Category: News

Cons Project Comes To Toronto

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Hey Toronto area skaters! Want to learn how to shoot and edit skate videos like a pro? Visit Blue Tile Lounge for details or check this link .Skate with Don Nguyen while learning from professional skate shooters about tricks of the trade.

CONVERSE CONS PROJECT: TORONTO CONTINUES WITH FREE “FILMING SKATE VIDEOS” WORKSHOP

Blue Tile Lounge and Converse CONS Skate Ambassador,
Don “Nuge” Nguyen to Lead Interactive Workshop in Parkdale


WHO:                         Converse CONS announces the return of CONS Project: Toronto, a series of community projects designed to inspire the next generation of creative spirits through interactive skate, art and music workshops. The second installment of CONS Project: Toronto will focus on “Filming Skate Videos.”

WHAT:                       Encouraging aspiring skate filmmakers, producers, and directors to register today, “Filming Skate Videos” will teach participants the skills of filming and editing skate video content through the use of smartphone technology. Acclaimed filmmaker, Nick Genova (“BLTwo” and “Eulogy”), and Blue Tile Lounge’s Rob Lane (“Four Letter Word” and “Fist Full of Loonies”) will lead the workshop, with the help of Converse CONS Skate Ambassador, Don “Nuge” Nguyen.

As one local component of the overarching North American CONS Project initiative, CONS Project: Toronto is slated to continue alongside other workshops in key cities including New York, Los Angeles, and Boston. This specialized program, geared towards up-and-coming skate and art talents, offers extensive, hands-on workshops with renowned legends and up-and-coming super stars at no cost.


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adidas skateboarding new stripes

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Adidas comes out swinging with the announcment of three new ams to the team. Na-Kel Smith, Miles Silvas and Tyshawn Jones are all sporting the 3-stripes.

Double Standard Webisode #4

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Set to release spring 2015. Double Standard is a Canadian production featuring: Jon Cosentino, Andrew Wenckstern, Dave Hnatiuk, Jesse Belrose and Byron Ready. The Ontario based project is sponsored by Concrete Skate Mag  Bones Wheels and Brostyle, London Skateboard Co-Op and The Board Shop.

Ambleside Skatepark Project On Kickstarter

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Located in West Vancouver BC, Ambleside skatepark is just plain old. It’s been around since 1993 and is in great need of a facelift. These ambitious cats are trying to raise money to get the thing fixed-up and ready to rock for summer 2015. They’ve had a lot of help from the Canadian skate community with a big push from the crew at Supra Distribution.
check the project at Kickstarter.

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Palace Skateboards – Endless Bummer

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Palace Skateboards always put out a great edit full of amazing street skating and filmed like no other.

Ryan Decenzo In The Streets

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Ryan Decenzo takes to the streets with TJ Rogers in this short brought to us by The Dew Tour.

Joyride- William Strobeck

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Another amazing edit by William Strobeck.

Foundation Secret Society Andrew Wenckstern

Monday, September 15th, 2014

SUD Skates, Andrew Wenckstern joins Foundation’s Secret Society Of Skateboarders.

Ryan Allen On Weekend Buzz Ride Channel

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Legendary Canadian photographer, Ryan Allen appears with Filament’s Ben Nordberg on Weekend Buzz Ride Channel.

Skate an airport with Arto Saari ?

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

There have been some interesting contests put on over the years. This one is a contender for “most interesting”. Courtesy of the Helsinki Airport and Finair, you colds win a chance to skate for a day with Arto in the Helsinki airport.

Battle at Hastings 5

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

The rain held off for the big Battle at Hastings contest this year. Mason Merlino took the bowl and made it his bitch slaying everything.

Kitsch Team At Kamloops Skate Park

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Kitsch Skateboards and New Line Skateparks present Skatepark Sundays. The fourth episode was filmed at Rotary Skatepark in Kamloops, BC and features: Geoff Dermer, Rechae Hupe, Stacy Gabriel, Keanu Peina, and Luke Hylands. Filmed and edited by Ryan Smith.

The Berrics showcases Vagrant Skateboards

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Berrics put together a short feature on Vagrant skateboards from San Diego, check it out for a well rounded team.

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Autographed Chocolate Series for Ambleside skate Park Auction

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Ambleside skatepark is auctioning off this 11-deck chocolate skateboards City Series, individually autographed by every team rider. The money raised is going towards the renovation and rebuild of the West Vancouver skatepark, which has been untouched since the early 90’s. Find out more info at AmblesideSkatepark.com. Thanks to the team at Supra Distribution  for making this all happen.
Click the photo to view the auction on ebay.
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Timebomb Trading BBQ Session

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Timebomb Trading had a little BBQ shred session. Here are some highlights. Have a great weekend.

Van Wastell skateboard Tribute Part 1

Friday, September 5th, 2014

An amazing video tribute to pro skater, Van Wastell created by Joe Krolick. Van was taken from us at the young age of 24 when he accidentally fell from a window while on tour through Europe. He left his mark of skateboarding and will be missed.