Posts Tagged top 5
  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) With Kyle Walker

    Kyle Walker’s Top 5 reasons to go “Down Unda” for his SOTY trip.

    1.  Too many good beaches.

    2.  Elijah joked about me getting SOTY for a few weeks and said we were going to Australia for the trip, and somehow it actually happened. Plus its one of my favorite places so it had to be done.

    3.  So many spots and people are so laid back, You can drink beers anywhere you please. Cops aren’t even trippin’ most of the time like what?

    4.  Chima, Dustin, Beau, Sammy and the whole Sydney squad.

    5.  Shakey Chicken Parm.


  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Andrew Brophy

    Andrew Brophy’s Top 5 things he says the just completely confuses americans.

    1. Mate.

    2. G’day.

    3. Muffin.

    4. Whenever I tell anyone at Starbucks my name? But its Andrew and that’s nothing crazy right?

    5. If I accidentally say “cunt” people kinda trip, but that’s a heavy Australian thing.

    We say it meaning buddy you know, like fuck yeah cunt translation to american means – hell yeah buddy

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Nora Vasconcellos

    Nora’s Top 5 things about being a skate nanny.

    1. Always having someone to skate with.

    2. Learning new tricks from Logan (Frank)

    3. Capri Suns.

    4. Mini humans have endless energy.

    5. Reliving being a kid.

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Andrew Peters

    Andrew Peters Top 5 things that are “Chat” 

    1. Blue Balls are chat.

    2. Group texts are chat.

    3. Australian Beer prices are chat, that’s why I moved.

    4. Skating Switch is chat.

    5. Girls under 25 are chat…But kinda awesome

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Andrew Peters Continued

    Andrew Peters Top 5 things that are “Chat”

    1. Realizing there’s no toilet paper when you are taking a shit is chat.

    2. Carrying camera bags is chat.

    3. Having to ask a skater to do a trick again is chat, but having to do it is probably more chatter.

    4. Vaping is so chat.

    5. Waiting for Wheatley is chat, but getting him to drive is not.

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Justin Eldridge

    Top 5 things Justin Eldridge is better* at Rickk than:
    1. Skating, obviously
    2. Social Media
    3. Basketball
    4. Drinking. He always blames me for how bad he feels the next day
    5. Calling your friends back

    *according to Justin

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Mike Carroll

    Mike Carroll’s Top 5 things he loved about skating in the ’90s:
    1. You didn’t realize it was the “90s”
    2. The raves
    3. Watching Henry Sanchez invent tricks
    4. Duh, 1994 Skater of the Year
    5. Cops were older than me

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Daniel Castillo

    Daniel Castillo’s Top 5 things he loved about Phife Dawg
    1. We’re both 5-foot
    2. I also like ’em brown, yellow, Puerto Rican or Haitian
    3. I love Dr Pepper
    4. He inspired me to throw on a jersey
    5. “I grew up as a Christian so to Jah I give thanks/Collect my banks, listen to Shabba Ranks/I sing, and chat, I do all of that/It’s 1991 and I refuse to come wack” was one of the first verses I ever memorized…RIP Phife

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Daniel Wheatley

    Big Wheat’s Top 5 reasons why Florida has contributed more to skateboarding than any other state, outside of California, of course…
    1. For pure history’s sake: Rodney Mullen and Alan Gelfand. The tricks you do everyday came from Floridians- you’re welcome
    2. Andrew Reynolds: Easily the top 5 greatest skaters ever. Still wears a University of Florida shirt all the time. From THPS to his Instagram today he is probably responsible for tens of thousands of kids starting to skate
    3. Danny Renaud: he was a huge dick to us as kids and we still worshiped him. His Mosaic part is one of the best gifts to skateboarding ever. Falls off 9 stories and can still switch back tail
    4. Brad Cromer: Probably the best export since Reynolds. For those who know, he’s probably one of the best skaters ever, and he’s been that good since he was about 14. He stayed living in Florida until he turned pro because he wanted to prove to himself you didn’t have to move out west to go pro. He probably would have been pro like 5 years earlier had he moved sooner, but he did stuck it out. Major respect
    5. Elissa Steamer: I don’t think she was the first female pro, but she is the most stylish female skater ever. There hasn’t been a girl as stylish ever since

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Bill Strobeck

    Top 5 things Bill Strobeck hates about skateboarding:
    1. I hate carrying a skateboard around when I’m not filming. They’re hard to stash and it automatically becomes a nuisance. It don’t look cool like it did in the 90’s, sorry. I also hate carrying it around in the airport. I kinda feel like I’m too old to walk around with one
    2. I hate that if you skateboard, no matter what, you get characterized as a skateboarder. It’s all part of the big picture for me. Something I do, but like if I was never to work in skating anymore and was shooting photos and making films, I’m still “William Strobeck the skate filmer.” Stoops!
    3. I hate half the companies out there. It’s over saturated. Every ones trying to get a piece. Get the hell outta here with Bike Skateboards. Fuck a trade show, too. Mad kooks there
    4. I hate how cheap skateboarding is. It’s like do a job for Chanel for 20 minutes and get paid 20 times more. Skate companies are notorious for being cheap. Gotta be good at business. I’d say if your just starting out, get into another profession
    5. I hate people that hate on skateboarding. Sorry you don’t speak our language

