Posts by Anthony Pappalardo
DIVING INTO VANS “CREDITS” AND THE VIDEOS THAT PAVED THE WAY
The recent push is a sign that brands are beginning to understand how to foster actual growth and energize the community.
LAKAI’S NEW GUYS WEIGH IN ON “THE FLARE”
We tried to squeeze some info out of Lakai's newbies about the new video.
EXPLORING PONTUS ALV’S POLAR DREAM
A more heady piece exploring Pontus Alv's latest creation "I like it here inside my mind, don't wake me this time".
VANESSA TORRES ON GETTING SOBER & THE SKATEBOARD INDUSTRY
"This Thanksgiving was probably my first time experiencing my family sober"
VERN LAIRD FILMS ANOTHER PART AT 41 YEARS OLD
The 41 year old Bones Bearings team manager pushes himself to film a part while juggling life responsibilities as a fully grown man.
WATCH THE LOST UNSEEN DOC ON SKATEBOARDING & HIP-HOP
Watch the lost documentary on Hip Hop & Skating directed by Eli Morgan Gesner in 2009.
DO “SHOCKING” SKATEBOARD GRAPHICS STILL HAVE SUBSTANCE?
Are the controversial graphics on skateboards today as relevant as they once were?
THE DECENTRALIZATION OF THE PRO SKATEBOARD CAREER?
Print’s decline and the rise of the web have forced the notoriously insular skateboarding industry to open up and become more democratic.
“THE CHERRINGTON EFFECT”
Following the release of Supreme's video, Cherry, something unexpected happened to skateboarding’s economy: skate shops started selling a shit load of Chuck Taylors
DOES SIZE MATTER?
I hit up physical therapist Dr. Kyle Brown for some insight on whether or not our height plays a noticeable role in how we skate.
A FIRST LOOK AT OPERA AND SKATEBOARDING’S NEWEST GROUP OF BRANDS
Bill Weiss and a few of his close friends are picking up the pieces from the Dwindle rubble and starting fresh with a new slew of brands.
HOW CHAD CARUSO SKATED ACROSS AMERICA
Chad did it the way most skateboarders would: independently and without much of a plan.
WHAT HAPPENED TO GERSHON MOSLEY?
From punching Andrew Reynolds, to not getting "pimped" by the industry, Gershon covers everything you wanted to know.
JOSH KALIS ON BUILDING AN INDOOR SKATEPARK WITH GRANITE FROM LOVE PARK
"Laying the granite tiles was the most torturous part because you’re on your knees. It was a month straight of doing 1,600 tiles."