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Putting on the Hurt

In News, Video Pond on November 12, 2013 at 4:01 pm

The crazy mastermind returns to the smartypants den, this time to discuss why skateboarders find such joy in the pain of the process of trick capturing.

In case you’ve forgotten.

Return to Duty

In News, Video Pond on November 12, 2013 at 3:52 pm

After putting in over 20 years in the skate industry, dropping a few of the gnarliest video parts for their time and jumpstarting the careers for some of skatings most notorious personalities, certainly JT earned a pass when it came to film for Cold War. Of course, you can’t expect skating’s original workaholic to sit still while the youngsters are having all the fun.

Thrasher has been releasing full parts from the video all week, but let’s face it, this is the one¬†all you old farts really want to see.

Blood Transfusion for Charlie

In News, Video Pond on November 12, 2013 at 3:20 pm

This guy had a decent run back in the mid-90′s, and to be honest, had kind of forgotten about him. Things couldn’t have gotten too shitty though, looks like he’s got a reliable automobile.

A Decade Worth of Sober Happy Hammers

In Interviews, News, Video Pond on September 21, 2013 at 4:39 pm

The UK’s Route One just dropped this gem with conversational master Jim Greco. Clothes, shoes, trick selection, sobriety – it’s all there.

Just Send Marty

In News, Video Pond on September 21, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Abraham Lincoln introduces the latest addition to the Minnesota based emergency squad, Marty Marawski. It’s coming.

Birth Of (Another) Rad

In News, Video Pond on September 13, 2013 at 2:30 pm

We all know the story – a new activity explodes into popular culture, legends get made and things eventually spiral out of control. History is still being written with this one but it’s nice to revisit the glory days from time to time and remember where you came from.

It Hurts Less With Sauce

In Local Report, News on September 13, 2013 at 2:20 pm

BUBD_2013

It’s back in all it’s wobbly rolling glory! Things (drinking) get started at Grumpy’s Downtown at 2 PM and, in true booze cruise fashion, they will work themselves out from there.

Three Months They’ll Never Get Back

In News, Video Pond on September 9, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Ignoring threats from the workers union Dan Jackson gave his Glue Factory “riders” (see: slaves) a three month ultimatum in which to have a new video completed, and by golly, they done it. Thank you poor labor laws.

Don’t Trust GPS

In News, Video Pond on September 9, 2013 at 6:06 pm

Search but ‘ye will not find, as they were destroyed years ago. But thanks to French Fred you can get a good idea of what you missed out on.

“You still have chicken feathers in your mouth, Mr. Fox.”

In News on September 9, 2013 at 5:52 pm

that fucker scott

A fashion designer who clearly ripped off Jim and Jimbo Phillips, the father/son duo responsible for some of the most iconic images in skateboard history c/o Santa Cruz, has finally admitted his wrongdoing and settled the case out of court.

Makes you glad skateboarding has never ripped off any popular imagery, ever.

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