WCRP on Skateboarding

WCRP on Skateboarding

A radio-podcast series that features the history, heroes and misadventures of skateboarding. Hosted by, Clyde Singleton.

Episodes

November 28, 2022 14 min
Tune in, as we discuss the real story behind turning himself Pro. To having the #1-selling board on Powell- Peralta. The genius, of Stacey Peralta. Politics behind judging & skateboard contests. A bizarre Duane Peters story. And, just about everything 80s skateboarding I could fit into a 15minute podcast.. For the culture, of course!- Clyde Singleton
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fun-fact: Steve Steadham was the first brand new skateboard, I actually bought with my own money. It was the white joint, with the tribal face paint.. Bought it at Board City, and even had that thang on layaway.. My man Andre had the Steadham shirt, too? You couldn’t tell us nothin.. So, you already know. The mighty, mighty WCRP On Skateboarding is not complete. Without a interview from skateboarding LEGEND- Steve Steadham. Tune ...
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I can’t think of a better photo, that encapsulates both skateboarding & friendship.. look at these dudes, battling for that Airwalk. this, is what it’s all about. These kinds of photos, put you in a definitive place & time. Honestly, you just had to be there. Skateboarding LEGEND- Charlie Thomas, was there. And, today he’s gonna take us on a trip down memory lane here at the mighty, mighty WCRP on Skateboarding. Tune in as...
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November 5, 2022 19 min
Good morning, folks!! It’s absolutely impossible, to discuss the history of skateboarding. And, the state of Louisiana. Without mention, of skateboarding LEGEND- Charlie Thomas. His rise from the South, is one for the books. And, he’s here to share his story with the mighty, mighty WCRP on Skateboarding. Tune in, as we talk his early origins riding for Epicc Skateboards. And, working for Mrs. Donna at Surf & Skate. Meeting lif...
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Good morning, ladies & gentlemen. On this bonus episode, with skateboarding LEGEND- John “The Man” Reeves. We discuss what happened with LIFE Skateboards. The origins of Invisible Skateboards. The politics of Thrasher & Transworld back in the day. The importance of San Diego. Peter Smolik, Kellen James & all things skateboarding.. For the CULTURE, of course!! Tune in!- Clyde Singleton
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Good morning, ladies & gentlemen! On this 2nd installment, we get right down to business with skateboarding LEGEND- JTMR. We discuss his early beginnings at Toxic Skateboards. Watching the “Shackle Me Not” video after school, to him & Kien Lieu ultimately riding for H-Street years later. He discusses his friendship with skateboarding LEGEND- Mark Gonzales. Turning Pro, for LIFE Skateboards. We talk Colby Carter, Chuck Treec...
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On today’s special edition of RAW… It’s absolutely impossible, to speak on San Diego, CA & the history of skateboarding. Without mentioning skateboarding LEGEND- John “The Man” Reeves. “Hokus Pokus”, “This Is Not The New H-Street video”. “Soldiers Story”. “Vanishing Point”.. lets make one thing perfectly clear: this gentleman was putting down classics, while most of you were in Pampers. And, today- he shares his story with the ...
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Before we go any further.. We really gonna act like, skateboarding LEGEND- Lance Conklin. Didn’t have you weirdos out here rocking Ghetto Wear & Chukkas? Like he didn’t have all y’all doing them 2-wheel slides? I got time today!! Lance Is one of the GOATs.. and, it’s high-time y’all put some respeck on that mans name.. On today’s episode, we take a deep-dive into everything from Stacy Peralta calling & turning him Pro. Wo...
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Good Morning, and welcome back folks!! Let’s get right into it, with none other than skateboarding LEGEND- Lance Conklin. Growing up in Florida, Lance was everyone’s hero. Not only was he the very first street pro, to come out of the “Sunshine State“ back in 1991. He was also, one of the most genuine people you could ever meet. I’m very proud, to call him a good friend of 30 years. And, today- you all get to hear his story. We disc...
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Ladies, and gentlemen. And I proudly present, one of the greatest talents to ever step on a skateboard. None other, than The King of the South- skateboarding LEGEND, Fred Reeves. Despite having one of the most remarkable careers in skateboarding. This gentleman’s story has never been told in full, until today. His rise to fame under the likes of Don Hillsman, Chuck Dinkins and all the Dirty South LEGENDS. to his dominance in the NS...
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February 25, 2022 17 min

“It was kinda the same guys, doing the same stuff.. dont get me wrong- it was radical, and we all loved it. and, wanted to see it. But- there was a lot more out there, than just that.. you had to get out there, and see it. That’s what me & my crew did.”- skateboarding LEGEND, Marty Grimes

Tune in as Marty talks both him, and his brother Clyde making tryouts for E-Z Rider. He opens up about skateboarding LEGEND Jay Adams & ...

