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TAMPA “BRO”: A RECAP OF NYC’S LIVE STREAMING OF TAMPA PRO 2014

25 March 2014, 22.56 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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TAMPA “BRO”: A RECAP OF NYC’S LIVE STREAMING OF TAMPA PRO 2014 Brought to you Skate Chronicles and Mass Appeal. Thanks to all the Sponsors and Arlene’s Grocery. SHUT, After Midnight, El Señor, Rats Only, Infamous NY, RockStar Bearings and Farinella Italian Bakery .
Visit Mass Appeal for more pics here.

Vermont Open “An event designed for snowboarders by snowboarders”

26 February 2014, 23.56 | Posted in Snowboard | No comments »

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Stratton Mountain and The Washed Up Cup bring you THE VERMONT OPEN, an event designed for snowboarders by snowboarders. There’s over $20,000 in prize money. For one weekend, snowboarders of all pedigrees come together to ride, compete, party and enjoy the snow. It’s a highlight of the season that’s not to be missed. This is truly open. The competition is open to all snowboarders and designed for amateurs, juniors, pros and snowboarding’s legends to compete in the same arena. Supporting the Ross Powers Foundation/Level Fund.
And be sure to stop by the SHUT booth!
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Demo Days 2014 Recap

07 February 2014, 08.30 | Posted in Snowboard | No comments »

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Relaxing in a Vermont cabin watching the Olympic Previews, Jay Leno’s Last Show and checking out some photos from this weeks Demo Days at Stratton. Check out all my pics here.

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Kiehl’s Brooklyn Store Opening

30 January 2014, 23.50 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Kiehl’s will be opening its first Brooklyn store this winter on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, and is partnering with a local skate park to offer free lessons to people in the community. With media and families already planning on attending the event, we will add the “cool” factor by inviting influencers who play in the cool, hip skater world of NYC to draw their followings and friends, creating buzz and excitement surrounding the opening event. The influencers will be treated to product, and encouraged to post to social media about the opening and local skate park partnership.

Q&A: MICHAEL COHEN AKA “THE CONCIERGE”

24 January 2014, 23.27 | Posted in Photography, skateboard | No comments »

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Thanks for the opportunity NYskateboarding.com! This past fall I sat down and chatted with my homies for some Q&A time and a chance to showcase some of my work. Be on the look out for my new photo site in 2014 for more and thanks again for the interview and the support. Click here to check out the interview

Last Minute Wall Ride Session

23 December 2013, 19.26 | Posted in Photography, fashion, skateboard | No comments »

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My buddy Marcus Montenegro of Outpost Studios invited us for a last minute wall ride session. Good times were had by all! Skaters from KCDC, SHUT, Wampum and a grip local NYC skaters and spectators came thru to shred this amazing space and hang out. Thank you D.J. SMOKE L.E.S for killing it on the beats and getting busy on the wall. Check out my photos by clicking the “read more” to view all the action.

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Salt City Optics Rules!

15 December 2013, 02.28 | Posted in fashion | No comments »

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Great customer service is nearly impossible to find these days on the old world wide web however these guys are the exception to the norm. SaltCityOptics not only kills it with the customer service but also has an amazing curated selection of top brands and styles to select from in the eyewear industry. They have a fantastic in-house optometrist who works with you while you are online making your purchase and the prescription lens options are spot on. I went with some “By RetroSuperFuture” Frames and transition RX lens and I am stoked on my selection. After fulfilling my order they kept me up to par as to when I would be able to sport these dapper scripts. Thank you SaltCityOptics for making me cooler than I perceive myself!

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Collegiate Skate Tour-Astoria Park, NYC

23 November 2013, 23.03 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Collegiate Skate Tour is a skate contest series for student skateboarders that provides incentive for them to pursue higher education AND keep skateboarding with their friends. The Skate Tour is meant to bring skaters together all over the country with a positive message. The event in Astoria Park was a great time for all and some of the best local rippers showed up. It was all going down at Astoria Park in Queens, NY on October 5th, 2013. Thanks to all the amazing sponsors: Tribe Skateboards, SHUT Skateboards, Belief NYC, 5Boro NYC, Ditch Skateboards, and NYSkateboarding.com. Also supporting were Skateboards.com, BuySkateShoes.com, LRG, Diamond Supply Co., Skull Candy, HB Super, Herschel Supply Co., Primitive Apparel, DVS Shoes, and Matix Clothing. DJ Jenius provided the tunes and contributed to the good vibes.
There was a lot of hyphy action happening at the event, but taking home the top prizes were:
Intermediate:
1. Brandon Johnson
2. Rene Searles
3. Justin Hunter

Advanced:
1. Matthew Cartledge
2. Humza Deas
3. Andrew Valencia

Big shout out to students that traveled from North Carolina, New Jersey, and Michigan!

I Am Thalente

22 November 2013, 00.45 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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What kid’s not a decent skater these days? The standard at any park or spot is enough to make a grown skater feel like putting his whip back in the cupboard. Thalente Biyela’s no exception, but he’s got an inspirational story to tell that has piqued the interest of some of skate’s favourite veterans. Check out the trailer, and promote the cause through their Seed & Spark page.

“The Brodies”

14 November 2013, 00.56 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Do you like Skateboarding… If yes then check out tomorrow nights premier of “The Brodies” By our good friend Jeremy Elkin who also did one of my favorites Poisonous Products… Best sound track ever! Jeremy has reserved 100 tickets for pre-sale. Only $3 your name will be added to the will-call list and you will be able to show up the night of the premiere, skip the line, pick up your ticket and walk right into the Sunshine Theater on Houston St in the Lower East Side of NYC.