“L.A. TO VEGAS” – Starring Kenny Anderson


June 15, 2011

See Kenny Anderson perform the longest nose manual in history on his epic journey from L.A. to Vegas.

“L.A. TO VEGAS” is a short film celebrating the launch of Kenny’s new pro shoe, the KA-ONE. Watch Kenny attempt the longest nose manual in history from his current home in Los Angeles to his hometown of Las Vegas. On the journey, he passes by iconic landmarks like Cherry Park in Long Beach, the L.A. River, the 405, and the desert, before he hits the Vegas strip and finally his old neighborhood. He is joined by many of the friends who have influenced him, his skating, and who have helped him get to where he is today. This isn’t just a homecoming back to Las Vegas, it is a return to Converse, the brand where it all started for Kenny.

Kenny Anderson talks about shooting the “L.A. To Vegas” commercial and his inspiration for the concept behind it. He also points out some highlights from the days of shooting when he exceeded his previous records for performing continuous nose manuals during the film segments.

Also, check out a collection of behind the scenes photos shot during the journey from L.A. to Vegas.

Comments (41)
  • Ray Daily Converse, I love your style. This video and the pictures are fantastic. I am 19 and would love to intern/work with people who are this creative and professional. Great website/video/layout -Ray Fri Apr 13, 2012
  • Jha Santos It's awesome..... Fri Mar 30, 2012
  • Alec Wow its really cool oh OMG OMG OMG its possible oh manual is very hard trick.OMG Thu Feb 02, 2012
  • Shan Kenny is the s#I+....I remember When he was a young yun and going with all of us to Vegas ditches to skate!I believe he was sporting Converse too Fri Dec 30, 2011
  • lucas awesome Tue Nov 29, 2011
  • Michael I´m gonna luv it so much :-) Mon Nov 28, 2011
  • aislinn I am not as good.I dont skateboard on ramps .But I love to skateboard.You guys are so awesome at skateboarding. Thu Nov 17, 2011
  • derekmcherron wow Mon Oct 31, 2011
  • derekmcherron holy crap just got me inspired again to skate damn thought i could get out but they went made those shoes and vid about nose manning nose anything i love bro Mon Oct 31, 2011
  • Jaybriñas Wow men..cool. . . Fri Oct 21, 2011
  • emee hi can you please tell what's the name of title of the songs wher eyou put on the store? thanks very much Tue Oct 11, 2011
  • Anthony G. I just love the KA-ONE!!!! You should put it on "CREATE YOUR OWN" section!!!! Please do it!!! Wed Oct 05, 2011
  • Jessica That was sick. Love the song choice! (: Lovin the Converse. Sat Oct 01, 2011
  • miko cons is the future! Wed Sep 28, 2011
  • molokai girl your hot!!!! feel free to come molokai and bomb hills with me on a breathe-taking coastline!! Sat Sep 17, 2011
  • Nich Pak Much Love Kenny + Converse can't wait to get my CVO's in mail Mon Aug 15, 2011
  • R.W Twenty five miles by Edwin Starr Wed Aug 03, 2011
  • R.W Name of the song is twenty five miles by Edwin Starr Wed Aug 03, 2011
  • Kenny Anderson est-il le Forrest Gump du skate? | Spray Magazine [...] Converse KA-ONE, 85 euros [...] Mon Aug 01, 2011
  • M.J. what is the name of the song? Wed Jul 27, 2011
  • NICO exelente muchachos muy bueno Tue Jul 19, 2011
  • Jarron S. I want his bearings. Sun Jul 17, 2011
  • MICHAEL PFEIL NIGGA dope haha and converse are amazing Thu Jul 14, 2011
  • Skater trends flourish at Berlin's Bright tradeshow | StyleFavs [...] and features a full-body black suede upper and the ‘KA-ONE’ logo. A short film, “L.A. TO VEGAS”, made to celebrate the launch of the new pro-shoe was projected alongside the display. It shows [...] Thu Jul 07, 2011
  • WHITEOUT SKATEBOARDING :: SKATEBOARDING SWITZERLAND [...] «LA to Las Vegas» statt. Was es mit dem nosemanual Weltrekordversuch so auf sich hat macht uns dieser Clip schmackhaft. Die Druckmaschinen laufen heiss und die Sommerausgabe von Whiteout Skateboarding [...] Wed Jul 06, 2011
  • L.A. to Vegas – Kenny Anderson – Converse | High Rollin' Skateboards [...] Great short film featuring Vegas native Kenny Anderson for Converse. More Info Here [...] Thu Jun 30, 2011
  • Sean L where the f was I? I always miss this fun shstuff!!!!! AAAAGHGHHGHGHGHG! Awsome commercial, makes me wanna skate, later..... Thu Jun 30, 2011
  • Sindikit -Andy Welcome back- got your bed made at the UNLV manual pad Wed Jun 29, 2011
  • Sindikit -Andy What up Vegas! Welcome back to NV Kenny Wed Jun 29, 2011
  • REAL(ROLL4EVER) haha sammy baca Mon Jun 27, 2011
  • Ryan Ford Its One Step beyond in reverse!!! i liked the pebble reference to when he got hung up infront of Redlands. This is pretty dope. I like this one better almost a decade later haha Sun Jun 26, 2011
  • Mike I was in Vegas when they filmed the down town part. Just saw it on TV. Sat Jun 25, 2011
  • David beast Fri Jun 24, 2011
  • Peep Cons are takin' over! Sat Jun 18, 2011
  • anne THIS IS POOH'S MOM..HI KENNY. MISS VEGAS X Fri Jun 17, 2011
  • Jon Dickson Oj+ Converse Kenny+ Nikolas Tusl part+ Hugo Maillard HEE HAW [...] +Une journée entre LA et Vegas en nose manual par Kenny Anderson pour Converse footwear ici [...] Fri Jun 17, 2011
  • Ill Behavior This made me very happy Thu Jun 16, 2011
  • POOH CUT ............ TAKE 200 ...... ACTION Thu Jun 16, 2011
  • Andy Howell So much love! Cameo chaos... Congrats on your return to Converse Kenny, it's been a minute since we did the World Tour stuff! Stay mellow... -A- Wed Jun 15, 2011
  • Joey V Gotta have the K A-ONE!! Wed Jun 15, 2011
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