Skate Brothers

Skate Brothers: Skateboarding’s Brothers from Brazil

Skate Brothers: Skateboarding's Brothers from Brazil

Behind every great moment in skateboarding, there’s a great photographer, someone trusted to find the perfect frame among the chaos of, say, someone hurling themselves repeatedly over the ledge of a 12-stair. Felipe Gustavo, one of Brazil’s finest skateboarding exports, lives in L.A. with his go-to photographer, and brother, Paulo Macedo. The duo left Brazil to tag-team the Southland’s skate scene together, and the edit above shows them in their [...]

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Skate Brothers: Ryan, Kane and Shane Sheckler

Skate Brothers: Ryan, Kane and Shane Sheckler

Deep behind the Orange Curtain, in the county’s southernmost beach town of San Clemente, the Sheckler family have established themselves as skateboarding heavies and cemented their places in a town’s already strong skate history. Ryan Sheckler was famous nearly out of the womb, and it’s like we’ve grown up with him as he went from a ripping California grom to an international skate superstar. Along the way, his brothers made names [...]

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Skate Brothers: Alex and Todd Midler

Skate Brothers: Alex and Todd Midler

Chalk it up to good genes, parenting tactics, or basic sibling rivalry, but there are a lot of ripping relatives in the skateboarding world. Enter “Brothers,” a three-part series on brothers who all share a common bond around skateboarding. In each episode, we’ll meet siblings whose combined passion has propelled them both to a life centered in skateboarding.

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