I just want to gush about a story I’m working on about chairskating, aka WCMX. You know Aaron Fotheringham, the guy who backflips, frontflips and shoots over wide gaps for Nitro Circus? Turns out he’s just the tip of the spear, so to speak, and there are about 100 other chair skaters coming up behind him. I got interviews with three of the best of them: Christiaan Otter Bailey, Jon Stark and Jerry Diaz, complete with pics and vids.
What is WCMX? It’s a cross between BMX and skateboarding, best done with knee pads and helmets and a chair designed by Mike Box. It’s an energy drink laced with adrenaline. It’s any skatepark anywhere and smirks and beards and nice y