Episode 39 – Interview with Bijan from pLAyhouse

It’s been somewhat of a mission for me to talk to everyone who has a physical fingerboard shop. They are such pillars of the community and I love seeing them getting more and more. So this time I talked to Bijan who opened the pLAyhouse in LA with the help of another member of the community. We talked about why he wanted to open a store, how he got into fingerboarding etc.

Episode 38 – Interview with Paolo from Axe Ramps

This week I talked to Paolo who just opened a physical shop in london called Axe Ramps, together with his friend Simone. We talked about everything that lead up to that and about opening a physical shop.

Episode 37 – Interview with Tobias Phieler

This week I talked to one of the german OGs. Tobias Phieler. He was one of the founding members of the Kassel Ost crew. They were one of the first big fingerboard crews in the German scene.

Episode 36 – Interview with Thom McInally

I continue my trend of speaking with people who’ve been around for ages. This week I talked to Thom McInally. We spoke about his journey into fingerboarding, his connections to Blackriver and Oak, and a little bit about the fingerboard scene in the UK.

Episode 35 – Interview with Manu Oberle

This time I interviewed some who’s been a staple of the fingerboarding community for almost 20 years. We talked about Gripskin, prototyping, the forum days and baking bread.

Episode 33 – Interview with Burt from Five Luck

This one was a long time in the making. I finally managed to sit down with Burt from Five Luck. Deck maker extraordinaire and my Sponsor. We talked about living in the bush in the middle of nowhere in Canada, Making Decks in a verry low tech way, quality and also the occasional Lynx that walks by his Cabin.

Episode 31 – Interview with Angga Panda from Papanjari

This week I talked to Angga Panda, the man behind Papanjari, one of the Godfathers of the Indonesian FIngerboard community. We talked about getting TechDecks into Indonesia, the local scene and some of the companies from Indonesia

Episode 29 – Interview with Chris Hennemann from Harz4 Wheels

This time I talked to a very good friend of mine, and fellow ASI Shop local, Chris Hennemann. Chris has been in the scene for ages and decided to make wheels two years ago and has been on a journey of trial and error ever since.

Check the ASI Shop website to see if they have his wheels in stock.

We talked about a few Videos, so I’ve linked them below:

Episode 28 – Interview with Benny from Goodvibes FB

Benny is in charge of the fingerboard section at Goodvibes in Texas. Goodvibes combines RC Drifting and Fingerboarding in it’s walls and is one of the few Brick & Mortar Fingerboard Stores in the world.

Check out our conversation.

Episode 25 – Interview with Ramon Angelow

This one has been long overdue. We did an impromptu interview since I had a microphone with me at the shop. Sadly the room at the ASI Berlin Shop we recorded in had a bit of an echo. Please excuse the audio on this and the next episode. But it should be allright to listen to.

Episode 24 – Interview with Wannes of Stoned Obstacles

This week I actually did an in person interview. This time I interviewed Wannes of Stoned Obstacles who came by the ASI Shop where we recorded. Sadly the room at the ASI Berlin Shop we recorded in had a bit of an echo. Please excuse the audio on this and the next episode. But it should be allright to listen to.

Episode 20 – Interview with Jospe of Fingercan

Today Fingercan is mostly known for their setupsoftheweek on Instagram. But it used to be much more than that.
I talked to Jospe, the man behind Fingercan about the origins of the website and it’s ultimate demise.

My Entry for the Halloween Fbing contest that we mentioned a few times:

Episode 17 – Interview with Evan aka Ouas

From now on most episodes are going to be mainly Interviews, and I, Jana are going to be doing most of them alone.

The first of those Interviews was with Evan Davidson aka Ouas on Youtube and Instagram.

We talked about his fingerboard history, his park, building fb stuff in general, his youtube channel and getting to know him.

Episode 14 – Trends and former friends

We talk about the “new” Blackriver Wheels and what’s up with that, and trends in Fingerboarding. Everything from board sizes, tricks, filming styles etc.

Episode 13 – Interview with Katha from FBS

This time we interviewed Katha from the fingerboard store, today better known as FBS. It was the first fingerboard webstore where you could buy stuff from different companies. We talked about the beginnings of FBS, and what it is like to run a succesfull business in the fingerboard world. Special thanks to our guest Katha.

Episode 10 – The Shade, the shade of it all

We talk about the new hotness, the new trucks that appeared on the scene, out of china, coming up with unique ideas and concepts and the fingerboard worldchampionship, FastFingers20 in Blackriver Town.

Episode 9 – We’re all Sorry

This Time we talk about the new “Sorry x Berrics” Video, Fingerboard-Parks, Contests and Wheels.

We had minor sound issues this week but we know what they were and gonna prevent them the next episode.

Episode 8 – Interview with Mike Schneider

We had the amazing opportunity to interview the one and only, the founder of FlatFace, Mike Schneider.


The Video Mike mentioned:

The first FlatFace rendevouz:

Blackriver Flickr account

Episode 7 – What the truck?

This time we discuss trucks, board-widhts and realism in fingerboarding.


the videopart with the mentioned tricks by @fingeredBenh


Episode 5 – The OGs

In this episode we introduce a new co-host, talk about the OGs in the szene and go over a matter of preference.

The Hennemon:

Videos for all the riders mentioned:
Martin Winkler youtu.be/lImNtC6_A3Q?t=978
Martin “Ernie” Ehrenberger www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRRqCmBBZbo
Timo Lieben www.youtube.com/watch?v=TajmARqu2CA
Boris Dietschi youtu.be/lImNtC6_A3Q?t=1647
Kassel Ost (tobias phieler) www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d276VMlc…L982AD64537E7922F 
Fabian Schreiter www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ9DJsuTmoA
Thomas Hansen www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwhBt_i8mrw
Timo “TKY” Kranz www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf7yWBFbDhg
and www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfAqY7GbJZw
Dimitri Schlotthauer www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdsAHzbYBzo
Flaki www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVTGGtMgqpI
Elias Asmuth www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6NRwpvNFf0
Manuel Oberle www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VRqp0DCcss

Martin Beckmann www.youtube.com/user/fingerboardtv
Katharina “Katha” Schütz www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2K3k8-_cbo
Gene Senges www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPLe_zQViHk 
Ramon Angelow www.youtube.com/watch?v=-P0M3CzRXZo
Harald “Harry/DirtyHarry” Schön

Episode 1 – A new … podcast

Welcome to our first episode. We later changed the name after episode 3.
There have also been a few changes later regarding the hosts and the focus of the podcast.