Jenkem Magazine shares a solid interview with Jerry Hsu with his thoughts on his recent departure from Enjoi and the state of the skateboard industry. A good read for sure.
Girl continues its 20th Anniversary celebration in 2013 with the Girl Skateboards x Swanski OG Series. Warsaw, Poland-based artist Pawel Kozlowski, aka Swanski, is known for his intricate wood cutouts which he’s incorporated into the graphics in this eight-board series for Girl skaters Brandon Beibel, Mike Mo Capaldi, Mike Carroll, Rick Howard, Cory Kennedy, Eric Koston, Sean Malto and Guy Mariano.
Check out the short video above for a glimpse at the amazingly detailed work that went into creating the graphics for each of these boards.
You can find the Swanski x Girl Skateboards “OG Series” at your local skate shop and at the Crail Store soon.
Whatyouth.com has rolled out its first trailer of The Copenhagen Project which was filmed during The Copenhagen Pro. This short film — starring Shane O’Neill, Ishod Wair, Peter Ramondetta, Sam Beckett, Arto Saari and more — documents the festivities and mayhem that ensued throughout the city of Copenhagen in celebration of skateboarding.
Director Kai Neville and crew were able to invade Scando land with Arto Saari as their guide and it was nothing short of life altering. The film will premiere on Friday, December 13, 2013 at Whatyouth.com.
In conjunction with the release of the DC x Wu-Tang 20 Year Anniversary Collection, which celebrates the anniversary of the groundbreaking album “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers),” DC is proud to present, “STREETS & BOARDS & BEES & SWORDS,” a short film which follows the parallel stories of one album’s effect on the music and skate industries and the simultaneous launch of a brand onto the skate scene that forever changed footwear. The film is told through interviews with the icons that paved the way, and chronicles the common thread amongst underdogs and visionaries… Musicians, skateboarders and forward thinkers alike must believe in themselves and break the rules in order to change the world.
The 17th Annual Johnny Romano Make-A-Wish Jam was a great success at Houston’s Southside Skatepark once again. This year there was some ripping skating for charity by Nyjah Huston, Chris Cole, Wes Kremer, Raney Beres, Madars Apse, and many more. 100% of funds raised through this annual event are donated to The Make-A-Wish Foundation.
For part one of the Geoff Rowley episode, Epicly Later’d takes you to Geoff’s hometown of Liverpool, England, and London and Southbank to meet with some well known names in British skateboarding.