“Begs To Dhoot” Words: Alex Klein Photos: Dominic Marley Olly Todd’s life has picked up quite a bit in the past year. One minute he was working in a skateshop, then, literally the next minute (well, perhaps figuratively), he was off to Japan, shooting the cover of a magazine as the newest pro for the […]
I CAN QUIT MY DAY JOB Nine skaters who’ve earned college degrees 1. Diego Bucchieri, Chemistry 2. Jimmy Gorecki, Communications 3. Alex Klein, English 4. Dan Murphy, Psychology 5. John Rattray, Physics 6. Jeremy Reeves, Culinary Arts 7. Phil Shao, English 8. Olly Todd, Creative Writing 9. Jessie Van Roechoudt, Anthropology NEWSTAND DARLINGS Most major […]
words: Kevin Craft Photo: Ben Colen What’s the last thing that truly shocked you? People. Every day people never cease to shock me. If you weren’t a pro skater, what would you be pro at? I’d be pro at trying to live. What’s the most valuable thing skateboarding has shown you? To think freely. What […]
16 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Gonzales words: Kevin Craft photo: Bryce Kanights 1. Mark Gonzales’ first sponsor was Alva, but he didn’t ride for the company very long before turning pro for Vision at 16. When asked why he chose Vision, Mark explains, “I liked those animal-print boards. They had the zebra skin, […]
This weekend was the Zoo York Am Getting Paid contest in Montreal and what a great success it was! An amazing turnout of 140 hungry amateurs from all over North America battling their way to the top and a total prize purse of $12,000US. A key highlight of the event was the street course that […]
Trailer for the new Black Label Video.
This year’s August contest schedule focused heavily on the Pacific North West. This meant that there would be lots of skateboarders traveling from Oregon, through Washington State up to Canada on their way to slam City Jam… Click Here for Video Coincidentally, myself, Roger Harrell and our buddy Mark Takahashi had decided to head to […]
There were moments when you could hear a pin drop inside the San Diego Convention Center on Saturday, September 10. A crowd of more than 2,000 people gathered to watch over 50 professional skateboarders and one amateur battle it out during Eric Koston’s S Game of SKATE… Get the full story here Koston, a judge […]
On Saturday night, September 10th, 2005 we held a Sneak Preview of The Making of The Search for Animal Chin, a forty-five minute documentary put together by Don Hoffmann at ASR in San Diego. Some of those in attendance were- Ray Barbee, Mike McGill, Tim Payne, Kevin Harris, Grant Brittain, Miki Vuckovich, Sean Mortimer, Reggie […]
Check Out the trailer for 411 13.3 here. GET READY!! 411 Volume 13, Issue 3 features some of the best skate footage the industry has ever seen, with banging cast of skaters combined with the production quality of 411 that sets the industry standard. After getting amped on another jaw-dropping Openers segment, Popwar comes through […]
GET READY!! 411 Volume 13, Issue 3 features some of the best skate footage the industry has ever seen!