Your style was always beyond time. You included your own comment and opinion to inline skate. How the Latimer’s style was formed? In generally, how would you define your style?
When I started there were only frontsides, so that’s all we did. Then I saw a soul grind, so that’s all that was done. We perfected our ideal image of each trick, rather than spreading ourselves thin trying everything in the book. Before even tricks we were skating backwards around cones, being comfortable in any direction. There was no book then. When it all progressed I looked up to the likes of Chris Edwards, Arlo, TJ Webber, Earnie Villarino, ETc for the elements I liked and tried to mimic. Of course over time I just let all those elements marinate into what I was, and so I became. […]
One of the top 5 most revolutionary videos in rolling. This video paved the way for a a lot of what you see in skating today. It’s edited to perfection as well as skating to match. A sure classic. Featuring Brian Shima, Kevin Gillan, Josh Petty, Jeff Fredrick, Champion Baumstimler, Dustin Latimer, Jon Julio and Friends.
Todd McInerney and Joey Mcgarry watch the 2003 rollerblading video Words by Dustin Latimer and Shane Coburn.
“Skating has to mature and grow, which it hasn’t. It has regressed.” — Beau Cottington.
Joe Navran’s 1998 video: “Future of Rollerblading” featuring Erik Burke, Robert Lievanos, Dustin Latimer, Josh Clarke, Jason Marshall, John Starr, Brian Shima, Pat Lennen, Matt Andrews, and “Future Prospects”: John Glynn, Kevin Gillan, Billy Prislin, Pat Milbery, and more… This video inspired A LOT of people to make their own blade flicks.
Sections: Jon Elliott (2:40), Omar Wysong (8:00), Friends (12:30), Brian Shima (17:36), Falls (24:50), Dustin Latimer (29:55), Aaron Feinberg (40:10). Also featuring: Arlo Eisenberg, Robert Lievanos, Brooke Howard Smith, BJ Bernhart, Eric Schrijn, Fridolin Eelbo, Louie Zamora, Murda, Dom Sagona and many more.
Soundtrack Listing (courtesy of Rollingvideos)