Gary Magill, Erik Beltran, and Coty Dobbs are three Fresno skaters currently living in the Bay Area. We talk about Fresno’s beloved and now gone Art House, the documentary they made about it, and the Ghost Ship’s effect on artist spaces. We also talk about rollerblading.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:54pm PST
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Jon Fromm is a Florida-raised shredder living in San Diego who rides for companies like Razors and Sic Urethane.

We talk about his many, many travels, Razor's new Shift skate, catching a black eye at Pow-wow, and more.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:37pm PST
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Looking back ­on NorCal blade history, Kirk Chang & Mike Jimenez noticed a deficit in street contests. So they’re doing something to fill the void by throwing the Lux Street Open on Sept. 30 in lovely downtown San Jose, California. We talk about their plans and logistics for the contest, blade company branding strategies, Brian Aragon, and more.

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When there's a city experiencing record-breaking high temperatures, what's a good investigative journalist to do? Oh yeah, you go to that city. 

Phoenix bladers Andrew Scherf and Dan Howard can handle a little heat, so, in the middle of a heat wave, we talk about blading in the town's scorching temps, the levels of awkwardness in podcasting, "Knee High" and other trends in rollerblading.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 12:17am PST
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Adam Bazydlo (a.k.a. Bladezilla) is a hammer drop-rail skater from the South. You may recognize him from his solo sessions on Instagram, the cover of ONE Magazine, or from the new VOD, “Moments in Time.”

Adam came to the Bay Area with his wife, Kaydee, to visit friends. So, naturally, Phil Moore and I had to invade their hotel room. We talk about his skate spot hunting, why he ducked away from his sponsors, and more.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 9:01pm PST
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For a long time, rollerblading has deserved a better solution to aggregating blading content besides Rollernews. Daniel Nodzak and Travis Stewart—the moderators of /r/rollerblading on Reddit—bring something new to the table.

The site—bladerunion.com—went live May 1. Travis and Daniel (Hunter Dasten)with me before the launch.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 10:55pm PST
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Lonnie Gallegos, Jeremy Soderburg, Jonathan Labez, Rob Guerrero, and Mike Obedoza were in town filming for Lonnie's latest video, Feet 4. 

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 1:10pm PST
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Hailing from Denver, Ian Walker is an avid filmmaker, the king of the Scumpire, and an overall really nice weirdo. Our conversation goes many places, not stopping shy of guns, gimps, and other family-friendly topics. Danny Malm and Taylor Kobryn add to the catastrophe that is this episode.

While none of our episodes to date have been appropriate to do so, this episode—in particular—shouldn’t be played out loud at work or around children. Unless, of course, you work from home and your kid is cool.

 The song at the break is Violent Shiver, by Benjamin Booker.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:34pm PST
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Boschi Pope is a New York City skate legend. In August, he hosted the Boschi Pope Skate Off at the Hamilton Bridge Skate Park next to the Harlem River. It was a month after his release from an eight-year prison sentence. 

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 11:37am PST
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Chad and Brad Anthony hail from Kentucky, but this last year, they were everywhere. From the A-Town Stomp and the Blading Cup to Schmidty’s Ramp and Camp to the Windy City Riot, the Southern Scrum boys put some miles on their Winnebago during their “Born Free Tour.”

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 9:34pm PST
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