Andrew Reynolds has a little band project going on right now called The Goat with Bryan Herman and Shake Junt pal Shane Heyl. The guys have been writing songs on Andrew’s porch for the past couple of weeks and will be laying some tracks down really soon. Stay on the lookout for The Goat. Oh, and did you see Drew’s backside flip down Wallenberg? Damn!
Heath Kirchart just finished installing a re-built engine on his Harley all by himself. When he’s not tuning up his bike, he’s been tuning up his new Emerica signature shoe, the Kirchart SDK, which will be on the shelves at your local skate shop this coming July. Until then, be sure to check out Heath's CCS ad in the April 2007 issue of Thrasher, and his blunt slide pop in the Crops article in issue 37 of The Skateboard Mag.
Ed Templeton has been finishing up a book about Emerica’s Wild Ride 2006 that he documented last Summer. He has also been skating at the Huntington Beach Skatepark with the Toy Machine team and has a new Emerica signature shoe called the Transist coming out this May.
Kevin “Spanky” Long is still recovering from a minor knee surgery from a little over a month ago. He says it's feeling a lot better and he should be back on his board shredding in the next week or two. In the meantime, Kevin has been staying busy enjoying the nightlife in Hollywood. Just last night, Spanky did a DJ set at one of the local watering holes. You know some Smiths and Morrissey jams were cranked out, for sure! Spanky’s also been cranking out the coverage with a MyPod in issue 38 of The Skateboard Mag and a guest CD reviewer spot in the May 2007 issue of TransWorld--not to mention a whopping 12-page interview and poster back in the March 2007 issue of Thrasher.
Bryan Herman has been doing a lot of hanging out in Hollywood this past week. Aside from jamming with Drew on the guitars, he’s been jamming on his shred sled with Jon Miner filming for the upcoming Emerica Stay Gold video. Be sure to check out his two-page hardflip in the Crops section plus the Ogio ad in issue 38 of The Skateboard Mag, and his big ol' Thunder ad back in the February 2007 issue of Slap.
Leo Romero is currently working on an interview for The Skateboard Mag with his party pal Adam Conway. Leo was sessioning the RVCA ramp this week and will be killing spots around Los Angeles this coming weekend. Did you see his RVCA ad in the April 2007 issue of Thrasher and his Top Five in the April 2007 issue of TransWorld? You better have!
Aaron Suski just returned home to Tucson from the Zoo York Florida tour last week. Suski also finished up an interview for The Skateboard Mag, so keep your eyes open for that issue coming out really soon. Until then, be sure to peep his Payday in the April 2007 issue of TransWorld.
Austin Stephens is out skating with the Toy Machine team and shooting photos with The Skateboard Mag photographer Anthony Acosta.
Chris Senn has been hangin’ loose in Hawaii, skating and surfing his local spots. Senn will be heading out to the SoCal area soon to finish up his interview for TransWorld.
Braydon Szafranski flew down to Australia this week to visit Ali Boulala, who is still in the hospital after his motorcycle accident. Braydon will be skating out there for the next week filming for the Emerica video. Check his kickflip front blunt in issue 37 of The Skateboard Mag.
Brandon Westgate is flying out to Los Angeles on Sunday to skate with the Emerica team and have a good time. He has been killing it in the coverage department lately. Pick up just about any mag and you’ll find something from Brandon in there. There's a 5-0 transfer in the Foto section in the March issue of Slap, a boardslide in the The Ams article in the April 2007 issue of Thrasher, some sweet covey in the All Tomorrow's Pros article in issue 37 of The Skateboard Mag, a two-page backside Smith in the Crops article in issue 38, and finally a frontside Ollie and hardflip in the Don't Mess With Zoo York article in the May 2007 issue of TransWorld. Needless to say, Westcool is getting warmer. This kid is on fire, I tell you! FIRE!
Matt Allen went out to Phoenix last week with the Pharmacy Boardshop team for the Phoenix Am contest, and there were 10 guys in the RV the whole time!
Marquis Preston was recently spotted belting out a big ol' frontside flip in the The Ams article in the April 2007 issue of Thrasher, flow rider Zach Lyons scored a Check Out in the April 2007 issue of TransWorld, and even good ol' filmer Jon Miner got in on all the coverage action with a back lip in issue 37 of The Skateboard Mag. Whew! So, be sure to check out all 'dem mags! Emerica goin' off!