Before cell phones, the internet and skate videos, magazines reigned supreme. In this episode Grosso examines the birth of skateboarding in old skate mags from the 1970’s with some of the pioneers who were there, including Steve Olson, Chris Strople, Bill Sharp, John Lucero and Lee Ralph.
Loveletters to Skateboarding
This lengthy, but important “Skate Rock” episode of Loveletters is a mini documentary about the origins and the relationship between skateboarders and the music they listen to and create. Key instigators, originators and skaters interviewed in this piece include” Mofo, Brian Brannon, Glen E. Friedman, Jeff Ament, Tommy Guerrero, Chuck Treece, Steve Caballero, Henry Rollins and others. This is the stuff that matters.