Erick Garcia is an American rollerblader and photographer. Known better as ESG, he’s “El Presidente” to the Juiced Sucka Foos. He talks about Oakland life, K2 skates, cess slides, and skitching in Bay Area traffic. Follow him on Instagram: @juicedsuckafoos filthjuice.com Break song: “Juiced” by Zyme #JSF

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 11:53pm PST
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Kevon Thompson is an American rollerblader, filmmaker, and music maker. In 2013, he made the blading documentary “I’m Still Here.” We discuss NorCal and SoCal, Black Market, modern campus life, and more. He’s on Instagram and SoundCloud as @TheBizOne.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 7:44pm PST
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#39: Pat Lennen

Wonder what happened with Pat Lennen? Most known for his stunt skating in videos like Leading the Blind and Drip Drop, he got his start flipping over Ferraris, but now at 34, skating makes him uncomfortable. He’s also looking for a ping-pong table. Support for the Rock Town Podcast comes from its Patreon contributors.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 1:36am PST
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Ivan Narez is an American rollerblader and filmmaker. We talk about the making of Valo 4Life, what skates spots are off limits, acquiring music rights, and other topics. Following the Q&A portion is another installment of the Blade Video DJ (#BVDJ) series with Valo 4Life, featuring music from Free the Robots, Jeff Stockwell, Sage Francis, and others. Check out Ivan's latest film, "Hermanos," available soon. The Rock Town Podcast is made possible because of support through Patreon.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 9:47am PST
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Korey Waikiki is an American rollerblader who recently received his first pro skate from Razors. We talk about Korey’s blading childhood in NorCal, his travels, brotherly influence, oversensitive people, having “stones,” and why Korey isn’t very competitive. Buy his new pro skate at AggressiveMall.com. Follow him as @KoreyWaikiki. This podcast is made possible by support through Patreon.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 9:19am PST
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Joey Scannella is a rollerblader from Staten Island, New York. After taking a break from blading, he started back up in 2009. 

As I took a similar break in college, we talked about what we missed, New York blading history, the Mushroom Blading influence, the radicalization of rollerblading, the realization we're Millennials, and many names we couldn’t remember.

Don’t forget to check out Joey’s latest edit (https://vimeo.com/148066165) and support the podcast on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/citizenkrans).

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 11:38am PST
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#35: Chris Haffey

Chris Haffey is one of the best rollerbladers ever.

Before his Nitro Circus stop in San Jose, Chris gives us the full story behind his newly-revitalized “Bone Crusher” nickname, the good ol’ days of watching VHS skate videos until the tape broke, and talking about the thing he hates most about rollerblading.

He also answers questions the /r/rollerblading community on Reddit.

You can support this podcast by pledging to Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/citizenkrans) or shopping at RockTownPress.com.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 10:34am PST
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#33: The 2015 Blading Cup

The 2015 Blading Cup took place Nov. 7 in downtown Santa Ana. Host Brian Krans takes you through his weekend, including skating in the Veterans Cup, helping build a street course, and getting a black eye.

Featuring interviews and commentary from Jeff Stockwell, Sean Darst, Ben Weis, Alex Wick, Ariel Surun, Ivan Narez, Jason Reyna, Sayer Danforth, Chris Farmer, Victor Arias, Steven Johns, and more.

You can support this podcast by pledging to Patreon (patreon.com/citizenkrans) or shopping at RockTownPress.com (rocktownpress.com).

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 9:47am PST
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#32: Aaron Schultz, Zach Savage, Ben Forsythe

Aaron Schultz, Ben Forsythe, and Zach “Savage” Waszkiewicz visited the Rock Town Garage after their trip to AIL at Woodward West and before we all head to the Blading Cup. We get an AIL report and talk about skating San Francisco, the death of Detroit blader Brett Urbas, and more.

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 11:47pm PST
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Regardless is the last completed video from Brandon Negrete. Released in 2011, it features sections from skaters like Chris Haffey, John Bolino, Jeff Stockwell, Erik Bailey, Chris Dafick, Kruise Sapstein, and others. In this episode, host Brian Krans leads you through its soundtrack with music from artists such as Black Sabbath, Sleep, Dick Dale, Annihilation Nation, The Jacuzzi Boys, The Godz, The Dirty Beaches, and more. #ForeverNegrete

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Category:Blader Digest -- posted at: 9:47am PST
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