Mourn the apparent last of the French Fred tapes with none other than the British wizard of all things skateboarding, Tom Penny. I don’t know whether to first discuss the sadness that Fred Mortagne’s incredible archive of tapes from such an important period of skateboarding has come to an end, or the fact that unseen Penny footage is beyond gold.
The only way of leading out of this is to doff your hat to French Fred as his dedication to filming and photographing skateboarding his entire life is commendable. Thanks for everything.
Find more of Fred’s incredible work explained in our feature with him.
Quartersnacks have re-edited a bunch of random seen and unseen footage of Zered Bassett this week featuring footage filmed by R.B. Umali, Joe Bouillot, Jason Jenkins, Steve Marino and Richard Quintero.
“Just think of it as a post-State of Mind part.” Press play for Edit of the Week.
The amount of unseen Tom Penny footage that has been uncovered in recent years is extraordinary, both in content and just how much of it there is. It makes you wonder how much more is out there waiting to be seen.
Here is the most recent piece of unseen footage from the British legend. Some inspiring nonchalance from the Huntington Beach era.