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Brian Jones

What If?

04 February 2011, 10.44 | Posted in Uncategorized | No comments »

It’s been so long since I have seen these Nike commercials. These were created around the time when Nike tried to first step into the skate game and failed miserably. It looks like they had their marketing on point, (As if you would expect anything less from Nike.) but the shoes were just horrible. This time around of course with the Nike SB line and team they have backing it, it’s a different story.

These older commercials are perfect because they are timeless! No matter how many skateparks are built, we still need to fill the need to skate legit street spots. By my house there’s a skatepark that closes at 9 p.m. and forces you to wear helmets and elbow pads and is monitored by a security guard at all times, but yet right next door is a baseball field where softball and baseball games go on until 10 p.m. and a cop could care less what they are doing or if they are wearing protection. Funny thing is I can guarantee 90% of the softball players have a six pack stashed away somewhere on the field, but yet skateboarders are the ones that get harassed. How does that make any sense?

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-JONES

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