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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2018, 05:43:50 AM »
"You have no morals."
     Heath Blinky

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2018, 07:24:58 AM »
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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2018, 07:49:20 AM »
heard the name for years, know nothing other than he's an industry dude
Forever old



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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2018, 08:08:23 AM »
Loved the Logic videos (well most of them).

Was surprised and amused to hear him talk about the MTV Sports segment he did back in the mid 90s. I watched that clip all the time on MTV. Basically my first introduction to street skating before ever seeing an actual skate video. It's funny looking back on the segment now and knowing this had a big influence on me (and probably others) at that time.


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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2018, 09:07:46 AM »
Thought it was Rollins at first. Watched Logic 6 a bunch one summer.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2018, 09:31:57 AM »
I know it's not related, but does anyone go out of their way to get a Brezinski board? I think this episode is the first time I've ever heard anyone thank him for anything

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2018, 10:06:35 AM »
heard the name for years, know nothing other than he's an industry dude
He's the dude that got sued by Quiksilver for stealing riders

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2018, 10:23:28 AM »
Mathew Modine from stranger things?  Or the guy in Mormon Girls? 

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2018, 11:35:31 AM »
"Our subscription service doesn't effect shops in the slightest."


What a heaping pile of bullshit.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2018, 11:39:31 AM »
"Our subscription service doesn't effect shops in the slightest."


What a heaping pile of bullshit.

"Steaming pile of cow dung... figuratively speaking."

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2018, 11:54:55 AM »
"Our subscription service doesn't effect shops in the slightest."


What a heaping pile of bullshit.

"Steaming pile of cow dung... figuratively speaking."

A reasty rank heap of unspeakable excrement

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2018, 01:28:30 PM »
In 12 months, when decks are $95:

"There is no collusion! I never said I would talk to other companies about pricing! SAD!" - Heath Brinkley

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2018, 01:31:39 PM »
"Our like subscription service like doesn't like effect like shops in like the slightest."


What a heaping pile of bullshit.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2018, 01:33:08 PM »
HE'S A FUCKING ASSHOLE.

FUCK THIS DUDE


YOU'LL SOON UNDERSTAND !!!!

DUDES A FUCKING PEICE OF CRUSTY DOG SHIT IN THE GUTTER AT SOME SHIIITY LA SCHOOL YARD

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2018, 01:42:25 PM »
He puts the Brink in Brinkley.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2018, 04:03:38 PM »
I'm not sure if I like this guy or not. Seems corny.
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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2018, 04:15:42 PM »
i only heard the audio so i couldn't tell if he was that serious but dude seemed to still be upset with c-rob for "cool guying" him 20+ years ago. also he looks like mike pence.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #18 on: April 16, 2018, 04:23:57 PM »
It was an interesting listen but this dude and guys like him are what people should really be worried about when talking about "the industry" and "selling out", not getting mad at the guys out there skating for wanting a little bit more.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2018, 08:17:11 PM »
Gimme another two hours of Vincent Alvarez....

I can kinda see why/how these happen but....I'm old...nerdy and I didn't get down with this.  If there was a choice to do a boring one with someone current or young or this?  Go young....who can relate to this guy?  Stories....just ok. 

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2018, 10:20:26 PM »
That was informative. Making a good living off the skate industry ain't easy...

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #21 on: April 17, 2018, 03:42:25 AM »
A bit of a sales meeting.

I would have to say he hasn't done or really been involved in anything I find interesting in skateboarding.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2018, 04:35:54 AM »
It was an interesting listen but this dude and guys like him are what people should really be worried about when talking about "the industry" and "selling out", not getting mad at the guys out there skating for wanting a little bit more.

Agree.
There are moments in this interview where he plays a sort of psychological game of professing innocence and being cool-guyed by the industry but at the same time he's a pretty ruthless business man.
I kind of wish guys like this would just come clean and say it like it is "I don't skate (anymore). I'm here to make money."
I understand he has a family to provide for and respect that, so respect your prospective customers and say it like it is.

Also, he does a pretty good contradiction of himself when he denies being PRod's manager but then agrees that he'd tell him which tricks to film and help him (and others) with contract negotiations. Ha!


