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A double dose of Louie Lopez courtesy of Converse Cons & FA

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

A right old treat here with a double dose of Louie Lopez, dropping virtually simultaneously from Converse Cons and FA. Is there a better human representation of a skateboarding come-up based on sheer talent and humility than that of LA’s very own Mr Lopez?
Louie’s skateboarding journey has been documented and under the microscope from the tender age of 13. For many, this attention has proved to be a destructive force, releasing the twin demons of underage insanity and regrettable kiddy-style documentation – for a variety of reasons however, Louie Lopez has managed to swerve this wunderkind curse and mature into one of the most highly rated skaters on the planet.

Louie’s earliest exposure was as the long-haired and brace-wearing mini ripper announced in Globe footwear’s United by Fate (2007) and then cemented into skate lore in his banger 2009 Extremely Sorry part for former sponsors Flip Skateboards.
Despite the expected sniping of the time, aimed squarely at Flip skateboards‘ acquisition of Louie, (along with fellow murder midgets Curren Caples and David Gonzalez) Jeremy Fox, Ian Deacon and Geoff Rowley‘s eye for talent was vindicated once again with all three additions maturing into some of the gnarliest skaters on the planet a few years later.

A double dose of Louie Lopez

This first of this week’s double dose of Louie Lopez comes in the form of a three minute part (we think it’s solid enough to warrant that description) filmed in and around Louie’s native LA during the last 6 months of lockdown. Hands get sliced open by skate-stoppers, the infamous LAX banks get treated to an unfathomable backside noseblunt slide shove it, the Sister Sledge track rules and there’s little to no bullshit over-zoom filming. In short – it’s everything that you could ask for in a clip. Get it watched immediately.

If you’re not satisfied by the Converse Cons ‘Lola’ clip above never fear, as Jason Dill and AVE‘s FA World Entertainment have your back with a slightly shorter, slightly rawer but equally as cracking expose of Louie’s undeniable talents in the form of the ‘The Louie Lopez II’.


Converse Cons Uphill Video

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

 

Uphill

 

Uphill is the latest video offering from Grey in association with Converse Cons filmed by James Cruishank, on location in and around Seoul, South Korea. A quick little edit featuring Juan Virues, Paul Grund, Felipe Bartolome, Jamie Platt, Remy Taveira, Felipe Bartolome and Bobby De Keyzer.

 

Swing by the store to grab the Grey Skate Mag ‘Uphill’ produced zine. Whilst stocks last.

 

 

 

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Rough Cut: Louie Lopez’s “West End” Part

Friday, February 16th, 2018

 

 

Rough Cut: Louie Lopez’s “West End” Part

 

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Louie Lopez seriously ain’t no joke! As the tiny framed Flip Skateboard’s prodigy to full blown mind blowing Pro. Take the time to witness his silky smooth abilities on a skateboard and take a moment after each ridiculously trick and let them sink in.

 

Massive fans of his work here at The Black Sheep, the guy just ‘plays’ at skating and makes it look all to simple and fun. Mr Mellow laid back reflects consistently in his huge footage output.

Who else has put out the coverage of Louie!? He’s constantly on one and as the skateboard industry rumor mill is to be believed then his full forthcoming part for Converse Cons is going to be another mind blower!

 

Again it’s thanks to Thrasher Magazine for putting this remix ‘Rough Cut’ edit out. With over 20 minutes of futuristic skateboarding by Flip Skateboard’s finest. Bear witness and keep them peeled as they say for announcements of his up and coming Cons part. More info from us soon….

 

 

 

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Louie Lopez’s “West End” Part For Thrasher

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Louie Lopez’s “West End” Part For Thrasher.

 

Everyone’s saying it but holy hell what a time to put out a part like this with the looming coveted Thrasher ‘Skater Of The Year’ title up for grabs. Louie Lopez was already well on target for achieving the peoples vote with a serious amount of footage throughout 2017 for sponsors Flip Skateboards, Converse Cons, Volcom etc etc… but pretty sure Ladbrookes wouldn’t give you good odds now after the below “West End” part for Thrasher Magazine.

