Skateboarding

Tony Hawk: The Birdman At NASS

Tony Hawk: The Birdman At NASS

A couple of weeks ago was the annual NASS Festival, held at the Bath & West Showground, near Shepton Mallet. Every year UK and International action sports athletes and fans converge for 3 days of demo’s, competitions, and live music. I’ve covered NASS half a dozen times before now, and this year I was asked by Vision Nine…

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Skate Photography From The House Of Vans

Skate Photography From The House Of Vans

Last September, I accompanied Herbal Skateboards and The Drawing Boards teams to shoot some skate photography at the newly opened House Of Vans in London. The indoor skatepark has been beautifully designed and built by Line Skateparks within the old Victoria tunnels close to Waterloo station. Here are a selection of photographs from the day. [Click…

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Skateboarding Photography: Wight Trash

Skateboarding Photography: Wight Trash

[WARNING: SOME IMAGES AND DESCRIPTIONS MAY OFFEND] Several months ago Wight Trash Skateboards had the courage and superb bad taste, to put into production something that every other skate company had shied away from – a penis-shaped skateboard deck. I really don’t think anyones ever done it – even though most skateboarders will have, from time…

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New Garment Collaboration!

New Garment Collaboration!

Skate Photographer Series: The “Frontside Tee” As a skate photographer, I’ve been shooting for Herbal Skateboards since 2009, and I’ve had the good fortune and pleasure to have worked with these guys pretty closely over those years. Recently, we have been chewing over the idea of a collaboration between Herbal Skateboards and Harvey Mills Photography,…

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NASS: Tales From The Cow-Shed

NASS: Tales From The Cow-Shed

NASS, the UK’s National Action Sports Festival, will once more be held at the Bath & West Showground in July. As well as a host of first class international athletes, the Festival attracts thousands of free-sport and music fans from around the UK and beyond. This year, the skate competition will be run by the International Skateboarders…

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April Fooled

April Fooled

Towards the end of March, Marc SA Carter (a Herbal Skateboards‘ Team-Rider), came up with the idea of playing a classic April Fools prank. It centred around a skateboard that Marc had drilled various holes in, and painted it yellow to look like swiss cheese. The objective was to try and convince people that the…

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