So, who really controls skateboarding these days? In Chapter Three of Pushing Forward, we scratch the surface of understanding the modern concept of ‘skater-run’ companies and the role of corporations in the skateboard industry. Torey Pudwill, CEO of Grizzly Griptape, provides us with a unique perspective on what it’s like to run his own company and be a pro skater at the same time.
The film documents the Amtrak train journey skateboarders Daryl Angel and Nick Boserio embarked upon from San Diego, California, all the way up to Seattle, Washington. This cinematic experience of life on the tracks is just a taste of the adventure that lay ahead.
The shock value here is sky high. Don’t tell Jaws to “jump off a building” unless you actually wanna see him do it.
Jack Curtin, Carlos Ribeiro, Rodrigo TX, Trent McClung and Miles Silvas hold it down at San Francisco’s SoMa Skate Park.