Friday, February 6, 2015
Gilbert Crockett #2.
That's a switch kickflip.
Gilbert rode for Mystery and Fallen until he was abducted by the Alien Workshop. After the saucer broke up and crashed into the New Mexico desert, there's been a whole lot of speculation as to what is happening to the riders.
Some of the Alien team relocated to Jason Dill and Anthony Van Engelen's Fucking Awesome. That project has a new spinoff called Hockey, much like how Girl and Chocolate formed a long time ago. This includes former Workshoppers Dylan Rieder and Kevin Terpening. Eventually John Fitzgerald joined the party as well.
Joe Castrucci's Habitat found a new home over at Tum Yeto. Grant Taylor kept it simple and bounced for Anti-Hero. Has there been any word on who Omar Salazar is riding for?
The rumor is Alien Workshop will be starting up again with a new team and also under Tum Yeto distribution. I could see that happening, but at the same time Tod Swank is a businessman who knows better than to spread his finances too thin and adding a fourth board company might not be the best plan in these curious days.
There is further talk that Gilbert is riding for a new company called Mother that has Tyler Bledsoe and Jake Johnson on the team with Chris Carter handling the management.
In other Gilbert news, he recently earned a pro model from Vans. He should have a part in their new video, whenever they get around to finishing the thing.
Eric "Rodent" Cheslak was the photographer.
Transworld - January 2010 Volume 28 Number 1