In a new Wrenched post by Chrome, Alex Corporan discusses his memories growing up skateboarding in the streets of New York City with HUF-owner Keith Hufnagel. Check out a preview of the article and accompanying interview with Keith below.


Huf is what I call one of my "super friends." Growing up skating with Keith, every day was an adventure. Rolling the streets of Manhattan, filming him ollie over anything and everything in his way, I watched him transform into the amazing skateboarder he is today. When he popped over to SF, he began riding Fun skateboards with his partner in crime Keenan Milton, cruising the hills of SF and smashing the ledges of the Embarcadero. From there he moved on and created a career riding for Real Skateboards, and soon the world began to know the name Huf...
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