The 17-year-old Oslo rampager Mats Hatlem drops his first major video part right here!
Skating vert is demanding, merciless, terrifying and really, really dangerous. So it’s great to see the new generation come through to carry that torch forward in our trendy times.
Norway’s Mats Hatlem is not a vert purist. Most of his generation of skaters start off in the streets or parks before finding their bowl legs. Of those, only a brave few have the access and the heart to learn how to skate that purest form of skateboarding, the big U.