JENKEM MIX 131: DANE BARKER
Lesser known ’70s and ’80s tracks with some hardcore favorites sprinkled throughout.
MEET THE CREW PROVING ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO START SKATING
The Brittle Bones Brigade is a crew of 30 and 40 year olds in Alabama learning to skate for the first time.
METAL RAMP KIDS – FISHKILL, NY
A new video series documenting old pre-fab skateparks and the lurkers still inhabiting them.
SOME FLICKS FROM THE THE PALACE “BETA BLOCKERS” PREMIERE
Despite the momentous occasion and the video's proper 40 minute runtime, the event felt pretty intimate by NYC standards.
A COLLECTION OF TRICKS MADE BETTER BY SKATE STOPPERS
Knobs? No problem. Everyone here dug deep and got creative to bring some life out of these "dead" spots.
CHECKING OUT THE MOST EXPENSIVE RAMP IN MANHATTAN
We'd heard about it for years, but a reader with access invited us to finally check it out.
JENKEM MIX 130: NOAH MAHIEU
While you wait for his next opus to release, enjoy a diverse mix curated by the French wizard.
THE LASTING LEGACY OF TONY HAWK’S PRO SKATER WITH AUTHOR COLE NOWICKI
20+ years later, people are still talking about how the THPS games affected pop culture, so much so that Cole Nowicki wrote a book about it.
THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND
After we saw a post by Tom Karangelov breaking down details of a spot in Orange County with supposed ties to Satanism, we got to digging.
NERDING OUT WITH THREE RARE DECK COLLECTORS
If you ever wanted to reclaim a piece of your childhood and cop that one deck you saw in a CCS catalog, hopefully, this will be a solid place to start.
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 FRONT BLUNT HAT IS BACK… AGAIN
We know we sound like the boy who cried wolf but this might, just might, be the last chance to get your hands on one.
SKATERS RECOMMEND THEIR FAVORITE SKATE PANTS
We hit up some pro skaters and Jenkem contributors known for their 'fits to offer recommendations.
A MINDFUL APPROACH TO WATCHING SKATE VIDEOS
If you love a video, watch it over and over, become obsessed, notice everything, and move on only when you feel it’s the right time.
How soft is skating in 2023?