Thursday, April 30, 2009

" EVERYONE LOVES MIKE "

I BEEN HANGING OUT WITH MIKE FOR WAY TO LONG. IF WE GO OUT ANY WERE PEOPLE LOVE THE KID . THEY TALK ABOUT HIM MONTHS LATER WHY ? BECAUSE HE'S A FUNNY MAN . SURE YOU ALL HAVE YOUR FUNNY FRIENDS , BUT NOT LIKE MIKE'S THERES NO ONE LINERS . IT JUST KEEPS GOING UNTILL HE'S DONE WITH EVERYTHING HE " WANTS " TO SAY ABOUT THE SUBJECT HE'S RIFFIN ON AND LEAVES A IMPRESSION YOU'LL REMEMBER . MIKE'S ALSO A GREAT SKATEBOARDED , I SEE ALL THESES YOUNG KIDS MOB OLLIN DOWN GAPS AND STEPS WITH TWO PUSHES THINKING THEY SHOUD BE SPONSOR .NEWS FLASH MIKE ALREADY DID IT LIKE 15 YEARS AGO GOING 30 MPH .. HERES A BUNCH OF FOOTAGE I HAD OF MIKE , FOR SOME REASON WE NEVER PUT TOGETHER A FULL PART FOR MIKE . THE FOOTAGE IS SCATTER ALL OVER, ONE DAY I'LL GET IT ALL TOGETHER BUT FOR NOW HEARS A FAST CLIP OF THE MAN THEY CALL" THE BRENN-O " ..... SOME OF THIS FOOTAGE YOU,VE SEEN IN HOOLIGANS BUT THE OTHER STUFF NEVER BEEN SEEN BY ANYONE OTHER THEN ME AND FRANK AND OF COUSE MIKE .. SO ENJOY IT .


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Sunday, April 26, 2009

"Everyone is skating in low top Adidas"

I'm sure I'm opening a slew of tales with this. There must be other analog VHS, 8mm & VHSC tapes stored in Airwalk Enigma or Vans Caballero shoe boxes buried amongst Christmas decorations and old appliances in parent's attics or basements.
We may have taken a bus there on this day or someone's parent could have dropped us off. Finding out about a demo was pure chance back then. There were no message boards, emails or Myspace to advertise the event. It was myself and my friend Angelo and I think Rich and Jimmy Long were there because I think I hear Jimmy's voice off camera talking to me (Rich was Richie back then and never spoke at all-he was probably 11). Maybe the Long brothers weren't even there. Rich will have to clarify.
Danny's Ride Away cheaped out this time and instead of having the various pieces of pvc pipe boxes and slider bars and jump ramps, they had a wood pallet.
Shown here are Rodney Mullen & Brian Lotti. Also at the demo was Guy Mariano, Rudy Johnson & Tim Gavin. They didn't skate, though. Tim Gavin made a few attempts at a backside heelflip-noseblunt-slide on the pallet but didn't pull it. Someone go learn that trick now.
All I know is it was the first time I ever saw someone wear Adidas Campus to skate. If you listen there is actually a comment made off camera about it. We all raided Kaddy Kan after this for $10 or $20 deadstock Puma and Adidas. I'm pretty sure 'Tim & Henry's Pack of Lies' was at the store that day and my friend Angelo scored a copy. Early 90's, bad oversized clothing, PRT bumping out of someone's car stereo-brilliant times that remind me of fun.
If you pay attention you might see yourself or some familiar faces...

"Everyone is skating in low top Adidas" from Peabody on Vimeo.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

DEMOS AND DEMONS ...

OK SO IT NOT ANY OF THE CREW AND IT NOT MY FOOTAGE BUT IT IS FROM 92 , AND ANYONE THAT ACTUALLY READS THIS BLOG WOULD RESPECT THIS .
ALSO SALMAN HAS SKATED A T.O.B SESSION WITH ME SO , I'LL USED THAT AS AND EXCUSE TO POST THIS . SALMAN IS DOWN WITH THE 55 DUFFY. BESIDE THE FACT THAT MUGGER TOLD ME HE'S DUGG UP SOME DEMO FOOTY FROM DANNYS RIDE AWAY . SO TAKE THIS AS A WARM UP FOR THAT UPCOMING POST .

AND WHILE I AM AT POSTING DEMO STUFF . HERES A SHOT OF NATAS I TOOK AT A DOCTOR BIKE DEMO BACK IN 88 !
STALE FISH PROPER !!!! ..

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Friday, April 24, 2009

..AMENDS ..

