By The Numbers: NECKFACE

We’ve written down 100 random questions and assorted topics, all of which are unbeknownst to our victims. We will be asking people to pick 20 random numbers from 1-100 and then supplying them with those questions/topics to answer. Who knows what might come up!?!?!

Up next, artist NECKFACE

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Just Remember…

Q&A: JORDAN GODWIN / DOOMED

I caught up with Jordan Godwin to learn more about DOOMED.

Click below for the Q&A.

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Q&A: VANS WAFFLECUP BMX SOLE

It’s been a long time coming, but riders now have their very own BMX specific sole from Vans. It holds true to the classic waffle pattern, but it’s tweaked to meet the needs of BMX’ers.  Let’s find out more shall we?

Click below for a Q&A with Sean Methven (Global Product Director) and Derek Huenecke (Footwear Designer) about the Wafflecup BMX sole.
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By The Numbers: Nina Buitrago

Photo – Naoki

We’ve written down 100 random questions and assorted topics, all of which are unbeknownst to our victims. We will be asking people to pick 20 random numbers from 1-100 and then supplying them with those questions/topics to answer. Who knows what might come up!?!?!

Up next, Nina Buitrago.

Click below to check out Nina’s By The Numbers Q&A.

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YouTube: Polyphonic

Even though they have over 466k subscribers, its possible that Polyphonic will still be new to a lot of you. The channel is full of interesting “video essays about music, and other aspects of pop culture”, that are made in a digestible entertaining way. I love it. Hit the channel.

SWAMPFEST POLAROIDS BY TRAVIS MORTZ

Photographer Travis Mortz is not scared to take numerous cameras to events, especially not frankenstein ones that he has made himself (more on that below)!

We’ve always championed different/original takes on things here at Defgrip, so when Travis mentioned to me that he had polaroids from Swampfest from a camera he made himself that produced interesting images that he was willing to contribute to Defgrip for this this batch of updates, I was all about it.

Click below for some “Frankenstax” pics, along with some words from Travis himself.

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ART: Daniel Shepard

Daniel Shepard is siiiiiiiick. PEEP.

WALLPAPER: BOXPALM X DEFGRIP

Our boy Albert Mercado, AKA BOXPALM, was kind enough to whip up a special wallpaper for us. As an added bonus, there are 2 more below.

These are one big file each, so one size fits all/most. Click on the pics to enlarge and save. Make it work.

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SNEAK PEEK: BIRTH OF FREESTYLE VOL. 2 BOOK

The expanded Birth of The BMX Freestyle Movement Vol. 2 book is on the the way. To get you hyped, Dom Phipps has hooked up some new sneak peek images of the book, along with some specifics about the new edition. Click below for that, along with launch party info. Fans of old school BMX should get your pre-order on HERE.

Also, follow their Instagram.

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GALLERY: 35MM FOREVER

The homies Javee and Jerms are always carrying their analog film boxes and pushing #35MMFOREVER. Click below for a random collection of pics from the both of them.

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Hallowed Ground – El Toro

This is a fine piece of work. Required viewing.

Don’t Call it a Comeback…

Nearly 4K – DAVID GRANT – DVD Part

David orchestrated a harmonious blend of large set-ups as well as spot usage pieces for this perfectly balanced set. Over the last few years he has perfected his craft.

Animal Bikes: Chris Carter

Ah, a breathe of toxic pollution after being in the Adirondack Mountains for the last month. Nothing beats the harshness of the first inhale of the Jersey City gases after being surrounded by pure filtered air.