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Review

5Boro NYC – 5BNY Teaser

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Steve Rodriguez’s 5Boro just released the trailer to their next video, “5BNY” today and it looks fucking sick! It’s hard to not recognize the sheer rawness and characteristic NYC aesthetic in anything 5Boro puts out; that, and the tight editing coupled with the always on point soundtrack that 5Boro is know for pretty much guarantees how ill this video is gonna be.

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5Boro crew consists of Steve Rodriguez, Mark Nadelli, Dan Pensyl, Willy Akers, Danny Falla, Jimmy McDonald, Joe Tookmanian, Silvester Eduardo, Jordan Trahan, Rob Gonyon, Elijah Cole, Ricky Giger, Karim Callender, Keith Hardy,  Akira Ishizawa, Guillaume Dulout, Brandon Jacobson and Tombo Colabraro.

The 5BNY world premiere is November 12th in NYC. Don’t sleep. Peep the trailer below.  – HK

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Review

LurkNYC – Vacancy

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With the plethora of New York summer edits, you can easily get lost in the mix of all that epic NYC skate edits from the multitude of visitors. On the other hand, there are those that hold it down in NYC year round, even when it might be in the freezing 20s and you have to wear 2 sweatshirts, gloves and can’t feel your fingers and face as you skate a ledge that was shoveled a week ago just so it would dry enough for this week’s session. A stalwart in the NYC scene is LurkNYC, and they just put out their epic Vacancy edit. LurkNYC  is the brainchild of Nick von Werssowetz, who has been prolifically cranking out skate clips/videos for the past 6 years (his “Strangers” edit dropped in January).

Featuring Jacob Gottlieb, Kevin Davis, Keith Hardy, Giovanni Vacca, Nick Carracino, Matt Genovese, Phil Rodriguez, Pat Hoblin, Danny Dipalo, Yonnie Cruz, Stu Kirst, Jason Byoun, Ian Twa, and Tyler Pacheco. And Giovanni Vacca’s frontside wallride over the hydrant is totally ridiculous! How is that even possible?

Giovanni Vacca with a ridiculous ollie frontside wallride over a hydrant.

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In HD and clocking in at 4 min 15 seconds, this little edit has all the straight up rawness that you’d expect from a New York montage. Coupled with the music of Pup the Craft’s UTPVK to set off the audio accompaniment, this little will get you more than hyped to go skate this weekend! Peep the edit below!