The Lakai team packs their bags and heads to England, the Netherlands and Germany where Daniel Espinoza, Jon Sciano, Sebo Walker, Vincent Alvarez, James Capps, Riley Hawk and Stevie Perez head over to meet with Danny Brady, Nick Jensen and Sylvain Tognelli to hop some trains and see what they can find to skate.
The full edit of Lakai team in England, The Netherlands and Germany lands at Red Bull Skateboarding on January 29th.
Red Bull Skateboarding has launched a new feature at their site called, Videofolio, which allows filmers a window to showcase their favorite personal footage. To kick things off, they’ve asked the young Frenchman Jeremy Hugues to collect some clips into a montage.
As one of the world’s most iconic cities, it’s not surprising that NYC has been one of the most popular skate destinations for decades. Historically, lower Manhattan has been the hub of skateboarding in NY, and sessions at the Brooklyn Banks date back to the early 1980s.
The streets of downtown, midtown and everywhere in between are featured in countless videos that helped shape the aesthetic and identity of east coast skateboarding as a whole.
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.