Archive for October, 2011

D.M.O.D.W. – Vegetable Shredder

Monday, October 31st, 2011

RVCA and Emerica’s Deer Man Of Dark Woods from the Barrier Kult has a brief interview on veganskateblog.com about abrupt transition violence and nature worship. Click the image…

Catch the BA.KU. at the Leeside Halloween jam, and catch their Range Of Propaganda chapters in each issue of Concrete (Beast Of Gevaudan is featured in Issue 115). Let’s take a look back at Deer Man’s Issue 100 cover video as seen on CONCRETE TV, shall we?

Halloween ‘Bangin!’ with Daewon Song

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Too good not to post, DVS pro Daewon Song unleashes his inner-ninja at The Berrics on Halloween and once again shows us that even with a steady diet of donuts he truly is one of the best…

Happy Halloween!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

You may have been wearing a costume since Friday, but as per tradition the 17th annual Metro Vancouver Bowl Series ender is a costume jam that will happen in the Leeside tunnel at dusk, today, on All Hallows’ Eve

HAPPY HALLOWEEN from Concrete!

Studio x Concrete #115: It’s About Damn (Mari)Time

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Mike Fyfe, Jai Ball, Darrell Smith, Jean-Mat Vincent, Kyle MacDonald and Joey Larock from Studio Skateboards headed over to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia for a skate-stint this past summer. Thanks to photographer Geoff Clifford and Studio owner Jai Ball, they returned with the goods for a Concrete feature that appears Issue 115. Click the image to flip through the feature, and take a gander at the demo and street footy below that Dave Pelletier put together…

The TENS Sections – Part 3

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Don’t Sleep Productions premiered TENS in late ’09, featuring 10 tricks from a grip of rippers, and Concrete was amongst the project’s list of supporters (check out our TENS feature in the  online version of Issue 104 - Dec.’09). Now it’s being released in convenient sections. Part 3 features Sean Lowe, TJ Rogers, Brad Warlimont and Derek Swaim:

Check out Sean’s The Hype interview and commercial clip for Issue 110; TJ on the cover and in the commercial for Issue 111; Derek in this post featuring his 2011 Photo Annual feature and Supra Dist. video part.

More from TENS…
Part 1 featuring Paul Trep, Desmond Hoostie and Mike “Hashbrown” Schulze.
Part 2 featuring Alien and Nate Roline.

‘Film Fatties 2′ Online – Full Video

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Vancouver’s Hunter Wood premiered Film Fatties 2 in Vancouver in late 2010, and the feature length video was available on DVD in early 2011. This project was supported by Concrete (check out our complete FF2 content archive), and now Hunter has released the full video online.

Watch Rory Fulber, Nelson Conway, David Novotny, Caleb Borosevich, Pat Maloney, Chris Logiacco, AJ McCallister, Nick Moore, Issue 115 cover bro Corey Klim, Nickey Reu, Tony Myshlyaev and more…

Salazar x Spitfire

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Omar Salazar keeps the underground lit with his new Spitfire set and his signature high energy approach. Check out their latest spheres for Fall ’11 right here. This is much more than a 1-clip commersh…

It’s Time for WTF!

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

WTF!, he new Foundation video, premiered on the Thrasher site last night at 9pm PST, and will be up for a week. It’s a high-tempo 20 minutes you won’t soon forget, and  features amazing new footage from the whole squad – Corey Duffel, Sierra Fellers, Taylor Smith, Dan Murphy, Nick Merlino, Marquis Preston, Abdias Rivera, Dakota Servold and Ryan Spencer. Click the image to get there… It’s nuts:

Visit the online version of our 2010 Photo Annual to learn more about Foundation’s roots from the multi-talented Tod Swank in the Renaissance Man feature. Click here.

Ultimate CEO Kelly Jablonski Survives Plane Crash

Friday, October 28th, 2011

On October 27th, Ultimate Distribution’s CEO Kelly Jablonski was involved in a plane crash just outside the Vancouver Airport, in Richmond, BC. Thankfully he survived the traumatizing ordeal, sustaining broken vertebrae and ribs, smoke inhalation and minor burns. He has undergone surgery at the Vancouver General Hospital and he’s expected to make a full recovery. The fam at Concrete wishes him all the best…

You can visit Kelly’s get well page on Facebook right here.

Click the photo below to see more on the incident on CBC.ca

Walker Ryan, Gallant & Tave Talk Store Wars 2011

Friday, October 28th, 2011

As seen on Push.ca, C1RCA Footwear’s Ryan Gallant, Tony Tave and Walker Ryan review vids from the 2011 Store Wars finalists (find links to the Top 10 vids right here) Stay tuned for the announcement of the Store Wars champ on November 1st.

A Message from 1031′s Kristian Svitak…

Friday, October 28th, 2011

OG roller Kristian Svitak provides a quick explanation as to what his company 1031 has to do with All Hallows’ Eve, and what you can expect from the Pros & Bros Tour side of things early next week…

2011 Store Wars Voting Round #2: Scotties Vid Featured

Friday, October 28th, 2011

October 24-28 is the second round of public voting for the 2011 C1RCA Store Wars shop video contest. Today’s featured video comes from Whitby, ON’s Scotties:

*These shops are part of the second voting round on Push.ca’s homepage, so head over there and vote for your fave! This is the final voting day. The C1RCA Store Wars 2011 winner will be announced on November 1st.

*Find links to the Top 10 videos right here.

The TENS Sections – Part 2

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Don’t Sleep Productions premiered TENS in late ’09, featuring 10 tricks from a grip of rippers, and Concrete was amongst the project’s list of supporters (check out our TENS feature in the  online version of Issue 104 - Dec.’09). Now it’s being released in convenient sections. Part 2 features Daniel “Alien” Nelson and Nate Roline

Check out Nate’s Alberta Premium interview and commercial clips in this Issue 111 post.

More from TENS…
Part 1 featuring Paul Trep, Desmond Hoostie and Mike “Hashbrown” Schulze.

Emerica and Pontus on the ISFF Podium

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Not only did Jon Minor win Best Brand Movie for Stay Gold, Emerica Europe’s Pontus Alv posted a string of speeches from his stomping grounds in Sweden regarding to his domination in the best director, best soundtrack and best documentary categories for his DIY odyssey, In Search of the Miraculous (2010), at the International Skateboard Film Festival in LA (Oct.21-25).

Leeside, anyone?

Check out Pontus’ part from In Search of the Miraculous after the jump…

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2011 Store Wars Voting Round #2: Pro Skates Vid Featured

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

October 24-28 is the second round of public voting for the 2011 C1RCA Store Wars shop video contest. Today’s featured video comes from Halifax, Nova Scotia’s Pro Skates:

*These shops are part of the second voting round on Push.ca’s homepage, so head over there and vote for your fave!

*Find links to the Top 10 videos right here.

McCrank on the Crail Couch

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Girl and Thunder pro Rick McCrank took a seat on the Crail Couch just before hitting the airport due north to his hometown of Vancouver…