Na-Kel Smith discusses growing up in Los Angeles, learning what he thought were tre-flips, getting his first box ever from Lakai, skating for Supreme, getting on flow for Real, having to quit Real to ride for Fucking Awesome, getting on Adidas, filming for Away Days, designing his own colorways, what his future goals are and much more…
Independent Truck Co. hit the road with several of its team riders for a tour which canvassed the many diverse parks and backyards of Colorado. Chris Russell, Kevin Kowalski, Cody Chapman, Willis Kimbel, Lance Mountain, Ben Raybourn, Peter Hewitt, Chris Haslam, and Tony Trujillo. Sit back and watch the annihilation unfold!
The upcoming feature length documentary on skateboarding’s venerable caveman Lee Ralph is nearing completion. Have a look at this teaser and get ready for the real story behind the wild man who barged into skateboarding decades ago with a huge bag of tricks and an appearance that caught many of his peers and fans a bit off guard.
The Nine Club is back with Episode 63 featuring a good sit down with Chicago’s Neen Williams. He discusses skating for Uprise Skateshop, having to leave his hometown board sponsor Affiliate to ride for Deathwish, riding for Supra, getting on Circa and designing his pro shoe, dealing with injuries and sobering up, staying in shape and much more. Tune in.