We say goodbye to a legend, we still love Leo, Tony Hawk gets Krooked, and Sheckler is re-stoned.
Leo Romero Goes Huge
Emerica continues to supply the world with top notch B-Roll with the new release of nearly 11 minutes of slams, alternate angles and extended clips from Leo Romero’s Made Chapter One video part.
Watching Leo demolish himself only to stand back up and give the trick another go only affirms that he’s a little off in the best way possible.
Limited Edition Tony Hawk Boards
Tony Hawk became the latest in the long line of prestigious pros to be graced with a board from Krooked Skateboards with artwork by fellow skate legend, Mark Gonzales. To celebrate the collaboration, Tony donned some classic ‘80s garb and shredded his vert ramp with on the throwback shaped board.
540 of this limited edition, hand numbered boards are now available at better skate shops worldwide.
A Few Edits From the East
Vans released a video from their wear test at the House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY for Gilbert Crockett’s first pro shoe. If you’re frozen on the East Coast and fighting off cabin fever, it’s a good one to watch as is the part from indie skate video $14 The Hard Way and the new NJ Scum edit.
Classic LA Skate Edit
Some of the Sabotage crew headed West to escape the Polar Vortex and came through with this edit featuring Thrasher Magazine’s Skater of the Year, Ishod Wair and a grip of his Philly homies around Los Angeles.
The Passing of a Legend
In sad news, ‘80s vert pioneer Steve Schneer passed away unexpectedly. Schneer was an inveterate showman and inspired a generation of skateboarders with his high energy and aggressive style of skateboarding. He will be dearly missed and always remembered. Caught in the Crossfire has a fitting remembrance piece up on their site