Do you want to know the one thing Nicolas Cage fans, Four Loko lovers, and hotdog eating champions have in common? They’re all virgins. Just kidding, it’s actually that they can all get a custom skateboard perfectly matching their niche interests.
Made possible by Skate Shapez, this start up operation by Evan Fitzgerald is offering custom skateboards in all shapes and sizes. I know what you’re thinking, “Finally I can stand out from all these normie popsicle riders,” but you should also be thinking about the opportunity at hand here. Any shape, any graphic. Come on, those rusty wheels in your brain have to be turning.
Seeing that we dabbled in the shaped board space with Evisen back in 2018, we wanted to see how far Skate Shapez can take it, so we caught up with him in LA to get the behind the scenes look at his operation, check out his Portland-core skate van, and even managed to bring the hydrant saga back from the dead with a special shape…
BREAKING THROUGH WITH WKND’S SARAH MEURLE
Talking priest cheese, Jante, Allemansrätten, and other Scandinavian shenanigans.
WE HAD A MOVIE CRITIC REVIEW CLASSIC SKATE VIDEO SKITS
Enjoy her unfiltered takes on which skate video skits she thinks are any good.
WHAT HAPPENED TO GERSHON MOSLEY?
From punching Andrew Reynolds, to not getting "pimped" by the industry, Gershon covers everything you wanted to know.
REVISITING “WELCOME TO HELL” THROUGH THE EYES OF A JAZZ ARTIST
Canadian multi-instrumentalist Joseph Shabason removed the original Welcome To Hell soundtrack and re-scored it to Jazz.
MAKING ANYTHING INTO A SKATEBOARD WITH SKATE SHAPEZ
Any shape, any graphic. Come on, those rusty wheels in your brain have to be turning...