Archive for June, 2009

Dan Redmond – skatenewspot.com

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

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Dan Redmond is a quality skater and a nice guy, straight up. Hailing from Penticton and now living large in Vancouver; Dan genuinely has his shit together. He’s got a grip of solid sponsors and he’s devoid of any pompous attitude or nauseating hipster mentality. Chances are he may’ve even sold you some shoes, or gripped a board for you from his stead at Underworld downtown. Read his interview at skatenewspot.com

Andrew Reynolds SN Classics Video

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

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SN Classics Andrew Reynolds video on StrangeNotes.com

Flip Feast Tour Video

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

The Flip FEAST SOUTHWEST Tour presented by Monster. JUNE 8TH PREMIERE. Fuel T.V. Showtimes/dates now available. DON’T MISS THE MAYHEM!!! Riders in attendance on the tour: Geoff Rowley, Mark Appleyard, Rune Glifberg, Lance Mountain, David Gonzalez, Luan Oliveira, Louie Lopez, Curren Caples. Watch the teaser here

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Jamie Thomas: Ride the Sky Re-edit

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

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Check out the re-edited version of Jamie Thomas’s part in Fallen’s Ride The Sky video. This time to Hendrix.

DC Nationals: Winnipeg Qualifier

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

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The first stop of the DC Nationals was held at The Forks Plaza in Winnipeg, MB on Saturday, June 13th.

The final standings were:

1. Jamie Mospanchuck
2. Adam Lecker
3. Kyle nichoshie
4. Eric Milinkvic
5. Josh Throvaldson

The next stoop is Calgary at the Cochrane skate park on June 27th presented by the Source. Check out the footage from Push.ca.

RDS Welcome To Summer Block Party

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

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Words and Photos: Matt McLeod

I got the call from my homie and manager of RDS Skate Supply in North Vancouver, Pryce Watkins, and he asked if I would be interested in shooting their Welcome To Summer Block Party on the 13th of June. He explained to me that it was an open invitation, best line contest that was going to be held on their street in North Van. Pryce also mentioned that the Coors Light bus would be there providing free beers, a Monster Energy Drink tent handing out free Monsters, a concession selling hot dogs, and music bumpin’ all day long. I was more than hyped to accept the offer and was I ever in for a bangin day!

I arrived at RDS around 11am to help with the set up and to get the day going. The Block Party had a huge section of the street in front of the RDS store blocked off. The skaters had the whole street to work with, and the sidewalks were taken over by the crowd, the various concession tents, and some artists spray-painting canvases. The course itself consisted of a 6-foot long box, a flat bar, and a kicker over a wooden barricade. Once everyone was signed up and had a warm-up skate, the sesh was set to start.

The comp was a 3-minute jam session, with 3 skaters in each heat. There was to be one winner of each heat that would move on to the quarter-finals, then the semis, followed by the top 2 battle. The crowd was definitely not disappointed with amazing trick after amazing trick being consistently thrown down. Arron Johnson also kept the crowd hyped the whole time with his hand on the megaphone. The final 2 boiled down to Micky Papa and Justin Allain. Basically it was them following each other around the course throwing down banger after banger consecutively. It was truly amazing and ended with Justin throwing down a long kickflip back lip on the box followed with Micky doing a buttery frontside flip to switch 5-0! It was truly amazing to watch. It was a hard one to judge, but Micky was labeled the champ with a crisp $500 in cash as the prize. Justin got a smooth $300 for second.

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The most amazing thing about the Block Party is that it truly felt like a block party! The comp had a no stress vibe, sick skating went down, there was BBQ and beer, and a huge turn out. I want to give a huge thanks to RDS Skate Supply and Pryce Watkins for putting this all together! Also big thanks to all the sponsors, Coors Light, Nixon Watches, Electric Eyewear, DC Shoes, LRG Clothing, Supra Distribution, Monster Energy Drink and Informal Attire for everything they did. I don’t think the day could have been better and I hope there’s another RDS Welcome to Summer Block Party next year!

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Watch the new Sk8mafia video

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

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After releasing SK8MAFIA’s highly anticipated full length AM video, they are now proud to present you with our full length video to view and download for free, straight from the Sk8Mafia website.
The SK8MAFIA AM video Features parts from Jamie Palmore, Tyler Surrey, Nick Tucker, Larelle Gray, Brandon Turner, Kellen James Wes kremer and New Sk8mafia AM Marshall Heath.
Click here www.sk8mafia4life.com to watch video right NOW!!!!!!