WELL THE OTHER DAY I SEEN ONE OF MY FRIENDS , HE KINDED OF AVOIDED ME , I DIDN'T KNOW WHY . I WAS ACTUALLY A LITTLE PISSED . SO I GO SEE HIM A FEW DAYS LATER , AND HE TELLS ME , HE READ THE BLOG AND WAS LOOKING AND FELT I WAS BASHING HIM . WELL THAT EXPLAIN IT , HE WAS READING A LITTLE BIT TO DEEP INTO IT. I DIDN'T EVEN BRING UP THE FACT THAT I WAS BUMMED , HE WAS BUMMED AT ME FIRST . SO I DROP MY GRIPE RIGHT WHEN HE TOLD ME WHATS UP .. WERE ALL GOOD AGAIN ! I FEEL BETTER ABOUT THAT..

NOW I JUST WANT TELL EVERYONE RIGHT NOW , AM NOT THAT GOOD OF A WRITER TO HIDE ANY HIDIN MESSAGES IN BETWEEN THE LINES . IF I THINK YOUR AN ASSHOLE ... I AM A GROWN MAN AND I'LL TELL YOU RIGHT TO YOUR FACE THAT YOUR AN ASSHOLE AND I WOULDN'T HIDE BEHIND SOME BLOG . BESIDE THE FACT I WOULDN'T EVEN MENTION YOU ON THIS BLOG IF I THOUGHT YOU SUCKED , THIS BLOG IS ABOUT MY FRIENDS AND I AND ALL THE BULLSHIT WE WENT THROUGH GROWN UP .
I LOVE AND RESPECT YOU ALL.
-PHEO-

Saturday, April 18, 2009

THE BLOODY HEAD

The bloody head footy ... i fell nobody knew i was on the second level of the parking gararge . from what i been told they heard me fall it was like thunder from thore's hammer hitting the floor of T.O.B . i rolled my fat ass down the hill and was total out cold , i heard frank found me and picked me up off the ground ? he's like 120lb wet . go frank !! i was really out of it. i didn;t know were i was. frank and davis didn't know what to do so they brought me over to the local bar to find my parents . i ended up in the hospital for four days. my mother and dad and my lil brother came by once one of thoses four days , nobody eles came to visted me and my broken head . thanks !

Thursday, April 16, 2009

IT WAS THE YEAR 2008 "

SO TONY MEMENTO ASK ME WHEN THIS BLOG WAS GOING TO HIT THE 2000'S ERA , I TOLD HIM IT'S NOT !
BUT I WILL PUT SOMETHING NEW OF THE ALL THE OLD GUYS THAT I POST ABOUT ON THIS BLOG .
THIS IS A TRIP THAT
MOST OF THE GUYS THAT WERE IN HOOLIGANS JUST TOOK LAST FALL OUT TO OHIO.


Ohio Lap Candy Pt 1 from NICKSKOLNICK on Vimeo.


AND THIS IS THE CULT CLASSIC " FLAT BAR COMMANDOS "
YOU ALL SEEN IT IT'S BEEN ON EVERY SKATEBORDING SITE I VISTED IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS
ALL VIDEOS WERE DONE BY NICK SKULLNICK , AND MIKE LENT .
VERY GOOD JOB BOYS .


Flat Bar Commando's from NICKSKOLNICK on Vimeo.

Monday, April 13, 2009

NUMBER NINE SKATEBOARDS

NUMBER NINE 1995 :ANOTHER NUMBER
I REALLY WANTED TO BE APART OF THIS VIDEO , BUT FOR SOME REASON GREGG
WAS REALLY AGANST ME AND ANY OF THE FOOTAGE I SUBMITTED AND WOULDN'T
LET ME EDITED ANYTHING ? I STILL DON'T KNOW WHY .

I WORKED HERE FOR ABOUT 3 YEARS . THEN I GOT THE BOOT AFTER TAKING THE
TEAM TO TAMPA AM, FOR NOT CHECKING IN WITH HQ TO TELL THEM WHAT WAS GOING ON IN FLORIDA .
I WAS KINDED OF A TEAM MANGER . I THINK ?

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I REALLY LIKED THIS JOB . I WOULD PUT IT AT THE TOP OF MY LIST OF JOBS
I LIKED , I HELP PUT THIS TEAM TOGETHER
AND WITH THE GRAPHIC AND ACTUALLY PRESSED , DRILL AND SANDED BOARDS
FOR THEM . IT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED .

