If you were like us and weren’t at the Copenhagen Open contest this year, you were probably scrolling through Instagram watching all your favorite pros get drunk while skating a series of chaotic spots.
To try to avoid getting hit with FOMO too hard, we asked our friend Andres Bill to document the wild weekend. Although it doesn’t capture all the drunken action we’ve come to expect at night, there’s plenty of high speed chaos during the day to get you curiously checking airline prices for next years event.
AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE SKATE PARK OF TAMPA
"It was a young person's dream. Nonstop fucking chaos."
BETTER OFF DEAD: BRANDS THAT SKATEBOARDING DIDN’T NEED TO COME BACK
"Just because you can doesn't mean you should."
RAW TAPES: NOT ANOTHER SWAMPFEST EDIT
Somewhere in between Woodstock 99 and a redneck civil war re-enactment.
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 GLIMPSE INTO THE BAKER HAS A DEATHWISH II WORLD PREMIERE
16 long years later, the second coming of Baker Has a Deathwish has arrived...