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P-Rod “Today Was a Good Day” Commercial

17 July 2009, 23.38 | Posted in Pro Models, Skateboarding, Sneakers, advertising, videos | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - P-Rod Today Was a Good Day Commercial
Gearing up for the 8/8 release of the new P-Rod 3, Nike SB has just released a new ad called “Today Was A Good Day.” Yup you guessed it, P-Rod flipped Ice Cube in this ode to Los Angeles but instead of not having to fire his AK, P-Rod just got to have a sick day of skating. Check out the video here and come back to peep it again on July 31st, when they drop an extended version.

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Monster Magazine x Bright | Brooklyn Banks Display

17 July 2009, 19.20 | Posted in Skateboarding, magazines, photography, tradeshows | No comments »

Europe’s big skate tradeshow, Bright, went down in Frankfurt, Germany last week. Dopest booth award has got to go to Monster Magazine, Germany’s top skateboarding magazine, who recreated the Brooklyn Banks using photography from Gerhard Stochl. Digitally fusing the photos and blowing them up to almost life size created a room that’s about as near to the experience of being at the banks without a plane ticket to NY, except couldn’t skate it. Monster’s NYC issue drops in October. Check out some more pics of the booth here.

Harry Main Post-Injury Interview

17 July 2009, 13.03 | Posted in bmx, injuries | 1 comment »

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Nike 6.0 superstar Harry Main snapped his fibia in gnarly fashion while filming in Germany last week and will now be out for about two and a half months. He’ll miss the 6.0 HB BMX Pro and X-games, both of which go down in SoCal over the next two weeks. Bummer. Vital BMX caught up with him looped on painkillers but in otherwise good spirits to talk about what happened and what’s next. Read the whole interview here.

Lakai “Rick” Commercial in HD

17 July 2009, 12.52 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers, advertising | No comments »

This Rick Howard ad is one of the funniest skateboarding commercials ever. It’s even better in HD. Via LakaiWeb.

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Point Break Live

16 July 2009, 16.02 | Posted in hotels, lifestyle, strange stuff | No comments »

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You know this is gonna be some shit! Nike 6.0 is throwing down beaucoup festivities at the Motel No Tell over the next couple of weeks but this one may just take the cake. This Sunday, July 19th, invited guests will get a chance to see and participate in Point Break Live: Adrenaline Edition. What the hell is Point Break Live you ask? Why it’s a live action version of the Xtreme cinema classic where audience members are pulled in to re-enact pivotal scenes. This could finally be your chance to channel Johnny Utah in public!

Stevie Williams x G-Shock Commercial

16 July 2009, 15.38 | Posted in Skateboarding, Watches, advertising, lifestyle | No comments »

G-Shock is in the middle of a huge push right now and is rolling out multi media lifestyle content of all types. From custom inserts in Antenna Magazine to a collaborative project with Frank151, they are really killing it, and with good cause – who doesn’t love a fly G Shock? Check out this new ad they just did with Stevie Williams. Stevie is sounding like a wise OG in this one. Expect a lot from G-Shock to start coming down the pipe real soon. Via Webleedwood.

Poketo x Nike 6.0 Madsteez Braata Wallet

16 July 2009, 14.07 | Posted in Accessories, Sneakers, lifestyle | No comments »

Rad Collector - Poketo x Nike 6.0 Madsteez Braata Wallet
We’ve been bringing you the evolution of the Stinkween Braata from Nike 6.0, here is yet another twist to the story. Starting July 24th, the first fifty pairs sold at Jacks and the first 15 pairs at the 6.0 Motel NoTell will include a limited edition Poketo x Nike 6.0 Madsteez Braata Wallet. Poketo, an art driven brand who’s motto is “Art for Your Everyday” flipped the wallet with illustrations of the StinkWeen character and a nice matching stripe. Take another look after the jump.

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DC Gold Standard 2009

16 July 2009, 13.40 | Posted in Competitions, Events, hotels, lifestyle | No comments »

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With the X Games coming up fast, DC has announced that it will again be taking over the Standard Hotel in downtown LA for the DC Gold Standard 2009. The entire hotel will be turned into a playground for the action sports elite and will feature endless parties, music, athletes, and more from July 30 until August 2nd. You’re gonna have to get yourself an invite to get in there but take a look at the announcement after the jump.

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Transworld Team Shoot Out Teasers

16 July 2009, 12.23 | Posted in magazines, snowboarding, team, videos | No comments »

Transworld Snowboarding has just posted a bunch of dope teasers for their Team Shoot Out battle series. Go here to peep Burton Women’s at Snowmass, Rome SDS at Bear Mountain, DC at Northstar, and Forum at Sierra at Tahoe (above).

Black Label x Ultimate | “God Save The Label” Vancouver Premiere

16 July 2009, 11.55 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »

Ultimate Skateboard Distribution threw a premiere for the new Black Label video, God Save The Label at China Creek skatepark a couple weeks ago. They didn’t just sit around and watch though, they shredded and made a rad video out of it. That’s Kris Foley, Craig Williams, and Jimmy Miller killing the bowls. Via BlackBlog.