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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).

DC | Project Granite Asia Tour

14 July 2009, 14.17 | Posted in Skateboarding, team, tours | No comments »

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It’s not just “King Of” and the Blabac tour, DC is keepin it mad global with the Project Granite Asia Tour. The whole sqidad of Colin McKay, PJ Ladd, Ryan Smith, Jani Laitiala, Matt Miller, Marquise Henry, Greg Myers, Wes Kremer, and Evan Smith all bounced over to Asia for a week of demos, signings and skating. Incredibly this was DC’s first ever Asian skate tour. Check out some rad photos after the jump. You can also go here for extra videos and tour info.

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DC Welcomes Jolene Van Vugt

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

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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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DC | King Of Series

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

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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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DC x Hotel on Rivington

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

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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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Blabac Photo LA Release Recap

06 July 2009, 13.02 | Posted in books, Parties, photography, Skateboarding | No comments »

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Mike Blabac dipped back to LA to release his book and shoe in LA on Friday. Legends were all around: Lance Mountain, Danny Way, Rob Dyrdek, Steve Berra, Jason Ellis, Atiba Jefferson and more came through the DC store on Melrose to pay homage to a dude that has immortalized many of them with his lens. Check out some pics after the jump. To get the book go here.

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Mike Blabac x DC x powerHouse Release Party Recap

01 July 2009, 22.53 | Posted in collabs, Events, exhibitions, photography, Skateboarding | 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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Blabac Photo NYC Release

30 June 2009, 18.01 | Posted in books, Parties, photography, Skateboarding | No comments »

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Mike Blabac will be in NYC tonight for the east coast pop off for his book and sig shoe. It will be cool to see who comes out of the jungle and over to DUMBO to the powerHouse Arena for “Blabac Photo: The Art of Skateboard Photography,” and the Blabac Azure Mid. Party starts at 7. Full info after the jump.

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DC Welcomes James Cox

29 June 2009, 20.14 | Posted in bmx, team, videos | No comments »


DC just announced that James Cox will be riding for their UK team. Check out his very skate influenced steez in this welcome edit. Via VitalBMX.

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