The Skateboard Mag sat down for a firesidechat with Dylan Rieder to discuss his recent move to Fucking Awesome Skateboards and turning down sports shoe companies to ride for skater owned brands only.
“Now is a time when skateboarding needs a transition. I appreciate everything Adidas and Nike do for skateboarding, and they pay some of these dudes really good money where they’ll be retiring off it, but how long is that going to last? They’re going to be in skateboarding until skateboarding is not cool anymore and then what is it? Now is the time to be supporting skateboarding companies again.”
Full transcript here.