When Stevie Churchill was “Lil Stevie”

Back in 2010, Jeff DuPaul contributed a web video to Defgrip of a young Stevie Churchill who was virtually unknown at the time (compared to now). It’s interesting watching this video again after getting accustomed to Stevie’s recent stuff, as it doesn’t seem to far removed from how he’s progressed.

From Jeff DuPaul:
Stevie Churchill got the name “lil Stevie” because he was our friend Jimmy’s little brother that would follow us everywhere riding. He would be trying tricks on a bike too big for him and actually be doing them. Seeing a 9 year old kid do fly out 360′s was awesome. I never really thought about it too much, I mean it was cool, but he wasn’t changing the world. I don’t really remember seeing him much until years later, and this little kid was doing 720′s down stairs. I remember asking Jeff Martin who that was, and he goes , “That’s Jimmy’s little brother Stevie, I told you he was gonna be good.”

Since we first meet he has pretty much stayed the same. He still has these wide eyes for riding and is always psyched to ride anything, A lot of kids will ask, why is he called lil stevie? Maybe it’s because he is still only 16, maybe its just a nickname that will be stuck to him forever; I call him that purely because he has a pure kids perspective of riding, and I am reminded of it every time I talk or ride with him. Reminds you really why you started riding in the first place, it’s all about fun.

Chris Childs

Back in February of 2011, we posted an exclusive Chris Childs edit that Jeff DuPaul put together for us. I damn near almost forgot that we did. Fast forward to today, and Chris’ all-around abilities have evolved quite well, as seen in this new Sunday joint.

Click below to check out the Chris Child / Team Jeff DuPaul edit from 2011.

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Chris Childs / TJD / Defgrip edit

Jeff DuPaul (w/ help from a few others) put together this sweet edit of Chris Childs for us. Guest appearances by Matt Barchus and Lil Stevie Churchill.

Thanks to Jeff for submitting the edit, Chris Childs and everyone involved.

Click below to check it out.

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TJD X DEFGRIP STEVIE CHURCHILL EDIT

Stevie Churchill got the name “lil Stevie” because he was our friend Jimmy’s little brother that would follow us everywhere riding. He would be trying tricks on a bike too big for him and actually be doing them. Seeing a 9 year old kid do fly out 360’s was awesome. I never really thought about it too much, I mean it was cool, but he wasn’t changing the world. I don’t really remember seeing him much until years later, and this little kid was doing 720’s down stairs. I remember asking Jeff Martin who that was, and he goes , “That’s Jimmy’s little brother Stevie, I told you he was gonna be good.”

Since we first meet he has pretty much stayed the same. He still has these wide eyes for riding and is always psyched to ride anything, A lot of kids will ask, why is he called lil stevie? Maybe it’s because he is still only 16, maybe its just a nickname that will be stuck to him forever; I call him that purely because he has a pure kids perspective of riding, and I am reminded of it every time I talk or ride with him. Reminds you really why you started riding in the first place, it’s all about fun.

Jeff DuPaul

Disposed: The Take

Some of The Take dudes recently took a roadtrip from San Diego to Portland for some good ol shredding, as well as some filming. The trip consisted Dylan Stark, Denny Pascasio, Noah Cox, Tanner Nelson, Nick Ponterio, Jourdan Barba, Caleb Ruecker and Chris Zeppieri.

Jeff DuPaul took care of the disposable camera duties for the trip, and this is what came back.

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