Skateboarding at MIT: Innoskate Cambridge

Posted by Chaz Miley on Monday, October 31, 2016

MIT was host to this stop of Innoskate where Vans also joined in to participate in the skateboarding innovation that Innoskate is all about.

First stop is the Lynch Family Skatepark.
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It was wet, but the site check went great.
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Quick meeting with the #BoardrBoys.
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Enzo Amore showed up.
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Quick tea party before we head to MIT.
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I'm not sure if MIT was ready for the #BoardrBoys.
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Two of the panelists, Josh Friedberg and Allan Adams, getting ready for the Intersections of Innovation Masters Class panel at the MIT Stata Center.
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This panel was amazing with lots of interesting topics.
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Thanks to all the panelists: Rodney Mullen, Steven Sebring, Allen Adams, Anette Hosoi, and Josh Friedberg.
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Betsy Gordon getting a good laugh out of a video of Scotty The Body.
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#BoardrBoys MIT takeover.
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Thanks for having us, MIT.
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Time to set up for Innoskate.
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Reggie Kelly with the early morning front blunt.
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Sam Gordon, backside flip.
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Reggie flies with the birds.
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3D printers may be the wave of the future, but 3D printed wheels might not be.
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Skate clinics.
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Hunter Rennie, 50-50 with the 3D printed wheels from Formlabs.
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This crook was the last trick these wheels ever saw.
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The aftermath.
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Lots of activities for the kids.
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Build your own skateboard.
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Paul Schmitt setting up to run through 50 years of skateboard innovation.
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What's in that bag Betsy?
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Oh, just an original Hosoi Hammerhead.
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Steve Van Doren signing over the waffle mold used to make Vans to the Smithsonian.
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Christian Hosoi handing over his Hammerhead board to the Smithsonian.
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Clem and Betsy are amazing hosts.
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Paul Schmitt with a Roller Derby 10 skateboard.
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Everyone was interested in what Paul was talking about.
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Dillon Buss trying to figure out some of the older boards.
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Legends.
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Tony Trujillo was definitely the only guy skating this crazy thing.
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Innoskate is all about innovation and skateboarding. This guy embodied all of that.
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One on one talks with Paul are always a treat.
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Tony Trujillo going the distance.
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Tony, back smith.
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The Innovation, Collaboration, and Community panel with Renata Von Tscharner, Steve Van Doren, Josh Friedberg, and Armin Bachman.
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Vans athlete signing.
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More activities.
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Dillon Buss, back smith.
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Rodney took time to talk to every person at Innoskate.
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The Skateboarder's Brain panel with Rodney Mullen, Chris Lepple, and host Jeff Brodie.
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Big crowd to check out this panel.
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Kickflips were an accident.
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Johnny Layton, switch 3 flip from the Best Trick Contest.
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Late shuv. Didn't get his name.
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Ollie impossible tail grab.
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Front 360.
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Top three in the Best Trick with a 3D printed contraption of some sort.
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When innovation meets innovation.
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Tony Trujillo, nose blunt.
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Legend.
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Scotty found a dog.
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Thanks for everything, Rodney.
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Steve Van Doren all done for the day.
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And that's all for the #BoardrBoys. Time to pack up and hit the road.
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