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February 14, 2022 20 min

Before we get started.. lets all wish, skateboarding LEGEND- Marty Grimes. A very, Happy Birthday! Salute to the quadruple-OG, Z-boy. Los Angeles finest. The King of Kings. First African-American professional skateboarder. Mans is a national treasure, that should be protected at ALL costs. He’s here- today.. On the mighty, mighty WCRP on Skateboarding. All praises due!!

Tune in, as Marty talks growing up & skating LA in the ‘7...

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February 7, 2022 24 min

San Diego skateboarding LEGEND Alphonzo Rawls, grew up just like any other 80’s skate rat. Spent hours with friends at the local curb-cut. That eventually led to meeting new friends, going to the local skateparks & contests, etc. The terrain was limited, the vibes were high and skateboarding was a way of life. Today, we’re gonna talk about those times, and more on the mighty, mighty WCRP on Skateboarding.

Tune in, as Alf talks...

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February 5, 2022 20 min

Easily, one of the top 3 all-around skateboarders of all-time. Vert, street, bowls.. you name it. San Diego skateboarding LEGEND Alphonzo Rawls, has conquered it all. And, done it with an unmistakeable style & grace- that can never be duplicated. I’ve waited years to interview my childhood hero. That times come today. On the mighty, mighty WCRP on Skateboarding.

Tune in, as Alf talks his early days of skating San Diego & M...

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January 31, 2022 17 min

If you ride a skateboard. And, haven’t purchased “Push”, by J. Grant Brittain. Its either sold-out. Theres seriously, something wrong with you. Or, a dangerous combination of both. Also- good morning!

Tune in, as Grant talks the process behind his #1-selling book “Push”. Early days of Del Mar Skatepark. Finding peace & balance during the pandemic. The gift of sharing. We discuss my first Tony Hawk photo, a Wesley Snipes x Stev...

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January 26, 2022 17 min

It’s impossible to talk skateboarding photography, without the name J. Grant Brittain in the conversation. Impossible. He’s given the CULTURE, too many classics. The early Del Mar days, Transworld Photo Annuals, iconic street skating. He’s done it all. And, a huge majority of that work- has covered our walls growing up. So, when donned with the task of interviewing Grant. I asked what every kid would ask, “do you think you have mor...

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January 18, 2022 11 min

As our interview was winding down, I casually throw in, “..my parents are Pastors.” The conversation from there, just does what it does.

Tune in, as triple-OG skateboarding LEGEND Joe Gruber talks early influences. Opens up, about his journey to becoming a Pastor. We discuss the importance of the early late 80s/early 90s era. Tom Knox, newfound friendships & all things skateboarding!!

Thank you, Joe!! What an awesome conversa...

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January 15, 2022 16 min

The following conversation with triple-OG, skateboarding LEGEND Joe Gruber- is about as real as it gets. I recently caught-up with former Vision Skateboards, and Firm alumni. About everything from life, skateboarding, religion, AA meetings.. you name it.

Tune in as Joe talks his early days of Out House Surf Shop. Lance Mountain, linking him with Sims Skateboards. Skating LA in the late 80s. Finding fulfillment & purpose in li...

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Think Skateboards alumni, turned lawyer- Scott Weber. Has been a fixture amongst the CULTURE, for over 2 decades strong. With some of skateboardings biggest, and brightest talents turning to him for his services. There’s a reason he’s commonly referred to as “The Skateboard Lawyer”.

Looking to get your small business off the ground? Some good, sound legal representation. At, a great rate? This is your guy!

Check out this quick pr...

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As we were wrapping up our interview, talking this episodes promo & old boards. Quadruple-OG, skateboarding LEGEND- Tom Knox, spoke EXCLUSIVELY with WCRP. About the origins, behind one of the era’s greatest skateboard graphics.

Tune in, as Tom breaks down the infamous Santa Cruz “Nowhere To Hide..” board. We also talk the importance of community in skateboarding. Surviving with street smarts, a hilarious encounter skating a p...

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