Author Archives: Shad

PDXBMX-Files // #1 // 2003

So I have hundreds of tapes and in those tapes I have a lot of footage that hasn’t been seen so occasionally I’m going to go through a tape and just post up the riding, B roll, and anything else … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Monsters Of Suburban Highlife // Rampage Skatepark Contest // 1990

Rampage seemed like a skatepark ahead of its time for 1990! Lots of mini ramp and flatland in this one! Perry Mervar, Bob Kohl, Jay Miron, & James Shepherd hold it down plus a ton of riders that I cant … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Monsters Of Suburban Highlife // Aquafest Street Contest // Austin TX // 1990

This contest is packed full of all your early 90’s Hero’s! I love the random clip of Spike Jonze 360ing a set of doubles! Featuring Rick Thorne, Lee Sultemeier, Psycho, Mat Hoffman, Rock Moliterno, Pete Augustin, Mike Krnaich, Dave Parrick, … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Monsters Of Suburban Highlife // Meet The Street // NYC // 1990

The 2-Hip Meet the Street contest that went down in NYC was legendary! Ron always had a nack for running contests with a super DIY ethos! Featured riders include Ron Wilkerson, Pete Augustin, Craig Grasso, Dino Deluca, Ruben Castillo, Vic … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Mike “Rooftop” Escamilla // Podcast

For our latest DIG BMX X SNAKEBITE podcast I was super excited to sit down and talk BMX with long-time friend and legit legend, Mike ‘Rooftop’ Escamilla! We cover his early days, filming for his break out part in Dirty … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Getting Loose With Lee // Helltrack Festival

Let’s just get it out of the way right off the bat. The weather was blazing hot at HellTrack Festival. The kind of heat that makes you want to go home and make sweet love to your air conditioner. Having … CHECK OUT MORE »

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In The Raw // Infection 4 Jam // Blaine, WA // 1997

I think I was 16, maybe 17. Our friend Neil Sanders, who owned a bike shop in the town I grew up in (New Westminster, BC, Canada), was always cool with taking my friend Nick and I to ride places … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Club Homeless Products // Full Video // 1990

Club Homeless Products or Homeless #2 as a lot of people refer to it! Full video with parts from James Shepherd, Lee Sultemeier, Ruben Castillo, and Eben Krackau. Mix in some awesome mixed sections that focus on the riding scene … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Paul Buchanan // In Memoriam

Paul Buchanan Shad and Matt Barber asked me to write something about Paul. Matt has some exclusive, vintage footage, Shad has the website, and I guess I am expected to have the words. Fuck. OK – first – it is … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Shad Johnson, Rich Hirsch, Lou Rajsich, & John Bristol // Animal Bikes // 2002

The Northwest part from the first Animal video wasn’t online so I figure since it is myself and a bunch of my close friends that i’d post it up!

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