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A podcast dedicated to the actions & interests of skaters beyond skateboarding.

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A podcast dedicated to the actions & interests of skaters beyond skateboarding.

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    Episode 82 - Amy Ellington

    Episode 82 - Amy Ellington

    Episode 82 with Amy Ellington, founder of KCDC Skateshop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

    Together we discussed her life and career, from growing up in Long Island, going to punk and hardcore shows as a teenager in the late 80’s/early 90’s, working as a party promoter for a few years until opening KCDC skateshop in 2001 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, running the shop for the last 23 years which has become a staple in NYC skate culture, and much more through surprise questions from friends of hers: Waylon Bone, Jaime Reyes, Eli Gesner, RB Umali, Jeremy Fish and Dylan Goldberger, Steve Rodriguez, Andre Razo, Anthony Pappalardo, Haylynn Conrad, Dave Waite from 35th Avenue Skateshop (Federal Way, WA), Dennis McNett, Jacob Sawyer from Slam City Skates (London), Andy Katz, Kelly Bird, Pat Smith, Alexis Papadopoulos, Vanessa Chiu, Borja Santiago and Pablo Garcia from Welcome Skateshop (Madrid), Brian Siswojo from 8FIVE2 shop (Hong Kong), Esteban Gomez, Abi Teixeira, Jake Keenan, Elisa Martini, Lindsey Byrnes, Erik Ellington and Benoit Gonsolin from Wall Street Skateshop (Lyon, France).

    (00:13) – Intro(01:13) – Amy life recap(04:54) – Waylon Bone(08:27) – Jaime Reyes(10:44) – Eli Gesner  (12:50) – RB Umali(14:53) - Jeremy Fish and Dylan Goldberger(20:33) – Steve Rodriguez(21:20) – Andre Razo(25:49) – Anthony Pappalardo(26:58) – Haylynn Conrad(29:24) – Dave Waite(34:37) – Dennis McNett(38:52) – Jacob Sawyer(41:39) – Andy Katz(42:22) – Kelly Bird(43:49) – Pat Smith(47:18) – Alexis Papadopoulos(49:11) – Vanessa Chiu(51:23) – Borja Santiago and Pablo Garcia (53:23) – Brian Siswojo(55:30) – Esteban Gomez (56:15) – Abi Teixeira(56:42) – Jake Keenan(57:12) – Elisa Martini (59:11) – Lindsey Byrnes(01:02:43) – Erik Ellington(01:07:00) – Benoit Gonsolin (01:09:29) – Conclusion

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 81 - Evan Smith

    Episode 81 - Evan Smith

    Episode 81 with Evan Smith, professional skateboarder and musician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Together we discussed his life and career, from his early years at Metro Skatepark in Orlando, Florida to starting Uma Landsleds (today Umaverse) in 2020 and everything in between through surprise questions from friends of his: Brian Delatorre, Jeff Pang, Danny Montoya, Kiah Harrington-Wymer, Jimmy Astleford, Mike Heikkila, Mark Stewart, Nick Garcia, Mary Grace Potts, Justin Reynolds, Ray Barbee, Chad Poore, Jacob Nuñez, Phil Zwijsen, Michael Sieben, Maura Moon, Chris Ray, John Petras aka Peach, Joey Pulsifer, Chris Colbourn, Shimrit Vavak, Michael Burnett, Nathaniel Russell, Mack Sharff, Mark Appleyard, Todd Larson, Chris Blake, Cole Mathews, Dave Hoang and Thomas Campbell.

