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Nixon Fluro Player Green

15 September 2009, 23.58 | Posted in Watches, lifestyle, special editions | No comments »

Rad Collector - Nixon Fluro Player Green
Nixon keeps rolling out bangers in their rubber Player series, this time with the new Fluro in green. The Ecto-Cooler colored piece should go perfect with that Slimer costume you’ve been eyeing for Halloween this year. There are still two more Fluro Rubber Players coming down the pipe so stay tuned. More looks at the green after the jump.

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Ride x Michael J Zepeda III

15 September 2009, 18.40 | Posted in artist collaboration, snowboarding, snowboards | No comments »

Rad Collector - Ride x Michael J Zepeda III
Ride has just unveiled the first of their DH2 Artist Series decks, the DH 2.1 by Michael J Zepeda III. A twin rocker that comes in both regular and wide in a grip of sizes, the DH 2.1 will only be available at select Ride retailers starting on October 1. Ride will drop the next deck in the series, the DH 2.2 on October 15 and the DH 2.3 on November 15. Go here for updates. An up-close look at the DH 2.1 after the jump.

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Streetball Skateboards

15 September 2009, 16.11 | Posted in WTF, decks | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Streetball Skateboards
What to say about this? Apparently some random licensing company has convinced the under-appreciated stars of the streetball world that skateboards are a way they can make some money. It’s sad really, because streetballers are dope and their craft does mirror skateboarding in some ways: the tricks, the street aspect, even the videos. But that doesn’t make these Grayson “The Professor” Boucher decks much better than the California Girl skateboards we showed you a while back. Hell, they might even be the same company. Read more here if you want to.


DC Concept Store | Hanoi

15 September 2009, 14.21 | Posted in Skateboarding, lifestyle, retail | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - DC Concept Store Hanoi
Wow, we’ve come along way since MASH. Today DC announced that they’ve opened a concept store in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi. It’s pretty amazing actually that only a few decades after one of the worst wars in history, skateboarding would play an active role in bringing the US and Vietnam back together. The Hanoi store is now DC’s third in the region following openings in Bali and Manila and will carry a full line of DC apparel and footwear although they will probably not be carrying the Norwegian DC video, Delta Charlie, for obvious reasons. More store pics after the jump.

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Nixon Art Mosh NYC

15 September 2009, 12.31 | Posted in Art, exhibitions, lifestyle | No comments »

Rad Collector - Nixon Art Mosh NYC
Nixon is throwing a family and friends art event in NYC on September 22. Art Mosh, as it’s being called, will almost certainly be less violent than the name suggests but should nevertheless feature some controlled chaos from the likes of Grant Ellis, Mike Carter, Craig Wetherby, Angela Boatwright, Ellen Stagg, Urban Junior, Rob Machado, Marlena Detrich, Dustin Ortiz, Keith Malloy, and many more. There will also be live music from the super fly jazz duo The Mattson Two. Full info after the jump.

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etnies vs Homebase | Taco Tuesday NYC

15 September 2009, 11.51 | Posted in Fundraisers, Parties, Skateboarding | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - etnies vs Homebase Taco Tuesday
You might not think it, but in NY tacos are legal tender, especially for skateboarders. The reason for this is the utter scarcity of proper tacos. So while LA, Phoenix, even Tampa have a plethora of post session taco options, NYC has almost none. That’s why etnies has linked up with Homebase to throw down for Taco Tuesday tonight at Rewind in the east village. Expect every hungry skater in the city to line up for $2 tacos and cheap drinks served by Shut’s Michael Cohen. Best part, all proceeds go to the building of the Bethlehem Skate Park. That’s a triple win. Full info after the jump.

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Marc Lacomare Joins DC Global Surf Team

14 September 2009, 16.00 | Posted in surfing, team | No comments »

Rad Collector - Marc Lacomare Joins DC Global Surf Team
DC just announced the addition of rising French surf star Marc Lacomare to their global team. After winning several junior championships in France, Marc gets the bump following his recent ASP European Junior Championship win and now joins Bruce Irons, Dane Reynolds, Ry Craike, Dillon Perillo, Garrett Parkes, Jayke Sharpe and Jack Robinson on the DC Global team. He’ll be on surf apparel and footwear exclusively, the first surfer with this type of deal. Add that to Oakley, Monster Energy, Channel Islands Surfboards, FCS and Bidonvilla Sushibar and you have one stoked nineteen year old.

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Ambiguous NorCal Tour Video

14 September 2009, 15.42 | Posted in Skateboarding, team, tours, videos | No comments »

Here you’ve got Corey Duffel, Sid Melvin, Sean Conover, JT Aultz, Jason Adams, Jimmy Carlin, Derek Burdette, and Alex Schmidt handling biz NorCal style in part deux of Ambiguous‘ latest tour video, appropriately titled “NorCal Tour Video Part 2.” If you want to catch up on part 1 go here.

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NJ Skateshop x IPATH | Fred Gall

14 September 2009, 14.40 | Posted in Pro Models, Skateboarding, Sneakers, collabs | No comments »

Rad Collector - NJ Skateshop x IPATH Fred Gall
Word to Jerz. Today we have some looks at the new Fred Gall x NJ Skateshop IPATH. The nice hemped out New Jersey Transit flipped pro model will only be available at NJ Skateshop’s three locations and a select few IPATH dealers. Some more looks after the jump. Via CtotheJL.

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The Big Push 2009

14 September 2009, 12.56 | Posted in Skateboarding, contests | No comments »

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Starting tomorrow, it’s gonna be like WW3 over in the UK with the Big Push 2009. The 5th installment of this mega battle contest pits teams from Vans, Nike SB, DC, Adidas, and etnies in specific skate challenges all over the British Isles. London/South East, Bristol/South West, Yorkshire/Teesside, Manchester/North West, the Midlands and Scotland are all open territory for a range of missions from never been done tricks at famous skate spots, to an obscure trick-list to finding new spot and shredding them. Sponsored by Sidewalk Magazine, the winning team will score the cover of the mag and get primo shine in the accompanying DVD. Go here for more.