What's Up Billy O'Neill? Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino (August 2017)

Mon, Aug 21, 2017
What's Up Billy O'Neill? Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino (August 2017)

Originally from NYC, Billy O’Neill also know as Fish, made a name for himself in the aggressive inline skating industry in the early 2000s.

He was never a Pro Skater for Razors, but he had some of the better video parts as an amateur then some pro back at the EGO video from Razors. Billy ended up being a PRO for USD skates and later for Shima’s skate company SSM.

Listen to this podcast to know how most of this happened and what´s happening after the Pro skater life. PLAY

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What's up Billy Prislin - Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
What's up Billy Prislin - Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino

Billy Prislin is a 36 year old American former pro skater who used to skate for brands brand such as Senate Wheels and Salomon skates, in the late 90s and early 2000s Billy’s name was is a lot of of videos and magazines but other then skating, Billy also used to love electronic music and drinking, and i this interview Billy talks about how skating changed his life and what’s he up too nowadays. - Ricardo Lino.

What's up Billy Prislin - Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino

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What's up Matthias Knoll? Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino

Thu, Jun 29, 2017
What's up Matthias Knoll? Skate Talk with Ricardo Lino

Matthias Knoll is a 48 year old german who started racing on roller skates at the age of 6, in 1989 after the death of his father he started selling skate products on the back on his car to make money to survive an din 1994 started his own distribution company.

The name of this company was Powerslide and since then they never stop investing in the inline skating market. Powerslide is a skate brand but this group also owns brands like USD, Xsjado, Doop, Matter wheels, Undercover wheels, Wicked Bearings, MyFit Liners, Kizer frames, and a few others.

Hope you enjoy the 80 minute talk with one of the most influential skating individuals in 2017. PLAY.

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Spellcaster (2017) by Tom Mosher (Canada) - Audio Podcast with Ricardo Lino

Sat, Jun 10, 2017
Spellcaster (2017) by Tom Mosher (Canada) - Audio Podcast with Ricardo Lino

Ricardo Lino gets up at 5AM to give his honest feelings on rollerblading vs inline skating, UFS, Winterclash, the Trimax frame, Aeons, his background, how we met, Wizard frames, his relationship with MyFit/ Powerslide and some touching words about his late friend Carlos Alexandre. Podcast on Soundcloud.

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Interview: Skate Talk with Tom Hyser (2017) by Ricardo Lino

Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Tom Hyser is a product designer, Marketing manager and team manager of Rollerblade Inline Skates Brand. In this Skate Talk you’ll get to know a bit more about the man behind brands like K2 skates, Skatepile, Fiziks frames, Epoch frames AND Rollerblade. Hope you enjoy the 107 minute talk with one of the most influential skating individuals in 2017. - Ricardo Lino.

Interview: Skate Talk with Tom Hyser (2017) by Ricardo Lino

Content

  • 01:25 - rollerblading or inline skating?
  • 02:05 - Who’s Tom Hyser? For how long have you been skating?
  • 08:30 - How did you got into K2 Skates ? K2 Fatty’s ?
  • 11:19 - getting payed 5K per month to skate at 22
  • 17:50 - How did Skatepile started and why it ended
  • 19:41 - FIZIKS frames problem
  • 24:50 - What happened to Epoch Frames?
  • 27:50 - Ford or Rollerblade?
  • 30:20 - Rollerblade First Big Wheels UFS frames
  • 31:05 - Your first opportunity to make an hard boot skate
  • 33:00 - Skate brands trying something new.
  • 34:50 - blank WARLOCK concept skate
  • 37:20 - Richie Eisler 125 skates idea made by ROCES
  • 38:50 - “If we keep fighting instead of supporting each other..”
  • 40:55 - What do you think of the whole big wheel thing?
  • 43:45 - Did k2 had Roller Skates?
  • 47:45 - Tim Robot from backjack project tour with VANS
  • 49:20 - They avoid skating when they get famous
  • 50:33 - Some aggressive skaters should be doing freeskate promo videos
  • 52:05 - Just look at it as someone who doesn’t skate
  • 55:14 - Greg Mirzoyan
  • 57:56 - I wanted to modify Sven frames for FISE
  • 59:19 - Skaters need to understand why rollerblade lost their BEST TEAM.
  • 1:02:22 - Andy Kruse was on a whole different level of creativity
  • 1:04:10 - what do you think of skate competitions?
  • 1:05:02 - what do you think about Winterclash?
  • 1:06:20 - Pro with the a Bad attitude
  • 1:10:10 - You can be a really good skater without challenging life
  • 1:12:35 - Is there any skater getting payed 1500 US dollars Right now?
  • 1:14:00 - When is skating coming back, and what do we need to do for that to happen?
  • 1:21:07 - the FIRS Skating Marathon World Championships.
  • 1:23:50 - Rollerblade Team
  • 1:26:50 - A Big Group of cool dudes used to make fun of David Sizemore
  • 1:27:30 - David Sizemore on VALO
  • 1:29:00 - New Rollerblade Skates?
  • 1:35:26 - Rollerblade 2017 Video Projects
  • 1:36:40 - What happened with Matthias Ogger?
  • 1:40:30 - Who was the best skater you ever worked with?
  • 1:42:20 - What is your favourite skate product on the market right now?
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Interview - Skate Talk with Adapt Brand - Olga Bouwhuis and Pieter Wijnant

Wed, May 24, 2017
Interview - Skate Talk with Adapt Brand - Olga Bouwhuis and Pieter Wijnant

Olga Bouwhuis and Pieter Wijnant are the owners of Adapt brand. Adapt is a inline skating brand handmade in Holland. Hope you enjoy this 66 minute talk with the two owners of this unique brand who wants to reduce the number of skates sold and improve the quality of their customers.

Interview - Skate Talk with Adapt Brand - Olga Bouwhuis and Pieter Wijnant

Content

  • 01:25 - it all started as a love story.
  • 05:33 - freestyle blading, rollerblading or inline skating?
  • 07:53 - traded Belgium for Holland.
  • 08:05 - End of Forward Freestyle
  • 10:40 - “I was encouraged by my mom to skip school and skate if the weather was good.”
  • 12:30 - Called Olga and told her about a Dream to make a skate and had a name..
  • 17:20 - we are 2 handshakes away from every other skater.
  • 20:06 - Lino and Pieter were speed skaters.
  • 21:22 - rollerblade twister boot
  • 23:00 - 4 screws frame mounting system
  • 28:55 - New adapt secret skate project
  • 30:02 - Adapt goal.
  • 30:20 - making skates more expensive
  • 32:53 - Adapts for slalom
  • 35:25 - How Lino plans his days
  • 36:52 - Olga’s main role
  • 39:10 - I’m a full time chef
  • 41:20 - Adapt Team video
  • 45:10 - Mike Lilly and actual Adapt Team
  • 48:10 - Fake but funny advertise break
  • 58:30 - Randy spizer and Louie Zamora had Adapt Skates.
  • 59:37 - Nick Labarre
  • 1:00:44 - Julian Bah
  • 1:03:27 - New Hyper Skates vegan
  • 1:05:12 - should we make a geeky part 2 or not?
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