Lots of dudes dressed up as construction workers, because they didn’t plan a costume and really ARE construction workers. Pretty genius because they can just sleep in their clothes.
We have been DIYing non-gender clothing for decades, and Santa Cruz is one of the first large companies to catch on. But it won’t be the last. Hiring Alex White, who no doubt pulled for this, was possibly the smartest business decision a skate company has made in history.
Let’s say, just for shits and gigs, that Kristin Ebeling went to prison. If there was a curb to skate, she’d probably be perfectly happy locked up. She’d be endlessly entertained learning every curb cut in humanity.
Amy Caron’s visit provided Crescent Skate Krewe a great excuse to throw an event to raise money for our bayou neighbors and get the non-traditional and queer skateboarders socializing with the traditional skate community.
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I’m pretty certain if my family hadn’t moved back to California from Boston when I was in 8th Grade I eventually would have picked up a board and found my way to LonelyBones. String together the words ‘gentle’ and ‘nurturing’ with skating, throw in two kick-ass engineer-leaders, and you’ve got my attention.
A group chat turned mob of beginner/intermediate skaters cruising LA, documenting, and celebrating every minuscule achievement like we won the lottery. This gave me the confidence to attend a Display Only sesh where I met Ashley, the missing piece to the Board 2 Tears puzzle. That was her first meetup. Kismet.
“We skate every Sunday at Parisite DIY. Many of the Crescent Krewe are volunteering for communities outside of New Orleans that were hit very hard. We’ll all get back to meeting up at the skate park soon, but for now, our communities need help. Parisite DIY stepped up as a supply drop-off location.”