It takes a lot to get an official co-sign from board sponsors these days, especially for a brand as revered as Zoo York. The iconic New York skate label nonetheless saw something in Boston up-and-comer Gavin Nolan, dubbing him the latest amateur on its youthful squad. Backed by a beat courtesy of none other than DJ Premier, Nolan takes the spring in his step to the streets, popping crazy rotations out of smooth slides from both ends of the plank. The Beantown representative seems to also have a penchant for 180 nosegrinds, serving up the pretzel-esque maneuver any way you like. Enjoy Gavin Nolan’s ‘welcome’ clip above, then head over to Zoo York’s website to peruse its latest releases.