A couple of weeks ago Asics hit us up (cats out the bag, we’re working with them) letting us know that two of their Japanese riders, brothers Takuya and Yuta Ishizuka, would be visiting New York City. Seeing that these two have never been to the city we figured who better to show them around than us.
Follow along through the city with this eclectic crew as we gawk at the Statue of Liberty, learn the ins and outs of Google Translate, visit Gino Iannucci at his pastry shop, and see what these guys who are built for the overseas marble mecca could do with the dilapidated streets of the city.
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...
REMINISCING THROUGH THE YEARS WITH STATIC ALUMNI
We talked to 12 skaters featured in the long-standing Static series about their memories and thoughts on the videos.
SKATEBOARDING AND SOCCER WITH NEW YORK CITY’S CHINATOWN SOCCER CLUB
Meet the club of skaters, artists and notable locals that have casually played soccer together for the last 20 years.
THE EVOLUTION OF… NYC’S PYRAMID LEDGES
We collected stories from the only ledge spot made out of tiny mini ledges.
THE STORY OF THE NAKED 540
"Hopefully it’s not remembered. But for anyone that got a laugh out of it that’s about as much as I could hope for."