Omar Hassan back in 1987 Upland Pipeline Skatepark wearing the original Madrid Flypaper shoes we just reissued on Saturday!  

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Photo: Sean McCracken

In 1972 there was a coup d'état attempt in Morocco. Four Northrop F-5 jets intercepted King Hassan II’s Boeing 727. Reportedly, King Hassan (himself a pilot), grabbed the radio and told the rebel pilots, “Stop firing! The tyrant is dead!” The rebel pilots, fooled, broke off their attack. Hassan remained king of Morocco until 1999.


It’s so pretty