Visual Traveling with Patrik Wallner

by Will Jivcoff Patrik Wallner has been running amok for the last decade. Under the moniker ‘Visual Traveling’ he’s been zig-zagging around the world in search of skateboarding in the unlikeliest of places. Afghanistan, Cuba, India, Myanmar, Madagascar, North Korea, Kazakhstan, Vietnam – the list goes on and on. Where the obvious choice in the skateboard […]

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Behind the Lens with Blake Myers

by Joel Watamaniuk In a time where HD clips can appear identical or devoid of a distinguishable style, Blake Myers applies his journalistic point of view mixed with his commercial techniques to reels and reels of film. His honest, simplistic story telling and well-composed pieces are what keep us waiting to see what he’ll produce next. […]

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Medium Issue 5

by Will Jivcoff Medium Skateboard Magazine Issue 05 is now shipping to shops worldwide. Tom Penny graces our cover, photographed in Copenhagen, Denmark by Sara Parson-Texas. In this issue: ‘The Birthday Present of Kim Il Sung’ – An exposé on skateboarding in North Korea by Patrik Wallner ‘Liasons of Life and Art’ – An interview with photographer and professional […]

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Mindset Over Everything with Joshua Bos

by Will Jivcoff Words & Photography: Will Jivcoff Joshua Bos is a low-key dude, one who prefers the slow pace of small town living to the big city. His skating however, is at home in any environment. Since debuting in Jeremy Elkin’s ‘Lo-Def(2008)’ video, Joshua has kept busy with a steady production of self-motivated parts alongside his […]

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Dylan Doubt Retrospective

by Will Jivcoffin Foreword: Will Jivcoff Intro: Gordon NicholasHeadline Photo: Mike McKinlay – Slash Medium’s core is based in visuals. There were artists that were key to how we viewed media in our formative years, and who have impacted our present day motivations and tastes. Canadian photographer Dylan Doubt is one of those people. Dylan was a major contributor […]

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Bidding Farewell to The Wig

Detroit is going through expansive change. Decades of crime, poverty and other woes that have plagued the city and it’s reputation are slowly coming undone as the city gentrifies at a speed most residents thought they would never see. Caught up in the mix is Detroit’s beloved DIY park, The Wig. Situated at an abandoned community […]

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***pretty lady***

Introducing Proper Footwear, a new core shoe company based out of Portland, Oregon. The mind behind these simply-made shoes is ex-Nike SB designer, Shawn Baravetto, who one day decided to break away from a cushy job to put his heart and soul into starting his own footwear company. Our friends at Platform Distribution in Vancouver […]

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The Inner Workings of Tokyo 2020

Skateboarding is growing fast and heading in the direction of Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic games – the first time for skateboarding to be listed as an Olympic sport. Naturally, there are tons of questions and a bit of mystery surrounding this development.   We’ve gotten bits of info from interviews with team captains from Germany […]

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Tubsy’s Euro POV

Hey, my name’s Una Farrar and I’m from Victoria, Canada. I recently had the chance to travel to some pretty amazing places with a group of equally amazing people, so let me tell you a little bit about it. Initially, our summer Europe trip was based around two contests: Copenhagen Open in Berlin, Germany, and Malmö […]

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Vladimir

Words & Photography by: Aymeric Nocus At the dusk of this decade, it seems like skateboarding is juggling with two facets: its mainstream portrayal, when put on display for commercial purposes – a representation many actual skateboarders have grown tired of, and feel disconnected to; and the form of its actual, raw practice by its most […]

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