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July 26, 2009 @ 03:00:46
^ it was better than what i expected but i still think hes time for skatin is done
July 26, 2009 @ 15:31:00
^ how is his time for skating done? He skates because he loves to skate and its fun.. The whole point behind it, he also hasnt lost any touch on his skating, thats why people like him because he has that style of skating! Also video the commander video was sick!
July 26, 2009 @ 19:07:24
they do, varial flips are just a lame trick


varial heels kickass though
July 26, 2009 @ 19:48:33
if you watched his game of skate against chris cole youd know he has lost touch on skating, thats why he wanted to play with his tricks because he would have most likley gotten blacked out playing with actual tricks, and all the tricks in his battle comander are basically all the tricks he can do. and just because skatings fun and he loves it doesnt make him good i know plenty of people like that but they still suck and have no sponsors and are going nowhere in skating
July 26, 2009 @ 19:54:11
varial heels kickass though


hardflips lick ass doe
July 26, 2009 @ 22:06:06
if you watched his game of skate against chris cole youd know he has lost touch on skating, thats why he wanted to play with his tricks because he would have most likley gotten blacked out playing with actual tricks, and all the tricks in his battle comander are basically all the tricks he can do. and just because skatings fun and he loves it doesnt make him good i know plenty of people like that but they still suck and have no sponsors and are going nowhere in skating


Wow, wtf...This was a complete waste...Anywho, Mike V always skated the way he does and some of the shit he was doing in that BC berrics vid, no one can do. Its his style and he has been committing to it's growth throughout his career. Mike V already stated once before he is not too swell with flip tricks at all, its not him. Respect him as a unique skater, just because he doesn't do the technical shit that's in now doesn't mean he is losing his touch, he never was a "technical skater" to begin with.
July 27, 2009 @ 01:56:51
idk if his part deserved a battle commander though, maybe like a bangin or some shit

hung 10 never surfed

July 27, 2009 @ 10:07:07
see that's the shit I hate about skating, people are never willing to embrace different shit. Yeah, he wasn't backside flipping stair sets or doing flip trick-grind-180 out on ledges and shit, but that shit was still official. There's no rulebook for skating man, he does it how he does it and I guarantee that nobody in skateboarding could recreate that part

edit: and this is coming from a dude who used to think Mike V's style was lame as fuck, but as RUBYRHOD was saying, dude's committed to the evolution of his style and it definitely shows
July 27, 2009 @ 11:59:25
any of the new york cats skate at open road park in east village? i'd love to shoot there
July 27, 2009 @ 16:36:51
hey are varial kickflips and tre flips just the same thing ? they look so similiar to me
July 27, 2009 @ 16:40:15
Nah a tre flip is a 360 kickflip and a varial flip is a 180 kickflip.
July 27, 2009 @ 18:48:48
theres newer styles of skating that can still be different and good mike valley has just already put out alls he's got now hes just a skater who skates cuz he likes it and goes around the world with his fuel tv show and skating with kids who are new to it or just like it.

example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3L88XBpvFw
July 27, 2009 @ 19:04:14
yeaaaa man i usually skate my local shop decks. I been skating the adidas campus vulcs there tight or vans eras
July 27, 2009 @ 19:24:08
campus vulcs are tightt, and i cant skate in era/authentics, they dont really support my feet for the stuff i skate unless its tranny but i dont like skating tranny only when i go to parks
July 27, 2009 @ 23:36:51
theres newer styles of skating that can still be different and good mike valley has just already put out alls he's got now hes just a skater who skates cuz he likes it and goes around the world with his fuel tv show and skating with kids who are new to it or just like it.

example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3L88XBpvFw


Dude is sick. I read about him in some article...I forgot what mag though.
July 27, 2009 @ 23:56:35
word. richie jackson is that dude, but ZA i can see what you are saying, but i don't think the amount of tricks he did was enough for a battle commander, half of the shit he did was kinda lame too, compare it to a bangin part, then too all the other battle commanders, it doesn't look right

hung 10 never surfed

July 28, 2009 @ 00:01:26
anybody got any tips on no complys? i fuck up and do a shove it no comply everytime
July 28, 2009 @ 01:29:25
^ yeah the thing about no comply's are..dont do them. haha jp nah its somthing i cant do either but not my style of trick
July 28, 2009 @ 01:37:29
^Its "just" an ollie with one foot right? If that makes since. I never thought about no complys until like a week ago, I have no urges to try em yet though.
July 28, 2009 @ 16:13:09
there pretty easy actually i ended up messing around with them earlier you just need to take ur front foot off and pop your tail with ur back and make sure you jump while ur doing it
July 28, 2009 @ 19:55:08
^Word word, in my mind, keep thinking it wasn't as complicated as some ppl make it seem, but again, I still have yet to really try it.
July 28, 2009 @ 20:52:45
that mike vallely shit was ill. dude was on some steroid shit
July 30, 2009 @ 00:52:31
well the reason i wanna learn em is cuz i just started like a month ago lmfao. so anything that doesnt seem out of my range is something im willing to try. i can shove it, fakie shove it, 180 and thats about it. any suggestions? fanks
July 30, 2009 @ 01:49:49
^In a month, sheez your doing pretty good. Start actually popping with them shuvs though. Practice Ollie ollie ollie. Then kickflips, heels, etc.
July 30, 2009 @ 10:37:51
well the reason i wanna learn em is cuz i just started like a month ago lmfao. so anything that doesnt seem out of my range is something im willing to try. i can shove it, fakie shove it, 180 and thats about it. any suggestions? fanks


damn, I've been skating for like 6 months and all I can do is ollie regular and fakie. But my ollies is beastly though so it's cool lol
July 30, 2009 @ 17:47:02
word start practicing and getting your pop higher and be extremely comfotable with your ollie, you can also try nollie shuv's

hung 10 never surfed

July 30, 2009 @ 23:26:51
i heard getting higher ollies has alot to do with how high you jump when you ollie? true?
July 31, 2009 @ 19:01:07
anyone wanna help out? whenever i do kickflips, my foot is pointed on a 45 degree angle just right under the bottom left screw. when i pop and flick, board seems to allude me and i can never get my back foot on the board. anyone have any advice?
July 31, 2009 @ 19:42:14
word start practicing and getting your pop higher and be extremely comfotable with your ollie, you can also try nollie shuv's


yeah that's the plan. I can pretty consistently ollie off curbs and over bottles and lines and shit like that so I figure, whenever I do start working on flip tricks full time, I'll learn it way faster since my ollie will be so stable
August 01, 2009 @ 01:35:34
^May as well start that shit now lol.
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