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.
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.