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Get a closer look at the work of Andreas Preis. The Illustrator behing the graphics of the Chinook, Tomahawk and Drop Carve 2012 for Landyachtz
Andreas Preis – Illustrator for Landyachtz Longboards 2012
Issue #5 of UD MAG is out. Hands down the best art directed longboard mags available. In this issue ; Super freaks – revealing the secret of super heroes on 4 wheels.
UDmag issue #5 *Super Freaks* – The secrets of Superheroes on 4 wheels
Atlanta, GA: ‘Skate It or Hang It!?’ will be held at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) from June 16, 2012 to September 16, 2012.
Skate It or Hang It?! The Evolution of Skateboard Art exhibition
California: Dead for the last time is one hell of a big effort from. This western themed skate video features the loaded’s finest including Paul Kent , Dane Webber and Adam Colton
Longboarding – Dead for the last time – Loaded gets the big guns out
Hacé Downhilleá is a new publication focused on Downhill and South America by Graphic design students Manuela Pérez and Paula Ruiba at La Metro, School of Audiovisual Communication. Enjoy.
Hacé Downhilleá No.1. – Downhill & SudAmericano Focused
The description says it best: ‘Revenge of the Devil’s Toys’ is a remake of the 1969 cult-classic ‘The Devil’s Toy’. This film is the result of 2 weeks no-stop shooting session with the crew…Take a ride on the Grandpa madness.
Revenge of the Devil’s Toys-PART I | The Montestella Crew
Oahu, Hawai: Kap Teo Tafiti fire dancing with his sons on a longboard. Shot by Mark Lee of Holladay Photo to coincide with the release of the Puka Wheels Fireball. Quite amazing.
Fireknife Longboarding – Polynesian culture with a spin
Benjamin and Christophe Ortega give a whole new spin to pool skating.
Pool Skateboarding, we are waterproof
Forwards Motion in a Backwards World | Ed. Note: Make some space in your brain for this mind bending video by Geneva Longboarding. These guys never cease to impress us with the quality fo their work.
Forwards Motion in a Backwards World
Meet 19 years old budding skate photographer Dylan Harkavy from Portland, OR. This kid’s got kill. We like his flour series. Apparently so did loaded; his work is currently on their homepage.
The work of Dylan Harkavy | Skate Photographer
The Longboards: GNARLY SURF | Everytime you bomb a hill, there should be a band playing on every corner. Awesome video by prolific longboard video maker Perropro a.k.a Alberto Alepuz
THE LONGBOARDS Surf Band | A Band on every corner when bombing a hill
The videos we bring to you wouldn’t be as steezy if wasn’t for the music. Today we pay tribute to the artists that accompany our thane burning sounds with a playlist of tracks from some of the most popular longboard vids.
Thane tunes: 1 hour of musical steeze – Crank it up!
Filmed back in July, Amanda Powell and Adam Colton made an abstract video idea for you to enjoy. Amanda Powell gets into her Ferrari and drives offs. A tragic misfortune brings her to a world she does not fully understand.
Longboarding: Breathe | Amanda Powell
Halloween. How will you be incorporating your longboard in the mix? You could get yourself one of the many Halloween themed decks proposed by manufacturers. Or maybe Paint your own and do a sick grip job. Check it out
Spooky decks and fun stuff for Halloween
One Board, Two Souls. Legs are the engine, Push is the fuel | A neat style treatmet by Fabio Palmiery of NotWorkingFilms. It does feel like being at the movie theatre
One Board, Two Souls Legs are the engine, Push is the fuel
Check out these sweet laser etched decks by 123Klan. Laser etching might be an expensive thing for longboard manufacturer butmaybe a sick CNC-etched graphic would be something worth looking at.
Laser etched decks by 123Klan
There’s board shaping and there board shaping from a single block of wood. A hammer and a chisel have replaced the press and glue and one french board shaper’s craftsmanship did the rest.
2011 Creator 1: out of the mass | Boards shaped from a single block of wood.
A timelapse of PenguinKnightilia’s GW Halloween Inspired Longboard. One sick deck an even sicker grip job. That canadian’s got mad skills and lots of patience too.
GW Halloween Inspired Longboard
Do you know your classics? Check out this animation commissioned for the summer festival on Skateboard Culture at la la Gaieté Lyrique. See if you can guess them all
Do you know your Classics?
We like to think that this is how it happened. A DH racer asked a craftsman to make him some leathers so that he could be safer on his skateboard… and this is what happened. From Greece Is For Lovers, Made to order.
Greece Is For Lovers. Tougher than Leather.
Portland, OR: Shwood, makers of handcrafted wooden eyewear, get experimenting with sunglasses made from skateboard decks. How much more hipster do you wanna look?
Sunglasses Made Out of Skateboards by Shwood
Longboarding underwater | Deep in somewhere Ra wakes up to find himself a bit under pressure. Freezing cold shooting this video in a stormy night. Yet another different take from PerroPro on our sport
Longboarding underwater – Psicosurf by Perropro
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