Some lurkNYC footage remixed by Venture.
Home: East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Sponsors: DGK, DC, Venture, Gold Wheels, Homebase Skateshop
Best live show witnessed: Hijinx at the Stroudsburg skatepark.
Dream tour: Japan.
Who hooked you up: Andy Po, Jeff Pang, Brad Rosado, Matt Roberge, Kay Vitale, friends and family.
Am who should be pro: Josh Wilson and Dick Rizzo are on the rise.
Best style: 2000s Rob Welsh, Kalis and Stevie, Jake Johnson, Photosynthesis, many more.
Recommended IG follow: @vintagesponsor.
Most underrated skater: Dan Pensyl.
Best warm-up spot: Columbus Circle.
John Shanahan gives hope to the future of true skateboarding, with his throwback fashion choices, East Coast pop and a fresh approach to familiar terrain. Hats off to him and to all those like him that allow us to know that the best part of skateboarding is going to be okay after the sports networks have had their fill of us.—Jeff Pang
Follow John on IG: @johnshanahanz
Video / @vintagesponsor Additional filming by Conor Peterson
DGK’s hot new am comin’ outta East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Keep your eyes peeled for his Check Out in our June issue!
“The spots, the trick selection, the fits…When we first saw John Shanahan we knew he was a perfect addition to the DGK legacy. Here’s a quick intro to this beast from the east. Expect to see big things from our boy soon!”