    (00:13) – Intro(01:13) – Evan life recap (06:06) – Brian Delatorre (14:26) – Jeff Pang (20:10) – Danny Montoya(21:35) – Kiah Harrington-Wymer(24:31) – Jimmy Astleford(27:25) – Mike Heikkila (28:11) – Mark Stewart (31:14) – Nick Garcia(33:57) – Mary Grace Potts (36:01) – Justin Reynolds(37:19) – Ray Barbee(42:28) – Chad Poore (49:34) – Jacob Nuñez (50:25) – Phil Zwijsen(51:20) – Michael Sieben(56:23) – Maura Moon(57:57) – Chris Ray(59:41) – John Petras aka Peach(01:01:06) – Joey Pulsifer (01:01:51) – Chris Colbourn(01:06:07) – Shimrit Vavak(01:07:37) – Michael Burnett(01:08:34) – Nathaniel Russell (01:10:58) – Mack Sharff(01:13:24) – Mark Appleyard(01:14:53) – Todd Larson(01:20:23) – Chris Blake(01:21:19) – Cole Matthews(01:24:29) – Dave Hoang(01:26:44) – Thomas Campbell(01:36:02) – Conclusion

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    Episode 80 - Chris Haslam

    Episode 80 - Chris Haslam

    Episode 80 with Chris Haslam, professional skateboarder from Vancouver, Canada.

    Together we discussed his life and career from growing up and picking up his first board in Singapore in the mid 90’s to starting his own board brand Brainchild in 2019 and everything in between through surprise questions from friends of his: Bill Weiss, Danny Gonzalez, Colin Kennedy, Greg Lutzka, Louie Barletta, Joe Perrin, Alex Craig, Adam Cassidy, Jose Rojo, Seu Trinh, Jason Rothmeyer, Shawn Perez, Mark Nickels, Cairo Foster, Jesus Fernandez, Michael Burnett, Jan Kliewer, Joel Pippus, Kirill Korobkov, Liam Searle, Austin Gardner, Caleb Shenkman, Andrew Cannon and Ronnie Creager.

    (00:13) – Intro (01:13) – Chris life recap (04:38) – Bill Weiss(09:13) – Danny Gonzalez(11:20) – Colin Kennedy(16:11) – Greg Lutzka (27:01) – Louie Barletta(33:20) – Joe Perrin(39:50) – Alex Craig(43:26) – Adam Cassidy(46:56) – Jose Rojo(49:33) – Seu Trinh (52:25) – Jason Rothmeyer (55:31) – Shawn Perez (58:21) – Mark Nickels (01:06:06) – Cairo Foster (01:08:03) – Jesus Fernandez(01:11:58) – Working on “Sterling Golden”(01:13:49) – Michael Burnett(01:14:50) – Jan Kliewer(01:21:08) – Joel Pippus(01:35:38) – Kirill Korobkov (01:40:32) – Liam Searle(01:45:07) – Austin Gardner(01:54:01) – Caleb Shenkman (01:56:16) – Andrew Cannon(01:59:29) – Ronnie Creager(02:18:09) – Conclusion

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    • 2 hrs 18 min
    Episode 79 - Esther Sayers

    Episode 79 - Esther Sayers

    Episode 79 with Esther Sayers, artist, researcher, gallery educator, lecturer and skateboarder from London, England.

    Together we discussed her life and career from studying art in the early 90’s to her current role at the Goldsmiths University of London, picking up her first board in 2017 at the age of 47 and how it’s affected her life from then on, connecting with the local and broader skate community, her involvement with the Hackney Bumps Regeneration project and the City Mill Skate Research project at UCL East, her upcoming projects…

    (00:13) – Intro(01:25) – Getting started(02:00) – Artist Educator(06:56) – PhD in Philosophy(16:04) – Starting skateboarding with her son(24:23) – First time stepping on a board(27:11) – Skating in skateparks for the first time (30:47) – Dealing with injuries (38:02) – Connecting with people in the skateboarding industry/community (42:53) – Consuming skate media(47:10) – Free Skatemag interview: “We’re always learning”(51:21) – Skateboarding as an obsession(54:49) – Hackney Bumps(01:03:20) – City Mill Skate(01:12:39) – Panel discussion in May and Chelsea Gardens (01:18:09) – What could be your “next” skateboarding? (01:25:00) – Friends questions(01:25:03) – Aga from Everyone on boards(01:31:05) – Josh Sutton (01:33:46) – Sander Hölsgens(01:35:06) – David Gough (01:51:40) – Iain Borden(02:00:45) – Gustav Edén(02:08:00) – Åsa Bäckström (02:09:33) – Paul O’Connor(02:15:59) – Indigo Willing(02:19:07) – John Dahlquist and George Nicholls(02:36:10) – Conclusion

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    • 2 hrs 37 min
    Episode 78 - Grant Yansura

    Episode 78 - Grant Yansura

    Episode 78 with Grant Yansura, skateboarder, business owner and filmmaker from Los Angeles, California.

