Cover image by Chris Johnson
Korahn Gayle has been tearing up the streets of Bristol and beyond for a long time now, gracing the pages of this mag numerous times with his quick footed, stylish approach to skateboarding and willingness to throw himself down a heavy gap or two – the latter of which has led to him claiming more than one NBD down the venerable Lloyds Three.
With his recent Instagram output seeing him and Mike Arnold pretty much poised to claim the internet in the name of The Skateboard Cafe, alongside a pair of hyperactive legs which have offered us an intimidatingly large body of footage, it was only a matter of time before Korahn was the recipient of a Footage Feast. Safe bets give it two years before he has enough new sections under his belt for round two…
Bristol in Bloom (2004)
Starting off way back when, here’s Korahn’s section in Louis Gaines’ Bristol scene video ‘Bristol In Bloom’. Even at a young age his style is most definitely in evidence, as is an enjoyment of hurling himself off of things, which he does with gusto and to Bob Marley here. “We’re slamming, we’re slamming, I hope you like slamming too…”