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Mark Gonzales celebrated 20 years with adidas Skateboarding last week as part of the brand’s Das Days programming in New York City, and to further commemorate the momentous occasion, adidas Skateboarding premieres their latest video, 20|50.

Joined alongside their youngest Pro team rider Tyshawn Jones, the duo are celebrating a 50th and 20th birthday this year respectively, as they flex their skills across New York City in a free-flowing eight-minute edit directed by legendary skateboard filmmaker, Aaron Meza. The visuals captures the pair meeting up with friends and strangers as they utilize the city as a creative canvas and their own playground.

20|50 was shot by Roger Bagley and Chris Mulhern, with highlights showcasing Jones’ display of control and power on a skateboard, and Gonzales’ spontaneous creativity. Also making cameos in the clip are fellow team riders Mark Suciu, Nestor Judkins, and Frankie Spears.

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Words by Renz Ofiaza
Staff Writer

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