On this episode of The Collaboratory, Vans Syndicate teams up with east coast skateboard pioneer, Rodney Smith. Most known for starting up Shut Skateboards with Bruno Musso back in the 80's and more recently Zoo York. Some of the original Shut crew describes Rodney and what he's meant to so many people during the rise of east coast skateboarding. "Riggit, goodie, juicey, cakey". Also, get a lesson in "Rodney speak", so you yourself can communicate with him on the streets of lower east side Manhattan at the Shut store.