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Mica Watches | Site Launch

17 August 2009, 10.28 | Posted in Watches, lifestyle, websites | 2 comments »

Rad Collector - Mica Watches Site Launch
New kid on the watch block, Mica, has just launched their website. Coming with a pretty dope concept and some good looking hardware in their all-wood watches, Mica currently has four models, the Plank, Deck, Drift and Baron available in hand carved Black Ebony, Rosewood and Maple. You can cop them all in their new webstore. Expect more from Mica in the coming months. More images after the jump.

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DC | Josh Kalis x Jeru the Damaja

15 August 2009, 17.11 | Posted in Music, Pro Models, Skateboarding, Sneakers, collabs | No comments »

Josh Kalis has gotten together with hip hop icon x photographer x all around hustlatti Jeru the Damaja to flip a colorway of his DC JK7 pro model. The monster green and black kick also features a Jeru the Damaja stamp on the footbed. These joints are available now at the DC store. Take another look after the jump.

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Lucas Magoon Hospitalized

15 August 2009, 14.40 | Posted in injuries, snowboarding | No comments »

Lovable shred lunatic Lucas Magoon was admitted to the hospital in Reno, Nevada yesterday after a fall skating, according to many web sources. There also seems to be a lot of speculation about whether he has insurance or not. Let’s hope he’s ok. We’ll keep you updated on his progress.


Nixon Fluro Rubber Player

14 August 2009, 16.29 | Posted in Watches, lifestyle, special editions | No comments »

Rad Collector - Nixon Fluro Rubber Player
Following the smash success they had with their limited edition blind packaged Rubber Player series this spring, Nixon is back at it again with the Fluro Rubber Player. Set to hit stores tomorrow, August 15, The Fluro Rubber Player is pretty much the same as the original Rubber Player but comes with a high-polish, gloss finish polyurethane band and new colors. Also like last time, the Fluro Rubber will be released each month for the next four months with the colorway held secret until release time. As you can see the first new color is orange – quite apropos for Fall. These are going for $170 at select Nixon dealers. More looks after the jump.

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Why Do You Surf Commercial

14 August 2009, 13.11 | Posted in WTF, advertising, surfing, videos | 1 comment »

We’ve just got to thank Boardistan for putting us down to this commercial for Christian Surfers USA. If you ask us, a couple of the other reasons don’t sound too bad either.

DC King of Vancouver

14 August 2009, 12.42 | Posted in Skateboarding, contests | No comments »

Rad Collector - DC King of Vancouver
One of the best skateboard cities in the world is about to pop off again next weekend with the DC King Of Vancouver contest going down on August 22 and 23. The event will be held at the Vancouver Skate Plaza, which DC just blessed with $10,000 for repairs and restoration. Shit, that’s almost 11K Canadian! Throw another ten grand in the pot for the winner of the contest and you’ve got yourself a major skateboard event. It’s good to be the king. Full contest schedule after the jump.

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Nike 6.0 US Open of Surf 2009 Video

14 August 2009, 11.39 | Posted in Events, surfing, videos | No comments »

If you missed it, and chances are you did, here is a dope video recap of the craze that was this year’s US Open of Surf. Nike 6.0’s Keir Dillon made all the rounds in Huntington Beach last month from bikini babes to BMX to skate and of course surf and put together this vid of the whole shebang. Now you can say you were there.

Homage Bastille Day Video

14 August 2009, 10.41 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Bastille Day in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn is one of the most random and fun days in the borough due mostly to the rad little skate comp Homage throws for the groms. We had some photos for you right after the event, now check out this video put together by the Homage crew. Sacre bleu!

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Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory Season Two

13 August 2009, 16.38 | Posted in Pro Models, Skateboarding, tv | No comments »

Not surprisingly, Rob Dyrdek’s second MTV series, “Fantasy Factory” was a huge hit and has been renewed for another season. Starting August 27th at 9pm you can once again join the dude with the best life in the world for his adventures in skateboarding and superstardom. The new season drops just in time to lead up to the October release of Dyrdek’s new DC apparel and accessory line and his 15th DC pro model, the RD1 Mid. More on that soon.

Ambiguous “Circus” Online Tradeshow

13 August 2009, 14.35 | Posted in Skateboarding, apparel, business, online | No comments »

Rad Collector - Ambiguous "Circus" Online Tradeshow
In some interesting business news, Ambiguous clothing is launching something called The Circus, a totally online wholesaling system that eliminates the need for tradeshows or meetings at all for that matter. Now select retailers can enroll in the password protected program and get access to an online ordering system as well as marketing collateral and dealer specials. Referring to it as an “online tradeshow,” Ambiguous president David Patri said this, “Buyers that are unable to afford or attend tradeshows will now have a way to view the new line and get a complete feel for the company.” Definitely not a bad concept although there’s still got to be some human contact, no? It will be interesting to see if other brands follow suit.