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The Foundation team will also have the controlled chaos section in 411 issue # 52 coming out in Spring.
The Scariest Man in skateboarding Jon "Spits" West just finished up the Board Kennel video which is his local skate shop video. The word on the streets is that the video is great with a lot of very talented underground skaters.
Daniel "The Butterfly" Shimizu is working on a Big Brother interview due out this Summer.
Justin "Speed and Style" Strubing has been seen shredding the streets of Norcal filming for the upcoming Emerica video and has also been working on a Big Brother interview.
Tony "#1 AM" Silva has been shooting a lot for the upcoming AM issue in Transworld and has an endless stockpile of amazing footage! This kid is so amazing so keep a lookout for a Tony Silva section is one of those upcoming video's?
The Amazing Mike Rusczyk is on the rode to recovery after getting knee surgery 3 months ago. He will be ripping again soon and is a pro model in the works?
Power House Ethan Fowler just finished up a Heckler Interview and has been busy working on his TWS interview due out just in time for his Pro Vans shoe campaign to hit the magazines. Ethan has also been shooting articles for Thrasher and Skateboarder. Ethan has also recently scored a sponsorship deal with Fender guitars for his musical escapades.
Foundation is working on the upcoming Controlled Chaos for 411 due April 1st for issue #52. Ethan Fowler is working on his TWS Pro spotlight due out this summer.
Look for the new Foundation "Pop Top" board construction that makes the boards thinner, lighter, stiffer and stronger.
Foundation has a great new backpack with a fresh new design out now that has everything you need for your traveling needs.
Foundation Skateboarding will take over the world in 2002!
Because of the overwhelming demand not to change the design of the Pig backpacks, Pig backpacks has kept it's Functional design and changed the material to a lighter weight. Going on a trip this Spring? Don't forget your Pig Duffle Bag! Pig Duffle Bags are flying off the shelves so get them before they are gone.
New Pig stretch denim pants are in and are said to be the best new pant to come along in years, great fit, no more binding, most comfortable pant ever.
New wheels from Pig include the Pig Kiss Series for all rocking Kiss fans, New Punk Flag wheels, and New Pig Thin Cuts "Out Now!" with Animal Slayer Graphics. Pro Series is still available. Pig Wheels are the most durable Wheels EVER!
Matt Mumford. The Mutt has also been a busy man. Matt's part in the new Globe video is more than amazing. Another video you should run out and buy. Matt also brought the New Year in the right way. Rumor has it he was in Las Vegas at a Guns and Roses concert. You know you're jealous! You can imagine the fun he was having that night, Man, I'm jealous too. Matt has been juggling a few things like filming for the New ZERO video "DYING TO LIVE", Traveling back to the homeland for a Globe video premier tour and to see Homies, Family and drink some great Aussie beer and moving out from his old crib and into a new one. We all wish him well in his new clubhouse.
Adrian Lopez. Lopes is all over the place. He's hard to keep up with these days. He's definitely the most illusive team rider. He's obviously been logging non-stop hours of filming, Like everyone else on the ZERO ARMY. He has also been frequently stopping in at Black Box to cause what ever trouble he can. His new C1rca shoe is one of the best skate shoes ever. You should ask your shop to order a thousand pairs just to make sure you get a pair before they are sold out. If you live in the San Diego area be on the look out for this guy on the freeway. He'll definitely run you off the road.
John Rattray. John has been putting the finishing touches on making the skateboard dream come true. He has made the huge move from Scotland to California and brought his lady with him. He just got his first American apartment practically next door to the Zero house and is in the market for a car. If anyone would like to donate a car to the Rattray car relief fund feel free to call Black Box. Other than getting his American life going Rattray has been taking out spots and ripping every terrain in his path. Any doubts please see his front board in his first Zero ad located in Transworld Skateboarding Magazine. More on Scotland's finest coming soon.
Ryan Smith. Ryan is One of the newest Am's on Zero and his spot on the Zero Team is well deserved. He has too much coverage to list and always on a constant mission to get footloose. Be on the look out for his photos in the upcoming am issue of Transword. On top of filming for "DYING TO LIVE" Ryan is also filming for an RDS and DC Shoes video due to be out sometime soon so when you see it in a shop buy and peep his skills. He has been in the U.S. for a little over a month with homie and Photographer Scott Pommier and since these two are always together nothing goes un-photographed or un-documented. If you happen to see either of these guys out in the world challenge them to a game of chess. They'll be down for giving you a battle.
Ryan Bobier. Bobier has finished his part in the new Adio video and his main focus now is "DYING TO LIVE". His part in the Adio video was great a follow up to his debut part in Misled Youth a few years back. Little Bobier is not so little anymore and becoming a respected man in Skateboarding these days. He has just gotten his first car and rolling around uncontrollably bumping beats with the newly acquired stereo system. He's a frequent at the Zero Park docking endless amount of hours training for real life situations. More on Bobier coming soon.
Jon Allie. Jon is another new killer on the Zero Army. This kid is just amazing on a skateboard. He can skate the Zero Park for longer than anyone. He has been seen lately on the cover of Thrasher doing tricks on shaky rails, which proves he has the balls to be one of the new soldiers on the army. He could use a haircut or maybe an Afro pick but other than that he's a cool cat. He is one of the permanent residents at the Zero house, which just happens to be a few blocks from Jon's playground, the Zero Park, Lucky Jon. His first Zero ad is coming soon so be on the look out.
Lindsey Robertson. Lindsey was the mystery kid on flow for a while. He has finally proved his skills enough to be added to the Zero Team and is opening eyes all over. He had some hammer shots in the Zero Hero tour section in Transworld and more is on the way. Lindsey lives in Miami and isn't scared to tell you that. He spent a month in California at the Zero house recently making lists of tricks to be done and checking it twice. He has a special room at the Zero house named after him called (The Players Club). Well it's actually a closet but he's a little guy so it was fitting to his bird chest and tiny arms. Lindsey's skating is going to speak for itself in the future but until then scan every magazine for special sightings of his skills and what he's been up to. He has legs of steel so if you have a gap in your town you'd like to see someone jump down, Lindsey is the guy to do it. Lindsey is scheduled to return to California in February to try and finish his part for "DYING TO LIVE" which is going to make a lot of people recognize. More later.
Slap February 2002: Ryan Wilburn twists a f/s rock on page 38. John Rattray nollie flipping in KC, page 96.
Transworld April 2002: Check out the mis-adventures of Jamie Thomas and John Rattray on Circa's world tour in Canada, pages 182-197. These guys have more style in one trick than others do in their whole bag. Foundation's Tradgic Hysteria tour! The corruption starts on page 214 and ends on page 227, thats lotsa corruption! Jason Adams goes on a trip to mysterious Alaska pg. 264-275.
Skateboarder March 2002: Caswell Berry mini interview on page 54. John Rattray rips it up on pages 86-91.
Thrasher March 2002: Ryan Bobier mini interview and large kickflip, pg. 132-133. Peligro Fantastico! Ed Templeton, Austin Stephens and Caswell Berry in South America, pgs. 142-163. A must see!
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