Oliver Barton’s Top 5 YouTubes Of The Month: Portland, Oregon

The latest stop on the TWS CUT was Portland, a city with a most excellent skate pedigree. Let's get started with a 21-year-old part of Matt Beach in Birdhouse Ravers.

Any list of OG Portland rippers is entirely incomplete without the name "Choppy.” After all, it's hard being the Omega…


The Portland leg of the CUT was one by Ben Campbell whose welcome to Exit Real World part features plenty of mossy ripping.

I can honestly say that if a skate genie offered me the chance to skate like any one dude for the day, I'd be hard pressed not to choose Brent Atchley; the outrageous amount of board control this guy has whilst ripping all terrain from transition to street to rocks looks like it must feel amazing. No multi visit trick attempts for a clip, this is what Brent skates like every day. Here's his welcome to Tribute part.

On the subject of outrageous board control, Mikey Chin has to be one of the most underated of all time. Here's his part from Etiquette by Tucker Glasgow, with lots of nice Spanish footage.