Tag Archives: skating
Creature pro David Gravette sits down with Transworld Skateboarding to tell the story behind his most recent TWS cover. From a 13 hour drive to less than perfect conditions, this ways no ordinary photo shoot. Did we mention he was trying a backflip?
Wheter you first saw him in Mad Circle’s “5 Flavors” or LRG’s “Give Me My Money Chico”, I bet Karl Watson’s skating left and impression on you. From his smooth, fluid style, to his spine twisting combos, Karl holds it down. After recently being let go from long time shoe sponsor I-Path, Watson has found a new home at Praxis Footwear. Watch their official welcome clip here, then head over to Poweredge Magazine for an interview with the man himself and get the story behind this rising shoe company.
Watch Mike Carroll’s part in Plan B’s Questionable if you’ve got it, featuring the sweet sounds of the Beastie Boys. Adam MCA Yauch, you will be missed.
News for Ryan Sheckler’s 3rd Annual Skate For A Cause event is hot on the press. The event will be held at the etnies skatepark in Lake Forest, California on Saturday May, 5, 2012 with all proceeds going to the A.Skate Foundation.
The Great Desert Pool Duel Invitational’s 1st Annual event happened at Billy Runaway’s Palmdale, California residence last Saturday. The event included a giant left hand kidney bowl and a bunch of riders. Watch the footage here and take a look at the outcome below.
1. Tristan Rennie – $400
2. Kevin Kowalski – $300
3. Ben Raybourn – $200
4. Jake Reuter – $100
DEFECT Mag Best Trick Over Shallow Stairs
Ryan Johnson – Backside Ollie – $200
Black Star Beer Best Trick Over Stairs/Death Box
Kevin Kowalski – Backside Smith – $200
Black Leather Racing Best Line Of The Day
Kevin Kowalski – $200
Catch a quick glimpse here of what Emerica’s got planned on for this years Go Skateboarding Day 2012 on June 21st. Emerica will be ripping up the City of Detroit for their annual Wild In The Street celebration. Looks, and sounds promising.
Kind of a strange deal, but the result is a seriously cool video. Take a look inside North Korea festivities in honor of Kim Il-sung birthday, captured when Skate filmmaker and VisualTraveler Patrik Wallner and his crew were prohibited from skateboarding while on a trip filming. Obviously, they’d rather be skating, but this video is interesting and visually stunning, even with only its tiny bit of skating. Have a watch and feel free to share your thoughts.