Episode 14 – Skateboarding Scenes

Mt. Rushmore of Skateboarding Scenes

Are you ready to get RADICAL? How about grinding some rails and hitting some WICKED front side 180s? Do you think I have any clue what I’m talking about? OF COURSE NOT!

But that doesn’t mean that we all can’t appreciate a good skateboarding scene. Whether it shows the balletic nature of pros doing it right or are laughably bad, a good skateboarding scene can improve any movie. So strap on your helmet, kneepads and elbow pads (safety first) as those thrashin’ dudes Jeff, Michael and Richard take on the most iconic skateboarding scenes around.

SHOW NOTES:

Joint Pick:

  • Skateboarding Scene from “Back to the Future”

Michael’s Picks:

  • Mall Skateboarding Scene from “Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol” 

  • Introduction of the Daggers from “Thrashin'”

  • Intro to “Lakai Fully Flared”

Richard’s Picks

  • “Freedom of Choice” by Devo

  • Lucas Lee Fight from “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”

  • Skateboard Assassin from “Hard Ticket to Hawaii”

Jeff’s Judge’s Pick

  • Gleaming the Cube Trailer

  • Christian Slater and Tony Hawk Discuss “Gleaming the Cube”

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