Quartersnacks — Favorite Spot

A documentary series exploring skateboarding landmarks as told by the skateboarders who know them best.

More with Quartersnacks: InterviewsFive Favorite Parts • Deep Dive • QS Readers Poll

Favorite Spot with Cyrus Bennett on The Sombrero

“I honestly think it made me grow a little bit just having to swallow it and go back, swallow it and go back.”

Accompanying this video piece is the story: ‘Sitting Around Hurts My Body’ — An Interview with Cyrus Bennett.

INTERVIEW AND EDIT: FARRAN GOLDING

FOOTAGE COURTESY OF: JOHNNY WILSON, LOGAN LARA, JESSE ALBA

PHOTOGRAPHY: COLIN SUSSINGHAM

Favorite Spot with Andrew Allen on L.A. High

“It’s funny, we’re going to call this my “Favorite Spot” but the reality is, that’s probably my least favorite spot.”

Accompanying this video piece is the story: ‘A Brief History of Andrew Allen’s Bank Spots’.

INTERVIEW AND EDIT: FARRAN GOLDING

FOOTAGE COURTESY OF: CODY GREEN, BENNY MAGLIANO, DANIEL WHEATLEY

PHOTOGRAPHY: ANDREW JAMES PETERS

Favorite Spot with Max Palmer on the Canal Fountain

Max Palmer talks about the Canal Fountain — unofficially ‘Max Palmer Park’, officially: Albert Capsouto Park or, just, “That spot where Max does all the firecracker tricks.”

EDIT: FARRAN GOLDING

INTERVIEW: KONSTANTIN SATCHEK

FOOTAGE COURTESY OF: JOHNNY WILSON, WAYLON BONE, LOGAN LARA

ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: EMILIO CUILAN, PAUL YOUNG, PETER SIDLAUSKAS, NIK STAIN

Favorite Spot with Dick Rizzo on Grant’s Tomb

Dick Rizzo talks Grant’s Tomb; national landmark on the Upper West Side, a go-to spot for those travelling from New Jersey to New York and staple location in through his career and video parts from Nevermind (2012) to Bronze’s Solo Jazz (2013) and Trust (2015) to his ender in Quasi’s debut feature, Mother (2018).

Accompanying this video piece is the story: ‘Imagine If You Could Just Rip Across That’ — An Interview With Dick Rizzo.

INTERVIEWS AND EDIT: FARRAN GOLDING

FOOTAGE COURTESY OF: PAUL YOUNG, PETER SIDLAUSKAS, TYLER CHICHY, TYLER SMOLINKSKI

ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: JP BLAIR, ANDREW GOSSELIN, WILLIAM STROBECK, JAY MALDONADO, COLIN KENNEDY

PHOTOGRAPHY: JONATHAN MEHRING

Favorite Spot with Anthony Van Engelen on The Green Bench

A.V.E. talks about that curved Green Bench from The DC Video and the twenty years of cat-and-mouse which saw him reunite with it for Fucking Awesome’s Dancing On Thin Ice.

Accompanying this video piece is the story: ‘A Certain Amount of Suffering’ — An Interview With Anthony Van Engelen.

INTERVIEW AND EDIT: FARRAN GOLDING

FOOTAGE COURTESY OF: GREG HUNT, CODY GREEN, BENNY MAGLINAO, COLIN KENNEDY, WILLIAM STROBECK

ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE AND STILLS: THE SOVEREIGN SECT, FUCKING AWESOME / HOCKEY EYES WITHOUT A FACE

Favorite Spot with Gilbert Crockett on SunTrust and Downtown Richmond

Gilbert Crockett talks about his hometown’s key spot, SunTrust and the surrounding areas of downtown Richmond, Virginia which he and the Venue/Bust Crew boys have frequented over the years.

Accompanying this video piece is the story: ‘The Fundamentals Of Skating Are In A Video Part’ — An Interview With Gilbert Crockett.

INTERVIEW AND EDIT: FARRAN GOLDING

FOOTAGE COURTESY OF: WILL ROSENSTOCK

ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: MAURY BLANKINSHIP, KEVIN O’DELL, ALLEN DANZE, MAX MATTOON, MIKE POUND

STILL IMAGES AND PHOTOGRAPHY: THE SOVEREIGN SECT, ERIC ‘RODENT’ CHESLAK