Archive for April, 2012

David Reyes for Thunder

Monday, April 30th, 2012

David Reyes is looking pretty solid with Thunder 149 steel under his board. Proof is in this sick footy…

“Under The Gun” with Sluggo

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Alli Sports catches up with Vancouver living legend Rob “Sluggo” Boyce for an episode of Under The Gun, where he tells the story behind his RDS tattoo.

Strange Landing #32

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Concrete video specialist David Ehrenreich uploads another from his Strange Landing series. Episode 32 features Corey Klim, who appeared on the cover of Issue 115 (which you can find online, along with the video footy of his cover move right here).

Skating the Hoffart Residence

Friday, April 27th, 2012

In this Etcetera Project commercial, Jordan Hoffart and his roommate Josh Hawkins reveal some of the skateable elements that are part of Jordan’s home reno in Vista, CA.

Learn all about Jordan’s renovation project and much more by checking out his 10-page feature in Concrete #117’s Home Is Where The Hoff Is feature, along with his commercial appearance for that issue – all online right here.

Emerica’s Wild In The Streets: Detroit

Friday, April 27th, 2012

While Go Skate Day takes place all over the world on June 21st, Emerica’s official Wild In The Streets barge will go down in Detroit, MI this year. Emerica has teamed up with the artist-run non-profit, Power House Productions, to benefit their worthwhile project: the Ride It Sculpture Park.

Take a look back at our Dysfunctional In Detroit feature and video from Issue 116 right here, and stay tuned from more from the Motor City in an upcoming issue.

Shenanigans in ‘Couver

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Snow/skate wizard Jake Kuzyk put another edit together featuring Calgary’s Jed Anderson, Tyler Warren and Dave Livingston while they were in Vancouver hitting the shenanigan circuit with locals Robert Jasiorkowski, Tyler Gaucher, Skylar Kehr and Keith Henry.

Watch more of Jake’s videos here.

Zander Mitchell: 1 Week in SF

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Quiksilver Canada hits us with their latest edit from Nova Scotia-based team rider Zander Mitchell, shot during a well-spent week in San Francisco.

Devon Blood x REAL

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Bay Area tattooist Devon Blood was the victim of home invasion in 2006, and suffered a near-fatal gunshot wound to the head. The muscle control on the right side of his body was hindered, and being right handed he trained himself to tattoo and paint with his left.

As part of their third Spring ’12 drop, REAL has collaborated with Devon on a series of tees and boards. Learn more about the artist and his inspiring story here.

BTL’s “Toonie Tuesdays” #15

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Jay Brown, Phil McKnight and Adam “Mortal” McLaughlan ironically did a little trespassing at the new River Street Park in Toronto for the 15th instalment of Toonie Tuesdays by Blue Tile Lounge.

See more from Jay and Mortal in our Issue 117 commercial and Everyday Toronto feature (all right here).

CONCRETE x Mehrathon: Hashbrown Interview and Video

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Langley, BC’s Mike Schulze may have acquired the “Hashbrown” monicker from some BMX dudes when he was younger, but he’s accepted it and even has @whoishashbrown as his Insta handle. Check out the online version of his interview from our latest, Issue 118, by clicking the image and using the simple navigation tools.

Below that you’ll find a short Hashbrown video part (shot and cut by Jan Schuster), released in collaboration with his sponsors Deathwish, Shake Junt and Quintin via Montreal’s Mehrathon Trading.

Stay tuned for our Tuesday Toss on May 1st, featuring a package from the above brands that Hashbrown rides for. Pay attention, because you’ll have to answer a question related to both his interview and video in order to win.

Sk8 Skates: 10 Clip Tuesdays in Minni

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Concrete Photo Editor Brian Caissie spent a stint shooting with Winnipeg’s Sk8 Skates team, and Sk8 filmer Alex Doyle put together some throwaways from their recent visit to Minneapolis for the shop’s latest 10 Clip Tuesdays.

Keegan Sauder for RVCA

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Vancouver to San Francisco transplant Keegan Sauder hits the park and cops a killer nosepick for RVCA.


Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Tyler McCulloch did a bang-up job on BRETONFAST – a full-length video by Victoria, BC’s HTO Skateshop (one of many shops across the land where you can find free issues of Concrete). This vid features Leon Breton, Luc Fast, Matt Gravel, Benson Wishart, Fabian Merino, and many more.

El Chocolate Tour Vid

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The El Chocolate Tour took place in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua back in February, featuring teamsters Chico Brenes, Stevie Perez, Elijah Berle, Raven Tershy, Vincent Alvarez, the unrelated Brothers Anderson (Kenny and Brian), Cory Kennedy and Vancouver’s own Rick McCrank. The video results are courtesy of Crailtap:

Empire’s “C’est la vie Barcelona” – Ep. 3

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The first 2 episodes of C’est la vie Barcelona by Quebec’s Empire can be found right here, and now it’s time for Episode 3 featuring Casey McDonald, Pat Tremblay, Will Cristofaro, Etienne Dumais and Mike O’Meara.

Happy 4/20

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Supra Dist. created a 4/20 edit to compliment the 4/20-themed giveaway from Girl on their Facebook page. This cut features AJ McCallister, Pat O’Rourke, Corey Klim, Derek Swaim, Ian Twa and Cameo Wilson rollin’ it up…