Articles Posted in 2005

Inside Schaefer's Loop: The Return of the “SPoT Ghetto Christmas Party”

by BrianS
Friday, December 30, 2005
Check out a few photos from Brian Schaefer's chill cam from the SPoT Ghetto Christmas Party...

Foundation Giveaway Results

by Rob
Friday, December 23, 2005
920 of you got in on this one. See where you placed for the Foundation giveaway.

A Session at That St. Pete Park

by Rob
Friday, December 16, 2005
We had a fun time at the street plaza type skatepark in St. Pete...

Forecast DVD Review

by ATMurrell
Thursday, December 15, 2005
Find out all about the new Forecast DVD featuring Paul Rodriguez and friends...

DVS Getz 2/Skatepark of Tampa Shoe Giveaway Results

by Rob
Wednesday, December 14, 2005
See if you won some limited edition SPoT shoes...

Chris “Dune” Pastras Interview

by Ryan
Wednesday, December 14, 2005
We spend a few minutes and got a few photos with Chris Pastras...

Inside Schaefer's Loop: Catalina Island

by BrianS
Monday, December 12, 2005
Schaefer just went to Mexico...

5boro: New York New York DVD Review

by ATMurrell
Monday, December 12, 2005
This was a damn good video: 5boro: New York New York DVD Review...

eS Demo, Bro Bowl Blowout, and Random Nightlife Lurking

by Rob
Sunday, December 11, 2005
Photos from the eS demo, the Bro Bowl session, and random other stuff in Ybor...

Foundation's 'Gareth Stehr's Go-Go Toe Jam' DVD Review

by ATMurrell
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
ATMurrell gives you the full details on the free Foundation DVD...

Skatepark of Tampa, The Skateboard Mag, and C1RCA Online Product Toss Results

by Rob
Thursday, December 01, 2005
Results from the latest online product toss...

Beautiful Losers Contemporary Art and Street Culture

by Chapin
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Chapin went to the Beautiful Losers art show and took some photos and wrote a story...

Westside Skateshop Video Premiere and Other Random Tampa Nightlife

by Rob
Saturday, November 26, 2005
Random photos from the Westside video premiere and other Tampa nightlife...

Derewenko's Red Bull Trip 2005

by MikeD
Friday, November 25, 2005
This year, for my annual Red Bull trip, I flew the guys out to Denver, Colorado, where we hit some of the best concrete parks ever...

Zoo York Demo 2005

by Rob
Monday, November 21, 2005
Photos from the Zoo York Demo...

Harvest Jam All Ages Contest November 2005

by Rob
Sunday, November 20, 2005
Photos from the Harvest Jam All Ages Contest November 2005...

Silver Trucks Online Product Toss Results

by Rob
Friday, November 18, 2005
Silver Trucks Online Product Toss Results Full Results...

Dirty But Sophisticated: A Night of Contemporary Art, Fashion, and Music

by JayG
Thursday, November 17, 2005
Details on the art show: Dirty But Sophisticated: A Night of Contemporary Art, Fashion, and Music

411 Volume 13 Issue 4

by ATMurrell
Thursday, November 17, 2005
A full review of 411 Volume 13 Issue 4...

3rd Annual BMX Contest

by Sean
Thursday, November 17, 2005
Skatepark of Tampa is generally known for its skateboarding events, but that doesn’t mean we don’t support our BMX buddies, too...

Jason “The Kid” Adams Interview

by Ryan
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
SPoT site visitor Chad Cardoza interviews Jay Adams...

Old Man Bowl Jam 2005

by Rob
Monday, November 14, 2005
Photos from the Old Man Bowl Jam 2005...

St. Pete Bowl Session

by Rob
Monday, November 14, 2005
A session at a backyard bowl in St. Pete...

Mike V. Man vs. Skatepark Tour Cancelled

by Mike V
Sunday, November 13, 2005
Mike V broke his ankle and had to cancel the Mike V. Man vs. Skatepark Tour...

A Few Random SPoT Locals Photos

by Rob
Friday, November 11, 2005
Check out a few photos from locals in the Park...

