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Why We Shred: Damien Hobgood

06 October 2014, 13.27 | Posted in interviews, surfing | No comments »


Our never not grinding columnist Deka Paupaw just went on a trip to Haiti for an upcoming documentary project he’s working on for the Global Empowerment Project where he ran into none other than surf legend Damien Hobgood who was on the island to set up water filtration with Waves for Water. The result of this chance meeting is another rad edition of Deka’s Why We Shred. Read the complete interview here.

dose | Tuerck’d Season 3 Preview

24 September 2014, 11.17 | Posted in cars, interviews | No comments »


Speaking of lucky dudes, Ryan Tuerck has put his life on the line for his craft more than a few times and is still alive and ripping. Check it out as he kicks it with Timbo about what to expect in season 3 of Tuerck’d on Network A.

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Radcollector Interviews | Akira Presidente

07 August 2014, 12.25 | Posted in interviews, Music | No comments »


Our global wave chaser and lifetime Bed Stuy representative Brian Deka Paupaw has brought us another installment of his series on Brasilian hip hop with an interview with rising Rio de Janeiro artist Akira Presidente. Besides having a dope name and working alongside Brasilian super MC Marcelo D2 (video after the jump), Akira makes hip hop in the tradition of Big, Jay Z, Nas, Big L, Wu tang, J Dilla, A Tribe Called Quest, Snoop, Planet Hemp, and Racionais Mc’s. In other words, he’s someone you should know. Read the entire interview here.

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dose | Nyjah Huston in NYC

16 May 2014, 18.00 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »


On the latest dose Nyjah Huston makes a rare NYC appearance to talk to Timbo about taking it to P-Rod and Chris Cole at Street League this summer before taking to the streets for some very rare NYC street skating.

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Bitchslap | Greg Dacyshyn Interview

15 May 2014, 14.05 | Posted in interviews, snowboarding | No comments »


With a combination of Poppa Smurf-esque looks and a penchant for pushing the boundaries of core, Burton’s Greg Dacyshyn is easily the most interesting man in snowboarding. Denmark’s Bitchslap Magazine recently spent some time with the mysterious Chief Creative Officer of Big B to see if they could figure out just how he came to be.

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Theotis Beasley on Snoop’s GGN

22 April 2014, 12.56 | Posted in comedy, interviews | No comments »


Speaking of Snoop, the Doggfather dipped into the skate world today by having Theotis Beasley drop in on his GGN News show. After a hilarious interview, Snoop is convinced enough to declare that “Theotis Beasley Is A Real Skater.” You finally made it Theo!

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NYSkateboarding Welcomes Alex Corporan

02 April 2014, 11.45 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | 1 comment »


NYC OG, skateboarder, father, friend and all around rad dude (and Radcollector columnist) Alex Corporan has joined the ranks at NYSkateboarding.com NYC’s original skateboarding website. Get to know more about the man and the myth in part one of Alex’s epic interview right here.

Radcollector Interviews: Parteum

19 March 2014, 13.53 | Posted in interviews, Music | 1 comment »


He may not be a recognizable name in the US but any fan of Brasil’s sprawling hip hop scene knows exactly who Parteum is. Globe traveling Radcollector columnist Brian Deka Paupaw was recently in São Paulo and took the opportunity to talk to Parteum about the business and culture of hip hop in Brasil. As a former pro skater and world traveler, Parteum has a particularly unique perspective. Read the complete interview here. É nóis!

Joseph Gil On the Come Up

19 March 2014, 12.10 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | No comments »


We always love to see the hometown homies get some shine. Torro! team rider Joseph Gil, who we featured in a dose a while back, just got a rad spotlight interview over at Global Skateboard Media, check it out!

dose | Jeff Pang x SHUT

18 March 2014, 12.40 | Posted in decks, interviews, Skateboarding | 1 comment »


In the latest dose, Timbo sits down with groundbreaking OG NYC skateboarder Jeff Pang to talk about his new board release with SHUT, how different skateboarding is in the city these days and the three New York City skateboarders everyone should know. Respect the architects.

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