This week Walker Ryan discusses growing up in Napa Valley CA, getting sponsored by Ron Allen’s company Energy, riding for 510 Skate Shop, going to College in San Diego, getting on Organika, switch backside flipping the Love Gap, Kerry Getz hitting him up to ride for DVS, starting his company Old Friends, Mikey Taylor asking him to ride for SOVRN, filming his new SOVRN part in 5 months and much more on the latest episode of The Nine Club.
The Nine Club
The show that has skateboarders talking – Mark Appleyard discusses growing up in Ontario Canada, his first Christmas complete, getting on birdhouse at Tampa Am, quitting Birdhouse for Habitat, Arto Saari cold calling him to get on Flip, shooting his first Thrasher cover, filming for the Flip video “Sorry”, winning Thrasher’s Skater of The Year, leaving Circa to ride for Globe, filming for the new Element video and much more on the latest episode of The Nine Club.
This week Sal Barbier discusses growing up in Louisiana, skating vert, putting on contests in his local scene, driving to California, meeting Mike Ternasky, getting on H-Street, skating for Etnies, going from H-Street to Plan B, filming for Questionable and Virtual Reality, designing his first shoe, moving over to éS from Etnies, starting his own companies and much more on the latest episode of The Nine Club.
Vinny Ponte discusses growing up in New York and New Jersey, moving to Boston for college (Harvard?), getting banned from Woodward Skatecamp, turning pro for Treefort Skateboards, getting on Zooyork, first to ollie the Love gap on film, quitting Zoo York, being sober, starting a family and much more in the latest episode of The Nine Club.
Andrew Reynolds discusses growing up in Florida, his first sponsor G&S, riding for Birdhouse, how much he got paid for being in Tony Hawks Pro Skater, running Baker Skateboards, frontside flips, winning Maloof Money Cup, madness, how he got on RVCA, winning Thrasher’s Skater of The Year, Baker 4 video project and much more.
Braydon Szafranski discusses growing up in Las Vegas, being on Kenny Anderson flow, moving to Los Angeles at 17, sleeping on the streets of Venice, Muska putting him on Shorty’s flow after watching one trick, starting Happy Hour Shades, bringing back Ghetto Child Wheels, skating for Weedmaps, Goods Mfg Co. and much more on the latest episode of The Nine Club With Chris Roberts.