Mike Powell keeps doing in-depth interviews with action sports legends, this time it was Dave Paine’s turn to spill the beans. Dave’s life started as a team sports kid from Philly who got into skateboarding through his brothers. When he got into rollerblading, he sent the equivalent of a “sponsor me” edit to a video magazine, his footage was used and Dave somehow ended up running the video company. He did that until the bottom dropped out and moved to Fuel TV where he launched a network. Here from him on the early days of blading, to the skateboarding vs. rollerblading hate campaign, Vans Warped Tour, and how he got to where he is now.

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Back in 1997 we started with our first e-mail newsletter which soon turned into a website. In 2001 we launched the first issue of Be-mag Print. Besides that we're producing fashion and have released 4 DVDs.