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Afternoon Interview: Ronnie Sandoval Episode 053: Most skaters’ favorite skater

You don’t get to go pro for Krooked unless Mark Gonzales says so. And he said so for Ronnie Sandoval. Ronnie was bred at the world famous Channel Street Park in San Pedro (which is in danger of going away forever as you’ll see). And might be one of the craziest tranny skaters around right now. He’s a skaters skater. Real. Genuine. And constantly trying to convert all the fucking scooter kids into skaters.

We caught up with him in his hometown and learned he’s one of the raddest dudes we’ve ever hung with.

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Afternoon Interview: LA Witch Episode 047: We spent the day in the studio with the girls of LA Witch as they record their new album

Recording studios are wild places. Knobs, lights, buttons, cords and instruments all in perfectly organized chaos all decorated with warm woods and beautiful rugs. That usually makes up the recording studio environment. And we recently found out that our neighbors at Hurley have a pretty damn legit one of these just up the street. Then…

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Afternoon Interview: Lee Wilson Episode 046: Growing up in Bali, new sponsorships and the stack of dishes that changed his life

Lee Wilson has a wild story, background, look, style and accent.  He is half Australian, half Indonesian, and spent a good part of his youth growing up in both. His surfing has always been unparalleled. But its come in hiccups. It was far way in Indonesia. He’d pop up in Julian Wilson videos. Or in double…

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Afternoon Interview: Soli Bailey Episode 045: He’s on our current cover and he’s really damn good

Soli Bailey boarded a boat with us recently. At the time, he was relatively unknown. Obscure a bit. Interesting name. Couple pretty good clips out on him. Nothing crazy. When we returned from the trip, Soli was legend. After stating that he’s never really surfed backhand pits without grabbing rail, his performance in Everything’s Wrong…

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Afternoon Interview: Craig Anderson Episode 044: On being himself, learning from your friends and leaving Quiksilver

Last year Craig Anderson and Dane Reynolds didn’t renew their contracts with Quiksilver — or with anyone for that matter. Since that time there have been rumours and swirling excitement about the potential launch of a new brand with them directly involved. A serious endeavor for some of our favorite surfers. But how could you not…

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Afternoon Interview: Ryan Callinan Episode 043: We went shopping for chips and dip and talked life on the world tour. Presented by Sanuk

Ryan Callinan has had our hearts since he introduced us to his backhand whip a few years back during a trip for the Kustom Airstrike. Since then he’s gone onto be one of the world’s best, putting out elite video parts, including a very underrated part in Cluster as well as qualified for the world…

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Afternoon Interview: Haydenshapes Episode 042: Hayden Cox walks us through his operation and touches on a new Collab with Vissla

Hayden Cox is probably one of the most modern shapers in the world. His label Haydenshapes is revered by all walks of surfers and collectors and pros. His team includes Craig Anderson and Creed McTaggart. And by bringing serious attention to design aesthetic to the surfboard world he’s flipped the model of shaping on it’s…

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Afternoon Interview: Jake Anderson Episode 041: Goats, being a non-smoker, Tinder strategy and some skateboarding

We walked up and there were goats. On the ramp. And Coors Banquet beers all over. And Curren Caples walking around. A strange scene, but we adjusted quickly once we got a Coors full strength in our hand too. We picked Jake’s brain a bit, found out a bit more on growing up in the Ventura…

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Afternoon Interview: Na-kel Smith (PT. 2) Episode 040: On skateboarding, Rapping with Earl Sweatshirt and the Freeway Challenge

Continued from part 1, this is our Afternoon Interview with Na-kel Smith, who’s part of the new Adidas film Away Days, as well as Supreme’s Cherry, Illegal Civilization and more. In this episode we touch on everything from rapping and hanging with Earl and Tyler to the freeway challenge. Watch Part 1 of our Afternoon…

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Afternoon Interview: Na-kel Smith (Pt. 1) Episode 040: On Growing up, Supreme, Cherry and meeting William Strobeck

We recently got a backstage walk through at Supreme in LA to chat with Na-kel Smith for an all-new Afternoon Interview.  Watch part one here on how he got into skating, his uncle Kareem Campbell, Supreme, Cherry and meeting filmmaker William Strobeck. Watch part 2 here: And watch Nakel in Adidas’ new film Away Days,…

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Afternoon Interview: Eric Geiselman Episode 039: Massage chair Audi’s and repeatedly being hit by sharks and dolphins presented by Gorilla

Somehow Eric Geiselman swindled a deal with Audi for a few weeks and so we rolled over to Cappy’s breakfast joint in Newport Beach in an A8. Every seat in the car massaged our legs as Eric told us of being attacked by a variety of sharks and dolphins. The food was good but the massages in…

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Afternoon Interview: Kevin Bradley (PT.2) Episode 038: On joining street league, growing up in LA and skating tranny presented by Crap Eyewear

In part two of our interview with Los Angeles’ Kevin Bradley we talk Street League, growing up, video parts and making a big deal out of skating transition. Watch Part of one of our Afternoon Interview with Kevin Bradley here: 

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Afternoon Interview: Kevin Bradley (PT.1) Episode 038: Growing up skating in LA, strip clubs and stingrays. Presented by Crap Eyewear

Kevin Bradley is one of the great things about Los Angeles right now. He’s worked with William Strobeck on Cherry, Sickness and Swoosh and more recently there was his Nike Chronicles 3 part. He followed all that up with a signature board from FA and a Skater of the Year nomination. He recently joined Street…

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