Fallen Quiz/Giveaway Results

by Rob
Friday, November 11, 2005
Fallen Quiz/Giveaway Results...

Sheckler’s etnies Pro Model Out for Spring 2006

by News
Thursday, November 10, 2005
Check out Ryan Sheckler's new shoe...

Neal Hendrix Goes To Some Big-Ass Chinese Skate Park

by N. Hendrix
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
Photos from that new giant skatepark in China by Neal Hendrix...

9th Annual Texas Skate Jam

by Ryan
Monday, November 07, 2005
What went down: 9th Annual Texas Skate Jam...

Popwar Quiz/Giveaway Results

by Rob
Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Results from the Popwar Quiz/Giveaway...

Damn Am at Volcom 2005 Sunday

by Ryan
Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Photos and a story from the Damn Am at Volcom 2005 Sunday Finals...

Damn Am Volcom 2005: Saturday – Prelims

by Ryan
Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Find out what went down for the Saturday Prelims at the Damn Am at Volcom 2005...

Damn Am Volcom 2005: Friday – Prelims

by Ryan
Friday, October 28, 2005
What went down: Damn Am Volcom 2005: Friday – Prelims

Damn Am Volcom 2005

by Ryan
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Day one of Damn Am at Volcom 2005...

etnies Goofy vs. Regular: Street Finals

by Ryan
Monday, October 24, 2005
Find out when went down: etnies Goofy vs. Regular: Street Finals...

etnies Goofy vs. Regular: Issue of Who’s “Pro” and Miscellaneous Notes

by Ryan
Sunday, October 23, 2005
Chill time and misc contest rant about the etnies GvR contest...

etnies Goofy vs. Regular 2005: Girls Street

by Ryan
Saturday, October 22, 2005
Find out what went down at the etnies Goofy vs. Regular 2005: Girls Street Contest...

Plan B Quiz/Giveaway Results

by Rob
Friday, October 21, 2005
Results from the Plan B Quiz/Giveaway...

Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture

by News
Wednesday, October 19, 2005
Details about the Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture show at USF...

411 Volume 3 Issue 3

by ATMurrell
Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Find out what's up with the new 411 Issue 3 DVD

Dew Action Sports Tour – Playstation Pro

by Ryan
Monday, October 17, 2005
Photos and a story on what went down at the Dew Action Sports Tour – Playstation Pro...

Orlando Lurking During The Dew Pro Contest

by Rob
Monday, October 17, 2005
Photos from the hanging out and partying at the pro contest in Orlando...

Powell and Bones Wheels Guessing Game Results

by Rob
Friday, October 07, 2005
Results from the Powell and Bones Wheels Guessing Game...

A Random Tour of Brian Schaefer's Office

by Rob
Friday, October 07, 2005
Brian's not at work today, so I took a tour through his office and snapped photos of some of the cool stuff he's got laying around....

Brandon Westgate On Birdhouse

by News
Thursday, October 06, 2005
Brandon Westgate is now on Birdhouse...

Accel. moves to Giant Skateboard Distribution.

by News
Wednesday, October 05, 2005
After seven years of free wheelin’ independence, we at Accel. have finally decided to settle down...

West 49 Canadian Open 2005

by Rob
Tuesday, October 04, 2005
A story and photos from the West 49 Canadian Open Pro Contest...

West 49 Canadian Open Battle of the Brands Day 1: Friday

by Rob
Saturday, October 01, 2005
Photos from West 49 Canadian Open Battle of the Brands Day 1: Friday...

Etnies Goofy vs. Regular Contest Details

by News
Friday, September 30, 2005
Full details on the upcoming Etnies Goofy vs. Regular Contest...

Red Bull 'Seek and Destroy 2' Video Review

by ATMurrell
Friday, September 30, 2005
Find out what's up with the Red Bull 'Seek and Destroy 2' Video...

DVS Skate More Video Review

by ATMurrell
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Find out what's up with the DVS Skate More Video...

Real Roll Forever Special 3rd Edition Video Review

by ATMurrell
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Find out what's up with the Real Roll Forever Special 3rd Edition Video...

