Earlier this month, it was announced that the Summer Olympics in Tokyo will feature skateboarding as an official sport for the first time. Part and parcel with the dissemination of this brand of cool were grainy skate videos, pieces of teenage agitprop and grace that floated into malls and shops, passed around like volatile secrets. And inextricably linked to these videos were the pieces of music that orchestrated the assorted feats of physical impossibility. I started skating as a year-old in the mids, long past the halcyon days of VHS, and came across many of the videos on this list during the wild west days of YouTube.
Jerry Hsu born December 17,  is an American professional skateboarder and photographer. He was described by professional skateboarder and longtime friend Marc Johnson as a "cool breeze" in Hsu's family is originally from Taiwan ,  and his parents speak both English and Mandarin Chinese. Hsu started skateboarding in the early s and he explained what he was attracted by in a interview: "I remember the reason I started skating was because I saw these kids with green hair and big pants and they looked so stupid, and I wanted to be that. Hsu's first skateboard deck sponsor was Maple, where he was a team member alongside Johnson, who facilitated his recruitment,  Louie Barletta, Chad Bartie, and Chad Knight, among others. Released in , Montage runs for a duration of 30 minutes and also indicates that Hsu was sponsored by a brand named "Sutters" at the time.
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Through the ever-changing positions of company mangers and team rosters, their identities are displayed through their ads. Here, we look at one company that has taken a different approach from the regular formula and made their ads different from the rest. From the bright colored blank spreads of inside jokes to their endangered mascot, enjoi has taken the dreaded monthly task of making ads a fun endeavor to out-do the last ad. Rodney is down and planning begins. He begins experimenting with color theory.