WALTER HASIM WAS ONE OF THE
SMOOTHEST KIDS ON THE TEAM,
SWITCH EVERYTHING . I GET RANDOM CALLS FROM HIM LIKE ONE OR TWO A YEAR.
ASKING ME IF I HAVE ANY WEED ? AND TELLING ME WHOS THE NEW BEST
SKATEBOARDER IS AND THAT I SHOULD PUT THEM ON HAZEL , I ENJOY THE CALLS
, THEY LEAVE A SMILE ON MY FACE EVERY TIME .
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CHRIS STEINZ CLAME TO FAME WAS
BEATING REGGIE BARNS IN A FREESTYLE CONTEST AT THE BANKS. WHAT YEAR I
HAVEN'T A CLUE , BUT IT WAS AT THE BANKS . HE COULD ALSO THROW HIS
BOARD INTO A CRAZY TAIL SPIN FLIP THING AND LAND TO PRIMO EVERY TIME
IT WAS SICK LOOKING.
CHRIS WAS AWESOME HE HAD A WHOLE ROOM IN HIS HOUSE DECK OUT LIKE IT
WAS THE BRADY BUNCH LIVING ROOM, WE WERE NEVER ALOUD IN THERE BUT I
DID SEE IT . CHRIS DISAPPEAR AND I HAVEN'T SEEN HIM SINCE THE NUMBER
NINE DAYS .WELL NOT UP UNTILL THE MANNY MADNESS THIS YEAR AT THE LES PARK IN MANHATTAN , IT WASN'T
THAT GREAT OF A REUNION HE SAID WHATS UP I SAID WHATS UP AND THATS
ABOUT IT .
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TOM FEENEY WELL I NEVER REALLY
DUG THE KID , JUST ONE OF THOSES THING WERE WE DIDN'T REALLY HATE EACH
OTHER . WE JUST DIDN'T CLICK AS FRIENDS . I SAW HIM ONE NIGHT IN THE
LATE 90'S BREAK DANCING AT SOME OLD MAN BAR IT WAS WERID ,
HE QUIT SKATING BOARDING AFTER MATT
BELL
THREATEN HIS LIFE AND BROKE HIS BOARD IN TWO AND TOLD HIM
NEVER TO SKATE AGAIN ! SOMETHING LIKE THAT . I HEARD THERES FOOTAGE OF
THIS INCIDENT ! AM STILL LOOKING FOR IT . TOM JOIN THE MARINES AND
COULD PROBLY KILL
MATT
THESES DAYS WITH SOME DEATH GRIP HE LEARN IN BOOT CAMP .

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GREGG CHAPMAN THE HEAD IN
CHARGE OR WAS HE ? WE ALL JUST DID WHAT EVER WE WERE GOING TO DO
ANYWAY , I THINK GREGG HATED THAT ABOUT US , BUT IT WAS HIS TEAM AND
THE GUYS ALL DID THERE JOB UPPING HIS COMPANY , I THINK THEY DID A
PRETTY GOOD JOB OF GETTING THE NAME OUT ,
GREGG OWNS CHAPMAN SKATEBOARDS
YEAH THATS RIGHT NOW THIS IS REALLY A BOARD COMPANY THAT THE OWNER
REALLY SKATES . GREGGS BEEN IN 411 ALSO SKATING WITH CHRIS SENN RIPPING UP SOME PARK ,
HE IS THE MAIN BOARD MANUFACTURE OF THE EAST COAST . AND HE BEEN
DOING IT FOR A PRETTY LONG TIME NOW .
I HAVE STORYS ABOUT HIM , BUT HE HAS KIDS THESES DAYS AND IS TRYING TO
KEEP A CLEAN REP SO WITH RESPECT TO HIM , I AM NOT TALKING ..

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SCOTT SUTHERLAND WELL BACK THEN
HE WAS LIKE A GHOST , EVEN THIS VIDEO PART WAS A HARD TASK TO MAKE ,
HE DIDN'T EVEN FLIM FOR IT, IT WAS PEICE TOGETHER FROM RANDOM CLIPS
THAT PEOPLE HAD OF HIM LAYING AROUND ,
SCOTT HAD A PRO BOARD BACK THEN ALSO . IT WAS FELIX THE CAT HOLDING
A BOMB WITH THE TWIN TOWERS COMING OUT THE TOP OF A TURBIN THAT FELIX
WAS WEARIN , TALK ABOUT FOUR-SHOWING !! A SCOTT STORY ! WELL YOU'LL
SEE THE SWITCH HEEL OVER THE WALL AND THE BIGGEST BIG SPIN EVER ON THE
SMALL BANKS IN THIS PART . SCOTT DID THIS AFTER NOT SKATING FOR LIKE 5
MONTHS. GREGG ASKED ME AND FRANK TO GET HIM OUT TO SKATE SO WE FINALLY
GOT HIM AND TOOK HIM TO THE BANKS . HE DID THESE TWO TRICKS AND ENDED
UP IN 411 # 9 , 411 WAS THE SHIT
BACK THEN
,
SCOTT BACK ON THE BOARD THESES DAY AND HE ALWAYS AT MY HOUSE CHILLING
WE GO SKATING ALOT . HE ALSO HAS A FULL PART COMING OUT IN THE NEW HAZEL VIDEO " RATED GNAR
"
I CAN'T WAIT IT'S GOING TO BE DOPE .

