With half the SPoT crew headed to Costa Mesa for this weekend’s Damn Am at Volcom HQ, what better time to look back at what it took to win last year? Wacson Mass from Sao Paulo, Brazil showed up a total unknown, at least here in the US, and after the weekend was over had put his name on skateboarding’s radar in a huge way.
After a lot of sweat and dust, and with help from the community and Deluxe SF, the Turtle Ditch spot in Tampa has been upgraded with some new DIY ledges. Here's Spitfire flow rider Alejandro Burnell putting them to good use.
Adidas' newest video, Away Days has been making the rounds and snapping necks, so we were stoked to be able to premiere it here at SPoT a couple weeks ago. Add in a Best Trick Contest to the mix and free giveaways, and it turned out to be a pretty rad day.
Two of our Innetech employees, Chris Reitz and Andy Johnson, took a break from shipping packages and decided to take a couple pairs of New Balance Pro Court 212 out in the streets last week. Here's some quick ripping in Downtown Tampa's Riverwalk park. Pick up your favorite pair right here.
So two weekends ago Schaefer and I went to Barcelona for the SLS Pro Open to host/ commentate the webcast that you hopefully watched. And as a skater you’ve probably heard about Barcelona like, what, one hundred thousand times? The question I’m here to answer for you is this: How much of all the hype around Barcy is just hype?