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Ronnie Sandoval

    Ronnie Sandoval’s Top 5 reason to not leave San Pedro
    1. Because my friends and family live here
    2. I know every cut in the city if I need to run from the cops
    3. Because I’m starting to like Peck Park even though I keep saying I hate it
    4. Busy Bee
    5. Brenton Wood is from Pedro

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with The Gav

    The Gav’s just did a pop in so…
    Top 5 things The Gav misses about hanging out at Girl:
    1. Being told I look fat
    2. Not skating the park
    3. Getting slapped in the face by Rickk
    4. Sitting on Rick’s couch suffering thru a 20 min conversation with him about he shouldn’t of lost $300.00 in poker the night before
    5. Two hour lunches

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Jerry Hsu


    Top 5 things about riding for Maple
    1. MJ surprised me with my first package at my house after school
    2. The Donger reading his poetry to kids at demos
    3. TM Ed Dominick, convinced my parents to let me go on a cross country US tour at fifteen and assured them I would be protected. Strippers and beer in the room on day one
    4. They asked me to call Mark Appleyard to try and get him on one time. I did, it was really really awkward
    5. Turned me pro Read More

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Mike Carroll

    Mike’s Top 5 tricks he’d like to see referred to by their original names:
    1. Feeble grind—grapefruit grind
    2. No comply—43
    3. Fakie frontside flip—frontside halfcab flip. You’d never call a halfcab flip a fakie backside flip because when you do you disrespect Steve Caballero
    4. Hardflip—frontside varial flip. Shit ain’t hard anymore
    5. Howard flip—Markivoch flip, because Rickk refuses to do them in public

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Daniel Wheatley

    Daniel Wheatley’s* Top 5 freakish things about being freakishly tall:
    1. When I moved to LA and had a shaved head, ladies often asked me if I was black
    2. Knocked myself out on a door frame and rolled both of my ankles on the fall
    3. Having to get tested at age 16 for Marfen-hands syndrome
    4. Bill Strobeck telling me I must have a steak in my pants
    5. During my senior year I grew 7 inches

    *Daniel’s 6’9″


  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Rudy Johnson

    Top 5 things Rudy is tripping on today:
    1. How many beers I drank this weekend
    2. Bianca Chandon’s Insta. He only has classy models, no hoes.
    3. I was tripping on Hoarders. How do people live like that? How do they get to that?
    4. I definitely tripped getting a huge nail in my tire this morning. A $120 bucks, boom! Gone!
    5. I was originally wearing a V-Neck and I had to leave it in the car and change my shirt. I got too insecure. But the comfort level is night and day with a V-Neck.

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Daniel Espinoza

    Daniel Espinoza’s Top 5 things about going pro

    1. Do I get a raise?
    2. I can force my friends to ride boards with my name on them
    3. I can finally tell chicks I’m a pro skater
    4. I’ve been thinking about getting braces
    5. There’s really no difference, same shit
  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Atiba

    Atiba’s Top 5 pointers for beating pro skaters at a game of SKATE:

    1. Pressure flips
    2. I’m not worried about going super slow…
    3. …or having bad style
    4. Catch ‘em on a hangover
    5. Play Eldridge
  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Sam Muller

    Sam Muller’s Top 5 Sunday family dinner* guests:

    1. Sam Newman
    2. Feds
    3. Marquis Preston
    4. Nakel and Sage
    5. Invited Carroll but he never showed up

    *Every Sunday night the Muller family and a guest, or ten, have dinner at Amalfi with his parents picking up the tab. As of this writing, I have yet to be invited.

  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Hershel

    Hershel’s wife Sarah is now a Girl employee, so…

    Hershel’s Top 5 things about working with your wife:

    1. Carpool buddy
    2. Can borrow money for snacks and not feel bad about never paying her back
    3. More girls in our boys club at Girl
    4. Now it’s really the family business
    5. Who wouldn’t want her around all the time? She rules!
  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Rudy Johnson

    Mini Top 5 (trad.) Rudy Johnson’s Top 5 things to trip on in 2013

    1. I’m tripping on people who tripped out on the Mayan Calendar
    2. I just tripped on all the Virgo skaters in the 2013 Thrasher calendar
    3. I’ll trip out hard, by the end of the year, if I get 10k followers on Insta. @rudyjohnson
    4. I’m setting up a skate date with Hosoi this year. Trip on that
    5. I will always trip on gravity. The ultimate power and silent killer A session at Trunk Boyz Manor
  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Stevie Perez
  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Daniel Espinoza

    World Famous Five with Daniel Espinoza. He’s as fast as he is furious.


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  • Mini Top 5 (trad.) with Raven Tershy

    The world famous Raven Tershy gets a World Famous Top 5s.


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