Alex Andrews "Off the Frey"

Alex Andrews "Off the Frey"

Plug “froth” or “stoke” or “psyched” into a Google Search and the mug of the perpetually positive pro snowboarder from Utah, Alex Andrews, should pop up. With a smile that no hail storm could scrub off his face, the “Froth God” reminisces about the recent trip to Patagonia.
The Forgotten Archipelago

The Forgotten Archipelago

The allure of trading a barrel of crude oil and a 12-pack of Budweiser was too great to avoid access to a forgotten Archipelago in the Falkland Islands. Pioneering slabs amongst penguins and an ever present darkness not far from the edge of the Earth left the revivalists awoke in a fit of obsession.

Boys on the Backs of Beasts by Jeff Johnson

Boys on the Backs of Beasts by Jeff Johnson

The morning is cloudy with a cold bite in the air. Andres Kempel, a big-game hunting and fishing guide, has arrived. He is quiet and confident, old-school. We watch from the other side of the fence as he tosses saddles around effortlessly, balancing a smoke in his mouth. Little by little we wander towards him, gravitating to his energy. He smiles crookedly and shakes our hands. One thing is clear: Andres is a man amongst boys. Roark has a rival.
Roark Presents "Future Mystics" with Ivah Wilmot

Roark Presents "Future Mystics" with Ivah Wilmot

In “Future Mystics”, Ivah takes us through Jamaican surf culture as other Revivalists: Nate Zoller, Parker Coffin, and LJ O’Leary surf different locations introduced during our trip in Volume 14.
Blending into the journey - Jamaica with Jamie Thomas

Blending into the journey - Jamaica with Jamie Thomas

A vibrant island with hurricane-battered city streets, Jamaica’s far more famous for reggae, rastas and herbal remedies than skateboarding. Regardless, Jamie Thomas has that special quality to (literally) roll with any punch the journey throws at him, blending into environments like some kind of travel chameleon. “I’ve found that when going into some gnarly areas while traveling,” said Jamie, “if you have something that’s different or impresses the locals—like skateboarding for me—it’s kind of disarming in a good way…”
VIDEO: FOUR WHEELED DIPLOMACY - JAMIE THOMAS IN RUSSIA

VIDEO: FOUR WHEELED DIPLOMACY - JAMIE THOMAS IN RUSSIA

When presented with the concept of skating in St. Petersburg during Roark’s sojourn to the East, Jamie pointed out that there was a lot of marble and concrete.
November 22, 2017