Ipath Preview DVD Review

by ATMurrell
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Find out what's up with the Ipath Preview DVD...

Listen Demo September 2005

by Rob
Saturday, September 24, 2005
The Listen team stopped by SPoT for a free demo this weekend...

Baker 3 Video Review

by ATMurrell
Friday, September 23, 2005
ATMurrell gives his two cents on Baker 3...

Odessa Watches Giveaway Results

by Rob
Friday, September 23, 2005
Results from the Odessa Watches giveaway...

Texas Skate Jam IX for the Make-A-Wish Foundation Info and Schedule

by News
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Texas Skate Jam IX for the Make-A-Wish Foundation info and schedule...

Surf Expo September 2005 & Volcom Sausagefest

by Ryan
Monday, September 19, 2005
Volcom hosts a $20,000 Mini Ramp Jam at Surf Expo in Orlando...

One Minute With Ryan Gallant

by Mark
Friday, September 16, 2005
A short interview and nollie cab sequence of Ryan Gallant...

Boost Mobile Mike Jones Show and Other ASR Lurking

by Rob
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Photos from the Mike Jones show and other ASR antics...

Eric Koston’s eS Game of SKATE Am

by Rob
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Results and photos from the eS Game of SKATE 2005 Am Finals...

Eric Koston’s eS Game of SKATE Pro

by Ryan
Saturday, September 10, 2005
Every skateboarder loves a good game of SKATE. This one had $15,000 dollars on the line....

eS Game of Skate Flyer

by Rob
Saturday, September 10, 2005
The full details directly from eS about the Game of Skate at ASR....

Kinda Bored (Sober) ASR Lurking

by Rob
Friday, September 09, 2005
I came back to the hotel room to get some work done, rub one out, and post some photos from ASR where we're at right now...

Zero Demo at the Zero/Mystery Warehouse

by Rob
Thursday, September 08, 2005
Photos from the Zero warehouse session at ASR...

Vans Downtown Showdown: Zero Bank/Stair Set

by Ryan
Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Results, photos, and the full story on what went down at on the Zero Bank/Stair Set...

Vans Downtown Showdown: Girl Torture Totter

by Ryan
Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Results, photos, and the full story on what went down at on the Girl Torture Totter

Vans Downtown Showdown: Foundation Big Six

by Ryan
Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Results, photos, and the full story on what went down at on the Foundation Big Six

Vans Downtown Showdown: Scion Bank-to-Bank

by Ryan
Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Results, photos, and the full story on what went down at on the Scion Bank-to-Bank...

Vans Downtown Showdown: Tylenol Street Gap

by Ryan
Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Results, photos, and the full story on what went down at the Tylenol Street Gap...

Vans Downtown Showdown Results

by Rob
Monday, September 05, 2005
Results and photos from this weekend's Vans Downtown Showdown in Hollywood...

The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

by Rob
Monday, September 05, 2005
Humidity Skateboards in New Orleans has set up a message board for people affected by Hurricane Katrina to meet back up again.

Vans Downtown Showdown 2005 Day One: Practice

by Rob
Sunday, September 04, 2005
Vans came up with one helluva concept with their Downtown Showdown and we’re stoked to be a part of it...

Baker 3 Quiz Results

by Rob
Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Results and entertaining comments from the Baker 3 giveaway on the site...

Rock Out With Your Jock Out

by Furlong
Tuesday, August 30, 2005
Anthony Furlong has a story for you about how sketchy it can sometimes get at the made for TV contests...

Back To School Bash All Ages Contest 2005

by Rob
Monday, August 29, 2005
It was a long day with 133 people taking a run. That’s a little bit more than an average day during Tampa Am...

Florida Skimboarders Crossover Tour

by Rob
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Every year, these pro skimboarders come to our park and have a skate contest between themselves...

Video Reviews: Chris Cole's Hot Wax and Pig Wood's Slaughterhouse

by ATMurrell
Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Video reviews of Chris Cole's Hot Wax and Pig Wood's Slaughterhouse

Art, Skateboarding, and Life

by News
Tuesday, August 16, 2005
304 page hard cover book with DVD directed by Ted Newsome (former art/film director of Transworld Skateboarding) including interviews and videos by Andy Howell, Shepard Fairey, Ed Templeton and other artists and skateboarders...

