SKATEBOARD STORIES – Episode 44 – Tape # “Church III, 3/11/1996”

Dylan and Mr. Consistent skate Milpas street and Goleta. The crew has a random jump-ramp session. Everyone rips UCSB. Joey and Andy visit from Atascadero, skate Carpbumps, and end it with a boardslide battle on the longest rail on Campus. March 1996. Episode 44 0:00 – Intro 0:08 – Milpas st. (Dylan Gardner, Mr. Consistent) […]


Tony Hawk, Phil Hajal, and Chris Livingston. Demo in Santa Maria, Ca. July of 1998. I remember when I heard about this demo. My reaction was, “there’s a YMCA skatepark in Santa Maria?!” I couldn’t understand how I could live in Santa Barbara and have no idea there was a YMCA park (with a vert […]


This random mix brought to you by late nights, light beer, and a bunch of clips I shared in 2023. Enjoy. SKATERS Ben Kendall Sean Bolis Brandon Turner Carl Nunes Mike Santarossa Bill Weiss Seltar Colin New Damian Bravo Darren Navarrette James Dow Erik Hatch George Nagai Mark Gonzales Jeff Mcdonough Jesse Diaz Jesse […]


I’m working on getting a full length album out next year 2024. But in the meantime here’s 3 instrumentals to bump. Remember; “Hi-Fi or Headphones”. You can’t feel the bass on computer/phone speakers and I make music to be felt. SYNTH LOVE 0:23 SLOW 4:45 MOVEMENT ONE 6:40 All music and photos by me. Erik […]

SKATEBOARD STORIES – Episode 43 – Tape # “ASR96”

The Church Crew skates SB from the Riviera to the sea. The boys take a trip to skate the streets of Long Beach during the Action Sports Retailer tradeshow. T2 crushes San Marcos. And oh so much more…. in Feb. 1996. Episode 43 0:00 – Intro 0:08 – Riviera (Dylan Gardner, George Nagai) 3:22 – […]

LA2NY – CHICAGO SEGMENT – Chad Muska and friends

LA2NY is the cross-country journey that Muska and friends took in 2002. Muska was going to NYC to record some of hip-hops greats for his upcoming album “Muskabeatz”. Instead of flying, he gathered up Victor Fonosch, Dev1, Hatch, Skin Phillips and David Broach to take an unforgettable skate mission across the USA. Filmed, Edited and […]

CHAD MUSKA BBQ for the kids at WHITEROCK, BC Canada – 2000

Chef Muska. I saw a little clip on Insta from the latest Nine Club with Omar Hassan. He was talking about the time Muska BBQ’d for the kids at Whiterock. This is a great memory for me also and I had recently digitized the tape so I decided to go find the footage. This was […]

SKATEBOARD STORIES FILM – VOLUME 3 – The employees of NHS and Santa Cruz Skateboards 35 year anniversary (2009)

SKATEBOARD STORIES FILM – VOLUME 3 – The employees of NHS and Santa Cruz Skateboards 35 year anniversary (2009) Featuring (Anniversary party section) Keith Wilson Neil Heddings DAF Noah Lee Charron Jeff Kendall Ron Whaley Ray Stevens II Tim Piumarta Spidey Skip Engblom Ray Meyers Duane Peters Tom Knox Eric Dressen Keith Meek Natas Kaupas […]

SKATEBOARD STORIES – Episode 42 – Tape # “HEART” Feb. 1996

The boys get buck in this one! Santarossa, Stacy and Mr. Consistent destroy a bunch of handrails around town. The crew skates the beach lot and IV/UCSB. And Dylan Gardner does the highest switch kickflip ever done. Classic SB spots get smashed in this episode! Enjoy. Episode 42 0:00 – Intro 0:08 – Berry Blocks […]


Shorty’s Skateboards wins 5 of the 6 “Reader’s Poll” awards at the 1st annual TWS Awards in 1999 for the video “Fulfill the Dream” (1998). Awards include; Best Video Part (Smolik), Best Video, Best Style (Smolik), Best Team, and Best Street Skater (Muska). The awards were given in Vancouver BC, Canada, after a long day […]