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RC Insider Recap of the SHUT | Chrome Party

05 September 2014, 04.55 | Posted in art, skateboard | No comments »

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Check out this RC insider recap from last weeks Chrome Industries and SHUT Skateboards gallery show and party. SHUT founder and skateboarder Rodney Smith showcased a sample of his vast collection of iconic skateboards and photo memorabilia. Also featured at the event was Chrome Industries custom Barrage backpacks. This after work happy hour catered to our friends and family of the two brands was shared with a spectacular view and amazing cocktails thanks to the folks at Charged.FM, PBR and Ilegal Mezcal.
Check all the pics from this amazing night, click read more. Photo’s by Zak Mo and Michael A. Cohen

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Chrome Industries and SHUT Skateboards

27 August 2014, 16.43 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Chrome Industries and SHUT Skateboards have paired up to bring a gallery show and party celebrating the history of New York skateboarding. SHUT founder and skateboarder Rodney Smith will be showing a curated sample of his vast collection of iconic skateboards and photo memorabilia. Chrome Industries will be releasing five custom Barrage backpacks inspired by five iconic SHUT Skateboards to be raffled off at the end of the night. Beer provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon. Tequila provided by Ilegal Mezcal.
Charged.FM, 10 Jay St, 2nd Floor,Brooklyn, NY, Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6-10pm…RSVP info@shutnyc.com before 3pm Thursday. RSVP shutxchrome.eventbrite.com

SKATE NIGHT

16 August 2014, 21.25 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Monday Night Is SKATE Night! hosted by Big Jim, Somdusca and Alex Corporan. And Sponsored by Schaller & Webber, Owney’s Rum! Epsteins Bar 82 Stanton st. 5pm – 10pm. ….. ” NYSkateboarding.com Rules!!!

VonZipper Freethinkers Conspiracy Guild

14 August 2014, 18.53 | Posted in fashion | No comments »

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The crew over at VonZipper has a lot of fun, and their latest Freethinkers Conspiracy Guild collection is a toast to those having more fun than ought to be legal! Forward thinking and more contemporary than ordinary, check out their video for a glimpse into the inspiration behind the collection.

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From Now On August Is SHUT Shark Month

13 August 2014, 21.23 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Mark your calendar…From Now On August Is SHUT Shark Month!
SHUT Skaters: Tony Manfre, Luis Tolentino, Dan Carriero, Leo Gutman, Jason Klotz, Mike Powley, Bogdan Dzyurak and SHUT Fam Luke “Wise Guy” van Unen.
Edited by Eli Gesner of SHUT Media Group
Filmed by The Man Who Films, Stefano Kerster, Daniel Kirijenko, Chris Mulhern, Richard Napoli, Estaban Jefferson, Danny Santiago, Evan Walsh, Richard Quintero, Jack Mansfeild and Joeface.

SHUT X The Meatball Shop Party Recap

10 August 2014, 00.39 | Posted in Uncategorized | No comments »

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SHUT X The Meatball Shop “Grinder’ deck Party Recap! When you serve up amazing Meatballs, PBR Beer, Kool Beats by DJ Smoke LES, Fred Water and 200 New Yorkers on a closed block… you’re gonna have a BLOW OUT Block PARTY! People were dancing, skateboarding and getting their grub & buzz on in the streets of the Lower East Side. The Meatball Shop and SHUT skateboards also showcased their new deck called the “Grinder”. The shape of the deck was architected by SHUT’s Mat Terwilliger and the art work was done by SHUT Fam Steve Ellis. His work will be shown at SHUT Gallery for another month. Stay tuned for closing party details!
Photo’s by Peter Pabon, Steve Ellis and Michael Cohen… Click Read More for pic!

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“The Grinder”

02 August 2014, 23.05 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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SHUT Skateboards and the The Meatball Shop have collaborated yet once again with artist Steve Ellis. This unique deck called “The Grinder” is not only a great graphic but on one of SHUT Skateboard’s most popular shapes architected by SHUT’s very own Mat Terwilliger. This project embraces what, why and how collaboration are conceived.
Everyone involved are all homies and that’s what it’s all about. So if you are in the Lower East Side on Sunday the 3rd…tomorrow. Come join SHUT, Steve Ellis and The Meatball doods to check out the deck and the people that made it happen. Oh and they will be serving Meatballs, Fred Water and Pabst Blue Ribbon Beers from 3-5pm.
Location: SHUT Skateboard Shop, 158 Orchard St, NY. any ?’s call 212.420.SHUT

CHAPMAN SKATEBOARDS X NEW MUSEUM

01 August 2014, 00.41 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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CHAPMAN SKATEBOARDS X NEW MUSEUM
Directed & Edited by Jerstin Crosby, Starring Ricki Twohill
Audio by Matt Wellins, Excerpt from “Not All Who Wander Are Lost”, Thad Kellstadt, (video, 2014)
Photograph of New Museum by Dean Kaufman.
Special thanks to the Craig Hein, Ricki Twohill, and SHUT Skates.

The New Converse CONS Weapon Skate

16 July 2014, 22.13 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »


Converse released a short film, featuring Converse CONS Skater Zered Bassett, skating through his hometown streets of New York City. The New Converse CONS Weapon Skate is Launching this fall, it’s the latest addition to our CONS Weapon portfolio and a favorite of newly signed skaters Jake Johnson and Tom Remillard. And always great to Gangemi in skate clip even if he’s just behind the wheel… Filmed by Richard Quintero.

N.Y. Adorned “Tradition”

04 July 2014, 05.41 | Posted in art | No comments »

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My buddy Evan Dennis did this dope short film a few years ago’s for N.Y. Adorned called “Tradition”. So sit back and enjoy RC viewers because it’s RAD!
Oh and peep this recent piece.
Producer: Evan Dennis, DOP: Zak Mulligan, Editor: Nathan Caswell, Narration: Lori Leven, Colorist: Tom Poole @ Company 3, Music: Grails “Canyon Hymn”, Audio Engineer: Jeremy Griffith @ Singing Serpent, Audio Mixing: John Black @ CypherAudio.