1. Spatial Dependents - Mekka - The Undercroft


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    On a cold December night in 2011 my mission was to get a clip with Mekka to go into the Slam Video. Determined to give as accurate a snapshot of the scene as possible, the inclusion of such staple figures in London's skate community was a must. I met him down there late and chilled for a few hour, bunning and reminiscing about the golden years of Shell Center (look out for some bloggage on that front soon) until the place was quiet enough and he set about his work. Mekka is not someone you would fuck with on road; tough and experienced in the most shady of situations, he aproaches his skating much like I imagine he does the rest of his life - by not fucking about. He was trying a line ending on a powerful frontside nollie down the bank to flat, a path rarely taken when the infamous 7 set sits right beside it waiting for the lemmings to fall. He landed on every attempt, either buckling under the impact of his epic pop technique or hitting one of the many elevated slabs that litter the roll out. At one point I'm pretty sure he broke or fractured his arm, having already crippled his shoulder and snapped his board. Either way he did not skate after this night for a good month or so after getting a cast on it. But before that he just drank some beer, smoked a joint and ploughed through the pain untill he rode out a few goes later, the results are one of my favourite clips from the video.

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    • CITY OF RATS (Trailer 2)


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      Celebrating it's 25 year anniversary, Slam City Skates are proud to present "City Of Rats", a Film by Henry Edwards-Wood featuring the Slam City Family alongside... Karim Bakhtaoui Daniel "Snowy" Kinloch Rory Milanes Lucien Clarke Nick Jensen Steph Morgan Casper Brooker Neil Smith Jin Shimizu Joey Pressey Olly Todd Scott Howes Rob Mathieson Danny Brady Darius Trabalza John Tanner Filmed predominantly on the streets of London Town. PREMIERES EARLY 2012 slamcity.com holdtighthenry.com

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      • HTL VOL 8


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        May 2008 Featuring Shaun Witherup, Chewy Cannon, Scott Howes, Will Harmon, Jak Pietryga, Horsey, John Tanner and more.

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        • HTL North V South Part 3 - North Montage


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          Mans repping north: Will Harmon, Jak Pietryga, Chewy Cannon, Steph Khou, Nick Jensen, Joe Sivell, Tom Davies, Ryan Potter, Daryl Dominguez and Neil Smith.

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