After months of soul-crushing labor, we are ready to present the Skately Library. The Library is a huge directory of skateboard brands, people, and videos, meticulously organized by two old skate nerds. We wanted to give props to anyone that has logged footage over the years, or made any kind of contribution [...]
I'm sure many of you have heard the rumor that Jamie Thomas sent Chris Cole some black hair dye and AC/DC t-shirts after recruiting him for Zero. True or not, it isn't that far-fetched. A unique look can go a long way in skateboarding, and I don't know if Chris Cole would be quite as popular if he was [...]
Before everyone had video recording capabilities on their phone, skateboarders were frequently logging police harassment into their Hi-8 and DV camcorders. You see, skaters would lug a video camera along with them to film sessions, and would often catch police officers and security guards acting inappropriately. [...]
Baker Skateboards has introduced their new Heli-Pop deck technology and boasts that this new construction can actually help you pop your tricks better. That's crazy right? Maybe not... here's what Andrew Reynolds has to say about it. "Are you sick of your board getting soggy after a week!? Well kiss [...]
Here's a playlist of all Michael Sieben's Internet Shack episodes, in case anyone missed them. The Internet Shack was the sleeper hit of the Spring and gave me something to look forward to each week. Enjoy.
Let me start by saying that at one point in time I was a pretty big Jim Greco fan. This was from his time on Zero through his part in Baker2G, which in my opinion, is still his best video part to date. Back then, Jim had a punk rock attitude where it seemed he didn't give a crap what anyone thought [...]