The legend of Raspa runs deep in Jenkem lore, and through the years he’s made powerful strides in the ways of videography. Of course, by powerful strides, I mean documenting the most hairy situations and bringing after-hours skate event content to the masses.
With the hype building around “Baker Has A Deathwish 2,” a long-awaited sequel to what most would call a skate cult classic, we knew we had to carry on the tradition, so we had our friends Marco Hernandez and Austin Leleu do their best Raspa impressions at the premiere, pressing record and hitting the open bar.
What followed is something we only see a few times a year in the LA scene: a link-up of legends from all corners of the industry, appreciating one of the great houses of skateboarding.
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.
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 EVOLUTION OF… NYC’S PYRAMID LEDGES
We collected stories from the only ledge spot made out of tiny mini ledges.