Video Review: 411 Volume 13 Issue 2 DVD

by ATMurrell
Monday, August 15, 2005
This is 411’s second video using the all new format they have. It comes with the DVD, a 32 page zine, a poster, and a music sampler featuring some of the music in the video...

Fallen Online Product Toss Results

by Rob
Monday, August 15, 2005
Results from the recent Fallen online product toss...

The Baker 3 Premiere and After-Party In Hollywood

by Rob
Thursday, August 11, 2005
Photos from the premiere and after-party. Drink up!

The Mega-Ramp Contest (Be the Ball, Danny)

by Ryan
Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Photos and coverage from the Mega Ramp contest at X-Games 11...

X-Games 11 Day Three: Vert

by Ryan
Monday, August 08, 2005
The vert ramp was ridiculously gigantic. It was constructed by Team Payne and consisted of a 6’ wide channel, two opposing bowl corners with hips, and a really long extension...

X-Games 11 Day Two

by Ryan
Sunday, August 07, 2005
Girls Street and a Session at the Girl/Chocolate warehouse.

X-Games 11 Day One

by Ryan
Thursday, August 04, 2005
Rob and I had thrown around the idea of heading out to LA for the X-Games for the past couple of months. It was then decided that he was going to and I wasn’t. But a last minute change of plans sent me out to California, too...

Tommy Sandoval's Limo Service

by Rob
Friday, July 29, 2005
Tommy Sandoval went to the DC Shoes Skate Plaza Hammers vs. Bangers Contest back in June and came up on some cash. How did he spend it?

Another Whip Gets Swallowed by the SPoT Moat

by Rob
Friday, July 29, 2005
Damn, how many cars are going to end up in the moat?

A New Free, No Pads, Street Skate Park in St. Pete, Florida

by Rob
Friday, July 29, 2005
Finally, a public park around here that doesn't suck...

Darrell Stanton Goes to Plan B

by News
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Plan B Skateboards’ elite team of Paul Rodriguez, Danny Way, Colin McKay, Ryan Gallant and PJ Ladd proudly welcome the addition of Darrell Stanton to the line up...

An Anthony Furlong Update

by News
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
If you see a Skatepark of Tampa shirt on TV, it's probably this guy. SPoT team rider Anthony Furlong gives us an update...

Popwar and Stereo News

by News
Monday, July 25, 2005
Get and update from the Popwar and Stereo crew...

Tony Hawk Foundation Awards Over $1-Million

by News
Monday, July 25, 2005
With its latest round of grant awards, the nonprofit Tony Hawk Foundation has exceeded one-million dollars in grants to communities building free public skateparks...

Emerica Team Update 7/7/05

by News
Monday, July 25, 2005
Find out what the Emerica team is up to as of July 2005.

SPoT Bonus Free Day 2005, Westside Skateshop Demo, and Krux Kickflip Challenge

by Rob
Saturday, July 23, 2005
John Montesi brought his entire crew out today to endure the heat and put on a demo for us before the Krux Kickflip Challenge started...

Inside Schaefer's Loop: Transitions Art Gallery, Beers, and Bowling

by Schaefer
Saturday, July 23, 2005
I always have tons of pictures from my travels, so I have decided to start posting them on the site...

Yonnie Cruz Picks Up The Camera

by Rob
Thursday, July 21, 2005
Yonnie’s been messing around with my camera stuff lately and is taking some decent photos, including some nice upskirt shots...

K.R.3.A.M. Am In Puerto Rico

by Ryan
Saturday, July 16, 2005
So what do you say when you’re asked to fly to an exotic island to run a skateboarding contest?

K.R.3.A.M Am 2005 Contest Schedule and Heats

by Rob
Saturday, July 16, 2005
The qualifier heats for the K.R.3.A.M Am 2005 Contest in Puerto Rico...

eS Game of SKATE at SPoT 2005

by Rob
Tuesday, July 12, 2005
Results and photos from the eS Game of SKATE at SPoT 2005...

