Converse Nightlines: Episode 1

Each month, Converse hooks a few of us up with their newest products and we say thanks by going out and skating them. Taking a note from the Converse "Nightlines" video, here's Jack Loktu, Derick Wynn and Alejandro Burnell burning the midnight oil in Downtown Tampa.

Zaturdays: Revenge of the Hometown Hero

In the past, being called a Hometown Hero was about as bad of a bad thing you could be in skateboarding. If you thought you might ever want to get sponsored or even just get some hype from your fellow locals, the Hometown Hero label was the kiss of death. Read more.

SPoT Broke-Ass Christmas Costume Party Is Tomorrow

We're one day away from the trashiest Christmas party of the year... See how we do it with some footage from last year and then get your ass to The Bricks tomorrow. Full details here.

SPoT Winter Camp

Just announced: SPoT Winter Skate Camp starts next week. Use that time off school wisely and come skate with us. There will be lessons, games, skate videos, etc. plus those friends you just can't make anywhere else. Find out more about SPoT Skate Camp by going here. You can also register on the same page. Don't wait because spots are filling up fast.

#TBT John Rattray "Waiting for the World"

It takes a great mind to present anything in a new and worthwhile way no matter what the field, and due to the genius of John Rattray, what he did with his skateboard arrested our attention from the start. His approach had a perfect blend of rawness and technicality, paired with a style that can best be described as one that made the viewer wish it was their own, at least that’s how it always was for me. Back in 2000, when he still lived in the UK and before he was co-opted by the Zero squad, Rattray was at the forefront of what was and still is uniquely awesome about the British skate scene, and this part offers up an especially great look at it. Soak it in and then head over to Sidewalkmag.com for some more background and an interview with the people that gave it to us.

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