It’s tough to describe exactly what he does differently, but Gino is simply one of those “fun-to-watch” pro skaters. Raven Tershy introduces this 2003 Girl part.
Hosoi’s skating is tough to describe; it’s best to just watch and enjoy. David Gonzalez is a true fan of skateboarding, and here he introduces a 1989 classic.
Hewitt introduces this look back at Holmes’ Classic flow in the SK8 HARD video, 1987.
Zero helped establish the no-filler, all-gnarly skate video part. This suited Greco’s skating just fine. Dakota Servold introduces a 1999 classic, and rightfully points out one of the best back 360s ever.
Ask and you shall receive. After repeated requests for parts from the Think Damage video, we’ve decided to bend the rules and release this Classic in its entirety. Shao, Speyer, Drehobl, the list goes on…
This isn’t merely one of the gnarliest all-terrain parts ever—it’s the absolute benchmark. Over 20 years later, it’s still beyond belief that one person could accomplish everything done here. Colin McKay introduces Plan B’s 1992 classic.
Here’s young Sammy showing signs of becoming one of the most consistent switch skaters of all time. For the record, he’s regular foot… We think. Tom Asta introduces this part from the 2002 Shorty’s vid.
Kenny Anderson introduces Ray Barbee’s part from Ban This.
Skate history will be kind to Jeremy Wray. His flip-trick snap, bolts landings, and spot annihilation legacy are on display in this 1995 Plan B part. Chris Pfanner introduces a classic.
Everyone rips these days; it’s hard to stand out. Daniel does his own thing and it’s worked for him. His skate vibe is displayed in the fun-looking line at1:05. Chet Childress introduces this Foundation part from 2004.
Some video parts have a trick-by-trick blueprint laid out before they’re even filmed. Josh narrates his Alien Workshop part from 2000, which showcases how he skates every day and why he’s a legend.
With all of the smooth and consistent skating it makes sense that Nyjah’s favorite video part is P-Rod’s from Yeah Right.
In 2004, Girl had an all-star roster of skaters on King of the Road. Although they weren’t able to take home the crown, they did put together a classic part for the video.
This 1996 FTC vid had its own unique vibe: Hammers for sure, but also an emphasis on every-day spots and smooth lines. And, the skating of Mike and Rick has always complemented each other.
The board control of Reynolds involves one of the best snap-flick-catch styles of all time. Theotis introduces Drew’s part from Birdhouse’s 1998 epic vid.
No one really knows what drives Peter to skate like this, but he’s been at it for the past 10 years and isn’t slowing down. Here’s his part from Real’s 2002 video.
This was the first contest in Prague after they’d just escaped communism in 1989. Add John Cardiel, Ed Templeton, Phil Shao, Wade Speyer, Tim Brauch, Jamie Thomas, and Skip Pronier, and you’re going to have some sick-ass skating in a great fucking city.
Koston’s amazing board control and effortless snap (especially on those nollies) is on full display in Girl’s vid from ’96. Lutzka introduces one of the greats.
King of the Road 2004 saw a young Ryan Sheckler handle business with the Almost team.
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Jake walks you through the day Gonz kickfliped the Gonz gap.
The Truth Hurts video was done, so a secret sesh at Andy’s in Oakland meant ripping. At 25 years old, Mark Gonzales was already contemplating retirement Alzheimer’s?