January 19, 2018, I will be racing at the RedBull Crashed Ice Junior World Championships in Minneapolis-St.Paul. Here is a video of my training and preparation leading up to this race. - Johanny Velasquez.
Filmed in Chengdu, Tianjin & Peking (China, 2017). Edited by Gergő Fekete.
Music: Coup De Villes - Big Trouble In Little China, Big Trouble In Little China - Pork Chop Express.
B-Roll: chill park clips with Colin and Iain Mcleod in Nevada (january trip, 2018).
Armelle Tisler is now riding for USD and Grindhouse. Welcome to the teams Armelle. Here is a park edit filmed in Marignane (France) in January 2018. Enjoy!
In this episode of Planet Roller Skate (Youtube), we travel to Delano, California to meet 76 year old great-grandpa and aggressive park skater, Frank Hernandez, the Godfather. He didn’t start skating until after he retired at 60, and now his skills are stronger than ever before.
If you plan to give wheels a try, first be sure you can stand up from sitting on the ground, squat low, take small steps, and wear your gear to stay safe. We hope his story inspires you to get moving and challenges common thoughts about athleticism as we age. If you’re asking the question “am I too old,” well, here’s your answer :)