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Mark Gonzales | SouthWest in NYC

09 July 2009, 14.25 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, exhibitions | No comments »

Rad Collector - The Gonz in NYC
If you are in the Big Apple tonight, you’re in luck cause the Gonz is on town too and throwing an opening for his exhibition of new works, “SouthWest.” Yep you can go rub arms with the legend at Half Gallery in the LES from 6 to 8pm. If you aren’t yet in town, fret not, the exhibition is running all the way until August 2, so you’ve got some time. Half Gallery is located at 208 Forsyth street.

Burton Wheelie Luggage | Irish Plaid

09 July 2009, 13.54 | Posted in Accessories, Packs & Bags, lifestyle, snowboarding | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Burton Wheelie Luggage Irish Plaid
In addition to producing some of the sickest shred gear in the world, Burton is also known amongst travel aficionados and powderhounds alike as the brains behind some of the most rugged and intuitive luggage out there. The new Burton Wheelie Double Deck, Wheelie Cargo, and Wheelie Flight Deck in Irish Plaid are no exception, and together are all you need for an endless trek across the globe. Just ask Jussi Oksanen, he’ll tell ya. Photo by Blotto Photo. Close-ups of all three bags after the jump. All are now available at Burton Snowboards Flagship Stores in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. For a complete listing of store info go here.

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Hurley US Open of Surfing

09 July 2009, 12.25 | Posted in Competitions, surfing | No comments »

Rad Collector - Hurley US Open of Surfing
It’s about to be on. The Hurley US Open of Surfing will kick off July 18 and run until July 26 as the best of the best converge upon Huntington Beach, California for the chance to stoke out upwards of half a million people and take the US crown. Now in it’s 50th year, the US Open will feature late-afternoon concerts, Hurley’s Walk the Walk fashion competition, elite-level BMX courtesy of Nike 6.0 and world class skateboarding courtesy of Converse and Red Bull. Go here for full schedule and stayed tuned to Radcollector for more info.

Shut x NYC Sidewalk

09 July 2009, 11.35 | Posted in Skateboarding, shops | No comments »

Rad Collector - Shut x NYC Sidewalk
NYC’s Shut Skateboards recently put their stamp indelibly onto the streets of the city that gave them life way back in 1986. If you can find your way to Orchard street between Stanton and Rivington you can try to catch this tag before the city does! Via Know Me. More images after the jump.

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DC | King Of Series

08 July 2009, 22.11 | Posted in Skateboarding, contests | No comments »

Rad Collector - DC King Of Series
DC has announced that their “King Of” series is coming back for a 4th year. A global “street spot” contest that looks to expose the best unsponsored talent in each city it touches down in, the “King Of” series has been taken up a notch this year with the creation of the DC Kings team, a team consisting solely of “King Of” contest winners. The DC Kings team will receive marketing and product support from DC and has the potential to create a bonified pro out of an unknown. Kicking off in Dublin on July 25, the King Of series will hit Vancouver, Rome and Chicago and a possible undisclosed 5th location. For more info go here.

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Factor Films | They Came From Trailer #3

08 July 2009, 20.34 | Posted in snowboarding, videos | No comments »

We brought you the first two trailers for Factor’s They Came From, including the 3-D version, now check out another teaser for what looks like will be one of the most epic films of what is turning into an epic year for shred cinematography. Via CLDFX.

Quiksilver Faux Flannels

08 July 2009, 15.11 | Posted in apparel, outerwear, snowboarding | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Quiksilver Faux Flannels
Quiksilver comes with some more heat, literally, for this upcoming shred season with the introduction of their “Faux Flannel” collection. Cleverly disguised as a rockable au courant flannel shirt, the Eastwood and Husqie plaids are actually water repellent riding shirts made of either 100% nylon or 100% polyester respectively. The Husqie (pictured) also features custom embroidery from artist Ryan Haworth. A couple more peeks from Quik’s showroom after the jump.

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DC x Hotel on Rivington

08 July 2009, 14.40 | Posted in Sneakers, hotels, lifestyle | No comments »

Rad Collector - DC x Hotel on Rivington
For the 3rd season in a row, DC is doing a collabo with the action sports world’s favorite NYC hotel, the Hotel on Rivington. All bellstaff will be rocking the DC Life Admiral in red all summer. A full grain leather and suede hi-top with square perforated accents, the Admiral matches the hotel’s lobby carpet and was picked to go with the staff’s Ted Baker London uniforms. Not a bad place to work eh? Word is, if you know the right bellman, you may be able to work out a pair for yourself. Might as well give it a shot right? Some images of the hotel lobby after the jump.

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Eiki Helgason | Go Skateboarding Day Video

08 July 2009, 14.01 | Posted in Skateboarding, snowboarding, videos | No comments »

Rome pro rider Eiki Helgason is one of the sickest shredders in the game right now. Check him out dispelling the myth that snowboarders can’t skate in this video Eiki and his brother Haldor made on Go Skateboarding Day. By the way, how many skate parks have mountains like that in the background – damn! Via Laura Austin.

Santa Cruz BBQ Set

08 July 2009, 13.33 | Posted in Random, Skateboarding, lifestyle, special editions | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Santa Cruz BBQ Set
It’s true, all skaters love to BBQ, so it makes perfect sense then that Santa Cruz would come out with a BBQ set, right? Yep, you can keep it mad official with the Jim Phillips Screaming Hand apron and oven glove and never have anyone doubt your OG cred while you are behind the grill again. A close up after the jump. Via Huck Magazine.

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