Zered Basset is featured in The Berrics “Eastern Promise” series. Here’s the first part where Zered looks back at his early days discovering skateboarding and what led up to him getting on Zoo York.

Zered Bassett, one of skateboarding’s true groundbreaking “ambidextrous” pioneers, grew up thinking you couldn’t turn Pro on the East Coast. In part one of Zered’s “Eastern Promise” series, he makes connections in the strong, tight-knit skate scene in the East, as he rises from Chatham to NYC.