VIDEO ESSAY: THE YEAR MODERN SKATEBOARDING BROKE
2013 might seem like a random arbitrary year to most people, but to us, it’s the year the current era of skateboarding was born.
VIDEO ESSAY: HOW SKATEBOARDING WENT HD
An in depth look at how filmmakers started to ditch the VX1000 and pick up HD camcorders in its place.
VIDEO ESSAY: THE STORY BEHIND NIKE’S “WHAT IF” CAMPAIGN
A look behind one of Nike's earliest and most memorable TV commercials from the late '90s.
VIDEO ESSAY: THE HISTORY OF ETNIES “HIGH 5”
A deep dive into an underrated but important classic from 1995.
VIDEO ESSAY: THE HISTORY OF SKATING’S MOST TABOO TRICK
A conversation about one of the most controversial tricks known to man.
VIDEO ESSAY: A HISTORY OF THE VX1000
We wanted to take one of our favorite old articles celebrating the iconic camera and bring it to life for our most illiterate followers.
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.