Max Olijnyk

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This is not a ramp for Broadsheet

‘The Lord Mayor has announced a decade-long “Skate Melbourne” plan and the sport is in the next Olympics. Whatever happened to “skate and destroy”?’

Ted Barrow interview for Acclaim

After weeks of prioritising his posts perhaps even over the welfare of my own child, I decided to get in touch with Ted, who works as an art historian and curator, and pick his brain a bit.

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Photos by Sloan Laurits

Treetops piece for Vice

Any street skater who’s visited Wellington will know and love Treetops. A handful of ledges on a crusty carpark on a hill above Newtown has evolved into a super-smooth, ever-changing DIY spot that is regulated and cared for by a dedicated bunch of locals.

Behind the scenes at Weta for Vice

‘…when the chance to write a behind-the-scenes Weta story came my way I put my hand up, no questions asked. When it turned into a press junket to promote the upcoming 20th Century Fox feature War for the Planet of the Apes I was fine with it. And when they booked me into a…

What else? with Jesse Noonan for Acclaim

In What else? I interview some of my favourite skaters about what they do when they’re not riding their skateboard. My next subject is skate coach Jesse Noonan.

Smith Journal volume 23

For this issue of SJ, I wrote an article about a guy who recorded the sound of katabatic winds in Antarctica. I also wrote some hilarious product reviews.

What else? with Caeylen Norris for Acclaim

In What else? I interview some of my favourite skaters about what they do when they’re not riding their skateboard. My first subject is Melbourne’s Caeylen Norris.

Life on a Japanese Indigo Farm for Acclaim

Smith Journal volume 22

For this issue of SJ, I wrote an article about a guy who runs a private museum filled with dead people and limbs and other weird stuff. I also wrote some hilarious product reviews.

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Flying Nun’s Roger Shepherd interview for Smith Journal

Camping with Ken on Vice

Acclaim issue 36 out now

I was the guest editor for the latest (and greatest) issue of Acclaim magazine. There’s so much good stuff in there!