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Fairly Normal: Austyn Gillette Episode 007

Video: Victor Pakpour

He was almost a hockey player. “I played a lot of ice hockey growing up actually. Then my brother and I got skateboards for Christmas one year and that was that.” Mere inches from a totally different existence. “One of my best friends growing up was just drafted by the Detroit Red Wings actually, so he’s pretty dialed.”

But instead of another Red Wing we got the kind of professional skateboarder who’s often hailed as the hands-down favorite of his peers: A lethal combination of style, technical prowess and the most precise bit of fuck-it, all baked in to produce what has become the new elite in modern skateboarding.

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Fairly Normal: Dane Reynolds Episode 024: A norm core look into the world of Dane Reynolds and his family

Thanks to social media we often get blips and a few laughs from behind the scenes at Dane Reynolds’ house. His wife Courtney’s (@NapkinApocalypse) Instagram is must-see social media. Between Sammy, Boogie, Pam and the pigeons, it’s cute content overload. And beyond that there’s Dane, the man way behind those scenes. Dane recently produced Chapter 11,…

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Fairly Normal: Andrew Allen Episode 23: Behind the scenes with Andrew Allen in San Juan Capistrano and Los Angeles

“This dude looks like he should be in the Misfits.” We can’t remember who said this while watching Andrew Allen’s Hockey 2 part, but we back it. Although he’s maybe a little too nice. With style, power, a nonchalant demeanor and unassuming approach, Andrew has become one of our favorites. So we loaded up the…

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Fairly Normal: Remy Taveira Episode 022 Shot on location in Paris, France. Presented by RVCA

Remy Taveira lives in the suburbs on the east side of Paris, France and skates with the Blobys crew. And he has one of those styles. The ones you wish you could put your finger on, but probably never will and that’s OK, because that’s what makes them special. We found ourselves in Paris with…

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Fairly Normal: Leo Romero Episode 021 presented by Emerica

Leo Romero was Thrasher Magazine’s Skater of the Year in 2010. And he’s been one of our favorite skaters since Emerica’s 2003 vid This is Skateboarding. His view of the skate world is one of the more interesting one’s we’ve come across and it isn’t easy to pin him down. But we managed to spend a lot…

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Fairly Normal: Danny Fuller Episode 020 Presented by Raen: Kauai to LA to NY to Pipeline 

Danny Fuller is a lot of things. He’s an it guy at Pipeline, a world renowned artist and photographer. He can run with the Wolfpak and hob knob with New York’s fashion elite on the same day. He’s paid his dues at the world’s heaviest lineup and is a North Shore staple. He’s also created…

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Fairly Normal: Nate Tyler Episode 019

He’s mellow but somehow punk. Humble and radical. Friendly and legit. His story has been painted a myriad of ways but never quite how we saw it. So we went to him. And made him show us more than usual. Waves, people, family and backroads of his Central California. What we found was even better…

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Fairly Normal: Kevin Terpening Episode 018

Come hang out with Kevin Terpening as he puts the finishing touches on his new Huf part

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Fairly Normal: Curren Caples Episode 017

One of the first skater/surfer hybrids we’ve seen in a long time of this old romance between the two is Curren Caples.

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Fairly Normal: Collin Provost Episode 016

With a throwback, very committed, very authentic approach to skateboarding, Collin reminds us what skateboarding is all about.

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Fairly Normal: Matt Meola Episode 015

We joined Matt and his family for a weekend of surfing, fishing, hunting and found nothing but hospitality and friendliness on the valley isle.

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Fairly Normal: Creed McTaggart Episode 014

He’s the gypsy. The wild man. The vagabond. The dude who smokes. Nti Sheeto. This is Us. Yeah Dude. Incredible talent. Free spirit. Kind-hearted. Lizard. Fun. Hessian. Human. Yes, he is many of these things and much more

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Fairly Normal: Christian Fletcher Episode 013

An honest, authentic, death-defying Fairly Normal on Christian Fletcher and the infinite and un-ending influence he’s had on us all.