New Momentum wheels and website

Friday, June 12th, 2009

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 2009
Momentum has some brand spanking new wheels and re-designed website up now! Click over to momentumskate.com and check out all the fresh Summer product. New for 2009, Momentum’s first ever environmentally charged wheel made from a 25% soy based formula. Rick’s backing it. There’s also some super bright day-glo colored wheels. All wheels featuring artwork from Corey Sheppard, Dennis Chow, Porous Walker, Esao Andrews and Chris Haslam. Oh and, Matt Hensley has a guest wheel. Yeah, that’s right… Get some.

RDS Block Party

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

RDS WELCOME TO SUMMER BLOCK PARTY – THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 13TH
Come down to the shop at 201 Lonsdale Avenue for the Block Party! Best line contest (sign up at noon), performances by Oakalla & DJ Sydcee. Additional information available on the RDS Skate Supply site or click here to follow the updates on Twitter!

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Nike SB welcomes Eric Koston

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

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Nike Skateboarding welcomes Eric Koston to the team!

2009 is shaping up to be the busiest summer ever for Nike SB, but simply put, any time is a good time to add Eric Koston to your team.

Eric had this to say:
“Not only am I psyched to be a part of the great group of guys that makes up the Nike SB team, but I’m equally as excited to work with them creatively. I’m sure many people know that a lot of different Nike’s have been the inspiration for my shoe designs over the last 12 years, so I feel like a fucking kid in a candy store when it comes to this partnership between Nike and I.”

Yesterday’s Hsitory Photos

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

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Check out Brian Caissie‘s new Blog with a few photos from his Yesterday’s History Photo show last Friday at the No Limits Lounge.

Underworld – Going Up Country

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

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The west coast Underworld team are gonna pack their tents and head up country for a skate/camping trip in the Okanagan on June 25th – July 2nd. You can find Micky Papa, Dan Redmond, Lee Saunders, Arte Lew, Hayden Kelly, Dustin Montie and Chad Dickson skating the country spots.
If you wanna meet the team, then go skate your local parks listed on the flyer.

Issue 100 Release Party

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

We will be celebrating the release of Concrete Skateboarding’s 1ooth issue in Vancouver on Saturday June 13th. Presented by Antisocial, Independent, Momentum, Pilsner and Concrete Skateboarding. Check out the new issue at Antisocial, 2337 Main St. from 8-11 pm then head over to the after party at Glory Days from 11 pm – 2 am at the Biltmore Cabaret, with special guests Juvenile Hall and Glory Days resident DJs, located at 395 Kingsway. It’s time to party!

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Road To Wallenberg – The Jimmy Carlin Experience

Friday, June 5th, 2009

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Check out The Jimmy Carlin Experience at Blackbox. Hilarious.

KR3W Apparel Team at EXO for GO SKATEBOARIDNG WEEKEND!

Friday, June 5th, 2009

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To celebrate Go Skateboarding Day 2009 and EXO Skate Shop’s 20 years in business. The KR3W Apparel Team will be making their only 2009 Canadian appearance in Quebec City for GO SKATEBOARIDNG WEEKEND ! Come by to kick it with the KR3w team and see the epic skateboarding of TOM PENNY, LIZARD KING, DAN MURPHY , FURBY , SPENCER HAMILTON, and SPECIAL GUESTS !

June 20th

KR3W TEAM DEMO /AUTOGRAPH SIGNING: 7:30 PM EST.
QUEBEC CITY SKATEBOARD CAMP: ARENA JACQUES COTE
2020 RUE ROY
SILLERY ,QC

JUNE 21ST

GO SKATEBOARDING DAY BLOCK PARTY STREET SESSION (STREET WILL BE CLOSED OFF!) SKATEBOARDING BY THE KR3W TEAM / EXO TEAM / BBQ / LIVE MUSIC : 3:00pm – 8:00pm EST.

EXO SKATESHOP
260 ST JOSEPH EST.
QUEBEC CITY, QC

GO SKATEBOARDING DAY AFTER PARTY: 9:00 pm – 3:00 am EST.

LE CERCLE
228 RUE ST.JOSEPH EST. Saint-Joseph Est.
QUEBEC CITY , QC

C1rca Welcomes Walker Ryan

Friday, June 5th, 2009

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Check out the 16 Page interview and over 2 minutes of quality footage on the Dialog page at www.C1rca.com.