Since filming is in full swing for the Vans video Chris Nieratko has taken the opportunity to sit some of the team riders down to look behind their skating careers. Today, the lathered up internet hunk, Johnny Layton, looks back at his debut part in Toy Machine’s “Good and Evil” from 2004 and coming clean about what went into making his breakthrough part.
With five cities down and three to go, The Vans Pro Skate World Tour continues to charge through Europe with Chris Nieratko documenting all the action.
Keep tuned to the Vans Pro Skate Tour blog to keep tabs on Geoff Rowley, Chris Pfanner, Dustin Dollin, Chima Ferguson, Daniel Lutheran, Johnny Layton, Gilbert Crockett, Rowan Zorilla, Kris Vile, Nassim Guammaz and Sam Partaix as they make their way to Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin.
Skatelite recently invited some of the world’s top skaters to Lopez Island off the coast of Seattle, Washington for a week long vacation of sightseeing and relaxation that would lead up to a celebration officially christening their brand new street plaza.
An estimated 3,000 people got to share the experience The Retreat with Paul Rodriguez, Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist, Greg Lutzka, Jereme Rogers, David Gravette, PLG, Lincoln Ueda, Adam Dyet, Manny Santiago. Click here to see see more pics of the event.
Matty Hunt is featured in the most recent Mag Minute from The Skateboard Mag.
There’s been plenty of movement within the sponsored ranks of skateboarding in recent weeks and days. Notably, Julian Davidson has joined his cousin Nick Garcia and others as one of Element’s newest pros. In a sure fit decision, Jimmy Carlin has properly found a place with Enjoi’s house of fun. Over in the the shoe department, Walker Ryan has parted ways with Circa Footwear while Manny Santiago has signed onto the IPath roster, and Steve Nesser has moved onward and is now repping Lakai as one of the brand’s Luminaries under foot. Hot shot am Jeremy Leabres has jumped onto the Emerica team with a breakthrough part in their recently premiered video “Made.”