One of the most important figures in the history of blading, Jon Julio has been around for a long time, seen a lot of things, and has a lot to say. The guys over at New York State Of Mind caught up with the former Roces & USD pro, and dicussed the scene in NYC, the influence of people like Rawlinson Riveira, Ryan Jacklone or Dave Ortega, the birth of the Valo brand, and how becoming a father has changed Jon’s perspective: go read the full thing already!
“Jon Julio has been supporting rollerblading since the start. Innovating tricks, managing and skating for different companies during various times. Exposing rollerblading to the main stream media, and in present day managing his own company that withholds some of the best rollerbladers in our industry.” – NYSOM