One Minute With Tommy Sandoval

by MikeS
Tuesday, July 12, 2005
A short Q&A session with Zero's Tommy Sandoval...

Steve-O Online Product Toss Winners

by Rob
Friday, July 08, 2005
Top two in this online giveaway won a deck and a Steve-O DVD...

2005 Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship Award Recipients

by News
Tuesday, July 05, 2005
The 2005 recipients of the Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship, the nation’s only college scholarship program for skateboarders, have been selected...

Chris Lehman Comes Up $4k

by Rob
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
At some mini ramp contest in Texas, SPoT team rider Chris Lehman took home four grand for getting second behind Omar Hassan...

Matt Selego's Euro Trip

by MattS
Monday, June 27, 2005
SPoT local Matt Seleog is in Europe right now. Check out a few chill shots from his trip so far.

Listen Skateboards Online Product Toss Results

by Rob
Friday, June 24, 2005
Check out the full results of the Listen Skateboards Online Product Toss...

Taking Video Notes: Shorty's How to Go Pro

by Rob
Wednesday, June 22, 2005
The Shorty’s How to Go Pro video features the Shorty’s ams and some of their pros....

Transitions Art Gallery Shows

by Rob
Monday, June 20, 2005
We had two great shows here this weekend at Transitions Art Gallery...

A Random Saturday Night at SPoT

by Rob
Sunday, June 19, 2005
It was nice to see how many girls are skating at the Park lately. I hit a few of them up for some photos along with some other random locals...

School's Out Jam All Ages Contest 2005

by Rob
Saturday, June 18, 2005
The Sponsored Division in this contest had some Tampa Am style runs that made making top five pretty tough...

DC Shoes Skate Plaza Hammers vs. Bangers Contest

by MikeS
Thursday, June 16, 2005
The first ever skate plaza opened today with the Hammers vs. Bangers Contest...

Damn Am Minneapolis 2005

by Ryan
Friday, June 10, 2005
It’s been an entire year since I’ve done this drive, and DAMN it’s far...

Shaqueefa Free Day And Thunder High Ollie Contest 2005

by Rob
Saturday, June 04, 2005
Check out some photos from our annual free day and high ollie contest...

Bam Margera Hooks Up With Jessica Simpson?

by Rob
Friday, June 03, 2005
The text of the phone call Bam's girlfriend Jen made to a radio station in Philly saying Bam hooked up with Jessica Simpson...

Skatepark of Tampa and DVS Shoe Company Online Product Toss Results

by Rob
Friday, June 03, 2005
Results from the recent DVS online product toss...

The Shaqueefa Swap Meet / Demo

by The Body
Tuesday, May 31, 2005
The Shaqueefa Swap Meet/ Demo is the first opportunity for the general public to meet the hottest new team in skateboarding, as well as watch them skate...

Go Skateboarding Day: June 21

by Rob
Monday, May 30, 2005
Go Skateboarding Day is June 21. What's your local shop doing?

Element Shoes Coming Soon

by News
Friday, May 27, 2005
A press release about Element shoes...

Full Results from Automatic Mag's Battle of the Shops Presented by Adio

by Rob
Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Check out the full results of the contest here...

Stoked – The Rise and Fall of Gator

by Rob
Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Another sketchy video review by Rob Meronek...

Automatic Magazine's Battle of the Shops 2005 Presented by Adio

by Ryan
Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Another trip to California to help run a contest? No problem at all. This one was Battle of the Shop in Carlsbad, CA...

Birdhouse Product Toss Results

by Rob
Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Results for the Birdhouse Product Toss...

SPoT Ben Hill Demo

by Rob
Thursday, May 19, 2005
I wasn't at the Ben Hill demo the SPoT team did last Friday. I don't know what went down, but from the looks of the photos, it was pretty hurting...

Element News

by News
Monday, May 16, 2005
News and other info from Element.

Pig Wood Accounces Ragdoll As Its First Ever Pro!

by News
Monday, May 16, 2005
For years, fans of Pig Wheels top quality urethane have been asking that we take our 15 years of experience and launch a Pig Wood team...

