Posts tagged ‘transworld’

Grind Media Buys Transworld

20 May 2013, 20.53 | Posted in craze, WTF | No comments »

In some super boring corporate news, Source Interlink’s Grind Media which owns Skateboarder, Snowboarder and Surfer magazines has just bought Transworld Media from Bonnier Corp meaning that it now has doubles of the most popular board sport magazines in the world. There are also some BMX and moto titles in the mix but that part of the story is even more boring. What does it all mean? Basically just that the media side of the action sports industry is going the way the product side already has, with corporate synergy trumping originality at an alarming pace. We think it sucks and have already hit up our friends at YoBeat to get in on their poll about the situation. Thanks to Boardistan for the info and the amazing graphic above, if you want the hard news on this deal, hit them up here. In the meantime, maybe the three of us should join forces to create the only independent bloc of action sports media left!

Eric Koston 2 Launch Interview

01 April 2013, 12.30 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, Sneakers, videos | 2 comments »

You’ve probably already seen the Nike SB Koston 2 commercial but have you gotten a look at the exclusive golf accessories Nike made for the Koston 2 launch party? Didn’t think so. Lucky for you that Blair Alley was there to bring you a sneak peek. Peep his interview with Eric and then get a look at his gallery of photos over at Transworld.

Transworld x Brixton | Rolling On A River

31 August 2012, 11.59 | Posted in Skateboarding, tours, videos | 1 comment »

Transworld and Brixton continue their media onslaught this week with the release of the super rad tour video “Rolling On A River.” Hard to believe but this was actually Brixton’s first official road trip since Jordan Taylor, Christian Maalouf, Anthony Schultz, Ernie Torres, and Taylor Bingaman were ripping it up like OG’s. Enjoy.

Best Of 2011

20 December 2011, 15.38 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

2011 is almost over so that means it’s time to look back at the past year. Transworld has put together this edit of some the best skateboarding over the past year. Featuring Collin Provost, Luan Oliveira, Nyjah Huston, Lucas Puig, Levi Brown, David Gonzalez, Tommy Fynn, Clint Peterson, Anthony Shetler, Travis Glover and more. Enjoy.


Transworld | The 30 Most Influential Skaters Of All Time

20 December 2011, 11.56 | Posted in Skateboarding, special editions | 1 comment »

Transworld’s 30 year anniversary issue goes on sale. Go here to read short excerpts from the full-length interviews you’ll find in print on the 30 most influential skaters of all time.


One Day With Tommy Sandoval

27 September 2011, 14.35 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Transworld spent the day in Chula Vista with Tommy Sandoval. With the day off from daddy duty, pizza and skating is on the agenda.

Street League | 2011 Championship Edit

29 August 2011, 16.39 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

This past weekend the Street League Championships went down in New Jersey during Hurricane Irene. Sean Malto stepped up and took home first place with Nijah Houston and Chris Cole rounding out the top three. Check out the edit of the finals, courtesy of Transworld.

Chico Goes Home To Nica | Part 1

25 August 2011, 14.38 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

In Transworld’s October 2011 International Issue there is an article on Chico Brenes’ annual skate pilgrimage to his home country of Nicaragua. This edit is the first of four giving you a look at the amazing trip. Along for the ride were Kenny Anderson, Steve Nesser, Jose Rojo, Luis Tolentino, Danny Montoya, and Rob Gonzales. Jon Coulthard handled photos, Mark Stewart on video, and Transworld’s Blair Alley was on documentary/journalism duty. Peep the locals’ lifestyles, to the picturesque beaches, to the rapidly growing skate scene, the rugged spots, and so much more.

Afternoon In The Park | Rodrigo TX

25 August 2011, 11.54 | Posted in Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Transworld recently had DGK pro Rodrigo TX come to their park for an afternoon of ripping and that’s what he did. See what went down in the edit filmed by Chris Thiessen with additional filming by columnist Blair Alley.

Transworld | One Day With Brandon Biebel

11 August 2011, 14.04 | Posted in lifestyle, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

Transworld spent the day with Brandon Biebel, along with some of his crew. A day of golfing and then skating at your private skatepark with the likes of Herman, Guy, Carroll, Reynolds, and Ellington isn’t too shabby.