Redbull gave us wings with this one! The history of Lisa Whitaker’s MEOW skateboards and more awesomeness. I love this so much. -Migzy
Monique O’Toole captured this session at SeaSk8 during Skate Like a Girl’s WOF11 in September 2022, featuring Samarria Brevard, Keet Oldenbeuving, Candy Jacobs, Ciel Carillo, Lore Bruggeman, Mariah Duran and friends.
In 2016 our friend Monica Shaw met Anshu while on a skate trip in India with 12 other non-trad skaters from around the world. Recently, she asked us to spread the word that Anshu is in immediate need of medical assistance to remove a rod from her leg that was placed due to a skateboarding injury.
Life hasn’t slowed down for the creators of Villa Villa Cola’s “Getting Nowhere Faster.” But during the 15 years since the it’s release, the world of non-trad skateboarding has progressed at lighting speed. Recognized far and wide as a cult classic, the video is regularly referenced by the world’s best as the inspiration behind their choice to start skating.
“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
The famous “Don’t Do It” campaign challenged corporate overlords dipping a toe into the skateboard footwear market, and although they may be doing a full-on backstroke these days, CONSOLIDATED made a strong stand and influenced many a skater to stay pure, poor and to keep it hella legit!