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Where are they now? Vanishing Point: UK skaters MIA from 2000-2010 – part 1.

Jack Edwards

Rob Selley certainly knew how to pick them when he was running things at the now sadly deceased Motive Skateboards. Alongside long established heads such as Sean Smith, Dave Snaddon and Dylan Hughes, Rob also saw fit to hook up a then relatively unknown ginger lad from Exeter who went by the name of Barney Page, and a technically brilliant up and comer from Birmingham called Jack Edwards, both of which were showcased properly or the first time in their sections on Motive’s ‘Dimensions’ video which came out in 2009.

Whereas Barney obviously went on to make a solid name for himself throughout Europe and is still out there killing it today, the life of a sponsored skateboarder obviously wasn’t what Jack was after, and in the years that followed the release of ‘Dimensions’, he gradually removed himself from the frontline, left Motive and DC and has barely been seen since.

Ledges, stairs, mannies, an on point flip game – young Jack Edwards displayed a whole lot of potential during his short time in the media spotlight, and his part in the Motive video would easily stand up by today’s standards, six years later…


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