Posted by Chris, Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:16 AM
Things are always changing, for better or worse, and over the course of my 30+ years on the board, along with deck shapes, trick trends, outfit fads, media consumption habits, and the amount of free public parks at our disposal, there has been another significant shift in skateboarding, and it relates to the names we call our maneuvers. Click here to read more.
Posted by Chris, Friday, January 23, 2015 9:08 AM
20 crews / shops are lined up to come hash it out this Saturday for Clash of the Crews presented by Vans. Graffiti Skate Zone took home the win last year...who will it be this time? Hope you guys will come join us and find out. Open practice and registration is today and contest starts at 12pm on Saturday. Check out the full schedule here.
Posted by Chris, Friday, January 23, 2015 9:03 AM
Two French companies, Magenta and etnies combined to release this apparel / shoe collab centered around mutual rider, Koichiro Uehara. Pick up a pair of those right here, and then check out Koichiro in this promo edit, flying around Osaka with ease and dripping style all over the place. You can enter to win a pair of these by getting in our Digital Product Toss. Click here to enter.
Posted by Paul Zitzer, Thursday, January 22, 2015 9:04 AM
There’s a pretty small handful of video parts that could be in the running for the Greatest of All Time. Duffy in Questionable, Dylan Rieder’s Gravis Part, and Gonz in Video Days come to mind. Heath Kirchart’s part from Sight Unseen is another one that’s a shoe-in for the top three. I’ve never been able to substantiate the rumor, but word around the street course was that Ty Evans filmed the part, edited the part, and then held the part ransom until someone was willing to pony up 10 grand for it. Not sure about that one, but either way, it was worth it for us if TWS came through. Sadly however, the stunts Heath put down here contribute to his not being a pro skateboarder anymore. He painted himself right into the proverbial corner. And once he added Mind Field to the resume we were left with an exceptionally amazing dude that felt he’d maxed himself out. Can you blame him?
Posted by Chris, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:09 AM
Things got pretty insane when the FL BMX Series when they stopped by SPoT a few weeks ago. Check out the edit and get contest results here.