Typically, getting a day job is a surefire way to get worse at skateboarding. I wouldn’t be surprised if every copy sent to the printer increases your chances of rolling an ankle, or if each hour spent in an office chair makes it 0.001% harder to do a kickflip.
As long as I’m playing with hypothetical percentages and fake statistics I’ll include an outlier, and his name is Derick Glancy. He works for Crailtap, and in between doing day to day sales, he filmed a full video part.
Curious to see the effects of working alongside Mike Carroll and Rick Howard we visited the Crailtap offices, and after a brief history lesson about the Crail Couch we kicked back and watched Derick’s new part.
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.
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.
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.