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HOW CORPORATIONS ARE CHANGING SKATEBOARDING AND WHY IT MATTERS

As George Ritzer points out in The McDonaldization of Society, businesses attempt to operate in an extremely efficient fashion. They focus on making everything quantifiable (skatemetrics) rather than focusing on creating subjective quality (“best” video part), they want everything to be predictable (i.e. standardized, the same experience every time), and they want all aspects of a business or activity to be easily controlled, basically the antithesis of what skateboarding is today. As the corporation’s values become more and more apart of skateboarding and influence the ideologies of individual skaters, the greater the potential that our activity will fundamentally change.

 

Full Story at JenkemMag.com  (HERE)

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Alessandro Magnani

 

How Many Grinds Does it Take to Get to the Axel Center of a Independent Truck??

…well if you’re Chris Dimon… 3 and half hours worth.

Why is Tempe Park the Best Park?

Cats in the Skate Park

Halloween

Jaws and Vlad are Juggalo’s for Lyfe!

World’s Best Locals

Skate Europe

Nozbone Skateshop

Paris, France

Reede Skate Shop (and their friends at Haigla Skate Park)

Tallinn, Estonia

Monster Park

Riga, Latvia