Jon Julio is the owner of Them, a longtime skating legend, and among the oldest professional athletes in all of sports, according to Wikipedia. 

Phil and Krans sit down with Jon to talk about creating and running a skate brand, ways to subsidize rollerblading, the 909s, ten years of Blading Cup and its sprawling qualifier series, blading hands, and more.

The Rock Town Podcast is supported via Patreon. Thanks to Uncle Jeff, Akerue and 50/50 frames, The Blade Rat Podcast, Brad, Clay, Drew, Jeff, Levi, Michael, Patrick, Randy, and Zach. 

The show’s theme music is by The Skookum Brothers.

Direct download: 137_JonJulio_mixdown.mp3
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Caleb Smith is a Team Rollerblade rider currently “ultraskating” the 470-mile journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles along California’s infamous Highway 1. Krans met up with Caleb at a taqueria in Half Moon Bay at the end of his first day to talk about preparing for  the trip, the little gear he brought with him, and the larger trip he’s training to complete.

Thanks to our Patreon supporters for making this episode possible: Akerue Frames, 50/50 Frames, The Blade Rat Podcast, Brad, Clay, Drew, Jeff, Levi, Michael, Patrick, Randy, Zach, and Uncle Jeff.

Direct download: 136_CalebSmith_mixdown.mp3
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Dan Collins is a U.K.-born shredder who was visiting the U.S. last year to skate in the Blading Cup. Rock Town co-host Levi Sebastian caught up with him on the last leg of his adventure to talk about living in Australia, LAX's holding facilities, and much more. 

This episode's cover art was shot by Jonathan Labez for Be-Mag.

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The show's music is by Skookum.

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Direct download: 135_DanCollins_mixdown.mp3
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We know it's been a long time, so Brian and Phil catch up on a variety of topics, including Phil now riding for Rollerblade, why a JSF pro skate is overdue, Be-Mag's blading awards, fake news, and more.

This is every episode of the podcast is brought to you by our Patreon supporters. Thank you for anyone who has ever helped out the show. We love and missed you all.  

Direct download: 134_APodcastEpisode_mixdown.mp3
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