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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...

Spot Checks by Packy: Swayne’s Ramp

  ADDRESS: CLASSIFIED Ln, CLASSIFIED, VA Hours: When he calls you.   The Good: Jeff Swayne’s ramp is about a year or two old, 6ft tall and has two 8ft extensions that are 8ft wide with federal...

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: Paradox Grip

We were going to review paradox grip for you but Alex Perelson can skate and explain shit better than us.   Wallet Time: http://shop.paradoxgrip.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=sh01

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...

Packy’s Products: Jawbone Jambox

  First things first, this is $249 bucks. I got it for free because it’s customary to give gifts on one’s birthday in America. This little guy is 10X3ishX3ish inches. Small, light, and super...

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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....

Influenced Skate Photography Show

                                            My First Photography Show                   ...