Captain Corporate's Coverage Log (CCCP)

by CCCP
Friday, May 06, 2005
Check out a list of who's getting the most coverage from the big skate mags...

DC Shoes Press Release - Skate Plaza

by News
Wednesday, May 04, 2005
Let the countdown to the grand opening commence...

88 Footwear Press Release

by News
Wednesday, May 04, 2005
88 Footwear goes out of business.

Taking Video Notes: Nickles and Dimes

by Rob
Sunday, May 01, 2005
Check out Instant Winner's DVD: Nickels and Dimes

Taking Video Notes: The Filmbot Files

by Rob
Sunday, May 01, 2005
I just finished watching The Filmbot Files DVD and took some notes about it. This one is worth the $20...

A Few New Video Reviews

by Rob
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Last night, I planned on doing nothing but getting some chill time in. I took several videos out of the Shop and decided to get all skate-nerd on you and take some notes while watching them. The first three are are here...

3rd Lair's 3rd Annual TOP SHOP Contest

by JasonR
Tuesday, April 26, 2005
3rd Lair Skatepark in Minneapolis (Damn Am host, remember?) recently held their 3rd Annual TOP SHOP Contest...

The Red Bull ATV - Skateboarding Special Ops

by Ryan
Tuesday, April 26, 2005
I thought that I was tough with my F-350 4x4, but this thing that we were riding around in was slightly tougher with its six-wheel-drive...

The Baghdad Skate Scene

by Rob
Wednesday, April 20, 2005
We got an online order the other day for 15 DVD's. Sean-line Albright crept out of the ASS (Asian Sweat Shop - online order packing) to show me the order and look over the strange mailing address. Turns out this large DVD collection was going to Baghdad...

A Session At Dave Bergthold's Ramp

by Rob
Tuesday, April 19, 2005
A session at Dave Bergthold's mini ramp...

DVS Skate More Premiere Schedule

by News
Monday, April 18, 2005
Dates for the world premiere of DVS's Skate More...

SPoT Online Product Toss III Results

by Rob
Friday, April 15, 2005
Captain Corporate's charts showing the most popular answers and winners on the SPoT Online Product Toss III...

Stereo Sound Agency Press Release

by News
Wednesday, April 13, 2005
A press release from Stereo

Spring Roll All Ages Contest 2005

by Rob
Saturday, April 09, 2005
Here's some things I remember about this long day today...

Zero's "New Blood" Video Premiere in San Diego, California

by Mike
Thursday, April 07, 2005
On Friday, April 1st, Zero's "New Blood" video premiered in San Diego, California...

Go Skateboarding Day, June 21

by News
Wednesday, April 06, 2005
For one day, skateboarders will take over the world...

Phoenix Am 2005

by Ryan
Friday, April 01, 2005
Unfortunately, Brian chose not to come because his back was hurting him. But we were able to add Chris Lehman to the roster...

Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss II

by Rob
Monday, March 28, 2005
Check out the winners in the Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss II...

Press Release: Plan B Relaunch

by News
Saturday, March 26, 2005
After countless rumors and endless speculation, Danny Way and Colin McKay, in association with Syndrome Distribution, proudly present the official relaunch of Plan B Skateboards and the new Plan B team...

Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss Results

by Rob
Friday, March 25, 2005
Check out results and comments from the Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss...

Florida Cracker Tour – Two Days in Jacksonville

by Ryan
Monday, March 21, 2005
The SPoT crew heads to Jacksonville for the Old Mil Bowl Jam at Skatelab Skatepark...

Tampa Pro 2005 Contest After-Party

by Rob
Monday, March 14, 2005
It was nice to see everyone hanging out after the contest on Sunday. Masquerade was pretty packed...

Tampa Pro 2005 Video Footage

by Rob
Monday, March 14, 2005
Check out some video footage from Tampa Pro 2005

Tampa Pro 2005 Sunday

by Rob
Monday, March 14, 2005
Some interesting and not so interesting things about Sunday at Tampa Pro...

