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Andy MacDonald – the Mac Daddy! | Retro Rippers

Andy MacDonald is a really interesting character in skateboarding. He doesn’t really fit in with most pro skaters. He’s a really hard-working professional skateboarder in every sense of the word. In the intro to his book, Tony Hawk makes an interesting point. He basically says that everyone wants their pro skaters to be amazing at […]

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The Legend of Tom Penny

Tom Penny is an almost religious figure in skateboarding. You hear about the cult of Tom Penny, talk about his legends. Stories about him appearing out of nowhere, doing something unbelievable, and then disappearing into the ether, never to be seen again for years. You see breathless quotes from other pro skaters talking about how […]