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Category ‚Skateboarding‘

Eric Koston | First Try Fridays Shoe Sponsor Mystery

30 May 2009, 20.28 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers, speculation, videos | 4 comments »


Eric Koston just did a First Try Fridays segment with Wieger Van Wageningen and stoked the flames of the debate as to his new shoe sponsor by wearing bags over his kicks. Sneaky, sneaky! Who sponsors Wieger though? Hmmm. Via Ferrari Murakami.

Shut | Money Grip Wheels

29 May 2009, 19.40 | Posted in Skateboarding, wheels | No comments »

Rad Collector - Shut Wheels
NYC’s OG skate brand Shut has released their first ever wheel, the Money Grip. Available in a highly cruisable 57mm, as well as white and black colorways, the Money Grip is perfect for filmers and hill bombers alike. Retailing for $39.99, they are available now at Shut Skate Mechanics or at select Shut retailers. Keep a crooked eye out for new Shut Wheels shapes and sizes this summer y’heard?

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Element | Make It Count: The Element Story

29 May 2009, 18.15 | Posted in Skateboarding, films | 1 comment »


Element has just released the official trailer for their upcoming documentary film, Make It Count: The Element Story. The film will follow the evolution of the brand from its roots to its current status as an industry leader. In their words:

“The purpose of the project is to celebrate and bring awareness to Element’s deep roots, consistency and drive. It represents the importance of being grateful and approaching everything you do with deeper meaning and longevity.”

Follow the Element blog for more teasers, bonus footage, and release info.

Red Bull Manny Mania 2009

29 May 2009, 18.01 | Posted in Skateboarding, contests | No comments »


On June 7th, Red Bull will be throwing their 3rd annual Manny Mania contest at Coleman Park aka the Chinatown Manny Pad in NYC. Big names like Stevie Williams, Jason Dill, Brandon Beibel, Chico Brenes, Kenny Anderson, Dennis Busenitz, Kelly Hart, Malcom Watson, Eric Koston, Danny Falla, Eli Reed, Jereme Rogers, Jack Curtin, Tim O’Conner, Rodrigo Peterson, Rob Welsh, Jon Newport, Brian Wenning, Lenny Rivas, Bobby Worrest, Stefan Janoski and Richard Angelides plus returning two-time champion, Joey Brezinski are gonna be in the house, whaaat?! It all goes down Saturday June 7th. Flights are cheap, you’ve got a week, make it happen. Full event info after the jump. Video via GrindTV.

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Street Dreams Trailer 2

29 May 2009, 15.56 | Posted in Skateboarding, films | No comments »

HD Exclusive Trailer #2 In Theaters June 12th

We showed you the first trailer for Rob Dyrdek’s upcoming skate movie Street Dreams a little while back. Here is trailer #2. Street Dreams hits theaters June 12.

Famous Stars and Straps Skate Trailer

28 May 2009, 17.40 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »


Famous has had a pretty ill skate team for a minute: Jereme Rogers, Darren Harper, Kurtis Colamonico, Aquil Brathwaite, Felix Arguelles, and Luis Tolentino just to name a few. Despite this ill roster they haven’t ever put out their own full length video. That all cahcnges in winter 2009 when Famous releases the FM$ SK8 Video. Here is trailer numero uno.

eS Bobby Worrest Worldwide Release at PITCREW

27 May 2009, 20.25 | Posted in Events, Pro Models, Skateboarding, Sneakers, shops | No comments »

Rad Collector - eS Bobby Worrest Worldwide Release at PITCREW
A few months back we showed you the super rad Silver Bullet inspired Bobby Worrest eS pro model, the First Blood. It finally comes out this weekend with the worldwide release going down at Bobby’s home shop PITCREW in Frederick, Maryland on Saturday. Of course Bobby, and probably some Coors Light, will be on hand to sign autographs and sell some kicks! All the First Blood colorways and event info after the jump.

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Chopper Dave Throggs Neck Skate Jam

27 May 2009, 19.24 | Posted in Skate Parks, Skateboarding, contests | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Chopper Dave Throggs Neck Skate Jam
Shut, Vans, Dakine, Nixon, and Prizefighter are getting together to throw Chopper Dave’s 4th Annual Skate Jam at the Throggs Neck Skate Park in the Bronx on June 7th. This unofficial kick off to summer event has become a NYC tradition and brings out the best street skaters in the city looking to get noticed and brought up to the next level. Full contest info after the jump.

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Lakai Manchester Select | Japan Ltd Edition Blue

27 May 2009, 17.20 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers, special editions | 2 comments »

Rad Collector - Lakai Manchester Select Japan Ltd Edition Blue
Mita Sneakers in Japan have a treat with the “Japan Limited Edition Blue” version of Lakai’s Manchester Select. These butter blue jammies are going to go perfect with your tux at Puffy’s white party this year. Go here to try to figure out how to get a pair sent overseas. A couple more up close looks after the jump.

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Tony Manfre Wallenberg Talk

Rad Collector - Tony Manfre Wallenberg Talk
Wine country’s finest thrasher, Tony Manfre, just earned himself the distinction of nailing both a switch ollie and a switch frontside 180 at San Fran’s legendary Wallenberg spot. Joe Brook sat Tony down to talk about it in a nice little video interview for Slap. You can see he’s got the new Shut Skulls deck with him. Peep the video and some additional pics here. Via Shut.