Andrew Reynolds is out in his hometown of Lakeland, Florida visiting his family for the holidays. He has been racking up a ton of footage and photos around Los Angeles over the past couple of months.
Heath Kirchart is laid-up at home right now with a liver and kidney contusion he received from an insane slam on a 14-stair rail while filming for the upcoming Alien Workshop video. He will be resting up over the holidays and should be back on board next year (as in a couple of weeks).
Ed Templeton has been keeping himself busy. After premiering the new Toy Machine Suffer the Joy video, he had some art shows in Vienna and Belgium. Since getting home, Ed has been doing a bit of Christmas shopping, skating the Huntington Beach skatepark and chillin’.
Kevin “Spanky” Long is wrapping up a Thrasher interview that he has been working on the past few months. He just returned home from Phoenix, where he was skating last week with Emerica am Marquis Preston and filmer Jon Miner. Spanky’s new shoe, the KSL Dos, is set to drop next month, so keep an eye out for that.
Leo Romero is filming down in San Diego (also known as a Whale’s Vagina) this week. He wanted to get away from Los Angeles for a couple of days, and has some spots down there he wants to hit.
Bryan Herman has been on a mission lately to get some footage. He’s been laying it down with Baker filmer Beagle the past couple of weeks. Herman’s leg is feeling good and he’s on a roll.
Austin Stephens and Leo came down to the Skatepark of Lake Forest on Friday, where tons of shoes were given out to underprivileged kids for Christmas. The kids were treated to a sweet demo by Austin and Leo, and walked away with new kicks on their feet.
Aaron Suski just got home from a relaxing vacation down in Mexico. Suski and Brandon Westgate have some sick footage in the new Zoo York promo DVD called Welcome to Zoo York.
Chris Senn will be spending Christmas with his family at home in Hawaii. Senn was over on the island of Oahu last week skating around. He skated in the North Shore Bowl Jam on December 9 at Cholo’s Bowl.
Braydon Szafranski is hanging out in Hollywood, skating the Brooklyn Projects ramps in between going on skate missions to San Francisco and Las Vegas. He will take full advantage of schools going on break for Christmas by bagging some footy in schoolyards.
Matt Allen is putting the finishing touches on his part for the upcoming Foundation Cataclysmic Abyss video, which is scheduled to premiere late next month.