Mehring’s Bearings: Eli Reed – Behind the Cover.

We headed up to Boston for a Converse shoot for a few days. Skated with Eli, Trapasso and Zered.

We headed up to Boston for a Converse shoot for a few days. Skated with Eli, Trapasso and Zered.

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Eli bonelessed at this epic Boston spot.

Eli bonelessed at this epic Boston spot.

Then we went to the waterfront for some artsy shots.

Then we went to the waterfront for some artsy shots.

His board soon ended up in the water.

His board soon ended up in the water.

He let it dry in the sun. We were bummed because he wanted to try the ollie later on that day.

He let it dry in the sun. We were bummed because he wanted to try the ollie later on that day.

A few hours later we decided to check it out anyway.

A few hours later we decided to check it out anyway.

He dropped in and ollied the stairs first go.

He dropped in and ollied the stairs first go.

Then gave the ollie a few tries while dodging police on patrol in the area.

Then gave the ollie a few tries while dodging police on patrol in the area.

Soon Eli nailed it and we were stoked.

Soon Eli nailed it and we were stoked.

The last cover of Skateboarder Magazine.

The last cover of Skateboarder Magazine.