Tag Archives: Skateboarding

Baaaahumbug to Adidas

How can a huge corpo giant that makes waaaay too much money take Christmas away from their employees? Wasn’t jumping on the skateboarding bandwagon good for them? Perhaps they rather spend those dollas on featuring at least 10 high profile faces on their NEW one-minute “Original House Party” commercial. I wonder how much each of […]

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Cast Your SOTY Vote!

It’s that time again for only the most coveted award in skateboarding, coming from the OG skateboarding magazing Thrasher. If you haven’t done so, you can still cast your vote for Skater of the Year (SOTY) over at Thrasher. On November 21st at 9am PT, Jake Phelps will announce the 2008 Skater of the Year.  […]

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Skate 2 Official Roster

Not only has the official soundtrack to Electronic Arts’ heavily anticipated Skate 2 been released, but so has the official line-up! Cardiel, Marc Johnson, Chris Haslam, Braydong Szafranski, Dennis Buzenits, and MORE! Check out the teaser below introducing all the pros featured in this game. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGvigK4XczE]

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Peep the Cool Soundtrack for "Skate it" and "Skate 2"

Just like skate vids, apparently dope skateboarding video games have a kick ass soundtrack as well. Check out the 52 eclectic songs featured on Electronic Arts’ (EA) up and coming Skate It and Skate 2. From Motorhead, Wu Tang, The Clash, and Louis XIV, you pretty much got a gumbo of goods: Read the full […]

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Skateboard Club Sign Ups!

Awe skateboarding fun for the whole community. By golly, ya’ll are certainly not the black sheep anymore. Looks like North Dakota is embracing skateboarding, along with everyone else on the bandwagon. I thought shit was kinds funny. But beware, there’s behavioral guidelines you need to adhere to: The Burleigh County Extension Office is accepting enrollments […]

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Pedal to Podium

I just don’t understand how some people can’t be environmentally conscious. It really annoys me when people litter, especially while driving. Or those that choose not to recycle out of sheer laziness, with laziness leading into over weight couch potatoes. Or how bout them fools that drive their cars to run errands that are less […]

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Matix Finally EUR' UP Skate Tour!

Euro tally ho! Looks like the Matix team is gearing up for their “Finally EUR’ UP” skate tour. Going off October 18 – November 1, the team will be shredding about in the UK, France, Belgium and Spain. So all you kids out there, this is your chance to check out Marc Johnson, Rick McCrank, […]

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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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Bamboo Toruture or Bamboo Skateboards?

In certain regions of China, fast growing bamboo may reach growth rates of 3 feet per day. Taking grotesque advantage of the plant, the Chinese once used bamboo to skewer criminals. That’s right, they wold toruture those they deemed “criminals” with bamboo. The victim was tied across a field of bamboo plant with pointed tips. […]

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NEWS FLASH: BAKER ON ETNIES

Lacey Baker makin’ some good moves! She’s been killin’ it mad this year and probably will for many more years to come. From Mystic Cup, to Maloof Money Cup she has taken 1st place glory: easily! If it wasn’t for her injured ankle during the X-Games she most def would have take the gold. Yeah […]

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