5.14.2009

chrome ball incident #274: the evil that men do












"What do you think of the skateboard industry, Adam?"
"I really enjoy it."

adam mcnatt's '97 "comeback" interview... one of the rawest articles transworld ever had the nerve to publish. 13 pages of my man dressing up like a ninja, blasting bunny hops and holding absolutely nothing back on the skateboard world.

and this part is still pretty nutty.

7 comments:

Royce said...

One of the best things to ever happen in skateboarding.

Keith said...

The way he talks about himself sounds really conceited.

Wonder where he's at these days.

E.RICKS said...

another one of my all time favorites...
gotta love that tws interview..wow..lmao...

K said...

I remember getting this issue in the mail and thinking "holy crap, this guy's blackballed himself for life."And the funny thing is that, no matter what he didnt really care. One of my favorite parts from back in the day ? Adam's part in 101's Snuff. Also a big fan of his part in Evol's "Still Life." He wasn't really one who was into playing the game and playing nice.

Mike said...

I've missed this interview when it came out ( hard to find copy of Transworld mag at that time ) , so great to discover it !

And thank you for linking my " 1992golden years blog " , you are always welcome !

James said...

Really interesting choice here. I think the best part is that he went back and did the helter skelter rail with an actual ollie up after doing it with the aid of a bench in the video. So many people bagged on him for that.

Ran into this dude at Lake Owen skate camp in maybe 1999 or 2000, he still had it and at that point was getting little to no coverage.

Phoco Love said...

I had the opportunity to work with Adam at a Summer camp in Pennsylvania a couple years ago and we've kicked it a few times since. Dude is still ripping, all for fun, and it looks him and Chris Senn might be opening a tattoo shop in Hawaii, which is basically the best thing ever. Killer interview, and all the more relevant these days.