Wes Kremer: How Social Media has Changed Skateboarding

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Has social media hurt or helped skateboarding?

In Chapter Two of ‘Pushing Forward,’ a skate documentary from Red Bull, we take a look at the impact of social media on pro skateboarders and how the modern pro utilizes social media to manage their own brand.

To help answer this somewhat obvious, but complex answer, we looked at the different ends of the spectrum. Joey Brezinski is quite active on social, as is Alex Midler, who at the age of 16 was born into the social media era and doesn’t know anything different. And then there’s Wes Kremer, who has a different approach entirely to the medium.

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