Every T-shirt has a story Mtv’s Logo network will explore this phrase with a documentary series entitled T-Shirt Stories. This week the show features the best—from Dov Charney’s mission to Legalize LA to Aaron Bondarof turning Supreme into a lifestyle to Mark Hunter bringing “ironic” tees to the mainstream. Check out some photos of Aaron “A-Ron” The Don and Earsnot of the IRAK crew above
The world premiere of T-Shirt Stories is this Saturday at 8/7c on MTV’s Logo network. This documentary covers the evolution of the T-shirt to a mass-produced army staple to a symbol of rebellion to a coveted luxury item. In addition to the interviews above, the doc also explores different T-shirt subcultures—hard-core metalheads, skaters and the company that conceived the “Three Wolf Moon” tee.
Harold Hunter Day V went down on Saturday 11/12/11 in Manhattan New York City . Many skaters came out to remember Harold including Brandon Westgate, Zered Bassett, Eli Reed, Chad Muska, Jimmy McDonald, Joe Ron Deily, Tookmanian, Danny Falla, Kevin Tierney, Billy Rohan, Rodney Torres, and Steve Rodriguez. @the Manhattan Bridge park/L.E.S skatepark here’s a video recap by Zoo York .
On Friday July 1st, DQM will be hosting Girl Skateboards and Lakai Footwear riders for their first ever demo in New York. The all day affair will kick off at DQM then head over to 12 & A skatepark for a demo, and then finish off with a party at Panda Bar. If you’re in the area you wont want to miss this one. Get all the info and times on the flyer after the jump.
On this episode of The Collaboratory, Vans Syndicate teams up with east coast skateboard pioneer, Rodney Smith. Most known for starting up Shut Skateboards with Bruno Musso back in the 80′s and more recently Zoo York. Some of the original Shut crew describes Rodney and what he’s meant to so many people during the rise of east coast skateboarding. “Riggit, goodie, juicey, cakey”. Also, get a lesson in “Rodney speak”, so you yourself can communicate with him on the streets of lower east side Manhattan at the Shut store.
About The Collaboratory:
Vans has been collaborating with top notch artists, designers, musicians and beyond since day one. “The Collabaratory” gives you an inside perspective of the many talented individuals that are interwoven into the Vans collaboration process and what makes them so special. (more…)
While Skating was a underground scene in NYC much of the early 70′s and 80′s
almost everybody in the Tri-state came to skate in Manhattan. So here are some hometown boys who were the top skaters from Manhattan in no particular order
The Love & Guts- 30 Years of Thrasher magazine art show is in NYC this Thursday at the Redbull Space. With new artwork by Lance Mountain, Pat Ngoho, Dennis McNett, and Christian Hosoi in addition to the historic photo collection
Compilation edit of skateboarding from Queens NY. It features Joseph Delgado, Rob Gonyon, Shawn Powers, Luis Tolentino, Pedro Garboza, Rob Campbell, Rodney Torres, Scotty Schwartz, Charles Hung, Derek Ziemkiewicz, Danny Falla, Geo Moya, Joey Lanzone, Eric Garcia, Kevin Tierney and Bryon Winfrey killing it in Queens. Filmed by Jimmy Marketti, Peter Sidlauskas, Steve Marino, and Bryan Chin.
450 skaterboarding enthusiasts took over Broadway yesterday, darting past cabs and pedestrians alike for the annual “illegal” Broadway Bomb event, a skating race across Manhattan. The “world’s most dangerous skateboard race” started at w 116th street by Riverside Park, and ended at the Charging Bull statue at Bowling Green. The race was started by three skaters in 2001 who challenged each other to skate the full length of Broadway to the bull, and not get killed in the process. You can see a video of yesterday’s event below.
In the final installment of the 3 part series. Gourmet, Jimmy Gorecki and Chris Mulhern bring the Quattro Skate to NYC. Featuring the Quattro Skate in white full-grain leather/suede, paired with the ice sole.