In the latest “Grosso’s Love Notes” from Vans, Jeff Grosso shouts out Mike Smith. The founder of Liberty Skates (under Steve Rocco’s World Industries umbrella) also steered the progression of skateboarding with his influential Smith stop. Do the math: this transition innovation influenced countless street iterations and remains one of the most stylish moves today.
Are you feeling these Love Notes? Check out the heartfelt edit for Natas Kaupas, below: