Category ‚interviews‘

Galen DeKemper Interview by Taji Ameen

20 May 2013, 12.59 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | 1 comment »

Radcollector homie and contributor Taji Ameen recently sat down to talk shit with Galen DeKemper for Vice. Topics covered amongt other things are why skate parks are lame and what makes for an epic slam. Read the whole piece here and hit the jump for DeKemper’s short film MMM.

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dose | Keelan Dadd

13 May 2013, 19.15 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | 1 comment »

For the latest dose Timbo hit the west siide to catch up with one of skateboarding’s fastest rising young stars: Keelan Dadd. Peep it as the Switch God breaks down some of his secrets to success while also admitting that more fame equals more stress. Whatever the challenge, from product design to maintaining his position as the Prince of Ratchet, he’s more than up for the challenge.

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CCS | Brand Spotlight – Mighty Healthy With Ray Mate

06 May 2013, 13.17 | Posted in apparel, interviews, Skateboarding | 1 comment »

New York based skate lifestyle brand Mighty Healthy has been evolving and gaining a worldwide following in recent years with its unique and innovative style. So much so that CCS linked up with hnic, Ray Mate to discuss the brands roots, identity, and future. Go here to read the interview.

Long Live Southbank

02 May 2013, 11.53 | Posted in interviews, Skate Parks, Skateboarding | No comments »

Whether it’s Love Park, the Brooklyn Banks, or South Bank, its seems that the world’s raddest urban skate oases are constantly under attack by the powers of “progress.” The ultimate irony is that the loss of these places leads to the devolution of a city and the decline of creative urban culture. Please check out this insightful interview with Henry Edwards-Wood who is leading the charge to save South Bank. Go here to get involved. Via Andrew Guan.

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dose | Lee Ann Curren

29 April 2013, 16.20 | Posted in girls, interviews, Music, surfing, videos | No comments »

Roxy Girl Lee Ann Curren was in NYC last week capping off the first ever North American tour for her band Betty the Shark. While in town she linked up with Timbo to talk surf, music and what it’s like to be the daughter of one of the raddest surfers of the 80’s.

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Peter Huynh ESPN Interview

22 April 2013, 21.32 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | No comments »

Its dope to see UXA getting some shine for their collab with the Gonz, even though publicity was certainly not the motivation behind it. Following his rad interview with NYSB, Peter Huynh sits with ESPN to talk more UXA in this piece shot by RC fam Taji Ameen. A few pieces from the UXA x Mark Gonzales collection are still available here.

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NYSB | Peter Huynh of UXA – Interview

04 April 2013, 15.00 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »

The team over a caught up with Peter Huynh of UXA to talk about the roots of the brand, working with Zered Basset, and the upcoming Gonz collaboration. Peep the interview to learn more about what Peter & UXA have planned for the future.

Chrome | A Conversation With Steve McCallion

03 April 2013, 13.30 | Posted in interviews, Packs & Bags, retail | 2 comments »

Since the opening of its doors in 2010, the Chrome NYC store has been on the pulse of the city with its various events, collabs and high quality bags & biking products. When the brands president, Steve McCallion stopped by the flagship store he gave the crew over at The Crosby Press a rundown on the roots of the company.

dose | Christian Hosoi’s Top 3 Pool Tricks

01 April 2013, 15.45 | Posted in history, interviews, Skateboarding | 2 comments »

Christian Hosoi made a rare stop in Brooklyn last week to kick it at Skate Night at the House of Vans. In between destroying the pool and hosting a best trick contest, he gave Timbo a rad breakdown on pool skating’s renaissance and why skateboarding is and will always be the most fun thing in the world. Respect the architect.

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Chapter | Jimmy Fontaine Interview

26 March 2013, 15.10 | Posted in interviews, photography | No comments »

Chapter has a rad new interview with our friend Jimmy Fontaine, who just shot their latest lookbook. Breaking it down to the bone gristle Jimmy has this to say on the secret to success: “I truly believe the way you treat others is a determining factor in success. No one wants to work with an asshole, money and success isn’t as important if achieved in vain or at the expense of others.” Read the entire piece here.