Tampa Pro 2005 World Industries Moat Race

by Rob
Monday, March 14, 2005
Get tarred in sewage for free skate stuff...

Tampa Pro 2005 Awards

by Rob
Monday, March 14, 2005
Photos from the awards at Tampa Pro 2005...

Chill Time at Tampa Pro 2005

by Rob
Sunday, March 13, 2005
Random lurkers at Tampa Pro 2005...

Tampa Pro 2005 Saturday Practice

by Rob
Saturday, March 12, 2005
Greg Lutzka and Dennis Busenitz got today's golden tickets and go straight to the Finals on Sunday...

Tampa Pro 2005 Vert

by Rob
Saturday, March 12, 2005
Neal Hendrix has been to every Tampa Pro Vert Contest. His runs during the jam put him ahead of PLG who was also ripping as usual...

Tampa Pro 2005 Heats

by Rob
Saturday, March 12, 2005
The heats show which skaters are skating and in what order...

Tampa Pro 2005 Team Manager/Industry VIP Contest

by Rob
Friday, March 11, 2005
I swear, this isn't rigged...

Tampa Pro 2005 Friday Practice

by Rob
Friday, March 11, 2005
It was another pretty mellow day today. I think I spent more time skating than I did taking photos....

Tampa Pro 2005 Thursday Night

by Rob
Thursday, March 10, 2005
I think Thursday night is one of the best nights of the contest...

Tampa Pro 2005 Thursday Practice

by Rob
Thursday, March 10, 2005
As usual, today was pretty mellow. The park was just about empty with only about 20 or 30 pros getting here early...

A Session at the Trailer Park Pool

by Rob
Sunday, March 06, 2005
Check out a few photos from the Trailer Park Pool

Paul Rodriguez Leaves Girl

by News
Saturday, March 05, 2005
Remember when Molly Ringwald was on the Facts of Life? Sweet Jesus was she hot!

Firecracker Prank Gone Bad

by Rob
Thursday, March 03, 2005
This was almost not funny because Josh Lehman almost died in this accident...

John Ponts on Sessions

by News
Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Sessions would like to welcome John Ponts as it’s newest addition to the team.

A Short Interview With Ryan Sheckler

by Rob
Sunday, February 27, 2005
Check out a short interview with Ryan Sheckler...

Blind’s “WHAT IF?” Premiere

by M.Sinclair
Saturday, February 26, 2005
So many people showed up last night to see the new "WHAT IF?" Blind Video that cops were called in immediately with full riot gear...

An Interview With Chris Cole and Dan Murphy

by M.Sinclair
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
Fallen Team Manager Mike Sinclair did a short interview with Chris Cole and Dan Murphy. Find out what they're up to lately...

Mike Conneen Tribute

by Ryan
Friday, February 18, 2005
It’s been a while since I’ve been motivated to write an essay. I don’t know if it’s because I’m busy with my daily work, preoccupied with other thoughts, or what the deal is, but this situation I couldn’t ignore...

The Industry

by Kid Will
Thursday, February 17, 2005
When you think of the people that own and run the companies in our industry, what picture comes to mind?

Skatepark of Tampa Traffic Ranking

by Rob
Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Here's a small portion of some marketing thing I had to put together for the site. It shows our traffic ranking compared to various other sites out there...

Safety Harbor Demo

by Rob
Monday, February 14, 2005
We did a demo at a new skate park in Safety Harbor. If you're really, really bored, check it out.

DVS Skate + News

by News
Friday, February 11, 2005
News from DVS...

Why Nate Sherwood Is Taking a Train To Tampa

by Nate
Thursday, February 10, 2005
Why is Nate Sherwood taking a train and not flying to Tampa?

Mike Vallely and etnies Part Ways

by News
Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Mike Vallely and etnies Part Ways

The Tampa Am 2005 John Party Cam

by John Party
Monday, February 07, 2005
Check out a few photos from the Tampa Am 12-Year Anniversary Party taken by John Party...

The Wannabe Photographer's First Photos

by Rob
Monday, February 07, 2005
Last week, we got to the part in our photography class where you learn to actually print the photos you take using the darkroom like you see in the movies or whatever...

