Videos: Maybe Don't Skateboard On A Jammed Freeway?
Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the country, and sitting in it is very boring. Sometimes it's like, "I could probably walk there faster." But then, why walk when you can #skate?
Pro skateboarder (and tertiary member of the Odd Future Wolf Gang) Nakel Smith is seen in the video above, which appears to have been shot on the section of the 110 Freeway that passes though downtown—an almost perpetually jammed, hectic thruway. He doesn't get very far, but manages to sneak in a quick 360 flip before running back to the car, Supreme shirt flapping in the breeze.
One person who commented on the Instagram brought up the "#FreewayChallenge" so naturally, we clicked through to find out more about what the #teens are up to these days.
Here's one from yesterday, geotagged at the 101 Freeway in Hollywood:
This kid in Encinitas grabs onto a Vons truck!
We can definitely appreciate the "Ms. Jackson" by Outkast as the soundtrack in this one:
Ok weird...is "Ms. Jackson" the official #FreewayChallenge soundtrack then? Not mad, if so!
Kids will be kids...? Too bad this video of people skating down empty L.A. streets and freeways was a digitally-enhanced fantasy.