Sitting down at SHUT's Orchard Street store, we caught up with owners Rodney Smith, Michael Cohen, and Adam Schatz, plus head designer Eli Morgan Gesner, to talk roots, nostalgia, and where the culture is headed next.
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Skateboard enthusiast and videographer, Aaron Meza, has collaborated with a slew of top names in skating to create some of the most prized skateboard videos out—check it out as he recounts some of his favorite New York treasures.
When most heads visit NYC, they make it a point to hit the typical tourist spots like the Empire State Building and Times Square. And while those are all very nice, they’re also boring, overpriced, and highly lacking in local flavor. Here are a few of our city staples—tell em’ Mighty sent ya!
We sat down with Mighty Healthy owner and FRANK homie Ray at his showroom in Midtown to discuss his roots, his introduction to skating, the transition from corporate to independent, and how Ghostface fits into the equation.
For ten years, Mighty Healthy has never froggied onto the latest trend, but stayed its course, endured, and refused to sacrifice its image and identity in order to “fit in.”
No skater ever landed an ollie over the 9-feet high, 17-feet long staircase? Not a problem. The Nuge did it on his first attempt and pulled a “that’s it” shrug afterwards.
A sport that until recently never existed in an African country, skateboarding became a symbol of escape and bliss for dozens of children. Take a look and see how this well-known American pastime impacts the lives of generations abroad.
There’s something infectious about Stevie Williams’ confidence. It’s a natural, effortless self-assurance that borders on cocky, but never crosses that line.
Stephen Vanasco, better known as Van styles, was born in New York and grew up in LA. Skateboarding, hip-hop and valley girls were his early influences.