Category: Vert

Mike-A-Palooza #MAP

Mikeapalooza is an annual Backyard Vert Jam held in Dunkirk Maryland, on the property owned by Mike Thompson. The ramp is 10.5′/1.5′v, Ramp Armor Surface. Friday evening MAP gets going and doesn’t stop till...

The Fellowship of Skateboarding

The Fellowship of skateboarding by Bob Umbel The gathering of Skate Tribes, Clans or if you prefer Crews….represents skaters, skating on their own terms for all the right reasons! Before social media and cell phones, flyers and telephones were the...

80’s Ramp Building

80’s Ramp Building

I fell in love with vert ramps right out of the gate. Living in Northern Virginia in the 80’s, we saw a host of ramps that were well, pure shit. I’ve had splinters and...

Packy’s Products: Arnica Gel

  This is $5, go buy it now and leave it in your car or your skate bag or whatever. It’s some hippy medicine that I think works. It’s made from a plant and...

Spot Checks by Packy: CLASSIFIED

I hear a lotta stories about the good ole days and when ramps used to be this and you had to drive hours to for that. Well times change, sometimes for better. Attached is...

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Vert Skateboarding does Detroit

October 2013. Myself, Rex Singleton, Michael Thompson, Tommy Vendemmia and Steve Hauck Armed with our skateboards,skate bags and camera gear departed from BWI in Baltimore and touchdowned in Flint Michigan. We drove 45 min....

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Vert Post 01

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