PHOTO JOURNAL: Matt Bolger #2


I have know Shawn for over 10 years now. I have seen him grow from a grom into a legit blader. I have been blamed for blacking out his entire face with a sharpie when it was obviously Chance Dunstan, and I have been fortunate enough to listen to him talk about himself the entire time. Watching Shawn mature into the rollerblader he is today has been amazing. He’s developed such a unique and original style, mixing in OG tricks and hammers. All while keeping the Manteca belt tradition alive. The day I shot Shawn doing this fish brain was chill. We had just finished checking out this abandoned pool that needed a good days cleaning before we could skate it, then decided to skate something else before it got dark, so we went to the burm. Shawn, Colin and I skated the burm for a while and once the lighting was right I set up. Shawn Fishbrained the chain a couple of times, while I got my framing for the picture. After that it was only a few tries before we got the pic. My set-up for this shoot was simple: Canon 5D with a fixed 50mm lens, one strobe set up to the camera’s right at 1/8 power. — Matt Bolger

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Krans - Monday, May 24th, 2010

The Culinary Killer and Bulging Bolger.


Juan Martinez - Monday, May 24th, 2010

fuck yeah! Tracy! good job shawn and matt.