Tune in as Ernie Torres discusses growing up in Oklahoma, playing basketball as a kid, moving to Kansas City, getting on Real Skateboards, two pro shoes on Adio Footwear, going on tour with Tony Hawk and Bam and much more on episode 102 of The Nine Club!
The Nine Club
Congrats to our friends at The Nine Club on their hundredth episode! Tune in as Tony Hawk discusses his brother giving him his first skateboard and that board ending up in the Smithsonian, getting on Powell Peralta, filming “The Search For Animal Chin”, starting Birdhouse, doing 50 tricks at age 50, the 900, why he started The Tony Hawk Foundation, Tony Hawks Pro Skater video games, getting on Lakai Footwear, the technique for doing the loop, getting slimed on Nickelodeon and much more!
Creeping up on its 100th episode the Nine Club wrangled Johnny Layton in this week to discuss his beginnings including winning the BMX grand nationals at 10 years old and finding skateboarding soon after. The former Toy Machine Pro also cites the shower picture that went viral, losing both his sponsors just days apart, and his work at Vans. Tune in.
Tommy Guerrero took a long Lyft ride south to discuss growing up in San Francisco CA, riding for Madrid, getting on Powell Peralta, filming the early Powell Peralta videos in one day, doing 36 demos in the summer, leaving Powell Peralta to start Real Skateboards, getting into music at young age, BS with TG, making the soundtrack for the 40’s video, his process for making music and much more!