Malto

Malto: Reflections (Episode 5)

Malto: Reflections (Episode 5)

From a teenager getting flow from Girl in Missouri, to a Pro casually cruising through the Crailtap warehouse and plucking numerous goodies from the shelves. In “Reflections,” Sean is a shining example that every skater’s dream of drowning in products can come true.

Read More »

Malto: LA Story (Episode 4)

Malto: LA Story (Episode 4)

Getting back into the groove after surgery is obviously a physical challenge a delicate mix of going with the flow and precisely-planned trips—but as a professional skateboarder it can be mentally exhausting as well. In episode 4, “LAstory,” Sean is learning how to best balance his sponsor responsibilities and his personal relationships. This is how Malto got his groove back.

Read More »

Malto: Ancleow (Episode 3)

Malto: Ancleow (Episode 3)

Several years ago a serious ankle injury sidelined Sean Malto, turning his world upside down. His path to rehabilitation has been long and arduous and it’s ongoing. In this third chapter of “MALTO,” Sean opens up about the challenges he’s faced since the injury. Relearning tricks and being forced to limit his time working the damaged ankle has been a frustrating exercise for Sean, but the process has helped him see skateboarding and its mental [...]

Read More »

Malto: Build Your Local (Episode 2)

Malto: Build Your Local (Episode 2)

Kansas City will always be the place where Sean Malto goes to reset, recharge, and give back to his community. But even more importantly, it will always be his home. After all, we’re all just kids from somewhere who were lucky enough to fall in love with riding a skateboard. It was our local park where we met our best friends, it was the local shop who we wanted nothing more than to be sponsored by, and it was the local spots where we [...]

Read More »

Malto: Elpmis (Episode 1)

Malto: Elpmis (Episode 1)

Sean Malto above everything else wanted to be like the pros, but even so, there’s something to be said about navigating a successful career path through skateboarding, something virtually impossible to anticipate or define. One day you’re skating neighborhood spots with your older brothers and before you know it the local shop is sponsoring you, sending your tape to a premier brand who turns you pro before your 20th birthday. For Malto, [...]

Read More »