WKND in Hawaii Photos

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Photo: Schmidt

 

WKND skateboards set out to the beautiful Hawaiian island of Oahu to test out some new Nike flippers they made. They may have been going out there for some shoes, but they returned with a new wisdom gained from those ancient islands. —Grant Yansura    

 

Photos by Brent O’Donnell

 

WKND Hawaii Photo2 750pxIf you’re itching for the waves, the only lotion is the ocean

 

WKND Hawaii Photo3 750pxTaylor Caruso, bench pressing one—wallie up and over     Photo: Schmidt

 

WKND Hawaii Photo4 750pxTrevor Thompson, grind drop grind between a tree and a hard place

 

WKND Hawaii Photo10 750pxThe Dead Puka Society

 

WKND Hawaii Photo5 750pxSalomon Cardenas, one of many dips while on the island. Back Smith

 

WKND Hawaii Photo9 750pxAncient Hawaiian’s used to say, “He who goes against the arrow will find the sweeter coconut.” Alex Schmidt, gap to lip

 

WKND Hawaii Photo6 750pxHeaven is a halfpipe and so are the sewers. Caruso, frontside bluntslide

 

WKND Hawaii Photo11 750pxThe locals called us “haoles.” We believe it means raw and uncut skaters

 

WKND Hawaii Photo7 750pxSchmidt with a kickflip “right by the beach, mon!” as the Hawaiians would say

 

WKND Hawaii Photo8 750pxSchmidt almost cracked his coconut on this thread-the-needle ollie

 

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