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Video: Checking in with Childress part one

Video: Chet Childress gives us a tour of his studio and a bit of the Nike SB park

Updated: November 28, 2011, 11:35 AM ET
By Chris Nieratko

Chet Childress is the most unlikely of heros and even more unlikely of pros. Hailing from Wilmington, North Carolina and primarily a tranny skater, Chet has finessed a nearly two-decade long career in a time when street skating ruled supreme. Over that time, Chet also managed to turn his knack for doodling into a full-blown art career.

Recently, I found myself in Portland [where Chet now resides] to film Chet's buddy Omar Hassan. When a typical rainy Northwest November day killed ...

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