6am. Let’s face it, no one wants to be awake at 6am. But when it’s time to hop in the van for a day of skating in L.A. with the Matix crew, the SW boys are up and rearing for an adventure no matter what the time. With Mike behind the wheel, Jade, Steve, Dylan and myself behind the lens, plus Johnny, Nate, Adam and Matt ready to shred, we hit the road ready for a solid day of skating with a solid crew. After an 8:30am pit stop for some coffee, a quick stretch and an 18 pack of brews, it was on.
This week’s SW Replay features David Gravette’s part from Transworld’s And Now.
“I picked this part ’cause the music kicks ass, Gravette’s the fucking man and I just like watching him skate.” – Adam Ottenberg
Shoe care is easier than shoe repair. Once you begin to see wear in the key flick areas of your skate shoes, learn how to use Shoe Goo properly and take these simple steps to breathe some life back into them with DIY magic.
If you’re new to skateboarding, this post is for you. Some of the most common questions we’ve been asked by new skateboarders (and their parents) involve how to measure a skateboard deck. How do I measure the width? How do I properly measure the length? The wheelbase? What size deck should I ride? Adam answers your questions.