This documentary film highlighting one of the most thrilling and brutal skate contests of all time has been in the works for several years now. With narration by skater and musician Ben Harper, it has been screened in select locations over the past months. Log onto The Signal Hill Speed Run Facebook page for more information and news about this important film.
In this third episode, Ed looks back what was arguably the peak of his skate career—when he dropped out of high school to conquer Europe in 1990 and landing the covers of Thrasher and Transworld in the process. He also tells the story of how he met his wife, Deanna, and what led him to leave New Deal to start a new company with Mike Vallely.
For the past several months Alex Olson has been tight lipped regarding his future alliance and endorsement with a board sponsor. As we remember, he abruptly dipped away from Brian Anderson’s 3D Skateboards corral before it got off the launch pad. Well, it has been recently disclosed that Alex’s past social media posts tied to the number 917-692-2706 have in fact pointed to his very own skateboard brand now fully disclosed and titled as Bianca Chandon.
Mackenzie Eisenhour caught up with Alex in this TWS interview to discuss his launch of the brand, the polar opposites of skateboarding, and much more.