There are few things as legendary in skateboarding as Independent Trucks ads... Grosso spends 60 seconds calling out his favorites.
The Loveletters crew took a trip from Paris to Lyon to Marseille, meeting up with skaters from every generation of French skaters along the way. They interviewed as many as they could and made this episode from their stories. This episode is NOT a history of Frances skate scene! This is a Loveletter to some of the many great French skaters who have killed it over the years. Watch this and then put your phone down and book a flight to France immediately.
Og De Souza is a big part of Brazilian skate history . His story IS skateboarding to its core... then, now and everywhere.
Brazil has one of the best, oldest and coolest skate scenes in the world. Grosso and the Love Letters crew headed down to see how much of epic skate history they could uncover in 8 days. This is the longest episode ever and we barely scratched the surface of Brazilian skateboarding!
Mike Smith has had a big impact on skateboarding... He invented the Smith Stop and the Smith Vert! He also had a company in the late 80s called Liberty Skates. Grosso gives some love to one of his all time favorite skaters.
Skateboarding is for everyone. There are no gate keepers, no coaches, no teams or leagues, and no rules. Grosso sits down with his good friend Lizzie to talk about skating, the loop, girl power, and more.
Ray Bones Rodriguez was one of skateboardings first child prodigys. His career as a pro skater didnt last long but Grosso got to witness it first hand and it is forever burned into his memory.
A look behind one of the most iconic grinds in skateboarding, performed by one of the most charismatic characters in skate history, Dave Hackett.
Skateboarding is freedom. In 1989 when George Powell, the owner of Powell Peralta Skateboards, flew to Beijing China was transforming from a closed market Communist society to an open global super power. George had one goal: to bring skateboarding to the biggest country in the world. The only problem: there were no skaters or skateboards anywhere in China.
The DIY concrete skatepark building revolution altered the course of skateboarding forever. Anything is possible when skaters unite and take over. In this episode of The Letters they picked their 5 favorites and talked to the main players about how they got them going and what it takes to keep them standing.
Natas Kaupas was one of the skaters who led the charge in the mid 80s away from the backyard ramps to the streets. We wanted to take a moment to insure no one ever forgets how radical and influential NATAS was.
Loveletters Season 10: Venice | Jeff Grosso’s Loveletters to Skateboarding | VANS
Grossos not going off? Thats what he thinks. The editors have hours and hours of footage of Jeff speaking his mind and have edited some of their favorite outtakes together into one incoherent episode. Enjoy.
AntiHero Skateboards Julien Stranger is an enigma wrapped in a riddle—he also rips. Grosso takes 60 seconds to remind everyone how rad Julien is.
Grosso snakker om airs og folkene som gjør airs og alle de forskjellige typene airs. Dette er et kjærlighetsbrev til å komme seg i lufta.
We may not remember our moms birthday or the anniversary but all remember our ﬁrst boards- The graphics burned into our brains forever. Grosso sits down with Sean Cliver and others to talk about the world of BOARD GRAPHICS.