Close up look at Julien Stranger’s colourway of the Vans Authentic Pro.
(Featured: Sidewalk Magazine, 24th July 2015.) Writing this introduction wasn’t particularly easy which is strange because Austyn Gillette is a skateboarder who I usually have endless amounts good things to say about. However over the course of the past few months my vocabulary towards the man with a style as smooth his namesake razor has …
At one point someone approached Chris with the request of, “my friend couldn’t make it today but he wants to know what your beard feels like so can I stroke it?” to which Chris replied, “go for it but it kind of feels like pubic hair.”
“Geoff might not have been able to attend the event but this didn’t stop the masses gathering in his and Lost Art’s name. Geoff’s influence on skateboarding as a whole is undeniable and I’m sure he would’ve been touched to see so many in attendance and despite everything he has accomplished, is “still the same guy he was when he was in Liverpool” Mackey assured me.”
Close up with Geoff Rowley’s new Vans shoe, the [SOLOS].
(Featured: Sidewalk Magazine, 12th June 2015.) David Bowie is often considered a musical chameleon, seamlessly adapting as tastes change without ever compromising himself; able to navigate into that which is relevant whilst remaining original all the while. To back this flexibility up, consider how many skateboarders have been accompanied by Bowie over the years, even …
Say the name Gilbert Crockett to any skateboarder and the expression returned may resemble one similar to those in days of old when asked about some legendary gunslinger; a subtle nod that says it all. Hailing from cowboy country Virginia, this is a fairly apt comparison for the amount of respect Gilbert receives: at only 26 he’s one of the most interesting skateboarders of today and set to be remembered when it comes to ‘best styles of the 21st century.’