Rollers For Life.

The Happy Poison Gang

Short Documentary, produced for my Documentary class at Brooks Institute of Photography.

This is a continuation of my first doc, ‘Toyland. Keep A Good Thing Going.’ (vimeo.com/16646702). And ‘Toyland. Living The Dream.’ (vimeo.com/16841076).

Story Focuses on Oldschool skateboarders and why they skate and devote their lives to the thrill of the ride.

Shot and Edited by Dylan Lucas Gordon

Starring David Hackett, Steve Olson, Jonny Miller, John O’Shei and Friends of Toyland.

Music:

Degringo

by Monofocus

When the sun goes down

by The Arctic Monkeys

Creepin up the Backstairs

by the Fratellis

Lovely Allen

by HOLYFUCK

Check out other work by me: Http://dylangordon.com/blog/

(Dylan Lucas Gordon / Brooks Institute ©2010)

*No four year old children were harmed in the production of this film.

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Skateboarder Magazine – Gurus in the Ganges (Full Length)

The Path

Is there a more ideal locale for skateboarding than to the teeming Kumbh Mela festival in North India which hosts what was estimated to be the world’s largest religious gathering ever recorded?

The answer is yes, probably any back alley or random village street would be more productive and doable than at this joyous, ancient gathering. At the Kumbh Mela, Gurus and millions of other assorted Hindu devotees make their sanctified bathing pilgrimage to wash away their accrued sins at the confluence of the Ganges, and Yamuna Rivers, that takes place every dozen years in the city of Allahabad.

In early February 2013, Sean Malto, Sebo Walker, Mark Suicu and Nestor Judkins traveled to legendary India. Their plan was to traverse the breadth of the Subcontinent’s core with their ultimate goal to reach the Kumbh Mela gathering. The four sought to try and demonstrate that even in the most densely…

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ALL NEW SKATEBOARD SET UP – UPDATE

Back On Board

This post is a continuation of my previous post “All New Skateboard Setup”, so please read that one for the full story.

I wanted to post this as an update to some of the technical issues I was having with my new board setup. First off, the Thunder Truck issue. I got a response from their customer service. It turns out the problem I had was due to a batch of trucks with a faulty part they produced that are just now hitting the market. The part in question is called a “pivot cup”. See my photo below which shows what mine looks like. I am happy to report that they will be fixing the problem at no charge. I must say, I’m quite pleased with their customer support so far.

As for the Bones Reds bearings issue, I have attached a photo below as well showing the problem I’ve…

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