Jeff Grosso – Vans 50th Anniversary

“As far as shoes brands… No actually, as far ANY company in skateboarding goes – I don’t give a shit if you’re Independent Trucks, Spitfire Wheels… Fucking Nike, whoever the fuck you think that you are. Right, nobody has done for skateboarding like Vans has done for skateboarding.”

Omar Hassan – Vans 50th Anniversary

“Mark Gonzales really taught me what skateboarding was about, which was street skating and transition skating; it’s all just skateboarding an you do your own thing.”

Tony Trujillo – Vans 50th Anniversary

“Mic-E Reyes was good, he kind of took care of me when everyone else was going nuts and I’m fourteen years old just watching all this shit go down.”