Tony Hawk Acquires Birdhouse

The Hawk enterprise only continues to get stronger.  Apparently Tony Hawk is now the sole owner of Birdhouse Skateboards.  Once under Blitz Distribution, President Per Welinder will continue his focus on the remaining Blitz Brands—Baker, Flip, Fury, Sk8mafia, and Hook-Ups. However, Blitz will also continue to distribute Birdhouse. A pretty bold move to make with […]

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They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants rock 31-song set at Music Hall of Williamsburg

Are they or are they not? That was the question on hand at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY this past Sunday evening. Thankfully John Linnell and John Flansburgh were quick to answer such a heavy, loaded question; They Might Be Giants are running on all of their quirky cylinders and are, in fact, very […]

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NHS Announces Distribution of Flip Skateboards

Whoa! I guess the recession isn’t holding everyone down! NHS distribution acquires Flip skateboards! First Tony Hawk takes full ownership of Birdhouse from Blitz (although they still distribute birdhouse), and now NHS with Flip … hmmm. NHS, one of skateboarding’s largest and most successful manufacturer/distributors, is proud to welcome Flip Skateboards to its brand roster. […]

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Jeremy Klein Retires

Wow! After 16 years of shreddin’ with Birdhouse, Jeremy Klein lays his board to rest. In honor of his career, Birdhouse has released his final graphic, a re-issue of his first pro deck. Some cool old footy of Klein during Birdhouse’s “The End.” Damn, I wish gas prices were as low as they are in […]

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