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Eastside LA with Pastras and buds for Richer Poorer

Christian Maalouf, Daniel Shimizu, Taylor Caruso, and myself grabbed a morning coffee in our neighborhood of Echo Park, and bombed the hill leading into Elysian Park, it’s quite a wake up! Trouble opening your eyes? Bomb a huge hill! It works. Then we headed to the stairs in the intro of the video. Little Echo Park history on those stairs, they lead up to the old estate of the silent film star W.C. Fields, an estate which later belonged to skate legend Christain Hosoi. I remember walking up them to skate Christians vert ramp w. Jason lee and Mark Gonzales in ’90-’91 when I first moved to California. In fact, the vert clips in Blind Skateboards “Video Days” were filmed...

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Damn Am Atlanta 2015: Here’s How Yoshi Tanenbaum Won – SPoT Life

Congrats Stereo's Yoshi Tanenbum! First Place. "Yoshi proved once again that he’s a total FREAK by taking the top spot out of over 100 ams at stop two of the 2015 Damn Am Select Series. Along with the first place trophy he gets a free trip and a Golden Ticket to the Tampa Am Semi-Finals." SPoTTampa.com for more and follow @SPoTTampa.com.More at: http://theridechannel.com/SUBSCRIBE to RIDE: http://bit.ly/HZ9DauLike RIDE on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/ridechannelFollow RIDE on INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/ridechannelFollow RIDE on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/ridechannelCheck out the RIDE WEBSITE: http://theridechannel.com/

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Pastras' Table Talk: Jason Lee - MonsterChildren.com

Episode 1 of the new Richer Poorer supported Monster Children series I'm hosting titled "Table Talk", is live now at monsterchildren.com. For the premiere episode, I was lucky enough to sit down with my best friend of over 25 years Jason Lee @akajlee to talk photography and more.  On the topic of Jason's photography, give his new film specific Insta community a follow @filmphotographic. Big thanks to J. Lee, MC and RP for helping make this series a reality.   - Chris Pastras

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Jason Lee in "Style" frame by frame drawn video - TWS

A classic Jason Lee line is drawn frame by frame by creative film maker Joe Pease. Gonz, FS pop shove, 180 fakie 50-50, half cab - Video DaysGino, FS Noseslide - TrilogyJason Lee, FS 360, 3 flip, BS flip - Video DaysSean Sheffey, Fakie Ollie - A Soldiers StoryNeil Blender, spray paint wall - NSA contestKeenan Milton, switch flip - MouseJason Jeese, Ally Oop - A Reason for LivingChristian Hosoi, Layback at Del Mar 1985Natas Kapas, foot plant off fire hydrant - Street on FireMatt Hensley, BS flip melon - Hocus Pocus / QuestionableJulian, gap to tail bash - Element SkypagerRay Barbee, no complies - Public DomainPenny? FS flip - Etnies High 5John Cardiel, curve to huge method - Sight UnseenJay Adams, curves and berts Contest run.Transworld...

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Pastras & friends for Richer Poorer socks

The Spring 2015 Richer Poorer Athletics video and lookbook continues with the authentic vibe of skateboarding and lifestyle with our Athletics Club.  I gathered RP fam member Christian Maalouf, along with friends Daniel Shimizu and Justin Strubing to skate the streets of LA and Chinatown.This is pretty much my regular skate crew, and I always have a blast skating with these guys. Documenting the day were Mark Spencer, the talented mastermind that does the majority of our Stereo skateboards edits, and old friend Seu Trinh of Transworld Skateboarding fame.  We cruised a few classic spots in our hood…ending the day with Chinatown. I’ve been wanting to shoot something in Chinatown for years. Now I know why few have done it, the security is nuts! Pulling it off on a crowded Sunday...

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Backyard BBQ! Clint Peterson, Chris Pastras, Bones Legend Steve Saiz, Ssippi and friends

Join us as we break-in Clint and Ssippi's ( @EchoParkWoodshop ) new driveway quarter pipe for a President's Day session and BBQ. Stereo's Clint Peterson, Chris Pastras with friends Ssippi, Bones legend Steve Saiz, and friends!    Video by Matt Markus. Motion Graphics by Mark Spencer wwwStereoSoundAgency.comInstagram: @StereoSkateboards #StereoSince92@EchoParkWoodshop@ClintsCorner@AKADune@Ssippi@Saiz5412

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