Process

Process: Walker Ryan – Switch 360 Flip

Process Walker Ryan - Switch 360 Flip

When Walker Ryan set out to film his ender it was like the ditch was trying to tell him something; everything, from weather to equipment, was conspiring against him on multiple trips. If he was a superstitious man he would have just said peace—but he doubled down and upgraded the trick instead.

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Process: Neen Williams

Process: Neen Williams

Neen Williams's creative talent earned him a scholarship to the Art Institute of Chicago; his skate talent earned him a spot on Deathwish's squad with aspirations of mortality. He's been fortunate enough to be able to combine these two passions. Recently, he took us through the process of designing his "SPEW" Pro model and even signed a few of the decks (available in The Canteen, of course).

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Process: Yuto Horigome – 5-0 Grind – Los Angeles, CA

Process: Yuto Horigome - 5-0 Grind - Los Angeles, CA

The Skateboard Mag’s own Joey Shigeo gets the call to shoot Japan’s Yuto Horigome, as Yuto steps up to the massive infamous 20 rail in downtown Los Angeles while filming for his Next New Wave part. The thing is, Yuto doesn’t speak English and Joey doesn’t want to mess this up… Not to mention this spot is a major bust. So, what’s Yuto going to do? He’s gunna’ nail it and even stack a back 360 hammer in the Process.

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Process: Rodrigo Peterson – Switch Bigspin Bluntslide

Process: Rodrigo Peterson - Switch Bigspin Bluntslide

There’s a mindset today, especially in America, whereupon doing things the easy way is doing things the best way. Everyone who’s left skin on the concrete or blood on the stairs, or limped to the car after trying a trick for three hours, knows this to be untrue. There is no easy way when trying to accomplish the impossible, but there is always a Process to getting what it is you want so badly.

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Process: Carlos Iqui – Switch Flip Back Tail

Process: Carlos Iqui - Switch Flip Back Tail

There’s a mindset today, especially in America, whereupon doing things the easy way is doing things the best way. Everyone who’s left skin on the concrete or blood on the stairs, or limped to the car after trying a trick for two hours, knows this to be untrue. There is no easy way when trying to accomplish the impossible, but there is always, always, always a process to getting what it is you want so badly. Carlos Iqui had never skated the [...]

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Process: The Technology Behind “We Are Blood” (Part 1)

Process: The Technology Behind "We Are Blood" (Part 1)

Most people film skate videos with a single camera and a fisheye. If they’re lucky, they might have a second camera and a set of lights. Ty Evans has always gone the extra mile in production value, though. If you’ve seen We Are Blood, you already know it had the budget and gear of a small Hollywood film. But having more money and equipment doesn’t always make the job easier. Ty breaks down the process of achieving some of the craziest [...]

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Process: New Balance Numeric’s “Sunland”

Process: New Balance Numeric's "Sunland"

There’s a mindset today, especially in America, whereupon doing things the easy way is doing things the best way. Everyone who’s left skin on the concrete or blood on the stairs, or limped to the car after trying a trick for two hours, knows this to be untrue. There is no easy way when trying to accomplish the impossible, but there is always, always, always a process to getting what it is you want so badly. Russell Houghten and the New [...]

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