Among many other resolutions I have for this year, giving back and supporting others is at the top of my list. To start, I’ve decided to give away over 100 sets of my own longboard wheels for FREE.
Back in December 2017 I took a month-long road trip with Lamin Cassama. During this time we traveled all over the west coast. Our first stop was the California Redwoods where I filmed this video using the Ikan DS2-A gimbal for my Sony a7r2 and it worked very well.
Over the past three years I've grown a lot. I'm older, wiser, more experienced, and above all, my priorities are in a different place. That being said, I truly believe Powell Peralta aligns more cohesively with my goals and ambitions as well as offering the best urethane on the market.
First day up at Timberline for the season! It's the perfect cross-training for longboarding in the winter. On top of that, it's softer bails, endless rides to the top, no cars, and more three-dimensional terrain. What's not too love?!
The Transylvania Downhill 2k17 event in Lupeni, Romania marks the first stop of my three-month European tour. There was everything from epic curves and peaceful gondola rides, to gorgeous views and a RAGING party. If I could only go to one event next year, this would be it!
After driving 12 hours through the night and crossing the border into Canada, the Moonshine Mfg team finally made it to Skate Sun Peaks. Upon arrival at the infamous Kamloops Longboard Park, the crew was up, dressed, and within 10 minutes they were on their boards and shredding.
I’ve been hearing a lot about North Carolina the past year or so and had to check it out. I called up my good buddy Matt McKeon of Team Broke Off – a local sherpa to all the secret spots – and organized what would become one of the most action-packed skate trips I’ve ever been on.
For me, this event started AND ended badly. I didn't arrive at the campground until 2:30 in the morning... and it was raining. If you've ever been camping, you know it's no fun to pitch a tent in the rain.
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