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Homage Brooklyn | Bastille Day

11 July 2009, 19.31 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding | No comments »

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Parlez vous Francais, mon amor, merci, oui oui, bons bons and all that good stuff. Homage Brooklyn and UXA are joining forces to present their annual “Fete Du Skateboard” at Brooklyn’s Bastille Day on Smith Street in Cobble Hill tomorrow. There will be a manny comp, best trick, and highest ollie amidst french fries and frog legs at what is definitely the best french-themed event in the city. This is probably a good year to enter considering NYC’s reigning ollie champ, Luis Tolentino, is in Europe at Bright. Via Shut.

Skatopia 88 Acres of Anarchy NYC Premiere

10 July 2009, 18.44 | Posted in Skateboarding, films | No comments »

Rad Collector - Skatopia 88 Acres of Anarchy NYC Premiere
Skatetopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy will have its long awaited NYC premiere this Saturday, July 11th at Tribeca Cinemas. Showing as part of the Acefest, Skateopia is about the Mad Max style Neverland for skaters in Ohio and the man insane and genius enough to lord over it: Brewce Martin. This is some amazing shit. Check out the trailer here. Plus you’ve got free Pabst and McRad, Shat, and the Black Death All-Stars at the after party – what could be radder? Tribeca Cinemas is at 54 Varick Street. Full flyer after the jump. Get there early!

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Official | Johnny Clash Up Contest

10 July 2009, 14.50 | Posted in apparel, contests, hats, lifestyle | No comments »

Rad Collector - Official Johnny Clash Up Contest
No this ad isn’t real, although Gorby reppin is pretty dope, from July 10th through August 3rd Official is running the Johnny Clash Up design contest. The rules are wide open, just grab any imagery from their website, blog, or whatever and flip it however you want and send it back to them. Just for entering you’ll get a code for 20% off anything in their online store and if your entry is the shit, you’ll get six free thangs of your choice from fitteds, five panel campers, snap backs, beanies, and cut & sew tees. You’ll also get full credit on their blog and who knows what else might come your way. Enter by emailing info@theofficialbrand.com. Check out full contest info and another example after the jump.

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People Creative | “Nice Try” Teaser

10 July 2009, 14.10 | Posted in snowboarding, videos | No comments »


You want gnarly? Peep the teaser for Nice Try, the new flick coming from People Creative, the heads behind We’re People Too and Down With People. There’s mad talent in this one: Wille Yli-Luoma, Seth Huot, Robbie Walker, Eiki Helgason, Lucas Debari, Zac Marben, Shaun Mckay, Will Tuddenham, Jon Kooley, Curtis Ciszek, Bryan Fox, Louie Fountain, Josh Mills, Jonas Carlson, Ricky Tucker, and Max Baillargeon all going ballistic to “Will” by Ashkira. Via Transworld.

Terry Kennedy | “Success” Commercials

10 July 2009, 13.47 | Posted in Sneakers, advertising, online, videos | No comments »

Persona Magazine, these ads have TK channeling his inner Jordan, showing again how much crossover influence his airness has had on skating. Check out pt 2 after the jump.

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Nike SB | P-Rod 3

10 July 2009, 12.07 | Posted in Pro Models, Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »

Rad Collector - Nike SB P-Rod 3
The latest incarnation of the P-Rod SB franchise finally dropped this week. An instant classic, The SB P-Rod 3 is another step towards shoe dynasty status, and appropriately invokes the Jordan III in more ways than one. Stay tuned for more on the P-Rod 3. Via HighSnobiety.

Mark Gonzales “SouthWest” Photos

10 July 2009, 11.18 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, exhibitions | No comments »

Rad Collector - Mark Gonzales "SouthWest" Photos
As you know, the Gonz opened his show “SouthWest,” curated by Emma Reeves, at Half Gallery in NYC last night. Radcollector friend and contributor, Michael Cohen, was on hand and took a couple flicks. That’s the Gonz and Shut founder Rodney Smith demonstrating the pleasures of reaching OG status in the game. Check out some more pics after the jump.

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KR3W Halo Watch

09 July 2009, 20.28 | Posted in Skateboarding, Watches | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - KR3W Halo Watch
KR3W is going hard with the new accessories and have just dropped their Fall 09 Halo watches in their online store. Coming in black, yellow, white, and red and sporting stainless steel casebacks with a blackout digital module including time, date, chronograph, and light these joints are definitely pretty butters for the nice price of $79.99. Buy them right here, right now.

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Shake Junt x Baker

09 July 2009, 17.41 | Posted in Skateboarding, collabs, decks | No comments »

Rad Collector - Shake Junt x Baker
Time is running out to get one of the only 420 Shake Junt x Baker decks that went on sale this week. If you didn’t know, now you do. Go here to cop one. Another look after the jump.

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DC Welcomes Jolene Van Vugt

09 July 2009, 16.37 | Posted in motocross, team | No comments »

Rad Collector - DC Welcomes Jolene Van Vugt
DC today announced that they are adding Jolene “Nitro Girl” Van Vugt to their elite moto x team. In doing so, Jolene, who you might know as the looker on MTV’s “Nitro Circus” has broken the gender barrier to become the first woman on DC’s moto squad. Originally from Canada (like everyone else on TV these days!) Jolene’s appointment comes with a packed resume of accomplishments including being the first female to backflip a full-sized dirt bike. She’s also got a grip of Guinness World Records and sponsors like Alpinestars, Fox Racing, Electric Visual, EVS, Ogio, and Giant Bikes. A look at her without the helmet after the jump.

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