My First Video Part

My First Video Part: Nick Trapasso

My First Video Part: Nick Trapasso

What's it like to be thirteen years old and filming one of the strongest debut parts in recent memory? And… what does Burger King and Kool Keith have to do with it? Nick Trapasso talks about his memories of filming for "Bootleg 3000: Steady Crushin'" in the latest MFVP.

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My First Video Part: Andrew Reynolds

My First Video Part: Andrew Reynolds

Andrew Reynolds doesn’t really remember exactly how he got sponsored by Union Wheels (or how the company even got all this footage), but he can tell you every detail about his amazing hometown spots.

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My First Video Part: Tom Knox

My First Video Part: Tom Knox

Tom Knox’s part in Santa Cruz’s “Speed Freaks” [1989] was the result of curious experimentation—the backbone of skating—to push himself further. Tom says, “If you can do a kickflip on flatground, why can’t you kickflip to a 50-50?” Words to live by.

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My First Video Part: Neen Williams

My First Video Part: Neen Williams

Neen’s videography stretches back to 2004. Watching all of his clips chronologically is fascinating—he’s such a natural—but some of his priceless appearances may require a little more digging (Neen was billed as “Eugene” in his teens). Here, he gives us some insight into the filming of his first part in a sponsor’s video: Satori’s “Mapping Time In Space” (2006).

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My First Video Part: Mikey Taylor

My First Video Part: Mikey Taylor

Mikey Taylor had the good fortune of landing on a team that included some of his childhood friends. The 2001 City Stars video, “Street Cinema,” was Mikey’s first official video part and his friends were there for many of the sessions—including one involving a case of mistaken identity that was a slice of true street cinema.

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My First Video Part: Jordan Maxham

My First Video Part: Jordan Maxham

What Jordan Maxham considers to be his first “real” video part, 2012’s “Introducing Jordan Maxham,” was an eye-opener: If this level of skating counts as an introduction, then we can’t wait to really get familiar with this guy. Four years later, it’s crazy to learn that three of Jordan’s showstoppers were filmed within the course of a week, and with very low expectations.

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My First Video Part: Cody Cepeda

My First Video Part: Cody Cepeda

Cody Cepeda’s first video part was filmed on ultra-high definition RED cameras and it aired on NBC. Not too shabby for a kid from a one-stoplight town in Michigan! Let him tell you about his experience and then watch his PUSH Season 1 part yourself.

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