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Jenkem | Skating NY’s Abandoned Psych Ward

18 November 2014, 11.53 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


Jenkem keeps killing it with original content with their latest video featuring Rob Miceli skating what has to rank as one of the scariest places on earth: the abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center in Long Island, NY. Home to some of the gnarliest shit that has been done to people on US soil in the modern era, Kings Park was literally an entire city for insane people back when they were treated bad, like really bad. And now its one hell of a DIY skate park, the world is a crazy place isn’t it?

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Jenkem Marc Johnson Interview

18 July 2013, 11.34 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | No comments »


One choice quote demonstrates why Jenkem’s new Marc Johnson interview about the current state of the skateboard industry is a must read: The average pro career lasts 5 years, and most pros walk away from skateboarding with nothing except two video parts and a room full of old pro models. They walk away with nothing practical or useable in the world outside of skateboarding, least of all, money. It’s a sobering, but not shocking reminder of the way the skate industry mocks every other industry in place in this world – its made for the few to make it off the many. Go for a skate then read the full interview here. Then do some soul-searching.