Arto Saari

Loveletters to Skateboarding: Skaters Have the Best Names

YouTube Preview ImageFrom guys like Shreddi Repas and Skitch Hitchcock in the 70s, to Mountain, Hawk and Stranger in the 80s and 90s, skaters have always had the best names. This episode has no other theme than simply showcasing the skaters who have cool names. Make your own list before you watch this episode.

Love Notes: Ep 2 Gonz, Peter Hewitt and Arto Saari

YouTube Preview ImageIn the second installment of Love Notes, Mark Gonzales reveals who his least favorite skate video maker is, Peter Hewitt talks about his favorite skate videos and Arto sends some love to Finland’s “Top Doggie” Lightman.

Holy Stokes!: A Real Life Happening This Summer

YouTube Preview ImageThe Volcom skateboarding crew has traveled the world to find spots, film tricks and search for stoke over the past year. Premiering in May and available worldwide June 7th, 2016, Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening looks to be one of the most epic skateboarding films of the summer.

Anonymous Zone


Ishod Wair, Peter Ramondetta, Raven Tershy and Kevin Terpening take on the sights, skate spots and culture of Japan along with security guards, bullet trains and assorted terrain in this film directed by Kai Neville. Sit back and enjoy – Anonymous Zone.

Check out the photography by Arto Saari and the story featured in What Youth Issue 13 as well.

Thrasher Magazine’s 2015 Skater of the Year

YouTube Preview ImageThe past twelve months have amassed a wide range of viable SOTY candidates that each delivered heavy doses of skateboarding all across the planet. The video parts, the tour clips, the covers and magazine coverage all count towards skateboarding’s most coveted award. The pros, top ams and others have voiced their choices for Thrasher Magazine’s 2015 Skate of The Year. Who’s got your vote? The official announcement comes soon!

Sunland

The New Balance Skateboarding team hits the schoolyard in this cinematic piece of creativeness filmed and edited by Russell Houghten.

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