Accel. Welcomes Willy Akers

by News
Wednesday, February 02, 2005
Accel. would like to welcom our newest addition to the team, Willy Akers...

Tampa Am 2005 Sunday Awards

by Rob
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
Thank you all for coming to our contest and thanks for checking out all this stuff we put on the website...

Tampa Am 2005 Sunday Street Finals and Zero Best Trick

by Rob
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
The Finals were like a pro contest. Best Trick was amazing. Check out all the rail pics below. As Tim O'Connor put it, "It’s raining adolescents."

Tampa Am 2005 World Industries Moat Race

by Rob
Monday, January 24, 2005
Not only are these kids getting soaked in the most dirt rocking nasty suspect sewage river running past the front of the Park, they're also enduring freezing temperatures just for some free skate stuff...

Tampa Am Old Man Bowl Jam III

by Rob
Monday, January 24, 2005
I skipped out on entering another Old Man Bowl Jam again this year due to the same reason as last year. It's at 10am the morning following our 12-Year Anniversary Party...

SPoT 12-Year Anniversary Party

by Rob
Monday, January 24, 2005
Check out some photos from the SPoT 12-Year Anniversary Party

Tampa Am 2005 Saturday Street Qualifiers

by Rob
Monday, January 24, 2005
Today's golden ticket was earned by Tommy Sandoval...

Tampa Am 2005 Vert

by Rob
Monday, January 24, 2005
Tampa Am 2005 Vert

Tampa Am 2005 Friday Nightlife

by Rob
Saturday, January 22, 2005
Want to check out a bunch of non-skate photos of people you probably don't know or care about? Cool, you're in the right place!

Tampa Am 2005 Friday Street

by Rob
Friday, January 21, 2005
Tampa Am 2005 Friday Street

Thursday at Tampa Am 2005

by Rob
Friday, January 21, 2005
There was an insane bowl session going on during the Jahmal Williams Art Show with free beer from PBR flowing during the whole session...

Tampa Am 2005 Vert Heat Sheets

by Rob
Thursday, January 20, 2005
Tampa Am 2005 Vert Heat Sheets

Tampa Am 2005 Street Heat Sheets

by Rob
Thursday, January 20, 2005
Tampa Am 2005 Street Heat Sheets

Mobile Skate Camp Instructors and Demo Tour Athletes

by News
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
PREMISE, a full-service action sports consulting and marketing agency has openings for skateboard riders and instructors to participate in and lead national and international mobile skate camp programs...

Adio Team News January 2005

by News
Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Okay....first off...BAM bought a CUSTOM purple Lamborghini....marinate on that for a bit.....

Sessions Announces Hosoi Skateboard Auction to Benefit Tsunami Recovery

by News
Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Joel Gomez, founder and C.E.O. of Sessions has donated, from his private collection, a Christian Hosoi Sims Skateboard deck...

Back To San Diego - January 2005 ASR

by Ryan
Saturday, January 15, 2005
So right when we landed I called my friend Kevin Marks. For some reason, he kept calling me all week saying, "I'll pick you up from the airport and we'll go skate my ramp."...

Sunday at Surf Expo January 2005

by Rob
Monday, January 10, 2005
I thought Grant Taylor was going to win the Volcom Nutstravaganza Am Mini Ramp Jam, but turns out Jared Lee bumped him out of first...

Saturday at Surf Expo January 2005

by Rob
Sunday, January 09, 2005
Carlos De Andrade won the Volcom Pro Mini-Ramp jam yesterday...

Friday at Surf Expo January 2005

by Rob
Saturday, January 08, 2005
I have so many photos of Chris Haslam that he probably thinks I'm a gay stalker or something. That dude is amazing...

Chris Senn Rides For Element

by News
Wednesday, January 05, 2005
Element Skateboards proudly welcomes Chris Senn to the family...

Tampa Am Old Man Bowl Jam III

by News
Wednesday, January 05, 2005
OK, fellas, it's time to brush the dust off your plank and start practicing a line for the 3rd annual Tampa Am OLD MAN BOWL JAM...