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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
The D*Face spray paint the RIDICUOUS pool with high-tech remotely controlled spray can apparatus mounted to the underside of skateboards…every line a skater took became the paint job of the pool.
D*FACE’S Ridiculous Pool Pain Attack
Paris, France: If you’re in Paris this summer go check out this giant Abec 5 bearing part of the summer festival at La Gaîté lyrique titled; Public Domaine – Skateboard Culture. If you can’t make it you can also catch some of it online.
Public Domaine – Skateboard Culture | La Gaîté Lyrique
Keep Calm and Ride your Longboard – from WinScrolls. Made us smile.
Keep Calm and Ride your Longboard
Tom Niion shared this awesome music video from the Spanish band Mäbu on our facebook page. We though we’d share it with you too. Great melody with paper maché people on longboards.
Mäbu – A solas (Montaje Web). Beautiful characters on longboard.
Elephant Studio and the Gumboots films present Rushes – We can only guess the amount of hours that went into rotoscoping some of the effects in this neat 70s feel longboard clip.
Elephant Studio and the Gumboots films present Rushes
Torpedo by Jerry Koza – To all composite builders out there, someone please build one and race it .
Torpedo by Jerry Koza | Prague Art & Design
Longboarding Newsmakers. A graphic representation of what’s been happening in the longboarding world over the past few months. Available for download in HighRes.
Longboardism – The Newsmakers
California Deck made by The Evilgoods is a decked shaped like the state. Not to be outdone Longboardism announces the production of 2 custom decks, the Swedish Dancer and the Madagascar Slalom.
The Evilgoods California Deck available now.
There’s handcrafted and handcrafted – The Mumbai skateboard. Combine a worldwide sports craze with Mumbai’s traditional craftsmanship, and the result is an uncommonly interesting series of objects.
The Mumbai skateboard
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