QUELLING THE BULLSHIT
More than simply a bi-annual print magazine, Quell is a full on media company that includes a podcast and event production. One element that people outside of media might not fully realize is that it takes a lot of strength and a thick skin to put your voice out there. Many people at her young age don't possess that level of maturity. But Adrian Koenigsberg ain't no basic bitch.
VANS 👉 SKATE WITCHES CAPTURING THE ZEITGEIST!
Vans has thrown the virtual smack down with this super cool collaboration with our pals, the Skate Witches. As part of their "THIS IS OFF THE WALL" campaign, they are partnering up to offer the DEPTH OF FIELD: WORKSHOP SERIES. Featuring three online classes offered to women, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming peeps, expert witches will share their knowledge of skate photography, videography and zine writing.
Get On Board with Skate Like a Girl!
Come out for the night to celebrate and support SLAG programming which last year reached over 10,000 individuals building confidence, resilience and an inclusive community through the vehicle of skateboarding. The night will include food, drinks, music, a live and silent auction of exclusive items and hearing personal stories from the program.
REVIEW: Vent City Podcast #10 How to Skate While Also Being Terrified of Eating Shit
In this episode of the Vent City the authors & hosts deliberate on the trailblazing "Coping with Creeps" article. The discussion starts at about the 8:25 mark but go ahead and listen to the whole thing, this podcast is pretty legit. As someone who probably wouldn't pursue a podcast featuring dudes talking about skateboarding, originally I tuned in only because I knew Alex and Kristin were featured in an earlier episode. Since, I've became pleasantly surprised by the insightful commentary of Ryan Lay, Kyle Beachy and two guys named Ted; Schmitz and Barrow.
We Made it into Skateism!
In case you didn't catch it on insta, our #ALEX4OLYMPICS campaign was covered in the supremely awesome SKATEISM Magazine by talented author, Maya Henry. We are honored & extremely grateful for the support. Check out Maya's article and while you're at it, pick up an issue of Skateism, it rules!
Shari White, Ma Chérie
There's a supernatural space highway that takes skateboarders from Australia to Vancouver BC and back. Americans don't know many details of this classified passage, it's only available to people with socialized health care.
Coping With Creeps: Concrete Action You Can Take
On October 11th 2018, nearly one year ago, one of the most influential and powerful men in skateboarding, Neal Hendrix, was criminally indicted as a rapist and pedophile by professional skateboarder, Julz Lynn Kindstrand Nelson.