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2nd Avenue Zine #7

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Title: 2nd Avenue Zine
Publisher: Colin Kinniburgh
Issue Number: #7 Autumn / Winter 2005
Page Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 22
Printing method: Photocopy, color cover and black and white interior
Price: Email (Replace "at" with the @ symbol.)
Web site: 2nd Avenue Zine

Here's another beast from the East: a mint, not creased issue #7 of Colin Kinniburgh's 2nd Avenue Zine. Featuring An Ode [to skating in New York in the summertime]; a look at a sweet ledge spot in Bercy, France; Thrasher's End of the Line Party for their third annual King of the Road Tour; a Soy Panday interview; video reviews of 5boro's New York, New York, Natural Koncepts' Illegitimate Bastard Child, TransWorld's First Love and Foundation's Gareth Stehr's Go-Go Toe Jam; music reviews of Thrasher's Skate Rock Vol. 12: Eat the Flag, Lil' Wayne's Tha Carter II, The White Stripes' Live at Keyspan Park Septemner 24 and Beck's Live at Hammerstein Ballroom October 7; a big feature article on Back to the Banks and last but not least, a big Dan Pensyl interview. Hit up the 2nd Avenue Web site and order an issue or two. Good job, Colin. Keep crankin' em.

New STI Tech Features Section

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A little while back, we posted up a new section featuring our STI Tech Features, including System G2™, System G202™, System G2 Full Impact™, STI Foam™ Footbeds and System Flo2™. Whoa, that's a lot of systems. If you ever feel yourself getting confused, just head on in there and see what all the fuss is about.

There are six different pages featuring special foams, gels and air bags created by the Sole Technology Institute that improve the performance of, reduce the risk of injury to, and increase the longevity and enjoyment of skateboarders everywhere.

Leo Blab 2

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RVCA: When I met you, I asked why you had that camera, and you said to take pictures of hot girls. Is that true, or were you just playing around?
A little bit of both.

hassleposse: How long does it take you to learn a trick? Which trick are you currently working on?
It depends on the trick. Sometimes it's really easy, sometimes it's really hard.

reynold3s: When will we be seeing your pro model from Baker?
I already have one. It's out now, so go buy it.

FoxyRabbit: Do you like color photos or black and white?
I like 'em neon color. No, it doesn't really matter.

FoxyRabbit: Do you like strip clubs?
I'm actually parked at one right now. It's called Ecstacy, at Fairview and Warner in Costa Mesa, California.

FoxyRabbit: Have you ever hit your back really hard while you were skating?
Yeah, my lower back. I can't walk for three or four days.

FoxyRabbit: When are you gonna be on the Baker site?
I don’t know. It’s up to the Baker dudes.

FoxyRabbit: Your new shoe looks sick. How come you wanted to make it so thin and low?

I can't stand thick and bulky shoes, cuz I can’t feel my board.

abec-1: What's the best thing you get out of demos and signings?
A sweet sesh with my bros.

FoxyRabbit: Do you like drawing on other people's stuff? I do.
Yeah, when they don’t know I'm doing it.

abec-1: In videos, you seem like a cool guy. Are you always that energetic?
Uh, no.

TheOGBaker: Will you be able to use any footage you filmed for Foundation for the next Baker video, or do you have to re-film all of that?
We're dealing with some legal battles over that right now. Swank's a really nice guy.

abec-1: If Oprah invited you to be on her show, what would you wear?
I'd wear a clear tux.

Quaroon: Who are some of your favorite photographers?
Fuck, I don’t know. I don’t really have any.

deedeedee: Which trick do you break your board on the most?

tommyh: Do you ever wear a cap on top of a do-rag? You play that game?
Only when I sleep.

emericaskate30: Do you like Tech Decking? In an old video part, didn't you say you always have one with you?
Yes, cuz I'm possessed by Satan.

alipunkskater: Can you speak Spanish? What part of Mexico are you from?
Si. The dirty part.

iskateseattle: Is RVCA pronounced R-V-C-A or Ruca? What does it mean?
It's pronounced "Ruca." The "v" is really a "u." It's just a symbol.

bakerkrew3: What is your favorite picture you've ever taken?
I don’t really have one.

bakerkrew3: What is your favorite thing to order when you're at Denny's?
Moons Over My Hammy.

bakerkrew3: Have you ever got mad at a fan before? If so, what did that person do?
They ask for my board way too many times. I don’t really get mad, though, just frustrated.

abec-1: Have you ever eaten pudding without a spoon?
I've eaten pudding off a girl without a spoon.

ZachM: What do you do on those lonely nights at home when you are by yourself?

bakerkrew3: Has a fan ever offended you in any way about being Mexican? If so, what did they say?

bakerkrew3: What do you wear to bed?
Just my shoes.

bakerkrew3: Would you ever settle down in a serious relationship?

I hope not.

abec-1: You look like a really skinny guy. Do you just eat healthy, not eat a lot, or are you one of those metrosexual kind of guys who is worried about his appearance?
I don’t give a fuck. I eat what I want.

bakerkrew3: Have you ever been late to any events because of sex?
I wish.