Illustration courtesy of Poisened Pen
Part interview and part mixtape interlude, Skaterludes features skateboarding’s greatest storytellers doing what they do best over classic beats. First up is James Kelch, the Mayor of San Francisco’s Embarcadero. James was asked to tell his craziest stories from the bricks. He recalls run-ins with zombies, the mafia coming through with machine guns, Jeremy Wray heeflipping the Gonz gap, and the locals’ biggest secret in this debut episode. Click play above to hear what the ‘90s were like at Embarcadero straight from Kelch.