Posts Tagged chico brenes
  • Jesus Fernandez Pretty Sweet Alt. Edit

    Some of the PS parts went thru multiple versions. Due to songs issues, Jesus and Cheeks might have went thru the most. Here’s a version by Pasquale Baudaffi in the eleventh hour that’s never seen the light of day, until now.

  • Chico Brenes on the Crail Couch

    A return visit for the Cheeks. Old and wiser? Sure. Skinnier too. Lets catch up with the Chocolate OG about Insta clips, Andy Roy, the secret to his success and double digit video parts. The Cheeks is here!

  • 20 Years of Chocolate, Denver & NYC

    Marc Johnson, Jerry Hsu, Justin Eldridge, Kenny Anderson, Chico Brenes and Sean Malto followed the 20 Years of Chocolate art show to Denver and New York City for some meeting, greeting and, of course, some skating. With Special Guest: Richie Rizzo.

  • Chocolate’s Traveling 20 Year Birthday Party Part 2
    • After Denver we went to New York for the next art show. We had some time to skate and found ourself over here. Malto with a warm up crook.

      After Denver we went to New York for the next art show. We had some time to skate and found ourself over here. Malto with a warm up crook.

    • We even made it out to Far Rockaway. Normally I wouldn't post a photo of Eldy kickflipping in his underwear but he was very emphatic that I shoot it.

      We even made it out to Far Rockaway. Normally I wouldn’t post a photo of Eldy kickflipping in his underwear but he was very emphatic that I shoot it.

    • We spent a bunch of time down at the seaport benches too. Look out for the undercovers down there.

      We spent a bunch of time down at the seaport benches too. Look out for the undercovers down there.

    • The NY art show was awesome too. DQM helped us put it on, and it was packed.

      The NY art show was awesome too. DQM helped us put it on, and it was packed.

    • Matt Bell and Jahmal WIlliams! LI and Boston.

      Matt Bell and Jahmal WIlliams! LI and Boston.

    • Too many legends. Tag yourselves.

      Too many legends. Tag yourselves.

    • Poorly poached photo of some rad dudes. Lee, Spencer and O'Mealls.

      Poorly poached photo of some rad dudes. Lee, Spencer and O’Mealls.

    • Andy Jenkins and Jeremy Carnahan. These guys busted their asses to make these shows as good as they were.

      Andy Jenkins and Jeremy Carnahan. These guys busted their asses to make these shows as good as they were.

    • Get better Strubing!

      Get better Strubing!

    • CRM TECS!! Peter and Jeff!

      CRM TECS!! Peter and Jeff!

    • Anthony Pappalardo, meet Anthony Pappalardo.

      Anthony Pappalardo, meet Anthony Pappalardo.

    • #selfie

      #selfie

    • Matt Milligan and Matt Willigan. 20 years of confusion.

      Matt Milligan and Matt Willigan. 20 years of confusion.

    • Epic Crew. Gino, Cheeks, Kenny, Pops, Bri and Tone.

      Epic Crew. Gino, Cheeks, Kenny, Pops, Bri and Tone.

    • Fashion week has nothing on a Chocolate art show.

      Fashion week has nothing on a Chocolate art show.

    • Trying to explode the message boards with this one. 3 guys who love posing for photos.

      Trying to explode the message boards with this one. 3 guys who love posing for photos.

    • Then it was on to the Fish. Seniors and Freshman.

      Then it was on to the Fish. Seniors and Freshman.

    • Legendary DJ crew. Atiba and Sergio from Quicksand!

      Legendary DJ crew. Atiba and Sergio from Quicksand!

    • What's up Mic-e!

      What’s up Mic-e!

    • The next day the crew met up at Astor to try and fight the hangover with slappies before the demo.

      The next day the crew met up at Astor to try and fight the hangover with slappies before the demo.

    • We even had a Brian Brown sighting!

      We even had a Brian Brown sighting!

    • Then it was on to the LES park where we were greeted by a 3 story Malto.

      Then it was on to the LES park where we were greeted by a 3 story Malto.

    • The demo was great until it was invaded by 200 bikers. Thanks for the great time NY.

      The demo was great until it was invaded by 200 bikers. Thanks for the great time NY.

  • Chocolate’s Traveling 20 Year Birthday Party Part 1
    • The Chocolate 20th Anniversary Art Show took a little tour of the US earlier this week. First stop was Evan Hecox' hometown of Denver.

      The Chocolate 20th Anniversary Art Show took a little tour of the US earlier this week. First stop was Evan Hecox’ hometown of Denver.

    • Our crew plus the man behind all the classic Chocolate graphics, Evan Hecox. (Malto was guest starring).

      Our crew plus the man behind all the classic Chocolate graphics, Evan Hecox. (Malto was guest starring).

    • Adult Eldy, meet Baby Eldy.

      Adult Eldy, meet Baby Eldy.

    • We had time to hit the streets in Denver before the demo, so we took it to a park. Kenny with a crail for Crail.

      We had time to hit the streets in Denver before the demo, so we took it to a park. Kenny with a crail for Crail.

    • I think Jerry has been making Marc laugh since he was about 5 years old.

      I think Jerry has been making Marc laugh since he was about 5 years old.

