Mad Mike & FD’s Newest Venue, Orlando Fla.

A few years back Mad Mike made the trek to #FDNJ and I had the pleasure of showing him around NJ for a week or so. He’s a great guy and an amazing driver, with a contagiously electrifying personality. I was hoping that this year (his comeback year), would find him in NJ competing once…

Scotty Cranmer Sk8-Hi Pro

Once again Vans has decided to team up with Scotty Cranmer our local hometown action sports hero out of central NJ! Combining Scotty’s style with the classic Sk8-Hi Pro! The soles of the shoe have a portrait of his bulldogs mean mug! Scotty is at X-Games this week and I would like to wish my…

The Contagious Billboard

What a great way to advertise a coffee product, subconsciously, make people realize they are sleep deprived and then shove caffeine all up in their grill and see if they take the bait! Pure marketing genius, if you ask me. Go ahead…try not to yawn! Are you possibly part of the 30% who don’t fall…

Searching Sirocco

Film Maker Brett Novak recently dropped this Kilian Martin edit. Once you see it for yourself you will completely understand why this skater from Spain stands in a league all of his own. Beautiful, inspiring, creative, & stimulating, are only a few of the words that come to mind as I watch this project. Most…

“HOME” featuring the “Spindle 540”

Spent the entire weekend on the beach in Belmar New Jersey watching my son @nicolas_gardella compete in the Eastern Surfing Association’s Northeast Regionals, and although we didn’t come home with the win, he competed at a very high level against some amazing little kids! I couldn’t help but be impressed with the level of talent…

GOT TO BE THE “SHORESHOT”

Most people don’t know that about 20 or so years ago I created an AAU Basketball program in my hometown, Jackson, NJ. The idea for this program began with the collapse of my younger brothers original AAU team. In other words he needed a place to play, so I came up with an idea to…

SkyCaliber Waterslide at ACTION PARK

Whats stands 90 feet tall, has a 45 foot vertical drop, a 30 foot loop, and will make riders travel 50 miles per hour. You probably wouldn’t have guessed a waterslide, but if you did…more power to you! Opening in 2016. The infamous Action Park in Vernon Valley NJ may be one of the most…