The Couch Potato #2

Following last month’s choices of skate videos that been shot for the internet, here’s the second booze fueled installment of the Couch Potato. The summer in the UK may have been a wash out but it seems that the beers are still cold whatever the weather. We have a selection of British scene footage plus East and West Coast offering’s from across the pond too. Get the kettle on and slouch into this lot.


Shiner’s very first two video episodes of Pixels is now online featuring various UK team riders from a selection of their brands and headed up by Marc Churchill. Footage comes from various parks, events and mag shoots plus a look into the Shiner warehouse and much, much more. Fingers crossed this will be a monthly feature stitched together by Alan Glass.

Pixels: Episode 1 Part 1 from Pixels on Vimeo.

Pixels: Episode 1 part 2 from Pixels on Vimeo.


Darkstar skateboards uploaded their new 8 minute video feature to vimeo last week and it’s not to be forgotten. Watch Forward Slash featuring killer footage of Chet Thomas, Greg Lutzka, PLG, Adam Dyet, Tyson Bowerbank, Ryan Decenzo and more.

FORWARD SLASH from Darkstar Skateboards on Vimeo.


Kurt Havens released a 38 minute montage featuring some of the New York City scene. Skating comes from Billy McFeely, Don Gonyon, Bill Pierce, Rene Perez, Richard Quintero, A.J. Nagy, Robert Sunshine, James Buchman, Jimmy Pakidis, JP Blair, Jersey Dave, Curt Havens, Joseph Amsel, Pat Murray, Don Gonyon, Shawn Powers, Peter Sidlauskas, Paulgar and Nick Ricciardi.


This is the fifth installment of the collection of the Elle Est Tombée (El-Ey-Tom-Bay) series by Drew Marsden with help from Al Hodgson, Sirus F Gahan, Zak Gilbert, and Rupert Antoine who got Drew out onto the streets to film whilst he is up to his neck in University work. This 23 minute scene video features skating from Bournemouth to Brighton to the Dutch walls of Walhalla skate park in Nijmegen.

Push play for all sorts of goodness from Al Hodgson, Dexter Daniels, Ewen Bower, George Terry, Harvey Dann, Jake Millott, Jake Snelling, Jake Wisdom, Jamie Morley, Joe Sandland, Liam Cooper, Louis Antoine, Luke Frisby, Matt Ransom, Martin Maxwell, Mitch Wheeler, Nick Benavidez, Ollie Smith, Rich West, Rupert Antoine, Sam Dearden, Sam Ibekwe, Sam Roberts, Sirus F Gahan, Stevie Thompson, Will Greenfield and Zak Gilbert.


The Black Country scene and beyond is captured in this 8 minute Midlands scene montage put together by Peon. Skating comes from Daniel Jordan, Ryan Price, Luke Kindon, Rasheed Osman, Nick Binnington, Joby Adams, Aaron Burrows, Brewer and many more.


Earth Pain returned in August with another episode of carnage for their 7th video blog. Dwayne Coleman, Josh Cox, Ben Rowles, Sam Taylor, Tom Knox, Kyle Platts, Rob Smith, Craig Questions and a bunch of other reprobates share the 6 minutes of SPT’s footage shot at various London’s skateparks, bars and bus stops.

More next month. If you have an edit to put forward fro the next feature, contact us.