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Nelson longboard is giving you a chance to win one of their all new 2013 Mantaray or one of two consolation prizes — a set of Foe Joe wheels and a pair of Gnargyle socks.
The Nelson Longboards Trifecta Giveaway — Deck, Wheels and Socks up for grabs.
You may know what’s happening in the world of longboarding. But what do non longboarders hear about when it come to the sport. Here’s a list of what went mainstream.
Even your grandma heard about it. News even non-longboarders hear about.
Comet just announced the new Comet Ethos graphic update.This is only the start of more changes to their lineup which we are told are are coming.
The New Comet Ethos Has Landed | Comet Skateboards — UPDATED
Albuquerque, NM: The Caliber Crew at S.L.A.P a.k.a Ditch Slap 2013. The invitational event that takes place in the ditches of Albuquerque.
Ditch SLAP 2013 — Caliber Truck Co
Americas Finest News Source is at it again with this “in depth” long-term analysis of skateboarding activity at every skate park, public plaza, parking lot, and suburban cul-de-sac in the United States.
Nations Amateur Skateboarders Haven’t Landed Trick In 12 Years | The Onion
Gothenburg, Sweden: Check out Slipstream Longboard Josh Ingolf take you through their new for 2013 Raccoon deck.
New for 2013 – The Slipstream Raccoon | Slipstream Longboards
The online skate community of Comet Skateboards’ Design Forum enters into the final days of deciding the shape of the new freeride prototype to be built by Comet.
Community Designs Skateboard Prototype — Last chance to vote | Comet Skateboards
Dylan Headley showing off on one of Nelson’s latest Deck, the StinRay KT36. It’s a Stingray, with a kicktail and morecompact at 36″.
Skate Everything with Dylan Headley on the NEW Nelson Longboards StingRay KT36
Los Angeles, CA: The Greener Pasture shoot over, Ethan Cochard is back in the States but not quite home. A new adventure starts for him as summer intern at Loaded HQ. Let him give you a tour and first impression.
Arrival to L.A. — Ethan Cochard starts his dream job | Loaded Boards
Mallorca, Spain: Loaded Ambassadors Ethan Cochard, Camilo Cespedes, Alberto Alepuz (Perropro) and Orangatang Ambassador Bruno Sirera head for a skatecation.
Spain Trippin’ — EPISODE 1: The Chicken | Loaded Boards
Sabre Trucks doing some bench test on a variety of baseplate (their and competitors) too see how strong they are. On the test bench: Sabre F38, Sabre GC45, Surf Rodz RPK, Paris 50°, Randal 50°. Can you guess in which order they stack up?
Destruction Testing — Baseplate Fail point
Goldendale, WA: Some sweet footage form the Maryhill Spring Freeride. People getting re-acquainted to the loops and getting everything non-regulation out of their system.
Maryhill Spring Freeride 2013 | Madrid Skateboards
Brazil: In this episode, Yvon Labarthe chills is in Porto Alegre for soem chill time and also in Guaiba for an IGSa race.
Yvon Labarthe’s South America trip — part 6
The Candy Grip, a color changing grip tape now comes in a coarser grit to accomodate the needs of longboarders.
Candy Grip color changing grip now available in coarse
Our Wheelbase Magazine Catalina Island Classic, 2013 article is live and ready to party! We had such a blast on the island and this feature article is meant to reflect our major stokem!
The Catalia Island Classic, 2013 Full-length Article | Wheelbase Mag
Bustin Board just released an image showing their upcoming Ratmobile 2013 — They are even giving you the chance to win one before the deck becomes available in stores.
Bustin gives us a sneak peek at the 2013 Ratmobile
Rockford, Michigan: The Hidden Hardware by Lunar Boardworks may be hidden, but the improvements it supplies are readily apparent.
Hidden Hardware by Lunar Boardworks
La Herradura, Lima, Peru: First Champ of Peru’s 2013 Season on La Herradura, Lima, Peru
Champ “La Herra” | DH MEDIA PERU
DH MEDIA PERU
Vancouver Island, BC: Follow Rayne team rider Shaun Douglas masterfully captured on film ripping down a local hill at high speed and throwing big slides
Team Rider: Shaun “Thuglas” Douglas | Rayne Longboards
Santa Catalina Island, CA: Skate House Media with their recap of the 2013 Catalina Island Classic, the long island skate invasion featuring a 1.2 mile, invitation only downhill race event with a cash purse of $7500.
Events: Catalina Classic 2013 | SkateHouseMedia.com
Toronto, ON: a neat little Q&A with Longboarding For Peace and Michael Brooke on the organization and all of the good thing it’s doing for the Community.
Longboarding for Peace teaches youth to maintain a balanced life | National Post
Spain: Even big Telcos are jumping on the longboard bandwagon. Some nice night ride setup in this ad for Movistar marred with controversy over unpaid talents.
Longboarders can sell you anything, even fiber-optic content – But at what cost?
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