Archive for the Vert jocks Category

Send in the clowns

Posted in Gossip, news, Vert jocks, Who Gives a Shit, WOW on August 14, 2009 by lesterCorp.

live Mega Ramping and the double pitts to chesty crew could be coming to town.

If this happens it will be good and bad, a beautiful tragedy if you will…

http://www.montrealgazette.com/travel/marks+spot+tourism+officials/1886739/story.html

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Homer car/ DC megaramp shoe

Posted in Vert jocks on August 5, 2009 by lesterCorp.

Remenber when uncie Herb had Homer design a car?

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The car was a “monstrosity”, cost too much and no one would ever buy it.

While watching this DC video, the Homer car is what i thought of. DC spent all kinds of money on a shoe for “mega ramping”, last i checked there was like 8 dudes on earth who “megaramp” and most of them have ¬†shoe sponsors other than DC. Not hating… just saying…

One way to rip a mini…

Posted in Uncategorized, Vert jocks on February 14, 2008 by lesterCorp.

Elloitt rips the mini, manny style…

The Aryan Army

Posted in Vert jocks on January 5, 2008 by menacetech

I can’t remember if it was Omae or JDG who came up with this name (more on skate nerds tomorrow); it’s a fitting title for the late ’90s Plan B, though, after Danny Way bought it from Rocco and Ternasky’s widow and founded ARMAGEDDON DISTRIBUTION, which handled Plan B, Platinum (a company named after a strip club) and XYZ Clothing (which produced such tasteful garments as a pair of pants with “Fire Extinguisher” written inside the fly and a t-shirt with a graphic of a bullet-riddled rainbow, because, make no mistake, Danny Way has no tolerance for gays).

Or rap music. I mean, this skit might seem kind of silly, maybe even tongue-in-cheek, but I suspect it’s a pretty accurate reflection of Danny Way’s sensibilities, Camaro, BMX bikes, gnarly Australian speed freaks and all.

The skating in this part is sick–you can’t fuck with a halfcab heelflip bs 5-0 on vert–but would Danny Way even drop in on an 11- or 12-foot vert ramp anymore? I think he only skates megaramps at undisclosed locations or the Great Wall of China these days.

And the Pappas brothers–how hard did Benvis and Tashead fall off? I heard they were kicked off Santa Cruz for saying something like they were “gonna turn this shitty company around” at their signing party or whatever. Which actually rules.