Max Olijnyk

Posts tagged: skateboarding

Tino Razo interview for Heavytime Books

Last year when I was in LA, I was lucky enough to meet Tino Razo and interview him about his great book of pool photos ‘Party in the Back’.

Treetops and Bananaman

The two campervans are a permanent fixture to the Treetops carpark. They’re bigger than campervans, actually – they’re homes on wheels. I’ve seen the curtains move, so I know they’re inhabited. I wonder what the deal is, who the people are, if the council minds. It does seem like a little tucked-away part of Wellington…

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An interview with Illegal Civilization’s Mikey Alfred

Right down the line

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Spectated: The Vans Pro Skate Park Series St Kilda for Vice

I blogged the Vans competition for Vice Sports.

Slam Skateboarding Magazine #210

I have a couple of stories (and photos!) in the new improved Slam Magazine.

The Guy Stokes Channel Xmas Bash

The Guy Stokes Channel Xmas Bash was the most enjoyable skate competition I’ve ever attended. Callum and Conna did a great job organising the event, which was held on Australia Day at the curbs on the south end of Edinburgh Gardens, and which seemed like a joke to begin with, but was actually really fun and exciting. There…

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10 things that have changed since the ‘90s

If you haven’t noticed, the ‘90s are back in a big way. Your pants are two sizes too big, you’ve dusted off your parents’ VHS camera and your favourite skater is Sean Sheffey. Great, right? So great. But the 2015 version of 1993 is a bit different to the real thing. I was…

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Old year, old blog

We’re all pretty excited about this new website, but let’s just take a moment to remember the old blog, which I kicked off in 2007 after Myspace ‘died’. Myspace, of course, was home to Andrew Prior’s blog. Prior really opened up on that thing; it was beautiful. That inspired me to start ‘blogging’,…

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Dave Quirk

For a couple of years, I had a sweet gig writing the Six Burning Questions column for The Sunday Age newspaper. When I say sweet, I mean I loved it, because it ticked all my work boxes: it was fun, it was good for my cred and it paid well. Very rarely does a job…

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