Archive for March, 2012
Concrete #117 was our first issue of 2012 and hit skateshops across Canada on February 20th. Vegas-Vancouverite Cameo Wilson made his big cover debut, and there’s plenty of solid content to peruse here in case you didn’t get a chance to pick up the free print version. Click the image below and use the simple navigation tools to check it out:
The Concrete commercial promoting Issue 117 is brought to you by DVS, Bones Wheels and Powell-Peralta. It features Jordan Hoffart, Jesse Landen, Paul Liliani, Adam “Mortal” McLaughlin and Cameo Wilson.
Filmed by: Mike Marasko, Mikendo, Oskar Szydlowski and Jordan Gibo // Edited by: David Ehrenreich // Music: “The Bombs In My Pants!” from the EP A Wild Pear (2009) by The Evaporators (Nardwuar appears on the Issue 117 “Sound Check” page promoting The Evaporators-hosted compilation album, Busy Doing Nothing!
Brian Caissie and Jordan Mayfield joined Skate Bros Chris Haslam and Paul Machnau for a high-risk trip to a flood ravaged Thailand. They returned with Issue 117′s The Bangkok Experience feature and this video in collaboration with Push.ca:
Another collaborative content effort with Push.ca came in the form of this issue’s Las Vegas Sun feature. Rich Odam photo documented a trip with Nick Moore, Cory Wilson, Drew Summersides and Dan Redmond during a trip to Sin City that was uncharacteristically productive:
Click the image below to view Joe Castrucci’s complete Art Blender spread as it appears in the mag. And don’t forget to save your free desktop, iPad and iPhone wallpapers featuring the artwork entitled “Collage” that he created for the mag.
Click on a wallpaper size and save the image from the new window:
Since the exclusive content archives run pretty deep here at concreteskateboarding.com, we’re serving up something from the past on a weekly basis (or whenever we remember to do it)…
With direct AM status on Flip, Kamloops, BC’s Matt Berger is gaining rapid-fire momentum that’s not letting up. So Retro Returns #5 looks back at December 2010, when Matt graced the cover of Issue 109 (shot by Brian Caissie) and partook in The Instant Message feature interview. To view that issue and all the extras on your computer, iPhone or iPad, click here. Let’s re-watch the commercial (filmed by Kelly Litzenberger and Stacy Gabriel / edited by David Ehrenreich), shall we?
For the 2012 Street League season (beginning May 18th), a draft of sorts is taking place. The DC Pro Tour has 5 open spots on its contest roster, and 10 pros competing for them via video parts. Jordan Hoffart and Ryan Decenzo are in the mix, so be sure to vote for them when The Selection begins on April 2nd.
Check out Jordan’s feature interview in Issue 117 (viewable on your cpu, iPhone and iPad next week), and stay tuned for some goods from Ryan in our upcoming issue.
Winnipeg to Carlsbad transplant and former pro Jake Stewart is at the helm of the Orion Trucks rebirth, and he’s featured in an episode of Trajectory on The Berrics. He explains the brand that sponsors Ryan Decenzo, John Hanlon, Pat Duffy, Clint Peterson and more:
Episode 4 of the Timebomb Trading Files features none other than the BA.KU.’s Deer Man Of Dark Woods partaking in some abrupt transition violence.
Stay tuned for our online booklet of all 6 Range Of Propaganda chapters, which includes D.M.O.D.W. We’ll also be doing a special edition of the Tuesday Toss next week, featuring goods from Emerica, Barrier Kult clothing, Gullwing and Skull Skates. Stay tuned!
DC Shoes filmer Chris Ray was invited to partake in TransWorld’s 24th video, The Cinematographer Project, and his segment ended up becoming a full Evan Smith part that you’ll be able to web-witness on March 30th. Here’s the story behind Evan’s part:
Speaking of the latest TWS vid, Vancouver’s Mike Graveline cracked the Top 10 in The Cinematographer Contest, and his part is competing for the Fan Favourite award, also on Mar.30th. Learn more and watch his entry right here.
DVS and Matix pro Torey Pudwill took home $20K and first at the 18th annual Tampa Pro over the weekend, with Chaz Ortiz ($15K) and Sean Malto ($10K) rounding out the Top 3. Ryan Decenzo was the only Canadian to crack the Top 10 in the finals, and took home $1,250 for 10th. Full results here. Take a look at Torey’s winning run: