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RIP Larry Stevenson inventor of the skateboard “kicktail”

03.27.2012 //

Larry Stevenson, the inventor on the “kicktail” which transformed skateboards from a plank of wood into what they are now, passed on yesterday of Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 81. Click to read more about Larry’s contributions to skateboarding.

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Royal Trucks Welcomes Miles Silvas

03.27.2012 //

Holy hell fire! Check out this bangin intro video of Miles Silvas for Royal Tucks. Kids these days are too good!


A.Skate Foundation 3rd Annual “1 in 91″ Art Benifit Show

03.27.2012 //

We are partnering up with the good folks over at A.Skate and helping sponsor their 3rd annual “1 in 91″ art show benefiting children with Autism. Artist include Chris Ortiz, Christian Hosoi, Kenny Anderson, Greg Hunt, Chad Cardoza, Amos Oaks, Eric Hendrikx, Jeremy Wray and more. Check out the flyer for more information.

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Alex Olson on Nike SB

03.27.2012 //

After leaving Vans at the end of last year, Alex Olson has been officially added to the Nike SB team. Check his ad and their press release here.

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Eric Fletcher on LE Skateboards

03.27.2012 //

LE Skateboards sought out former Etnies and Flip young buck Eric Fletcher and added him to the team.

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David Gonzalez Six Pack Tampa Pro Edition

03.27.2012 //

David Gonzalez handles 6 tricks in Skatepark of Tampa’s bowl for $35 and a six pack in this special Tampa Pro Edition of Independent Truck Company’s Six Pack.

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Real Skateboards Since Day One – For JohnnyKicksCancer Pt. 1

03.27.2012 //

Check out part one of these little documentary about Real’s charitable efforts and some good skating from Justin Brock, Ishod Wair, Kyle Walker, Davis Torgerson, Peter Ramondetta and Alex Midler at the Johnny Romano Make-A-Wish Jam 2012.

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03.27.2012 //

Element Skateboards finished their Los Angeles “Make It Count” contest. Check out the ripping from the local kids.

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03.27.2012 //

One of the nicest guys out there, Tom Karangelov, just went am for Zero. Here’s a edit of him ripper.

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Etnies Sheckler 6 Video

03.26.2012 //

There’s no denying it, Ryan Sheckler kills it! Check out this new video of him for his new shoe.

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Dave Abair Welcome to FTC Video Part

03.26.2012 //

Dave Abair is the newest addition to FTC. Here’s a whole part from Dave ripping some rare SF spots. Kid’s good!

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Strange Notes Six Pack with Figgy and The Nuge

03.26.2012 //

The Nuge host this episode of Strange Notes’ Six Pack with Figgy. Check out what tricks gets Figgy some nice St. Patrick’s Day goodies.