Posts Tagged ‘Jon Julio’

The Valo Family in NYC

August 29, 2017

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Check out the latest edit from James Perez featuring the Valo team at the Boschi Pope Skate Off. “During the BPSO 2, I managed to film a few tricks from the VALO Squad. I will miss all you guys and hope to see you guys again. Much love. In order, Jon Julio, Austin Paz , Brandon Smith, B Free, Robbie Pitts, Alex Broskow, James Perez, Ivan Narez , Victor Arias.” – James Perez.

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Valo in NYC Day 6

May 17, 2011




The Valo crew hits up the downtown court house area this time in day 6 of their NYC trip. Featuring Alex Broskow, Jon Julio, Victor Arias, and Brandon Smith. More photos at themgoods.

Valo Team in NYC + Lets Roll Session May 13th

May 4, 2011

The Valo team will be visiting New York City from May 9th until May 23rd filming for their newest video. Erik Bailey, Alex Broskow, Brandon Smith, Franco Cammayo, Ivan Narez, Jon Julio, and Victor Arias will all be here skating our local spots. There will also be a Lets Roll NY session with the team this upcoming Friday, May 13th at the Pier 62 skatepark. Info on the flyer up top and below.

Date: Friday May 13th, 2011
Time: 5:00PM
Location: Pier 62 skatepark
Directions: Take the C or E train to 23rd street / 8th avenue and walk down to 12th avenue.
Walking directions from the train to the park here.

Join in on the Lets Roll party with the Valo team after the session. Going down at Billy Hurricanes at 9pm with Jon Julio and the Valo team as our special guests. The Address is 25 Ave. B NY NY 10009 (btwn 2nd & 3rd streets) 21+ only.

The Art of Storytelling Jon Julio Article Now Online

November 7, 2010

The New York City based graffiti / action sports / street culture magazine, The Art of Storytelling, featured rollerblading legend Jon Julio in their premiere issue and the article is now online. Issue 2 will feature an interview with legend Arlo Eisenberg so stay tuned. In the meantime check out the TAOST Jon Julio article here.

“…During this time period, I was also working with a bunch of music artists like Sage Francis, Sole from Anticon, and Masta Killa from the Wu-Tang. I was making a DVD surrounding all those artists and rollerblading. I was organizing concerts/shows with these artists for skating related events. On the flip side of it all, the popularity of blading was at an all time low. Blading was dropped from the X Games and TV exposure was none existent. I was only getting older and I was at a point where I needed to pick a direction to go” – Jon Julio.

50/50 Juice Full Online Video

October 11, 2009

Juice was 50/50’s video release in early 2000. There was a bit of gossip about the video and it’s length because at the time, and still today, videos would range from 30-60 minutes in length but Juice was only 15 minutes in length and for good reason. 50/50 specifically made the length of their video shorter in comparison to others to do exactly what the title says, get yourself juiced. The purpose of the video was to have something to watch quickly before you go skating to get you…well…juiced to go skate. With names like Chris Farmer, Jon Julio, Randy Spizer, Rachard Johnson and of course New York City’s Dustin Hallerin, the video did the job well and now it’s available online for your viewing pleasure.

The Art of Storytelling Premiere Party Photos

October 2, 2009



Up: Julio’s article in TAOST. Down: Ron Hunter, Ray Mendez, Jon Ortiz, Victor Callender, Adonis Taylor, at the TAOST party.

Last week was The Art of Storytelling magazine’s premiere party where a lot of NYC bladers came out and showed their support. TAOST’s first issue features an article on Jon Julio and one of their staff members, Chris, used to work at Daily Bread Magazine and Jethro Clothing a few years back. TAOST will also be featuring another iconic skater in an upcoming issue so stay tuned for that. Check out everyone who came out to last week’s party after the jump including graffiti artist Big Foot, The Farrow, Joe Crisafi, Jon Ortiz, Ron Hunter, Omar Morsy, Chris Farmer, Billy O’Neil and more.
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Jon Julio in The Art of Storytelling Magazine

September 14, 2009

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Jon Julio has been featured in an up and coming NYC based magazine. There will be a party next weekend for it’s premiere so go and show your support. Info on the flyer above. “Jon Julio is featured in the premiere issue of The Art of Story Telling Magazine. A graffiti/action sports/street culture magazine based out of New York City. Other interviews also featured; Bigfoot, Aest, Derek Riggs, Mike Vallely and more. The jump off issue of The Art of Storytelling is 96 pages of pure content. It will be on all major newsstands in the US and Canada and in boutiques throughout Europe. TAOST can be found at Barnes and Noble, Borders, and Hudson News. Catch the mag on news stands this month. There is a premiere launch party in Manhattan, New York at Max Fish” – Valo.

Source: http://themgoods.com/

Last Man Standing Coverage from Valo, Connected, and Remz

September 6, 2009
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Yesterday was one of the biggest rollerblading competitions in New York City’s history. The fourth annual Last Man Standing competition was filled with a ton of NYC skaters, out of state visitors, local and visiting pros. The guys over at Valo/Them Goods, Remz and Connected have already provided some coverage of yesterday’s massive turn out. Check out more pictures after the jump from Valo and Remz. Footage by Ivan Narez and Connected.
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Valo “4 Life” Tour Dates Confirmed

August 12, 2009


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As predicted, the Valo team will be in New York City just in time for the Last Man Standing competition which will be the biggest and best one to date. The Valo team will be here for 5 days from September 5th through the 9th so be sure to catch up with some of your favorite pros from the West Coast along with our local Valo pros in NYC. Check out the wheels in motion site for more information. Last Man Standing info will be up tomorrow on I Roll NY.

Valo “4 Life” East Coast Tour

August 10, 2009


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Valo has announced their plans for an east coast tour today, which will of course feature a stop in our city. No details have been given out yet but the Valo crew should be here in time for the Last Man Standing competition. So expect to see Brandon Smith, Alex Broskow, Erik Bailey, Victor Arias, and Jon Julio some time in our city either later this month or early September.

Source: http://valo-brand.com/