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The-Filth-Files / Boschi Pope

Boschi Pope / Oakland

Boschi Pope / Oakland

New York City legend Boschi Pope blessed the Filthjuice crew with his recent trip to California. This Filth-File was a last minute thing but I had a feeling Boschi was coming out here to handle business, not only for his new startup company Boschi Pope Company (BPC), but to also handle his business on the blades like old times. I personally had never met Boschi until his recent visit, but my memories of him go far back to the early 2000’s when he was the youngest pro out of NYC. His skating and personality embodies the East Coast street skating scene and he’s back from his hiatus to keep the NYC scene strong!

Boschi Pope / Back Nugen to Makio to Royale to Alley-oop Cross Grab Fishbrain / Oakland

Boschi Pope / Back Nugen to Makio to Royale to Alley-oop Cross Grab Fishbrain / Oakland

Filthjuice was beyond JUICED to film and shoot photos of Boschi and he didn’t let us down. His ability to skate fast and tough reminded me of how a lot of the old school skaters from the late 90’s and early 2000’s used to skate. Not only does he beast-up on everything he skates, but he wants it filmed right off the bat! No warm ups, just strap on the blades and get to filming and shooting.

Boschi Pope / Cross Grab Truspin Makio / Oakland

Boschi Pope / Cross Grab Truspin Makio / Oakland

Each spot we took him to, he clipped up and got a photo. For someone who hasn’t skated in over 9 years, he made it look like he never missed a step. His determination to land the trick to his satisfaction shows his dedication to his craft. Give him another year to really brush back up on his skates and I have no doubt he will be one of the best OG’s in the game still progressing the sport.

Boschi Pope / Wallride / Oakland

Boschi Pope / Wallride / Oakland

The homies made sure Boschi had an enjoyable time out here in the Bay Area and it’s safe to say the Filthjuice crew was more than honored to skate and hangout with a living legend. Brian Krans made sure to get a pod cast with him, Victor Arias took him out for some enjoyable night life in San Francisco and JSF made sure he enjoyed some of California’s finest grown Mary Jane.

Crew / Oakland

Crew / Oakland

Make sure to lookout for BPC’s new line of clothing out now! (Instagram: @boschipopecompany) He’s also collaborating with Blader Gang to make some fresh new gear this Spring/Summer and last but not least, The Boschi Pope Skate Off is happening on August 27, 2017 in New York. You won’t want to miss it!

-Erick Garcia

 

Boschi Pope / Oakland

Boschi Pope / Oakland

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