and documents skateboarding.
Since settling down in Hong Kong, he has been working on countless stories that are totally unique to him. Some have to do with skateboarding, others have to do with monkeys and there’s even a project focusing on the infamous AI robot Sophia. To learn a bit more about the man behind the lens our friend and Hong Kong correspondent Ollie Rodgers was down to go document the documentarian.
WILL TIKTOK BE THE NEW HOME FOR SKATEBOARDING ON THE INTERNET?
We called up some "skate TikTokers" to find out what they've learned and seen so far.
PLOTTING THE LIFECYCLE OF A TRENDY TRICK
"Pressure flips are cool again. Actually, their second act has lasted longer than their first did."
CHECKING OUT A HIDDEN DIY FINGERBOARD PARK IN QUEENS
When we heard about a mysterious concrete fingerboard park hiding in Brooklyn, we knew we had to go find it.
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH ILLEGAL CIV?
The Illegal Civ stuff feels like an ongoing soap opera, so to air out any confusion we talked to a few key characters.
INSIDE THE 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY OF EMERICA’S “THIS IS SKATEBOARDING”
We stopped by to pay our respects and see if we could squeeze a few stories out of the crew.