Warm Up Zone Articles

In addition to raving about skateboarding videos on this blog (and the SLAP Message Boards), I also have written and collaborated on other esoteric skateboarding articles.

Living Legend: Fred Gall

4ply Magazine – August 2020

An in-depth statistical analysis and data visualization of the video part career of Fred Gall. Over 30 video and nearly 700 tricks were logged and analyzed. What is the percentage increase in crust as we move forward in time? Now you can find out.
Coding and Data-Viz by Jared Wilber


“I don’t know how wise an expenditure of your free time it is, but I sure enough enjoy the end results.” – Lou Strux

quarantine skateboarding

The Worst Skaters to Be Stuck In Quarantine With

Jenkem Magazine – May 2020

As hospitals strain and financial markets crumble, as skateparks close and street spots sit unmolested, as unemployment soars and uncertainty looms, it could be worse, you could be stuck in quarantine with one of these guys…
Illustrations by Michael Giurato


The Worst Skaters to Be Trapped In An Elevator With

Jenkem Magazine – October 2016

But then, suddenly, disaster strikes. And it’s much worse than it first seems, cause you are now trapped in the confined space of an broken elevator for an indefinite, but assuredly lengthy, time with…
Illustrations by Walker Miller


“This is just total garbage. This easily could have been hilarious too. How is it even possible to write something so completely irredeemable.” – Discerning Donna

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