Mike Vallely in Speed Freaks

Joe Coward

Mike Vallely’s part in “Speed Freaks” definitely turned a lot of heads. He skates around a car park doing endless manuals and little combos, but doesn’t limit himself to early tech. Being the first person to 180 over a picnic table was a big thing and showed his power and pop. His innovation on the street wasn’t limited to just his skating, bing the guy who gave us the double kick tail, Mike changed skateboarding massively and being part of the early-street generation he was a pioneer in laying out how skating is today. Set to a classic Dinosaur Jr. track this one’s a belter.


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