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Don’t let the little thing prevent you from doing what you want. Dayton Webber, 11, had his limbs amputated when he was 11 months old. Doesn’t seem to stop him from skating… What’s your excuse?
No arms, no legs, big heart
District of North Vancouver Longboarders Brainstorm Meeting. Things are brewing in Canada’s Downhill Capital. Hopefully it’ll all be for the best. It’s all about safety education and community support. Read all on Skate[Slate]
District of North Vancouver Longboarders Brainstorm Meeting
The 2011 IGSA World Cup Series Official Guide presented by Concrete Wave is now available online. As with the past two editions, the Guide features bios of the top downhill skateboarding and street luge competitors…
Concrete Wave 2011 Official Guide to the IGSA World Cup Series
The city of San Francisco is a skateboard Mecca, and has been for many, many years. Awesome photos and article from Wheelbase on why SF it is one of the best city to skateboard in that exists.
SAN FRANCISCO: UP NORTH, DOWN HILLS
After posting Venom pro rider setup earlier this week, we come back with more bushings talk. If you ever wanted to know exactly what the difference is between all the shapes, Stephen Chick has it covered on the fish.
Hi kids! I’m a Bushing
Congratulations to Concrete Wave Magazine for spreading the stoke for the last 10 years. The 10th Anniversary and Summer 2011 is now out and also available for iPod and iPad.
Concrete Wave 10th Anniversary issue is out. Now on your iPod and iPad
Longboard Steeze, the magazine that shows off the things that often get passed by or don’t get any exposure, is back with their second issue. check it out
LONGBOARD STEEZE MAGAZINE #2 JULY 2011
UD mag, the french longboard magazine, issue #2 is out. Whether you can read it or not is beyond the point. Check out the awesome series of illustrations used for editorial treatment.
UDmag issue #2 is out – Awesome illustrations
Goldendale, WA: Ramon Konigshausen earned his first ever IGSA World Cup victory at the Abec 11 Maryhill Festival of Speed. Read more on the contoversial final on the IGSA website
IGSA – Race Report: Swiss Ramon Konigshausen wins Maryhill
Saskatoon, SK, Canada: Saskatoon City Council has has approved changes that will allow skateboards and longboards to be used as a mode of transportation! WOOT WOOT! Thank you people of Saskatoon for your wisdom!
Travelling By Longboard Now Allowed In Downtown Saskatoon
Ottawa, Canada: How your Slalom practice doing everyone? Metro news talks about next weekend’s Canadian National Slalom Skateboarding Championships and the World Championshio in August.
Metro New: Ottawa to host skateboarding championships
Instructable has some instructions on how to make Longboard/skateboard wheels cover. Think of them as hub cap for your wheels. Not sure about the functionality other than it looks nice.
Hubcaps for your longboard anyone?
Ilford, United Kingdom: Hog Hill Freeride and Outlaw Race – We had some crazy wet race conditions but the UK riders worked through it to hit good speed in wet conditions.
Hog Hill Freeride and Outlaw Race
Cardboard used for the boxes you find at the supermarket along with some clever construction, turns out to be a lot better at absorbing impact than the more usual polystyrene-filled lids.
Cardboard Bike Helmet Better than Plastic
Great news from WA. Quote from the News tribune article – Tacoma’s new commuters: So, it’s time to embrace – not castigate – the kick-push commuter, some City of Tacoma officials now say. And to do it like, pronto.
Tacoma’s new commuters | Tacoma – The News Tribune
SHAMELESS PLUG Little PR coverage for Longboardism on Axsgear.com. WTF? Do I have makeup on?? As dumb as I look in this shot it’s still publicity. Cheers guys.
Axsgear.com » LONGBOARDISM
PR Newswire: The
debut event is set for Governor’s Island, New York City on July 30. Top Winners to Share $30,000 Purse, Including $15,000 Grand Prize. Kinda makes it worth having one oversized calf.
$15,000 Grand Prize for the Adrenalina Skate Marathon
An article on the WARRIORS RACE By Mike Dallas. This race is a crazy one. Outlaw teams pushing from the Bronx all the way down to Coney island, navigating the NYC traffic and trying not to get killed or caught by law enforcement.
WARRIORS RACE By Mike Dallas on ANS
LBZ MAG #03 – The Anglo-Portuguese mag is back. Longboard Building with surf-rodz,Adam Colton interview, Tech Slide with Mark Short, OldSchool with Steve Steadham and Meet the Longboard Girl Crew.
LBZ MAG #03 – The Anglo-Portuguese Magazine puts out one beefy edition
Hey Switzerland! Take him back please! Swiss Tourist Dominic Emmenegger rides through Melbourne’s Burnley Tunnel in peak hour. Report from News.com.au
Hey Switzerland! Take him back please – a request from the Australian Longboarders
ESPN’s X Games are cancelling women’s Skateboard Vert. Maybe the ladies could potentially switch career path and opt for going fast downhill (maybe even sideways) instead. I’m sure the IGSA family would welcome them.
X Games cancels women’s Skateboard Vert discipline. The IGSA should recruit them
Wheelbase Magazine | Ditch Slap 2011: Oh So Pitted! It’s photo article day today with Wheelbase coverage of ditchslap and our previous post on
Skate[Slate] Danger Bay 10
Wheelbase Magazine | Ditch Slap 2011: Oh So Pitted!
Skate X Shoot
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