Posts by Nic Dobija-Nootens
THE UNUSUAL HISTORY OF HOMEBOY, ONE OF THE ORIGINAL BAGGY PANT BRANDS
Just like you, we weren't expecting to find some of the early origins of baggy jeans in Germany.
A LOOK AT THE SKATE SCENE IN SOUTH AFRICA
Despite the lack of manufacturers, shops, and perfect red curbs, somehow skateboarding in South Africa has persevered.
PHOTOGRAPHER PETE THOMPSON SHARES RARE GEMS FROM THE ’90S
"You’re photographing kids who are living a period of time that will be completely unlike any other time in their lives."
AN INTERVIEW WITH A SKATER UNDER CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE IN CHINA
"Honestly, I don’t know what a return to normal will be like or when it will happen, especially with cases...in other areas of the world."
GETTING TO KNOW FERG, THE MOST TALENTED GUY SKATING IN TIMBS
"I honestly like how they feel more than every other shoe I've tried, that's really why I kept sticking with them."
WHY THE OSCAR-WINNING SKATE DOCUMENTARY MATTERS
"Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)" shows how skateboarding can be so much more than just skating.
JACOPO CAROZZI ON COMING UP IN ITALY
"If someone is good at skating then why do they have to make it to the States to make his dream come true?"
A BRIEF ORAL HISTORY OF MTV’S “SCARRED”
We tracked down the man behind the taboo TV show that capitalized on broken bones and busted nuts.
MEET THE FILMERS BEHIND YOUR FAVORITE SKATE COMMERCIALS
We talked with the guys who directed DC's "The Chase," Krux's "Cairo Handstand," and other weirdly memorable skate commercials.