Founder, Columnist, Photo & Video.
Hometown: Long Beach, CA & Austin, TX.
Resides: Long Beach, CA.
Sponsors: The homies.
I am a lifelong dreamer and teller of tales. I try to be as honest and as open as I possibly can. I love the act of writing words, riding skateboards, & ripping on motorcycles. Oh yeah, photography and film are also my passions. Boom!
Newest Articles by Marcus
WORDS Marcus Bandy PHOTO A. Mazon Affilatestein The topic of this week’s Action Now column is simple: There’s a whole bunch of fake-ass “longboard Review” websites out there these days and many of them are so SEO heavy that all three Fat Boys sitting on top of two sweaty walruses while eating a basket of McChubbles couldn’t even […]
WORDS Marcus Bandy PHOTO David Ruano Change is upon us and the writing is on the wall. Skateboarding is evolving big time. So much so that it’s a bit scary and confusing at times. Where’s it going? Who’s leading? What’s next? But the crazy thing to remember is that you as a skater are the answer to […]
WORDS & PHOTO Marcus Bandy No Locals. Kooks Only! Yeah I said it—I’m fully backing the fuckin’ kooks up in here: the nerds, the geeks, the artsy-asses, the thinkers, the tinkers, the readers, the painters, and all the guys and gals who give zero about what anyone else is doing—the skaters who have no interest in […]
WORDS & PHOTO Marcus Bandy I’ve been involved with skateboard competitions for over 25 years now—anything and everything from small skate shop contests and regional amateur leagues to Word Cup street skating circuits and currently professional downhill racing. During these same years, and concurrent throughout my involvement in the traditional sporting side of skateboarding, I’ve also […]
WORDS Marcus Bandy For me, skateboarding is an amazing sounding board for creatives to share ideas, culture and politics, and music has always been one of the main forms for creative communication in our community. I feel so grateful for all of the rad music and ideas that being a skateboarder has allowed me to enjoy […]