Birds fly south for the winter and, when things get rough in New York and the greater East Coast, so do that area's inhabitants. The 5Boro team is no exception. Take a look at the video of their "Southern Migration, featuring Dan Pensyl, Danny Falla, Joe Tookmanian, Jimmy McDonald and Willy Akers.
Josh Kalis is one of the realest street skaters alive. With a style honed from countless hours at plaza spots including Love Park, MACBA and even EMB, Kalis has a rawness to his style that exudes in every executed trick. While he's put in time at Training Facility spots like the Berrics and the old Alien warehouse in Philly, there'll always be a ruggedness with the way he handles tricks because they were learned on street first and not in parks like so many of the current generation.
The type of skateboarding that Australian Richie Jackson does is as devisive as the clothes he wears. His part in Death Skateboard's video "Escape from Boredom" came out of nowhere, with a lot of polejams, wallrides and no complys. He kept the weirdness alive in "And Now," even showing some of that "traditional" skateboarding we all like. But, the great part of skating is it can include people like Jackson and P-Rod all at the same time. Jackson's uniqueness abounds, however, outside his skating and he has gotten noticed by GQ as a psychadelic style to which to aspire. Read more here