WKND in Hawaii Photos
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
If you’re itching for the waves, the only lotion is the ocean
Taylor Caruso, bench pressing one—wallie up and over Photo: Schmidt
Trevor Thompson, grind drop grind between a tree and a hard place
The Dead Puka Society
Salomon Cardenas, one of many dips while on the island. Back Smith
Ancient Hawaiian’s used to say, “He who goes against the arrow will find the sweeter coconut.” Alex Schmidt, gap to lip
Heaven is a halfpipe and so are the sewers. Caruso, frontside bluntslide
The locals called us “haoles.” We believe it means raw and uncut skaters
Schmidt with a kickflip “right by the beach, mon!” as the Hawaiians would say
Schmidt almost cracked his coconut on this thread-the-needle ollie
12/08/2017This is pure cinematic gold. Welcome to the team, kid.
12/07/2017This part has all the first-rate production you’d expect from a WKND video. It doesn’t hurt that Salomon is one helluva skateboarder, seeking out the SoCal spots you don’t see in every other vid. Welcome to the team, dude. You’re damn good.
12/07/2017Salomon talks about having his life saved by Fabrizio, getting punked by Kerry Getz, being a cabana boy for rich retirees, losing part of his testicle (!!!) and much more.
11/28/2017They can kickflip, handplant and switch back tail better than the rest of us, but can they select the perfect SOTY? Check out who the pros want to win the only award that matters!
9/07/2017WKND is proud to say that Alexis Sablone is now on their team. Check out the welcome clip here.