 

We’ve been a big fan of Louie Lopez watching him grow up under the talent spotting Flip Skateboards and to see how he’s developed a faultless style along with taking skating to the next mental control level yet keeping it looking so effortlessly.

 

 

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Converse x Polar – LA Days

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

 

Following up from 2015’s Manhattan Days, Converse Cons and Polar Skate Co have teamed up once again for another video release. This time they have come together and produced LA Days, which celebrates the new Converse x Polar Jack Purcell Pro shoe. The edit features Cons and Polar riders Aaron Herrington, Jonas Skroder, David Stenström, Paul Grund, Roman Gonzalez and Dane Brady. Taking inspiration from back in the day when you skated all over the beach, they take some classic happy/sad style Polar Plates and some Venice Beach inspired obstacles and let the skating happen.

 

LA Days is a film composed by Pontus Alv and Ben Chadourne.

 

Edited by James Cruickshank

 

 

Shop for Polar Skateboards product here > http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/polar-skateboards.html

 


Converse Cons Asia Garuda Tour

Monday, July 10th, 2017

 

Late last year the Converse Cons Asia team embarked on their Garuda tour. The trip saw them travel through Indonesia, hitting up cities like Bandung, Makassar City and Jakarta. The team had to battle Indonesia’s sweltering heat, crazy traffic and tropical rain to discover the country, it’s spots and local ripping scene. Press play now to check out Tao Kitpullap, Lert Saeri, Jeff Gonzales, Geng Jakkarin and Absar Lebeh shredding in Asia.

 

 

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Converse Cons X A Brief Glance : Caramello

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

 

Caramello is a new clip from A Brief Glance in association with Converse Cons. Filmed on location in the region of Pugila, Italy and starring Mauro Caruso, Jonas Hess, Pietro Bontà, Remy Taveira, Felipe Bartolomé, Ollie Lock and Jerome Campbell. Filmed and edited by James Cruickshank.

 

 

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Converse Cons Tarte au Citron

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

 

A select few of the Converse Cons Europe team have pulled together with Grey Skate Mag to produce this treat for the eyes edit named ‘Tarte Au Citron’

 

Filmed and edited by lens-man James Cruickshank with Euro riders Mike Arnold, Matlok Bennett-Jones Edouard Depaz, Sylvain Tognelli and Juan Virues (unfortunately Black Sheep Family Cons rider Harry Lintell was double booked this time round, more on that soon though…) 

 

The Converse Cons Euro guys seriously putting out there own unique style with the lesser trodden spots and selective tricks which seem to be trend setting among-st the Global skate scene right now. Anyway enough kiss ass editorial filler just go get your finger clicking visual ‘Lemon Pie’ treat for your eyeballs below.

 

 

 

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Louie Lopez Spitfire Part

Friday, March 17th, 2017

 

 

Prepare yourselves for a treat in the form of Louie Lopez Spitfire Part!

 

To see the progression of Louie over the years as the Flip Skateboards prodigy has been nothing short of ridiculous. From the mini framed skate rat growing up in the skate world spotlight Louie has seriously proved himself as the true professional he’s become. Recently smashing home his first Pro victory at the highly regarded Tampa Pro contest along with numerous parts and trips with footwear sponsor Converse Cons and now blessing us all with this silky smooth annihilation of a part for Spitfire Wheels.

 

Get your click and viewing below and be prepared to hit the rewind as Louie delves in deep for Spitfire.

 

 

 

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‘Thanks Jake’ Video

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

 

 

Well if this edit of Jake Johnson doesn’t inspire you to go out skating then you may as well quit. Just what I needed, especially during these cold and dark miserable winter days where finding the motivation isn’t the easiest of things. Thank you Converse, GX1000 and Thrasher Magazine as you’ve made my day. Watch the edit above right now too take a look back at some of Jake Johnson’s recent moments. Mind blowing moments too..