Erik Hatch


Unseen footage and extended clips from the Independent skateboard video “Underdog”. SKATERS Pabs Sean Bolis Ben Kendall Gerardo Mendoza Eric Bork Chad Muska Gabe Nava Dylan Gardner Kyle Liddle James Brockman Jason Phillips Paul Rodriguez Johnny Albao Lance Dalgart Jesse Diaz Abe Jaya RIP VIDEO Erik Hatch MUSIC “Flava In Ya Ear” Craig Mack “Lumdi” […]

SKATEBOARD STORIES – Episode 38 – Tape # “Feb. 10th 1996”

Stacy Lowery is the first person to tackle the now well-known “Washington rail”. The Church Crew skates SB. Gershon Moseley is the first (and only) person to kickflip the La Colina double-set. Manabu Kumakura shows off a TON of Super8 footage from many different sessions. PLUS, Manabu’s Hi8 angles from the Shorty’s Hardware Team video […]

LOWKS feat. George Nagai

George and I have been doing this shit for a minute. He’s several years younger than me, but I think we probably both started skating around the same year. He was a little freestyle kid from Goleta. I was a Suicidal Tendencies obsessed teen living in Los Osos. We didn’t meet until maybe ’88?? I […]


The “Harold Way” segment from the cult classic skateboard video “ASSAULT RIFLE”. Featuring; David Broach, Mike Rosa, AJ Burnett, The Dango, Josh Dowd, Nick Bailey, 80’s Joe, Kenny Roche, Ross Norman and Damian Bravo. Music by Living Keys Music Intro song by Whitewine for LKM … “ASSAULT RIFLE” – 2005 CULT CLASSIC! ASSAULT RIFLE is […]

SKATEBOARD STORIES – Episode 37 – Tape # “Jan. ’96”

The Church Crew skates SB and Goleta. Stacy Lowery skates spots no one else can, and Dirty D nollieflips like no other. 1996. Episode 37 0:00 – Intro 0:08 – DP sesh (Jacob Rodrigue, Jesse Silvey, Tony Tieu) 3:00 – La Colina (Dylan Gardner) 6:30 – UCSB (Ricky Higgins, Stacy Lowery, D. Gardner, Nelson Shin, […]


Unseen footage and extended clips from the Independent skateboard video “Underdog”. SKATERS Kyle Liddle Gerardo Mendoza Dylan Gardner Nick Batchelor Sam Kendall Ben Kendall Mike Santarossa Brandon Yates Damian Bravo Jason Phillips Tyrone Olson Mark Appleyard Adam Alfaro Chris Cole Colt Cannon Tony Tieu Knaan Thor Brian Hoard Baron Kelly VIDEO BY Erik Hatch MUSIC […]

ANACAPA gear sold exclusively in the HATCH SHOP

The word Anacapa is the Spanish translation of the Chumash Indian word ‘anyapax. Anacapa means “mirage” or “illusion”. Many times in my life while sitting on the beaches of Santa Barbara, I’ve looked out at the Channel Islands and noticed a strange phenomena that happens.  It’s usually when there’s some form of Marine layer on […]

Chumash Country

Sam’s ramp is tucked into the landscape of Chumash Country. At times it’s hard to concentrate on skating because of the surrounding beauty. Shredding while Red-Tail Hawks dive-bomb nearby is otherworldly. Sam though, seems to have no trouble tearing his ramp to shreds. “Balance and SustainabilityWe need to respect this balance and be responsible for […]