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Huf 7×7 Preview

02 July 2009, 17.50 | Posted in Skateboarding, photography, shops | No comments »

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The Huf crew just posted some sicks pics of a rad all day skate mission they recently had in San Francisco with Slap and FTC. Check out Billy Teichen, Mike Sullivan, and Elliott Zelinskas having the time of their lives here. A video is in the works too. Photos by Hanni El Khatib.

Afro Punk 2009

02 July 2009, 17.02 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, bmx | 1 comment »

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An event that could only truly go down in the heart of Brooklyn, The Afro Punk Festival is set to go off this 4th of July Weekend. Taking over the entire BAM complex off Flatbush Ave, downtown BK, Shut Skateboards, ESPN, Nike SB, Mountain Dew, Frank151, and more are hosting a film festival, skate contest, BMX contest, and mad concerts from July 3rd to 8th. Highlights include a screening of Hood to the Woods, the documentary by Brian Deka Paupaw about finding his way from the streets of Bed-Stuy to the hills of Chile and British Columbia and Living Colour headlining. Go here for complete schedule info and peep the poster art series after the jump.

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adidas Skateboarding | New Site

02 July 2009, 16.34 | Posted in Pro Models, Skateboarding, online | No comments »

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adidas Skateboarding has just launched a new website for themselves. Crisp and clean in terms of style and layout, it’s got a bunch of stuff about the new Dennis Busenitz pro shoe as well as the adidas Euro squad’s new video project “Diagonal.” Check it out here.

9Five Eyewear | “One Man Band” Commerical

02 July 2009, 15.09 | Posted in Skateboarding, advertising, lifestyle, sunglasses | 1 comment »


The 9Five crew is back with another rad advertisment, this one called “One Man Band.” Shot and edited by Mike Metcalf, this is some next level “Stomp” shit for real. A+ for creativity and of course the skating is ill. Check out everything 9Five on their new blog.

Mike Blabac x DC x powerHouse Release Party Recap

01 July 2009, 22.53 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, collabs, exhibitions, photography | No comments »

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The Mike Blabac “Blabac Photo: The Art of Skateboard Photography,” and the Blabac Azure Mid NYC release party went down in usual off the hook fashion at the powerHouse arena in DUMBO on Tuesday night. The man himself was in the house with a stellar collection of prints essentially representing the crucial modern history of skateboarding while DC, Homage, Shut, etnies and more threw down 33.8 oz Sapporo’s and a nearly endless stream of asian delights. The best part, photographers always bring out the ladies. More photos by Mel D Cole after the jump.

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Von Zipper Summer + Snow Web Update

01 July 2009, 21.52 | Posted in goggles, lifestyle, online, snowboarding, sunglasses | No comments »

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Von Zipper just freshened up their website with the addition of all their summer softgoods and eyewear as well as their 2010 goggles. Get over to there to peep freshies like the Banana Hammock trunk with integrated fanny pack, the Bunker sunglasses dropping late July, and the John Jackson Skullcandy goggle collab with the integrated money clip headphone system. It’s all right here.

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Ian Gentil Wins NSSA Nationals

01 July 2009, 20.48 | Posted in Competitions, surfing, videos | No comments »


Here is a reason to quit surfing – no matter what you do in your life you will never catch up with this kid. Like a true child prodigy, 13 year old Nike 6.0 surfer Ian Gentil just won the Open Boys competition at NSSA Nationals by getting a perfect score for only the third time in NSSA history! Lil homie hit two perfect 10’s for a perfect score of 20, something that has only happened twice before in 31 years. Damn! Peep the steez above.

Dogtown Knives

01 July 2009, 20.12 | Posted in Accessories, Skateboarding, strange stuff | No comments »

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In some “why the hell not” as well as some “can’t believe no one did this before” news, someone has made knives with mini skateboards for handles. They’re definitely radder than a tech deck, however the overall gulliness of Snake Head Knives’ site does raise a little doubt as to whether these things are legit or not. See for yourselves here. Via Skate and Annoy. Another blade after the jump.

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ThreeSixteen Bowl Jam

01 July 2009, 19.39 | Posted in Events, contests | No comments »

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Osiris, Shut, Stereo, Krooked, Dakine, Real, Mystery and more are combining forces to throw the best damn bowl jam of the summer. The ThreeSixteen Bowl Jam will be poppin off at The Camp at Old Mill in beautiful Honey Brook, PA on Saturday July, 25. With grom, intermediate, advanced, pro, and even a “Master Ripper” category for old fogies, plus BBQ and Ray Barbee and Chuck Treece holdin it down with a live set, you know that this one’s gonna get nice and rowdy. Full info after the jump.

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Emerica Wild in the Streets Video

01 July 2009, 16.13 | Posted in Events, Skate Parks, Skateboarding | No comments »


Emerica recently took over Vancouver for their first “foreign” edition of Wild in the Streets. In addition to running amok with every skater in town, they paid homage to Leeside Skatepark and Lee Matasi with some exclusive tee shirts. Check out the madness right here – this is what the world would look like if skateboarders took over – for reals! Via Skateboarder Mag.