In typically British fashion the weekend weather forecast predicts showers. If you are home bound and fancy catching up with various long playing skateboard videos that are out there, sit back with our selection from across the globe. There’s something for everyone in here, so get the teas on and get stuck in.
THE NATIONAL SKATEBOARD PROMO
The National Skateboard Company‘s 10 minute promo features team riders Vaughan Jones and Neil Smith alongside Danijel Stankovic, David Mackey, Joshua Young and Thomas Harrison. Click play for great UK skateboarding.
SKATE WORLD: ENGLAND
Skateboarder and film maker Winstan Whitter discusses the skate scene in the UK with Vice Magazine. This was filmed two years back. More on Southbank’s relocation plans here.
FANCY LAD SKATEBOARDS – “NEW HELL”
Put together by Nick Murray and Colin Fiske (of PJ Ladd’s Wonderful Horrible Life fame in Boston) this film is cut with all sorts of montaged classic film clips, skaters ollieing pigeons and far too much more to mention. It’s a rollercoaster ride of mash-up madness and even has footage of clown shoe wearing wizard Jesse James from ‘A Golden Egg’ fame. If you missed this gem then get on it.
This Lowcard production has footage of various heads from Portland, Oregon with additional beers, and plenty of other antics.
LO-FI – FULL VIDEO
Brad Cromer and Pang bring you a VX and iPhone long player with Brendan Carroll, Joey Ragali, both Pang and Cromer sections plus Jonathan Ettman in this independent skate video.
SORE – REPROBATES FULL VIDEO
The raw streets of Yorkshire and beyond are shredded by the Reprobates of the British company Sore Skateboards with footage of James Foster, Brendan Harrap, Rory Mckenzie, Ben Lister, Mike Arnold, Guy Jones and many more.
THE CSA VIDEO
Cambridge scene video featuring Joe Barrett, Jacob Attenborrow, Jacob Christie, Charlie Munro, James Bush and friends.
SKATE HARROWGATE – KEEP SMILIN’
Josh Hallett’s Harrogate/Leeds scene video ‘Keep Smilin’ featuring Liam Hobson, Dale Starkie, Chris Parsons, Ryan Lonsdale, Tim Humberstone, Will Sheerin, Tom Zealand and more.
Meanwhile is an independent skate film out of Atlanta Georgia. Filmed Jan-Nov 2008 in Atlanta, NYC, Chicago and LA. Filmed and edited by Chris Thiessen.
This 22 minute Canadian production is packed with goodness from the likes of Kevin Lowry, Lee Yankou and Hugo Balek and has a lot going on. Enjoy.
If you want more, go feast on last month’s Couch Potato here.