WeeklyRoundup

Weekly Roundup 📰

All the Skate Stuff You Should Know About

With so much content being pushed out on a daily basis we thought it’d be a rad idea to try to put together a weekly roundup that highlights some of the stuff that went down during the week. There’s no way we’re going to be able to curate everything but wanted to put together a quick snapshot of things from around the skate industry. Enjoy.

🗞 NOW YOU KNOW 

    • Listen to an off-the-cuff conversation with Na-kel and friends that touches on the experiences they’ve gone through being Black skaters. It will move you. 

    • Skateism sat down with Lisa Whitaker to chat about women’s skateboarding history and what can be done to make skating more inclusive and diverse.

    • Globe welcomed Aaron Kim as the latest rider to the team with a sick intro.

    • James James Rewolinski, owner and operator of Labor Skateboard Shop in NYC recently chopped it up on the  Playing in Traffic with Harald Reynolds podcast.

    • City Mill Skate is a research project that uses a shared design process to build a proposal for the construction of permanent skate-able objects within the new University College London campus. It’s pretty dope.

    • Scope out what it’s like skating in NYC in a lockdown.

    • New Orleans’ underground king, Philly Santosousso announced he’s now part of the DGK family.

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🎥 MUST WATCH

    • High Company delivers a healthy dose of badass Brazilian tech skating in its latest edit, Bella Terra.
    • Ronnie Creager joins Don Brown and Kelly Hart as éS Footwear celebrates the 20th anniversary of their full-length ‘Menikmati.’
    • Manny Santiago put together an edit of various footage to spread some positivity.
    • The Berrics caught up with Richie Banks out in Las Vegas.
    • Jamie Foy took over the Dickie’s IG for an AMA. Dude is not only one of the gnarliest skaters out there but an open book too.
    • Illegal Civ‘s latest edit features the crew doing a sort of reverse scavenger hunt. Whatever it is it’s the edit you need in your life.

🎒 GEAR

    • Support Black-owned brands, businesses, and organizations in the skate game.
    • Pick-up this shirt from Victoria.
    • Throughout the end of the day (6/5) WKND will be donating 100% of profits from wkndbrand.com to organizations dedicated to protecting black lives.

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