“It’s not about the best or coolest skateboarding,. I like to create intimacy and I want that to be apparent without it having to be told. I think this video captures that.” -Leo Bañuelos
Friends, family and rippers all gathered at Stoner Park Plaza in Los Angeles on Sunday March 6 in support of DC Shoes’ first annual women’s skate contest. A couple days before International Women’s Day, about 15 femme skateboarders shredded three different segments in the jam with big smiles and contagious laughter.
On the heels of the Halfcab’s 30th anniversary, Vans releases “The Lizzie” today, Lizzie Armanto’s sustainably crafted signature shoe. In 1992, Steve Caballero’s low top helped define a generation of skateboarding. Will The Lizzie help define today’s skateboarding paradigm?
“The adaptive competition was my favorite part, watching those competitors was amazing. I can’t believe the slams they were taking and how far they were pushing it! They were totally ripping! I’m a huge fan now, I followed them all on Instagram.” -Amy Caron, Announcer
Lots of dudes dressed up as construction workers, because they didn’t plan a costume and really ARE construction workers. Pretty genius because they can just sleep in their clothes.
Switch & Signal Skatepark in Pittsburgh (home to Assistant Editor Maya Haptas) hosted a special Women & Trans session to celebrate the release of BIGFOOT’s first issue. Since we still wear masks indoors at the park we had some jalapeños for skaters to take home and keep it spicy.
Make the quest out to this Montana skate mecca, and if you can, catch a session with the Girls on Shred. Find more info on their instagram account @girlsonshred!