TXABOLISM: Welcoming Javier Mendizabal to Converse Cons

Basically it doesn’t get any better than this: 3 minutes of brand new Javier Mendizabal footage entirely filmed and edited by his good friend and the legendary skate videographer, Fred Mortagne. Apparently the title of this Converse clip comes from the word Txabolo, that is Spanish slang for a shack built from junk found in the street. Javi picked it as a nod to the time when he lived in one when he was homeless in Hawaii with his good friend Fernando Elvira.

Here’s an old Cliché ad of Javi that French Fred put together back in 2011. Just thought you might like to enjoy another example of the magic their creative partnership has brought us over the past few years…


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