Posts tagged ‘Rodney Torres’

dose | TORRO NYC

10 August 2012, 16.08 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding, videos | 2 comments »

In the latest episode of dose, Tim Brodhagen heads to Queens to meet up with Rodney Torres and his team of rippers representing TORRO NYC. As you can see, the new for the locals by the locals skate brand is bringing it back to the essence of New York City skateboarding. Includes exclusive footage of Leo Heinert, Joseph Gil and Alejandro Batista getting nice at Astoria Skatepark.

dose | Go Skateboarding Day NYC 2012

26 June 2012, 11.30 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, videos | 2 comments »

Every year, Go Skateboarding Day in NYC gets more insane and 2012 brought it to a whole nother level. Check out all the action as Tim Brodhagen talks to Eric Koston, P-Rod, Stefan Janoski, and Erik Ellington as well as locals Billy Rohan, Rodney Torres, and Luis Tolentino about what it’s like for skateboarders to take over the greatest city in the world.

Torro NYC Logo Tees

06 June 2012, 11.48 | Posted in Skateboarding, t-shirts | 1 comment »

Torro NYC unveiled their new summer logo tee pack this week, a nice mix of the staples perfect for summer sessioning. The other two after the jump.

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Torro Skateboards Introduces Joseph Delgado

31 May 2012, 13.51 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Spend even one day skating in NYC and you are bound to run into Joseph Delgado. The native ripper is part of Rodney Torres’ new Torro NYC movement, check out the teaser for his upcoming video part above. Ole!

Rodney Torres for Create Skateboard Foundation

15 May 2012, 18.06 | Posted in feel good, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Radcollector fam and NYC OG Rodney Torres, who recently launched his own brand TORRO Skateboards, is also involved in the the stellar Create Skateboard Foundation for youth in the city. He took some time out recently to talk about why the foundation is so rad. Via Michael Cohen.

Chevy Sonic x Alice Mizrachi

07 December 2011, 18.52 | Posted in Art, cars, videos | 1 comment »

We are particularly stoked to see this edit from Chevrolet featuring a trio of Radcollector fam: Eli Reed, Rodney Torres and Alice Mizrachi. Alice was recently commissioned by Chevy to hand paint one of their new Sonics and found inspiration from the intersection of skateboarding and the streets of New York. Dope.

Pre 2K | Rodney Torres, Geo Moya, Mike Wright Part

28 February 2011, 13.39 | Posted in history, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Howard Glover’s has just dropped another part from his historical masterpiece Pre 2K. This one features Geo Moya, Mike Wright, and Rodney Torres as well as some pre-part commentary from Mike Hernandez, Matt Bell, and Hamilton Harris. Pre 2K is currently available at Surpreme, Poets, FTC, Boundless and 2189 and will be available for online order soon.

NYC Griptape Promo Edit

10 February 2011, 14.30 | Posted in griptape, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »

Homegrown New York City brand NYC Griptape just dropped this promo edit to get things cracking for 2011. Check out Joseph Delgado, Rodney Torres, and Shawn Powers “keeping the street under their feet.”

Full Bleed | Rodney Torres Interview

30 September 2010, 16.26 | Posted in interviews, Skateboarding | No comments »

Vice’s Full Bleed blog has an interview up with Rodney Torres. The NYC native talks about shredding the streets of New York for over two decades, his photos in Full Bleed and the wide variety of projects he’s worked on. Read the full interview and watch some of Rodney’s footage here.

Rodney Torres x Maloof Money Cup

28 May 2010, 15.51 | Posted in Competitions, Skateboarding, Uncategorized, videos | No comments »

Check out this edit of our homie Rodney Torres as he gives a behind the scenes look at the course construction for the Maloof Money Cup and get his hands dirty with a hard days work.