Slam City Skates

Selected features for Slam City Skates as Editorial & Content Manager (2021 – 2022) and a contributing writer (2019 – 2021).


Michael Burnett: “I couldn’t help myself, I wanted to do it all day long.”

Thrasher Magazine‘s editor-in-chief, Michael Burnett on his own story with the publication and its journey to print every month.


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Justin Henry: Doing It From The Home State

Justin Henry on Ohio, Quasi, Mother and tradition of full-length videos.


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LIGHTBOX: Jake Johnson by Jonathan Mehring — ‘The Talk of The Town”

Photographer Jonathan Mehring on shooting with Jake Johnson throughout the filming of Alien Workshop’s Mind Field.


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Lineage: Tom Knox | Slam City Skates Interview | photo: Wig Worland

LINEAGE with Tom Knox: “There’s usually a rhythm to these things.”

A dissertation of skateboarding lines with one of the genre’s finest choreographers.


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Mason Silva: “Basically, everything is wrong with that thing.”

Riding for Real, music supervision and perilous ollies with 2020’s ‘Skater of The Year’.


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Andrew James Peters: Mentors, Heroes and Monster Children


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LIGHTBOX: Gino Iannucci by Ben Colen

“It was like he wasn’t going to bother landing it if he wasn’t going to do it perfectly.”


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Andrew Allen: “I’ve always tried to be thankful for the opportunity.”

For all the things Andrew Allen has in spades (debonair button-ups and polo shirts, switch tricks, a taste for off the beaten track spots and equally idiosyncratic approaches to them), there’s something he seems to have no grasp of whatsoever. Ego.


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An Interview with Bobshirt’s Tim Anderson: “For every era, that’s the golden era.”


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Mark Suciu: A Brilliant, Horrible Career

“To a degree, with Verso, making a chiasmus and giving a whole section of skateboarding that structure; the fact that I read books and that I am this kind of person dictates how I skate and put together a video part.”


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Milton Keynes Skateboarding History with Leo Sharp and Wig Worland

“Into a vacuum like that came the city’s youth looking for somewhere to go. That was us on our skateboards during the post-Back to the Future resurgence in the mid-to-late ‘80s.”


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Caleb Barnett Interview

“[New York] has more of the shit I want to skate. I like being able to skate, or ride a bike, to a spot and not drive, you know? It’s a totally different scene but I feel like it works better for me.”


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photo credits: Michael Burnett – self portrait, Justin Henry by Dakota Mullins, Jake Johnson by Jonathan Mehring, Tom Knox by Wig Worland, Mason Silva by Gabe Morford, Andrew James Peters – self portrait, Gino Iannucci by Ben Colen, Andrew Allen by Andrew James Peters, Tim Anderson by Sarah Anderson, Mark Suciu by Zander Taketomo, Zerred Bassett by Leo Sharp, Caleb Barnett by Ben Colen