    • The first day we hit this rad spot about 4 minutes before it got dark. (Panera bread jam up). Kenny got in this back lip before we had to call it a day.

      The first day we hit this rad spot about 4 minutes before it got dark. (Panera bread jam up). Kenny got in this back lip before we had to call it a day.

    • The next day we went back before the demo. Kenska couldn't get enough of this place.

      The next day we went back before the demo. Kenska couldn’t get enough of this place.

    • Don't feed the animals.

      Don’t feed the animals.

    • Pre-demo excitement. Cheeks and Eldy (and Sam)

      Pre-demo excitement. Cheeks and Eldy (and Sam)

    • Malto can't skate a demo for like an hour after he gets there. He's like the pied piper.

      Malto can’t skate a demo for like an hour after he gets there. He’s like the pied piper.

    • More airtime for Kenny.

      More airtime for Kenny.

    • Eldy flipping out of a switch blunt.

      Eldy flipping out of a switch blunt.

    • It's a weird world we live in. #selfie #twostoges

      It’s a weird world we live in. #selfie #twostoges

    • Jerry shut the demo down hard with a bs nollie fakie 5-0 on the hubba.

      Jerry shut the demo down hard with a bs nollie fakie 5-0 on the hubba.

    • Time for the family favorite. Product Toss!

      Time for the family favorite. Product Toss!

    • Hey Marc, now that you've finished having 900 conversations and signed a million autographs, pose for a portrait real quick. NYC tomorrow.

      Hey Marc, now that you’ve finished having 900 conversations and signed a million autographs, pose for a portrait real quick.

  • Chocolate in New York

    Artshows, slappies and demos. If you can’t get down with at least one of those (if not all three) then you’re bumming. In honor of Chocolate’s first 20 years in the biz Marc Johnson, Chico Brenes, Kenny Anderson, Justin Eldridge, Jerry Hsu and Raven Tershy, plus special guest Sean Malto will all be traveling to New York to attend these events, skate, rage, make some friends, make some enemies and eat pizza. Please join us.

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  • Christmas in Hollywood
    • Last night was the annual Girl Christmas Party at Musso and Franks in Hollywood. Pretty sure I've only missed one in the last 11 years, it's always a blast.

      Last night was the annual Girl Christmas Party at Musso and Franks in Hollywood. Pretty sure I’ve only missed one in the last 11 years, it’s always a blast.

    • Mike was there last night acting as official photographer. With the lens cap on. Shier wasn't impressed.

      Mike was there last night acting as official photographer. With the lens cap on. Shier wasn’t impressed.

    • Sal and Cheeks aka Steven A. Smith and Skip Bayless were hosting the "Skaters who don't know enough about sports but still talk shit Show". Sketchy table to get caught up at.

      Sal and Cheeks aka Steven A. Smith and Skip Bayless were hosting the “Skaters who don’t know enough about sports but still talk shit Show”. Sketchy table to get caught up at.

    • Eric Anthony was dressed to kill last night, Bill Nye science guy styles.

      Eric Anthony was dressed to kill last night, Bill Nye science guy styles.

    • Double Daniels.

      Double Daniels.

    • Then on the other side... These guys have been torturing each other since forever.

      Then on the other side… These guys have been torturing each other since forever.

    • Sam somehow manages to  get up in front of everyone and give an awesome speech every year. Last night was no exception.

      Sam somehow manages to get up in front of everyone and give an awesome speech every year. Last night was no exception.

    • Two Mikes and a Jerry. I think MikeMo looks so hard cause of the Mike's hard lemonade he was double fisting.

      Two Mikes and a Jerry. I think MikeMo looks so hard cause of the Mike’s hard lemonade he was double fisting.

    • Dubbs and Reda. Two class acts.

      Dubbs and Reda. Two class acts.

    • Wheatley and Scooch over by the bar. Scott is tall too, I swear.

      Wheatley and Scooch over by the bar. Scott is tall too, I swear.

    • Chris and Marc were having a Back 40 power lunch.

      Chris and Marc were having a Back 40 power lunch.

    • Rickk, Dubbs, Rudy and Eldy.

      Rickk, Dubbs, Rudy and Eldy.

    • EMB over here. Good to have Lee back in town for one night at least.

      EMB over here. Good to have Lee back in town for one night at least.

    • Cheeks and DL!

      Cheeks and DL!

    • SOTY sandwich with Rickk!

      SOTY sandwich with Rickk!

    • Then as is the tradition it was time to take the shitshow out into the parking lot. I think this was the first time no one ended up in a pile on the ground. We did manage to find a "working" pay phone tho. Merry Xmas Everybody!

      Then as is the tradition it was time to take the shitshow out into the parking lot. I think this was the first time no one ended up in a pile on the ground. We did manage to find a “working” pay phone tho. Merry Xmas Everybody!

  • The Cheeks in Nica, behind the scenes
  • Snack Pack

    Kenny and company get the Tennyson treatment in this PS remix.

  • Already Broken News

    Puerto Rico was way too fun for just one video. Here’s a much lower quality one for your time-wasting pleasure.

  • Creepy Cheeks

    The Cheeks teams up with Creepy and FTC for some T-Shirt biz.

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