August 5 2013
(Above:“15 Years of Gonz and adidas” exhibition | Video)
‘15 years of Gonz & Adidas’ by Adidas Skateboarding is an 11-minute short paying ode to the father of skating Mark Gonzales(aka Gonz) and celebrates the art form of one of the most talked about and courageous skaters out there. Paving way for modern skateboarding since ‘84 Gonz was finally named the #1 Most Influential Skateboarder of all-time by Transworld Skateboarding magazine in December 2011. The piece features some classic Mark Gonzales moments from the last 15 years and provides an insight into one of the most talented and quirky figures in the skate world to date. Check the full-length video below and check out some footage from the opening of the “15 Years of Gonz and adidas” exhibition held at AREA3 in Jo-burg on July 6th (above).
adidas Skateboarding 15 Years of Gonz and adidas // Produced and Directed by: Juice Design // Edited by: Eric Noren & Dan Wolfe // Ft. recollections from: Skin Phillips, Gabe Morford, Brian Gaberman, Joe Brook, Torsten Frank, and Dan Wolfe.
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