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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2018, 06:30:45 AM »
I see his point about the price of boards being the same for 30 years. All things considered, these board brands are pretty small businesses and its not a crime to want to make a decent living at it. It's just bad optics to quasi-whine about a market condition you knew full well of before starting a brand.

What he leaves out is the savings that weren't passed on when a lot of these brands switched to Chinese manufacturing.  I can't speak to what the prices are now for these brands but the collusion thing is interesting. I'm mostly kidding about the collusion. They are just waiting for Element, Deluxe, or someone to take the price increase plunge first.

I'd bet everyone is still afraid of Revive and shop decks taking a larger market share. Thank your local Youtuber.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2018, 09:06:11 AM »
If half the brands didn't exist....the other half could make some money.....if the manufacturers didn't press for everyone....maybe there'd be some difference in products....but they put it on us?

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #25 on: April 17, 2018, 09:40:51 AM »
it's anathema to me to support schrockmaster j but if i can pay $38 to a dork-ass ohio mormon w/ a gut but HE'S OUT SKATING [w/ that pussy josh katz no less] or i can pay $100 so this guy gets his cut, that guy gets his cut, the pro makes $2 and so on, you're kinda pushing me into the arms of the youtubers.
i'm not there yet, i think they're distasteful and if we don't support our indie businesses we're dependent on walmart/amazon. i know these things but maybe skate companies can trim the fat?
dude had cool hair anyways, i'll concede that.

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #26 on: April 17, 2018, 10:02:45 AM »
If half the brands didn't exist....the other half could make some money.....if the manufacturers didn't press for everyone....maybe there'd be some difference in products....but they put it on us?

I agree with this,  I honestly find it annoying that there are TOO MANY options when it comes to boards, and every semi relevant pro thinks they can have a new boutique brand out  , I mean has anyone actively looked for a "yezzur" board, or been like " yo mikey Taylor started sovrn? I need that" ....and don't get me started on hardware or bearings

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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #27 on: April 17, 2018, 10:38:42 AM »
If half the brands didn't exist....the other half could make some money.....if the manufacturers didn't press for everyone....maybe there'd be some difference in products....but they put it on us?

I agree with this,  I honestly find it annoying that there are TOO MANY options when it comes to boards, and every semi relevant pro thinks they can have a new boutique brand out  , I mean has anyone actively looked for a "yezzur" board, or been like " yo mikey Taylor started sovrn? I need that" ....and don't get me started on hardware or bearings



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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #28 on: April 17, 2018, 11:33:42 AM »

Any chance of a company that does not raise its prices inspite of every other company raising theirs, to see success thru reverse-price gauging? There is no way an entire market is going to pay 2x the price for the same performance. (I would think)There would have to be a company and wood shop emerging to do the work for the original price, and they would get the most business.

Fucking Yuppies man. You know what I don't do for a living? I don't fuck over my own kind.
And fuck his haircut too.
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Re: Heath Brinkley | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts - Episode 92
« Reply #29 on: April 17, 2018, 12:17:30 PM »
I see his point about the price of boards being the same for 30 years. All things considered, these board brands are pretty small businesses and its not a crime to want to make a decent living at it. It's just bad optics to quasi-whine about a market condition you knew full well of before starting a brand.

What he leaves out is the savings that weren't passed on when a lot of these brands switched to Chinese manufacturing.  I can't speak to what the prices are now for these brands but the collusion thing is interesting. I'm mostly kidding about the collusion. They are just waiting for Element, Deluxe, or someone to take the price increase plunge first.

I'd bet everyone is still afraid of Revive and shop decks taking a larger market share. Thank your local Youtuber.

I can't speak for everyone, but I have heard that crail boards come in for less than other brands. Maybe that was a way to get rid of stock when they were changing wood companies awhile back? Maybe my memory is off? Anyway, even if they do sell to shops for less the quality is terrible and they're not moving to fast so they savings take a long time to make a difference.

Like when Flip left NHS they sold a ton of boards for real cheap and I still see those boards on the shop wall. Yeah it was cheap to get them in and a good way for the shop to make extra money but they aren't making anything when the boards don't sell. It makes sense but doesn't make dollars.

And, although I never deliberately bought Bucky boards, I did buy a few Bucky boards.