Yakima: The Jeff Edit.
A Lil’ Interview with Matt French
Matt French has been holding down in Whatcom County for ages. Generations, actually. His family has been year for years, breaking down barriers in science and art all throughout. Matt took up the family’s predilection for creation and turned his art hobby into a lifestyle. From Volcom to Deathwish, canvases to city blocks, his art…
Taylor Clark at Pops!
February 18th is Skateshop Day! The best day of the year. We are stoked to welcome back the one and only Taylor Clark to do a set after hours. This dude is funnier than hell, been in Thrasher, toured with some amazing comics, and is a goddamn ripper. Come check it out!
Just The Facts: Jeff DeChesare
A beautiful thing about skateboarding is its near infinite varieties. You can just go down a hill if you want. You can skate ledges with increasing complexity. You can link together manuals like you’re going for the high score in THPS. Bowls and handrails, curbs and staircases. Do whatever you want! Most of us pick…
Just The Facts: Chris Nieratko
For skaters of a certain age, there’s a good chance their favorite skateboard magazine of all time was Big Brother. It was hilarious, first of all, not an easy feat to achieve. It was irreverent, each issue a strong reminder that skateboarding is just a fun thing to do with your dumb buddies, while also,…
Just The Facts-Brett Hamil
Brett Hamil is really cool. He is a cartoonist with a penchant for skewering our local hypocritical politicians and pearl clutching cults. He also published Sk8 Dad Summer, a lovely reflection on the summer in which Brett first built a mini ramp in his yard. Brett is also a stand up comic, currently hosting a…
Just The Facts-Austin Fischer
Austin Fischer wants to go skateboarding. Now, preferably. This guy will drive to the moon to make it happen if he has to. Not only does Austin want to go skateboarding but he really wants you to go skateboarding too. He will film you try a trick for 6 hours without uttering even the semblance…
Happy Birthday Jefferson
Jefferson Elliott is a hurricane. This guy makes documentaries and movies through his production company RPS Media which are achieving acclaim on the festival circuit as well as being featured on the tv. He started putting out parts in videos at an age that find most guys just settling into their beer bellies. Here’s just…
(Mostly) Local Links – July 26th
You probably already saw this, but Black Market’s ripper Dane Reising put out a helluva part. Dig that editing style. This one isn’t local at all, but I mean, it’s Gonz. Read it. Oregon is cool too. Here’s a couple minutes of Alex Lobaysuk ripping Portland. Quasi hit a bunch of classic spots in Seattle.…
Shralp-Lynnwood and Gasworks
Vetta, Jefferson, Ryan, Justin, and I met at the shop at noon to go skate. Obviously, we didn’t leave the shop until about 1:30 because that’s just how it goes. We ended up at that school in Lynnwood with the sweet rocks and the ledge over the gap. Then we met up with Austin and…