"Its not the journey it's the destination." That’s usually some shit your dad would say on a family holiday while you’re driving through the god damn wheat belt. It's always about the destination otherwise you would never leave.
DAYS OF OUR LIVES
Always skating fast and possessing no comply that Mr Barbee would aprove of, it was a no brainer to find out where it all started for him.
Go do your homework and get educated. You may have to dig deep and use some dated technology to view some of these golden moments of skateboarding.
It’s that time of year again. To make the pilgrimage to the nations capital to watch some underground rippers in a giant sacred hole in the ground. Yep Belco bowl jam.
BELCO BOWL JAM
To say Mike is a beloved part of the Australian skate scene would be a gross understatement. Equally enjoyable to witness his smooth antics on a board, as it is to have a beer with him off one. We peer into his world via some top 3s
I feel like with both skating and art, you have to be open minded, and do what YOU want/like to do without letting people try to dictate what you should be doing.
Marlon and I had been getting clips in the arvos/ night times as it was hard for he and I to line up the same day off together. We lined it up one random weekday and decided to ambitiously drive down to Canberra, just us two for the day.
BEHIND THE BANGER
This is what skateboarding was built on, we don’t need corporate tennis shoe sponsors or council affiliated youth events. All we need is an abandoned lot, a few hastily constructed obstacles and the pure joy of ply wood and urethane.
WHO IS GONG SOTY 2019
MAVRIKIS COIN TOSS
This diy jersey barrier, courtesy of Matt West and Marty Girotto, was a hot spot in Wollongong for a minute. It was way up in the escarpment on a road that doesn't get used all that often, except for mountain bikers, drift cars and the occasional local.
In the first Origins we talk to Kiama’s high flying, rebel rouser Mitch Lee. He’s light footed and quick witted so browse on and find out where the sparks started.
Have you ever wondered what the average citizen thinks of skateboarding? I don’t mean the finished product, like the highlights of the mega ramp that turn up on their feed or the Richie Jackson part from three years ago
DAYS OF OUR LIVES
Scenario – I’m sitting at the shop on a Sunday afternoon, with Doon and Jordan Marsh. Ty pulls up with two tall cans of Guinness. One for me, one for himself.
Because Tim rides on this raging cloud of pure stoke that’s been evaporating radness from a deep dark sea of skate gnar for decades.
SKATEBOARDER IN THE WORLD
This got me really hyped to skate again also because I had just broken up w my girlfriend in Italy and realised how much skating was a good thing when you got other shit getting you down in life
Ray Macken to me is what Johnathan Thurston is to unemployed alcoholic Queenslanders
Whilst some monochromatic photography of this nature can fill the viewer with a sense of gloom, Matts photography has a soothing effect like meditation in the rainforest.