Emerica presents Focus part two with Jon Dickson where he travels back home and discusses family and his upbringing in rural Illinois. Jon’s definitely come a long way from his roots into the world of professional skateboarding and we’re very fortunate to have him out in the streets of the world pushing the progression of the stuntwood.
“Virgin Blacktop: a New York skate odyssey” is an often thrilling and sometimes heart-breaking coming-of-age story about group of 1977 suburban New York City kids. When they met, they had nothing in common except a love of skateboarding. Despite their vastly different ages, races and economic backgrounds, they formed “The Wizards,” a competitive, traveling team.
Now, 40 years later, they remain friends, but their lives have followed very different paths, from board rooms to jail cells.
Emerica tells the story of how Jon Dickson became the person & skater he is today. Have a seat and listen in on his history and upbringing and love for skateboarding.