Skateboarding

What's Going on This Weekend LA?

A lot of good shows and events this weekend, but honestly, my head is here. But I’m also UBER sad that I couldn’t make it to Austin City Limits, where I should be…That’s okay though, we have an awesome photog and writer covering the sold-out festival in Zilker Park! Stay tuned for shots, interviews and […]

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2009 Vans Downtown Showdown Photos

The Vans Downtown Showdown went off this past Saturday at Paramount Studios, Hollywood. The courses were sick! Not to mention I felt like I was back in Brooklyn.  A total of $85,000 was given away to the top rippers and some sweet guitars as the awards. Get the full results at skatedaily.net. 1st – Foundation […]

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Venice Beach Skate Park Opening This Saturday Oct. 3!

It’s been a long summer awaiting the opening of the new Venice Beach Skate Park. Nikki’s and the Townhouse are about to get a bit busier! Press Release: ROSENDAHL TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF VENICE BEACH SKATE PARK Public Invited Who: Los Angeles City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky Jon Mukri, […]

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What’s Going On This Weekend LA?

Fall may be upon us, but the sun never stops shining in So Cal. It’s a great weekend for some outdoor action. One of skateboarding’s funnest contests is this weekend, the Vans Downtown Showdown. But before that, check out the wild ridonkulous action at the Red Bull Soapbox Races! As always, a shit load of […]

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2009 Vans Downtown Showdown!

It’s that time of year again, for one of the funnest and most creative skateboarding contests around! The Vans Downtown Showdown is gearing up for another D.I.Y night of shreddful destruction at the world-famous Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. Featuring: Girl, Toy Machine, Creature, Black Label, Sk8mafia, Blind, Flip, Zoo York, and Foundation, witness all […]

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Transworld SKATEboarding's Eric Stricker R.I.P.

Wow, this is truly sad news. I’m a bit in shock. May Eric Stricker rest in peace. That guy was truly awesome and always a fun, and more than nice person to be around. My thoughts go out to his lovely wife, family, friends and the TWS family. From TransworldSKATEboarding.com “Today we bring you the […]

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Skatebook – Mike Vallely Edition

I’ve seen my share of skaters come and go. I’ve heard the words, “I’ll never quit skating” countless times just to find out the person who said that has quit skating. What was it that brought them to the breaking point of just stopping? Was it girlfriends, serious injuries, “growing up” and getting a “real […]

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Leticia Bufoni’s Secret!

“Strong enough for a man- but made for a woman.” Damn! Looks like Leticia Bufoni is coming up BIG! No surprise there, that lil Brasilera can rip! Look for her debut Secret Ad (yes the female deodorant) in the upcoming October issue of Glamour magazine. Apparently she shredded a board slide in a tight red […]

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Skatebook – Lance Mountain Edition

Over the past several years (let’s just say the past seven), I’ve slowly put myself out of touch with the skateboarding industry. I stopped reading every single magazine from cover-to-cover. Some of my favorite magazines don’t even exist anymore or have become strictly online mags. I remember when I used to know the latest gossip […]

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LED Light-Up Photon Skateboard!

As if those motorized longboards aren’t bad enough. I absolutely loath when I see those kooks cruising the boardwalk as I go from my run. It’s as lazy as a cop on a Segway! Well check this lame shit out, a LED light-up-Photon whatevs skateboard! Might’ve been cool if Liberace cruised it, but other than […]

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