When I was sixteen years old when I first met Russ. I lived with my parents in Pleasanton, California while Russ lived in a neighboring city. Roughly once a week we would meet up and session a local spot. I remember the first time that I realized that Russ can ride switch. My egocentric sixteen year old self was […]
Last summer I wound up passing through Melbourne, Australia. I knew of a local guy named Shaune after watching a couple videos. He was quite new to the Freebord scene and was stoked to meet another rider. Shaune took me out for a brew at local underground’esk bar. The pub was tucked away in a dark ally. Either the […]
I first met “Grimo” about four years ago. This guy has a great skill level with unique style. Fast forward a few years and he traveled to the USA with the RAZA family in 2015. We rode as many steep hills as possible between San Francisco and Vancouver, B.C. Canada. It was during this trip […]
International Tripping I met with Johnny Schmidt and San Andreas “Manta” at the 2014 Lausanne Slope Style in Switzerland. These guys were planning to make a crazy road trip from Switzerland to Portugal. During the event Johnny’s van was broken into and everything valuable was stolen. This was a pivotal moment in the organization of […]
A couple weeks ago the Raza Boardshop crew made a road trip to California. This caravan included Loic Panel, Nicolas Panel, Naïm Chenguiti, Guilhem Grimo, and Raza Mom. There a very few parents who are as supportive as the original Raza Mom. Needless to say, Raza Mom played the role of designated driver as this group […]
Entitlement Urethane welcomes both Rems Verhaeghe & Naïm Chenguiti to the official 2015 team. We have seen the progression of both skill and style in these two riders over the last few years. Check out each rider’s bio in the team section of the website.