Mike Vallely Skater Profile
Sponsors: Elephant Brand Skateboards, Iron Fist Clothing, Airwalk Shoes
Hometown: Long Beach CA, Stance: Regular, Age: 43, Status: Pro
Last Update: Friday, March 23, 2012 Submit an Update
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The @streetplantbrnd Graffiti Crew Sweatshirt is a simplification of the Graffiti Logo by @bigfootone Taking inspiration from the Champion Crew Sweatshirts my friends and I wore “back in the day” — The Street Plant Graffiti Crew features the Street Plant “SP” logo embroidered on the chest of a 9.5oz High Quality Heavy-Weight Pre-Shrunk 80% Cotton 20% Polyester Men’s Crew Neck Sweatshirt. Made in the USA and shipping Worldwide! http://www.streetplantbrand.com/product/graffiti-crew/ #streetplant #streetplantbrand #streetstyle #mikevallely
STREET PLANT The @streetplantbrnd Graffiti Crew is a simplification of the Graffiti Logo by @bigfootone Taking inspiration from the Champion Crew Sweatshirts my friends and I wore “back in the day” — The Street Plant Graffiti Crew features the Street Plant “SP” logo embroidered on the chest of a 9.5oz High Quality Heavy-Weight Pre-Shrunk 80% Cotton 20% Polyester Men’s Crew Neck Sweatshirt. Made in the USA and shipping worldwide. Available in black and grey. Available in black here: http://www.streetplantbrand.com/product/graffitti-crew-neck/ #streetplant #streetplantbrand #streetstyle #mikevallely
Some of my current favorites from @elephantskates Elephant Logo 8.5 x 32.5 @official_evel_knievel Big Top 8.5 x 31.5 Black #streetaxe 9.5 x 32 @nealhendrix Hobo 8.375 x 32.375 #elephantbrandskateboards #elephantskateboards #onehundredpercentskateboarding #weaponsofmasscreation #skateandenjoy #mikevallely #evelknievel #nealhendrix
The @elephantskates @kidadams Rancid board with art by Jason Adams is now available from Elephant Brand Skateboards. 9.0 x 32.75 with a 14.625 Wheelbase Available here: http://store.resourcedist.com/elephant-brand-skateboards/elephant-brand-skateboards-jason-adams-rancid.html #elephantbrandskateboards #elephantskateboards #onehundredpercentskateboarding #weaponsofmasscreation #skateandenjoy #rancid #jasonadams
Really stoked to work with artist @lukepelletier on this new @streetplantbrnd Flamingo T-Shirt… Available here: http://www.streetplantbrand.com/products/ Says the artist: “Mike V has always been one of my favorite skaters. His ability to approach skating in such a creative way and articulate his ideas has had a huge impact on my art. Back when I was 13 years old, I met Mike at Camp Woodward. He was super humble and super encouraging. He ended up teaching me how to do a Flamingo. When he asked me to do a graphic for Street Plant, I knew I wanted to do something with a flamingo. I ended up finding an old photo of Mike doing a street plant and based the graphic off it. Mike’s passion and enthusiasm for everything he does is infectious and I’m super stoked to be able to work with him.” #streetplant #streetplantbrand #streetstyle #mikevallely
The @streetplantbrnd x @bigfootone Graffiti Logo T-shirt is now available from www.streetplantbrand.com Says Bigfoot: “Upon being contacted to create some lettering for STREET PLANT I had a feeling of overwhelming honor, but even more so I was immediately encompassed with visions of my favorite era of skateboarding. I’m talking about the years of ’86 -’89, a time when for East Coasters the Brooklyn Banks was the mecca of skateboarding. Where everybody had their own unique and individual style, and skaters belonged to a secret society. A place that was enveloped with tags, scrawls and bubble letters — It was at the Brooklyn Banks that I decided someday I had to write graffiti. Twenty-six years later I drew these letters straight from my mind without a direct reference, and to me they represent the eyes, spirit and concrete of old New York — And the struggle of nature breaking through that concrete and creating a playground unintended by city planners.” #streetplant #streetplantbrand #streetstyle #mikevallely #bigfoot
Signature pole jam from @freshpark... The @mikevallely Signature Pole Jam is the same one that comes in the Ultimate Grind kit but sold as a single unit. Two of these will connect back to back as well to make an incline spine. Comes with the Flat Bar Rail with integrated non-slip padding, one solid steel base, two knobs and support leg. The strongest, most portable, cost efficient pole jam available anywhere. Cold Rolled steel, finished in Hammer Tone Powdercoating for the best grinds and boardslides along with near seamless feel any way that you set it up. The Mike V. Signature Pole Jam is Fun. Designed by Mike to allow all skill level skaters to enjoy. At under 10lbs fully set up and portable enough to be carried in a back pack, you can take this anywhere. http://www.freshpark.com/products/skateboard-ramps/mike-v-pole-jam.html #freshpark #mikevallely #polejam
The first handrail I ever slid was at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ in 1986. This photo was taken of me sliding that handrail later sometime in the Spring of ’87. Just posted on the @streetplantbrnd website is a blog post about some of my early handrail adventures in New Brunswick, NJ. There is also a companion Instagram video posted over at @streetplantbrnd — Follow @streetplantbrnd to watch it. Read the blog post here: http://www.streetplantbrand.com/handrail-tour-of-new-brunswick/ #streetplant #streetplantbrand #streetstyle #mikevallely
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