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The Hundreds Finds Out Exactly Why Jamie Thomas Got Into Podcasting

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You’re probably familiar with Jamie Thomas’s Thrill of It All podcast by now. Since launching last June, he’s dropped seven episodes with guests including: Chad Muska, Ed Templeton, Keith Hufnagel, Ray Barbee, and more. His latest features Bobby Hundreds. In honor of the occasion, The Hundreds interviewed Jamie and found out exactly why he decided to venture into the world of broadcasting.

I feel like Instagram is a decent method of sharing what you’re into and have been through. But it’s not a place for anything over a few sentences. There’s very few people that want to read that much on Instagram. I really wanted to try and work on some platform that allowed for getting into much more storytelling. There’s a ton of stories out there. And every person’s story is what makes them unique. I felt like there are a few people touching on the podcast world, but I had a slightly different approach, and was just really interested in exploring this new format of storytelling.  I have a lot of relationships and know a lot of people who have stories that I’m fascinated by. And I know a lot of other people would be fascinated by their stories too. There were so many things in alignment that it just encouraged me to want to do it.

Head over to The Hundreds site to read the entire piece. You can view Bobby’s interview below.

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Santa Cruz Skateboards’ ‘True Grit’ features Tom Asta

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In this latest “True Grit” video by Santa Cruz Skateboards, Tom Asta revealed that he never planned on becoming a pro but just enjoyed skating as a teen. He turned out to be one of the best pro skaters we know today.

He talked about growing up in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and also showed his favorite skate spots in his hometown. Town mates Chris Cole and Ian Berry, and other pro skaters spoke about how they met Tom and how they have seen him develop into the skater that he is today.

The “True Grit” video series attempts to get an in-depth look into how skaters came to where they are now by visiting them in their hometowns and interviewing the people around them.

Watch more of Tom Asta in the Santa Cruz Skateboards’ welcome video below.

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Shecks Guests on the Latest ‘The Nine Club’ Episode

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Pro skater Ryan Sheckler talks about growing up in Southern California, starting skateboarding at the tender age of two, his over two decades of career, and his personal struggles in the latest podcast episode of “The Nine Club”.

He also discusses starting his skateboarding company, the Sandlot Times, and the story behind the name.

The Nine Club is a skateboarding podcast started and hosted by professional skateboarder Chris Roberts in 2016. The show is co-hosted by Roger Bagley and Kelly Hart.

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Vans Skateboarding Drops ‘Lizzie’ Video

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Get to know more about Lizzie Armanto through the lens of the persons closest to her in this 35 mm film directed by renowned filmmaker Greg Hunt and presented by Vans Skateboarding.

Lizzie is an X Games gold medalist (Barcelona, 2013) and the first-ever woman to make it to the cover of Transworld Skateboarding in 2016.

She was also the first female skateboarder to do the loop, a 360-degree vertical ramp on which the rider turns completely upside down while maintaining contact between the wheels of the skateboard and the ramp’s surface.

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