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FRANK GREWER YOU ALL KNOW
FRANKS WHOLE DEAL , HE KICK-FLIP
WALENBURG
BECAME A PRO SKATE BOARDER AND LIVES IN S.F , I GREW UP
WITH THIS KID BEFORE WE EVEN SKATED HE WAS A CRAZY , HE THINKS AM
CRAZY , I THINK WERE BOUTH CRAZY , HE CALLS ME WHEN THE MOON IS FULL
TO SEE IF AM OFF MY ROCKER , WE HAVE THE SAME BIRTH DATE SO HE'S INTO
THE BIRTH SIGN THING , SO WHEN HE FEELING ON EDGE HE THINKS I AM ALSO
, YOUR
A WERIDO FRANK
. MUCH LOVE , HE'S PRETTY MUCH LIKE MY BROTHER.

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KEVIN CANDELA WELL WHAT CAN I
SAY HE'S IS DEFINITELY ONE OF A KIND , I CAN'T EXPLAIN HIM BUT HE'S
AWESOME , HE JUST MOVED TO OHIO , I KNOW HE'S BORD OUT THERE JUST BY
THE EMAILS HE'S BEEN SENDING ME . HE DIDN'T WANT TO SKATE TO MIDNIGHT
OIL JUST TO LET YOU KNOW THAT , GREGG PICKED HIS SONG , I THINK HE
WANTED A CURE SONG OR SLAYER WHAT A
FLIP FLOP OF TASTE THE KID HAS
, THATS THE BEST WAY I COULD
DESCRIBE HIM .

RAY WONG , THE TOKEN CITY KID
,EVERY TEAM NEEDED ONE . RAYS ACTUALLY ONE OF THE KIDS THAT AWALYS
BEEN SUPER COOL TO ME , I REMEMBER HIM MAKING A COMMENT ABOUT BRETTS
PART BEING ALL PARK FOOTY AT A PRIVATE VIEWING BEFORE THE RELEASE , I
LOOKED AT HIM AND SAID WAIT UNTILL YOU SEE YOUR PART .

PARK FOOTY IS FOR AFTER CREDITS AND BOUNS STUFF. IT SHOULDN'T BE IN
ANY PARTS , UNLESS IT'S SOMETHING REALLY SICK .THATS JUST MY OPINON!
DO WHAT YOU WANT.

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JOHN OSWALD . you know that quite kid that keeps to him.
self . then one day you find out he a maniac
thats john . i won't wright anything thing about him ,
because he sends me text messages telling me he going to kill me


FREE AGENTS ? I NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHY HE CALL THE FREIND SECTION THAT NOT EVERYONE
IS LOOKING TO BE SPONSORED .

Friday, April 10, 2009

"LIFERS"

so let start this off with a page of a book i wrote while i was living in S.F

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so this iS really how most of the weekends started out in my house .
don't get me wrong i love breakfast !
i could cook you a mean one if i really wanted to , but the friends that were skipping out on church
are picture below , Mike Brennan and Frank Gerwer .
this is them hanging in my room while i did my house work .

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i am pretty sure these skate shots were from the same day . look at the style on Gerwers ollie

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he was made to skate ! i am glad he's pro now days . he one of my best friends and he is a retard ..
i am just kidding you'd actually be surprise he is pretty smart ..

me (pheo) on the other hand was never really good at anything athletic except blasting one footed Ollie's over trash cans .

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i've BEEN THOUGHT ALOT WITH MY HOMIES

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this IS MIKE BABYSITTING ME WHILE I AM DRUNK ON WISKEY AND HIGH ON MY MEDS FOR MY BELL PAULYS .

FRANK DOING A STRIP TEASE ACT AT MY SISTER IN LAWS BRIDLE SHOWER , I THINK HE MADE 20 BUCKS WE BOUGHT BEER WITH IT
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I FIGURE IF WE HAVEN'T TRYED TO KILL EACH OTHER YET WE PROBABLY NEVER WILL .

YEAH WHO IS THAT GUY DOING THAT KROOKED GRIND??????

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Keeping it Hicksville.

First day with a new camera flash. First day I met The Brenno. Sears Ledge in Manhasset. I think he just started skateboarding again after a long bout with industrial music. Brenno is gifted with natural skateboarding ability. Who's the guy doing the k-grind?