Skaters came from far and wide to compete for an experience of a lifetime: a trip to the finals at The Berrics, Element Skate Camp, and a shot at an Element sponsorship! Everyone was ripping, but when the dust settled, it was Dylan Williams of Bakersfield, CA who took home first place and a trip to the finals
In part five, Epicly Later’d takes a look at Ed’s life as an artist. From being coaxed out of hoarding his early paintings in Huntington Beach to confronting the homophobia of the 90s New York skate scene and finally finding success with his Teenage Smokers series, Ed’s art career has been defined in much the same way as his skate career—Ed just does Ed until people get it.
Skateboarding legend Eric Dressen, talks about his new deck, the “Belleza”, by Santa Cruz Skateboards. Checkout his breakdown of the deck and more, amidst a session at Arto’s pool.