SOTY Archive

Talkin’ Schmit Ep. 56: Tony Trujillo

Father of two, husband of one, and skaterock survivor of many; Tony talks growing up in Santa Rosa, riding for Anti-Hero, winning Marseille and Thrasher Skater of the Year, meeting Phelper and Mickey, starting Bad Shit, marrying Trixie and much more—I wanna thank Tony for coming down from Santa Rosa, this one’s special for the old man—Cheers!


40 large at Boost Mobile in Vegas 2003… WINNING


San Diego end of the King of the Road in 2007—some real Bad Shit


Lots of blunts have been smoked inside that pipe…


Front board down undah…


Covers baby…


Parlez vous Marseille…


PStone running the ground and I had the other angle right behind this Burndog classic photo…


Favorite skate park? Has to be Burnside…


Ever played live at a Strip Club in Portland? Yup


How about the Chili Bowl? Check


This is so gnarly—ask Chico Brenes


Married in Reno on the first Skate Rock trip with Hubbard as Best Man…


After math…


Ever throw out the first pitch at a MLB baseball game? Yup


Waylon been skating Potrero almost since day one…


Sargent frontside KOTR 2011


Skate Rock Allentown, PA…

Niners on the big screen in Paris France opening up for Dinosaur Jr—does it get any better?


I filmed this one in Paris France…


SOTY party staples…


Vans World Championship Weekend at the ballpark—this photo says it all…


Boosta mate…


66 6th street

Talkin’ Schmit Ep. 55: Fabiana Delfino


I sat down with Fabiana at her hotel in SF early morning style and talked about Am Scramble, turning pro at Bust or Bail, the Olympics, a female SOTY and more.



Photo courtesy of GirlSkateNetwork

Talkin’ Schmit Ep. 54: Ronnie Sandoval

Happy New Years and welcome back to work for all you lucky enough to have the two week break. This week I catch up with 2019 Skater of the Year heavy contender, Mr. Ronnie Sandoval. We discuss early days gettin’ flowed by Almost, getting on Krooked, meeting the Gonz and Jason Jessee, San Pedro skatepark and of course, Robbie Russo. That and a lot more got me hyped to kick things back into gear for 2020-lets come out swinging!


Shark bite…


Indy at Pedro…


Crackin’ eggs on the fence at Potrero…


Weekend at Jessee boys…


That hat doe…

Talkin’ Schmit Ep. 53: 2019 Year In Review

I called up my old pal, Tim McKenney and we shot the shit, talking about the ones and giving out some awards. It was one hell of a rollercoaster ride, but we got through yet another year. Big love to all you that support and listen. Happy new years everyone, stay safe out there!


Tim McKenney in the dungeon talkin’ Peace, Love, and Empathy reigning supreme—SHOUT OUT!


Your picture is still on my wall… Amy Caron’s board is still on Tim’s wall…

It was a lot of fun, thanks to all that participated in the first ever Talkin’ Schmit SOTY brackets…

Big love to the homie and winner, Mr. Sammy Baca—Cheers! Let’s keep in rollin in 2020…

Talkin’ Schmit Ep. 52: Silas Baxter Neal

Talkin’ Schmit gets their first SOTY on the show this week in SBN from the great Northwest. We discuss that epic SOTY party with Too Short, getting the call from Phelper, skating for Adidas and much more…