Jean-Marc Johannes just got back from the States, where he spent some time in LA, and then competed in the 22nd Tampa Am in Florida.
Apparently this year’s Tampa Am was the biggest one yet, with close to 300 skaters from all over the world competing.
My aim going into any contest is to ultimately win but also do better than before. This year I was very great full to do better than that and get top 50 out of Tampa AM contest! My run was different, I wanted to learn new tricks going in to the contest. I stayed in L.A for about 2 weeks prior to the contest, practicing every day and learning all new tricks with help of two international pro skateboarders and good friends Sewa Kroetkov and Micky Papa at the Berrics. – Jean-Marc
Big ups Jean-Marc! We’re proud of you. Keep an eye on this guy; he’s going places.
Here’s a short interview with Jean-Marc at Tampa from their Thursday Practice video:
i was a skate rat.
The sun drenched, cascade of sub and ex-urban cul-de-sacs crawl across the state of Florida, much like its creeping kudzu brethren to the north. A constant source of derision among urban planning futurists, architects, and environmentalists alike, the vague banality of suburban life has been excoriated for Continue reading “I Was a Skate Rat”
Tum Yeto Pocket Cam 21 Super Tour video takes you back across country to North Carolina and Florida one more time just to get showed up by a snakeboarder on a seven stair with the kink cut off. They also picked your least favorite Bowie song just for shits and giggles. Get annoyed with the worst angles possible and enjoy the Tum Yeto crew.
A few Tum Yeto riders cruised through Tallahassee, Florida and met a local hip hop artist, Kloun Phace.
Keep on Jookin!