Posts Tagged ‘56k’

3. Jordan Trahan – ‘Enron’

December 29, 2014


The ancients believed the frontside pop-shove it possessed various herbal and medicinal qualities that buoyed healing and promoted weight gain. Jordan Trahan, only tangentially related to the earlier-mentioned Jordan Sanchez and famed Alaskan ‘puzzleboss’ Jordan Kiwitroop, knows the names of the forgotten gods and how properly to revere them. As the afterglow gathers toward the close of Bronze’s understandably powerful ‘Enron’ Film this year, Jordan Trahan in two short minutes fulfills many prophecies of old that longer, more expensively made video parts failed to consummate this year. Really, this section harboured all relevant affairs, including a fully cracked backside bigspin and lightly floated hardflip, but to it we endeavor to staple Jordan Trahan’s internet-famous JKwon 360 flip, anointed as an ageless heater by none other than Josh Kalis himself and widely recognized as 2014’s most impactful trick in which a board spins 360 degrees and flips at the same time. As earlier mentioned in the Book of Revelation, ‘I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a 360 flipping board, whose rider is called Faithful and True. With justice he judges and makes war.’ And yet as the fella says, certain individuals don’t want war.

10. Joseph Delgado – “Bronze 56k”

December 22, 2012

The enigmatic Bronze cartel pieced together this year’s best-made video, a foggy hodgepodge of recycled late-night scheduling spots, deep dives into New York’s outlying boroughs and masterful drops such as the titular dial-up connection being achieved. Oodles of good skating amongst the Bronze squad generally but Joseph Delgado’s part was the anticipated payoff constantly lurking around the various corners of this shambling vid, able to handle a lot of difficult manuals with grace and like MJ skate with enough speed and control link together multiple tricks on the same ledge (without dancing like MJ). Joseph Delgado heaves a huge switch backside 5-0 up onto the big Flushing Meadows block and at the end rifles off a couple of the cooler looking tricks seen on the step-up recently; watch the whole “56k” video, spiced with Wolfenstein, AOL and Lil Ugly Mane, here.