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.
Holy hell fire! Check out this bangin intro video of Miles Silvas for Royal Tucks. Kids these days are too good!
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.
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.
LE Skateboards sought out former Etnies and Flip young buck Eric Fletcher and added him to the team.
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.
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.
Element Skateboards finished their Los Angeles “Make It Count” contest. Check out the ripping from the local kids.
One of the nicest guys out there, Tom Karangelov, just went am for Zero. Here’s a edit of him ripper.
There’s no denying it, Ryan Sheckler kills it! Check out this new video of him for his new shoe.
Dave Abair is the newest addition to FTC. Here’s a whole part from Dave ripping some rare SF spots. Kid’s good!
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.