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Billy Jak

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Old shot of Bill Reese

Five years ago on this day…

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

5 year anniversary of groundbreaking

…I started digging the hole. It’s raining today.

Watch a sort of time lapse video.

It’s like I haven’t progressed at all…

Saturday, December 14th, 2013


… 37 years later I built pretty much the same ramp.

Nerding out on Tracker copers packaging

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Tracker  Copers packaging

I rode a Ray Bones snubnose deck back in the eighties. I missed it when they reissued it and I always wanted to try to set one up again. I tried to approximate it with a Cab reissue instead. I found copers on EBay and thought I should scan the packaging before I threw it away. More images of the board and packaging after the turn. Oh man just like one of those board collector dudes. At least I did it so I can ride it.

San Pedro ca.1975

Saturday, July 27th, 2013


The Natural

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

sonny-smith_2013-07-13 18.21.22

You probably know someone who takes a bunch of time off from skateboarding and then shows up at a session and rips …

Taco time

Monday, July 22nd, 2013


KC sampling one of Vancouver Washington’s skate spots.

Bummer, flat spot

Friday, July 12th, 2013

giant skateboard #streetleague

Giant skateboard after a Nike SB demo at Nike world headquarters.

disaster transfer disaster

Thursday, May 30th, 2013


August 2005 West Linn. Trying to shoot a sequence of Marek Litinsky transferring from big to small, caught two shots of a bail and got some weird distortion. My wife spotted the nose of the board visible at the bottom of the shot partially covering his right leg. Both frames on the second page.


My childhood home

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Lomita CA
Lomita California circa 1977. My first quarter pipe, four-foot radius eight-foot wide. I think that’s a Z-Flex Jay Adams.