    Together we discussed his life and career, from growing up and picking up his first board in West Palm Beach, Florida to starting WKND Skateboards in 2014, running the brand for the last 10 years and putting out several amazing videos full of great skating and hilarious skits and everything in between through surprise questions from friends of his.

    (00:13) – Intro (01:25) – Grant life recap(04:06) – Blake Carpenter(07:10) – Bryce Mandel (08:38) – Justin Fuller (09:34) – Tom Carter (13:18) – Matt Price (16:18) – Riley Pavey (17:41) – Aaron Meza(21:05) – Colin Read(22:00) – Guy Azulay(26:10) – Shintaro Hongo(29:13) – Alex Schimdt (34:11) – Jason Hernandez(36:05) – Jonathan Julio(45:09) – Jordan Taylor (49:00) – Shane Auckland(49:39) – Jake Todd (52:51) – Danny Montoya(53:12) – Zac Gracie(56:27) – Matt Bublitz(59:51) – Taylor Caruso(01:02:15) – Jeff Cecere(01:03:04) – Alia Huffman(01:04:19) – Josh Stewart(01:11:22) – Jan Henrik(01:12:40) – Sarah Meurle(01:13:05) – Fredrik Winsents(01:14:19) – Andrew Considine(01:17:45) – Bob Altamirano(01:19:14) – Gabe Kehoe (01:22:14) – Lacey Nevers(01:25:49) – Margie Y. (01:27:51) – Conclusion

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 77 - Patrick Kigongo

    Episode 77 - Patrick Kigongo

    Episode 77 with Patrick Kigongo, skateboarder, digital product manager and podcaster from Los Angeles, California.

    Together we discussed his life and career from him growing up and picking up his first board in Rockland County, NY, to moving to Los Angeles in 2014, getting involved with the Harold Hunter Foundation and the Mostly Skateboarding podcast and much more through surprise questions from friends of his: Jim Thiebaud, Chris Giamarino, Cole Nowicki, Dan Brenner, Paul Young, Peter Schechter, José Vadi, Mike Munzenrider, Kevin Von Esper, Indigo Willing, Ryen Motzek, Ted Barrow, Jason from Frozen in Carbonite, Kate Kigongo, Daniel Fedkenheuer, Tiffany Lee, Templeton Elliott, Jordan Silver, Jamie Carey, Paul O’Connor, Ryan Handt, Anthony Pappalardo, Sebastian Corral and Ian Browning.

    (00:13) – Intro (01:25) – Patrick life recap(32:00) – Jim Thiebaud(35:37) – Chris Giamarino(44:40) – Cole Nowicki(49:19) – Dan Brenner(50:13) – Paul Young(53:58) – Peter Schechter(56:54) – José Vadi(59:24) – Mike Munzenrider(01:00:57) – Kevin Von Esper(01:03:18) – Indigo Willing(01:04:29) – Ryen Motzek (01:05:00) – Ted Barrow(01:14:36) – Jason from Frozen in Carbonite(01:16:21) – Kate Kigongo(01:18:38) – Daniel Fedkenheuer (01:19:19) – Tiffany Lee(01:23:29) – Templeton Elliott (01:27:16) – Jordan Silver(01:29:51) – Jamie Carey (01:33:07) – Paul O’Connor(01:38:33) – Ryan Handt (01:41:51) – Anthony Pappalardo(01:44:30) – Sebastian Corral(01:47:24) – Ian Browning (02:03:44) – Conclusion

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    • 2 hrs 4 min

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