“E Komo Mai… ” / Welcome GRAVIS~ANALOG SK8 O’hana… ALOHA!!!

Last month was nothing short of classic times with great friends… families and new born babies, Hawaiian sun & blue skies, Birthday luau, surf & skate, art & music…

Mt. Leahi, aka… DIAMOND HEAD crater.  South-East view from Stefan & Dylan’s Kaimana-

beach bungalow…

Kaimana beach located on da’ footsteps of Diamond Head crater on O’ahu… GRAVIS-ANALOG camp

& main compound for da’ next 10 days.  Over looking da’ natatorium & da’ Royal Hawaiian hotel

looking north…

Light & reflections in paradise… SK8 Master’s, Stefan Janoski & Dylan Rieder chill-lax’n…

True artist’s & visionaries, both “on-and-off” their skateboards… 100% SKATEBOARDER’s livin’ da LIFE…

Stefan’s musings in PAINT…

Janoski art, Acrylic on calendar…

More art…

…by Stefan Janoski. / April 2011 A.D.

Great minds never idle, Dylan Rieder x Stefan Janoski collab griptape design while in Hawaii…

Mad LOVE & ALOHAZ always to GRAVIS/ANALOG SK8 brand-director & team mgr. – “Kama` aina” – skate-local boy & bestest friend… MARK OBLOW!!!  HAPPY EARTH-STRONG homie… OHANA vibes for EVAH!!!!!!!!!!!

TIME ‘ta ROLL at da’ Cholo-bowl, Arto & Stefan…

MOBLOW & Dylan…

SNEEEEEK PEEEEK… upcoming FILTER DURO skate shoe release by Gravis skate.  “Foot bed” – insole character’s & design by jh…

Final B&W art & graphic depicting Gravis skate rider’s(L-R) Arto Saari, Sammy Winter, Dylan- Rieder & Jake Johnson…

Way STOKED & very blessed to know, skate & work with this guy… one of skateboardings GNARLIEST… Dommo-Arig-Arto… !!!

Can’t wait to see these in the other color-ways…

Dylan Rieder w/ his version…

I’ve know Dylan for a while now( …nearing a decade already thanks to Mark Oblow) and have been lucky enough to session with him from time to time over the years & watched him grow into the talented & influential skateboarder that he’s become today… very proud for you bro, and at the same time, so very INSPIRED by you too… !!!

Sample footbed w/ Arto Saari character & graphic…

Sample footbed w/ Sammy Winter character & graphic…

Sample footbed w/ Dylan Rieder character & graphic…

Sample footbed w/ Jake Johnson character & graphic…

“FORM follows FUNCTION”… The new FILTER DURO’s w/ Suede Ollie patch, stay’n true to a classic design mantra…

Moblow, locked f/s Smith in da’ deep at Cholo’s… been shralping pool coping with this dude now for 0ver 25 years strong…

Papa Arto baby Ella Aina… CONGRATULATIONS Saari Ohana… MORE LOVE, MORE LIFE!!!

Eri chan & 2 months young ZEN(Nainoa) kun… my “anchor” & “compass”…

All smiles… breaking bread together family style in da’ islands…

Life’s a BEACH… Dylan groov’n on Hawaiian-time…

SPECIAL THANKS to: Gravis & Analog skate for all your LOVE & SUPPORT!!!  Big respects to brand director – Mark Oblow & Ohana… art director – Kelly Kikuta & family… Hi. state rep & bredren – NOS… Arto & family, Dylan, Stefan… Ryan Kingman & family at STANCE… Vince Kraus with ROWW.org

DESIGN UNLIKELY FUTURES…

100% Skateboarder4LIFE.

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