Two things I can’t get enough of in skate videos are pros who are given free reign of their home turf, and Guided by Voices.
“The hustling and the outlaw feeling creates a gang vibe. You want to be associated with it, you want to be a member. You feel like you and your friends have your own turf. You set the rules there, it’s your space – that’s the difference.” Pontus Alv on the DIY movement and the contrast between a handmade spot and a public skatepark.
The Vague Mag boys just uploaded the full length version of the "The Panasonic Youth" video, a crew video out of Sheffield, England by Zach McAdam. It's definitely worth your time, so give 'er a gander.
Nick Jensen opens up about his mental health to the Ben Raemers Foundation.
Max Palmer celebrates the Year of the Rat with a hypnotic video part.
I haven’t watched it so I can’t totally vouch for If You Don’t Skate, Don’t Start, a new one out of Poland, but it’s been a sparse week, so it made the cut.