Back in June Vans put out a Syndicate with NYC’s skateboarding pioneer Rodney Smith and released part 1 of “The Collaboratory – Rodney Smith” video series. Part 2 dropped earlier this month with Rodney Smith, Eli Gessner, Chris Pastras and Alyasha Owerka-Moore talking about the birth of Shut skateboards and the evolution of skateboarding on the East Coast.