Author Archives: bladeordie

#123: Cam Got a Pro Wheel

There’s surprisingly a lot to say about wheelbarrow tricks. Cameron Talbott recently got his first rollerblading product with his name on it: a 60-millimeter wheel from Sic Urethane. Since Philip Moore also has a pro wheel from Sic, we needed to sit down and talk. We talk about what projects they’re working on, DIY skate […]

#122: butterTV

“We can can him, manhandle him, if you wanna Run in his crib-o, get ditto, skate like a limo.” — Ghostface Killah. J.P. — better known as butterTV — quit his construction job to become a professional filmer and his recent contest edits have shown it. Phil and Brian talk with him and BFree, who […]

#121: Theresa Choi

Y’all like inclusivity? Theresa Choi is a 17-year veteran rollerblader who actually did her first grind before she could even skate. We talk about the daunting task of finding skates that fit small feet and her first time competing at the Blading Cup. But Theresa, Philip Moore, and I mostly got together to discuss a […]

#120: Phil Won Blade Cup

Y’all want to talk about negs, legs, and inclusivity? Philip Moore won the Blading Cup last weekend in Santa Ana, Calif., earning him the title of professional rollerblader. Back home in Oakland, Phil talks about his win, diversity in rollerblading, and he answers question from a Reddit AMA. You can directly download the episode here, or […]

#119: Cavin Brinkman

You ever start a fight only to turn around and film it? Cavin Brinkman is a rollerblading filmmaker from Amsterdam whose latest full-length feature is the Adapt Brand Team Movie. While visiting the United States, Cavin came up to the Bay Area after the Blading Cup. We talk about Winter Clash, the infamous Sprite fight, […]

#118: Veteran’s Cup

Hit play and join us at another Blading Cup. Held as part of the Blading Cup in lovely Santa Ana, Calif., the Veteran’s Cup is for people over the age of 35 with a bunch of adult responsibilities. For those of us who qualify, it’s not only the chance to skate with people of a […]

#117: Lux Street Open

On this episode, the whole Rock Town crews heads out to the Lux Street Open Held in some iconic old-school spots, the second installment of the Lux Street Open was another day of some pretty intense competition. But more importantly, it was a day to forget all the other bullshit in our lives and hang […]

#116: Filthy Fiesta Primer

“We’re all adults, and it should be fun.” — ESG Held Oct. 13 at Third & Army in San Francisco, the Filthy Fiesta is a new contest from Cameron Talbott and Erick Garcia. They say it’s not solely for aggressive skaters, but there will be a motorcycle pulling fools. Rock Town co-hosts Philip Moore and […]

#115: Lux Street Open Primer

Come on out to the Bay! Held Sept. 29th in San Jose, the Lux Street Open returns for its second year. Hosted by Mike Jiminez and Kirk Chang (after party by BJ Bernhardt) will be another damn good day in San Jose. Friends from all over California, and a few other parts of the country, are coming […]

#114: Adam Johnson

It’s okay…rollerblading has been saved. Adam Johnson is a prolific filmmaker and brand connoisseur in rollerblading. Forever linked with legendary skaters and iconic skate videos, Adam just also happens to be a really good dude. We talk about what it takes to be a decent guest in someone’s home, the current marketplace for rollerblading goods, and, even just […]