Monthly Archives: July 2008

X Games Street Skate Elimination

Whoa, Koston didn’t make it to the finals! And Duffel sits at the bottom 20. Here’s the elimination results: 1 Ryan Sheckler 2 Paul Rodriguez 3 Greg Lutzka 4 Rodolfo Ramos 5 Jereme Rogers 6 Adam Dyet 7 Nyjah Huston 8 Darrell Stanton 9 Sean Malto 10 Sierra Fellers 11 Leo Romero 12 Nick Dompierre […]

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X Games Big Air Final Results

Damn, the shit was intense. Friends competing against friends, and roomates against roomates. But in the end all’s well and ends well. Burnquist dropped in for a switch backside ollie over the 70-foot gap, to indy 360 on the quarterpipe earning him a first place finish with a score of 96.00. Mad props to Jake […]

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X Games Skateboard Big Air Finals

San Diego is a major hub for skateboarding, no surprise here when almost all the Big Air competitors are reppin’ the whale’s vagina. Birthday boy Andy Macdonald and young gun Adam Taylor move on from today’s Skateboard Big Air Selection Session to compete in tonight’s finals against four of the world’s top skaters. Last year’s […]

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X Games 14 2008

Well just weeks after the “world’s greatest skateboard competition” we now have the highly anticipated X Games. So much crazy skating to be seen and heard. With Jake Brown’s return, Chris Cole going for the trifecta, and the women’s street going on with out the awesome Lacey Baker–the young shredder has a bad ankle injury, […]

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Jake Brown on Fire

Jake Brown will be battling that Mega Ramp again today after his crazy fall at last year’s X Games. But watch out, coming back with a fire to ride, he’ll also have some fire on his wheels. No joke yo, Jakey will be riding some Spitfires as the newest member to their bad ass roster. […]

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North by North Park

San Diego is just full of good local music and venues. Checkout this mini South by Southwest (SXSW) taking place through out North Park and such. This Saturday, August 2nd, is the first annual North by North Park. It’s an all day music conference and festival! You can check out a variety of music workshops […]

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Walkmen Pre-Release new Album for $5

Even more music for less! The Walkmen have pre-released their new album with all the proceeds going to charity until their official U.S. release on August 19. These hip New Yorkers are selling their new goods, “You & Me” exclusively via AmieStreet.com for $5! The entire amount of each album sold will go towards cancer […]

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Rare Rolling Stones Photo Exhibit

If you’re in the San Francisco area between now and August 30, you need to check out this sic Rolling Stones photography exhibit. Just like the Morrisson Hotel Galleries, the San Francisco Art Exchange showcases some sic rock n’ roll photographyl. Beggars to Exiles: The Photography of Michael Cooper & Dominique Tarlé – An Exhibition […]

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ESPN Action Sports Network

It just seems like everyone is getting in on the action sports industry big time now! With new corpo partnerships and rich business men now trying to cash in on the scene, especially skateboarding, action sports continues to grow. ESPN is re-branding its online home for action sports.The site will become ESPN Action Sports this […]

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Demons in the Attic

Check out these creepy goods sure to deliver some epic skating. Split presents “Demons In The Attic,” a short film by Split Clothing staring: Corey Duffel, Jason Adams, Don Nguyen, JT Aultz, Terell Robinson, Sean Eaton and Sid Melvin. The video drops November 2008, and premieres on a crazy Halloween. Check out the eerie trailer […]

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Vista Skatepark to be Demolished

Just like the untimely demise of the beautiful skatepark at the Maloof Money Cup, another cool skatepark is set to be demolished. The Vista Skatepark, one of the first public skateparks in San Diego, is set to be ruined in August 11. Apparently the city of Vista needs to build a new ($55. 2 million) […]

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Brimstone Howl

These crazy kids are nothing but full throttle fun with their 60’s garage, punk inspired tunes. Spawning from Nebraska, where there isn’t much to do, looks like Brimstone Howl focused all their energy into their music to thrash the crowds before them: wild guitars, smashing drums and animated vocals to match. Yet another awesome band […]

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P-rod’s Primitive Grand Opening Photos

Check out Paul Rodriguez’s new steezy boutique, Primitive. Located in Encino, California he hosted a pretty snazzy grand opening party this pas weekend. Besides checkin’ all the limited edition kicks in his new shop, there was also live music, tasty eats and bevies, dj’s, and hot chicks!

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