Whether its the sound of pushing through chunky pool coping or the suction sound as thane is removed from your wheel as you get slideways, that is skateboarding. Welcome the latest Weekly Wrap-up in which all the sounds of skating are celebrated as coveted expressions of freedom that as soon as this update drops live, we will be listening too. Skateboarding isn’t trendy it certainly isn’t “cool” but rather its a lifestyle transformation that will consume every thought and ambition of those who drink enough of the kool-aid. As a professed skateboarding “lifer”, I can 100% absolutely assure you that you will not find a better tasting flavor of kool-aid anywhere else, so after catching up on what you may have missed this past week, drink up and be prepared to go out and get rad!
When it comes to steez when sideways, Jordan Riachi is as good as anyone in the game right now. There is visual evidence all over the interweb that backs up this statement with the most recent being his second edit from homies at Caliber Truck Co. which shows Jordan owning various hills located on his home turf.
It is the beginning of another month which means it is once again time for a complementary computadora cosmetic upgrade from the Bruce’s over at Bonzing Skatebaords via their Wall Paper Wednesday program. Click here to download the full resolution image for your laptop, tablet, PC, or go full on Bonzaholic and give every one of your digital device a new touch of rad.
The history of skateboarding has reached a maturity point in which it now possesses a rich cultural element that is beginning to be preserved and showcased to the masses by various individuals within our community. One such effort is now open to the public at Soul Riders Surf Shop in Santa Rosa, California who just completed an in shop Skate Museum “…dedicated to the 56 years of skateboarding…” Follow them on Facebook and Instagram so that if you are ever in their area, you can make sure to check out this one of a kind look back on our roots and culture!
Video of the Week: The New Royce Pro Board – Skate Everything – Bustin Boards
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Instagram Pic of the Week: Bones Bearings
Event News: Hilltop Haunting Presented by MuirSkate and Bustin Boards
Halloween in its self is the sole event that many people look forward to in October, but thanks to the homies at Muir Skate and Bustin Boards there is even more to look forward to then just a hella gnarly sugar rush at the end of this month for you. The Hilltop Haunting skate jam is scheduled to go off in San Clemente, CA on October 29 at a location soon to be disclosed by event organizers. As we have all come to expect when these two brands organize an event, a wide variety of shred worthy terrain will be avaliable to get burly on for all those who make it out. Check out the events FaceSpace page to peep the Tricks and Treats that are scheduled as well as to stay up to date on any prudent event info as the day of reckoning quickly approaches.
DVS Shoe Co. has just recently announced their newest addition to their Pro Team, Walker Ryan. Walker possesses a techy style that demands respect from all riders and now that he is backed by a brand that has been a member of our community for many, many moons its only that much more reason to be stoked on this new relationship! We cannot wait to see the media mash-ups that are inevitably to follow this annoucement but until then, check out Walker’s banger of a welcome to the team part that was just dropped by DVS.
Check out some of the rarest footage on the web highlighting the natural birthing of a Loaded Boards Icarus skateboard in our recently published article.