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Doylestown, PA: Your fellow skaters in the Borough of Doylestown need your help. A proposed ordinance if enacted would make skating in a public place illegal, including, streets, alleys and public parks.
Help Save Skateboarding in Doylestown, PA
The second issue of ‘Thane magazine, a free international longboarding magazine written for longboarders, by longboarders, is now available. Have a look at this labour of love.
‘Thane magazine Issue 2 web edition is out
Issue #4 of UD MAG is finally out. We’re simply flabbergasted an the attention to detail Marvin Thime and his team put in their work. The photos and layouts are so well put together that it’s almost irrelevant that it’s in french.
UDmag issue #4 *CHAOS* – Hoards of zombies & urethane
Catch up on all that is happening in the South American Scene with DH Longboard Magazine 6th edition featuring the Festival de la Bajada(Pictured) and much more
DH longboard Magazine 6th Edition is out
After the Cardboard Bike Helmet, now a foldable one. The Overade is a designed by agency 360. If it was to be safety approved, would you find it useful to have a foldable helmet?
Overade foldable bike helmet by agency 360
Concrete Wave Annual Photo Issue 2011 is now available online. also included tips on surviving winter and a look at the Toronto longboard scene. THere even a photo of the SMBC longboardism organised
Concrete Wave Annual Photo Issue 2011 now available online
Orlando, FL: The University of Central Florida, the second biggest in the country, bans longboard storage from the math lab. The number of people using longboard to go to campus has reached critical mass. via Knight News
KnightNews.com | UCF Math Lab Bans Longboard Storage; Students Upset
San Pedro, CA: Wheelbased timed their 2012 SAN PEDRO SHRED to coincide with the
Agenda Trade show
. This resulted in a epic gathering. Congrats to Canadian and OLF’s Adam WInston for winning best in Style
THE 2012 SAN PEDRO SHRED!
As you all know, wearing a helmet is really important. It can reduce the risk of a serious head injury or even save your life. Let the Longboard Girls Crew help you choosing the right helmet for you.
10 Important things you should know about Helmets | Longboard Girls Crew
‘s skills and videography has been featured many times here. Did you ever hear about his 4 truck board on which he won his first downhill race? All Around Skate has an interview with the stinkbugging Swiss.
Featured Rider of the week: Yvon Labarthe » All Around Skate
Las Vegas, NV: Revealed at CES (Consumer Electronic Show) was Chaotic Moon Labs’ Board of Awesomeness. A longboard that is motion controlled via the Microsoft Kinect interface.
Chaotic Moon Labs’ Board of Awesomeness
It somehow fell under our radar but Concrete Wave Magazine is celebrating it’s 10 years of existence. Congrats!. Check out the 10th Anniversary edition online + the Montreal scene article in the latest edition.
Concrete Wave Vol 10 – The 10th anniversary issue + Article on Montreal Scene
Clermont, FL: WIlliam Royce repping Bustin Swift Freeride wheels on his home turf in Florida. Also check out Wheelbase for an interview with the Rastaman Ripper.
Bustin Wheels – Swift’s Teaser with William Royce
Hamburg, Germany: Gordon Timpen sents us this mini scene report on what’s going down in Hamburg. Night sessions, BoarderCross and Skatevenger push race.. it’s all good in our books
Hamburg, Germany | Scene Report
Longboard Steeze#3: BC longboards: Company Profile What kind are you??? Rider Profile: James Tracey Everything a girl wants from Santa! Lady STEEZE Fix your TUCK! GEAR WHORES!!!
LONGBOARD STEEZE MAGAZINE #3 DEC 2011
WARNING: Science content. Predator helmets digs out a study from the Sheffield Hallam University on Downhill Skateboard Aerodynamics. Check out the findings and perfect your tuck
Downhill Skateboard Aerodynamics Study
Longway magazine | Issue #3 is out with LGC Peru and The IGSA SUDAMERICANO circuit highlight.
Longway magazine | Issue #3 is out
Deliquency by Max Dubler on Skate[Slate] – We don’t agree with the views of Max [Update: the article has been upated with a retraction and apology] but being a pro-rider it’s interesting to see his perspective on the sport.
Delinquency by Max Dubler
Sneak peek at the Predator 2012 DH6 Helmets. The guys at Predator have been busy making tweaks here and there to their DH6 helmet ans share couple improvement to be expected in their 2012 model.
Sneak peek at the Predator 2012 DH6 Helmets
Costa Chacabuco, Chile: Danky Ovalhe wins round #5 of the 2011 IGSA South American Championship. Though he was the clear winner the ame cannot be said about the 2nd to 4th finish. Watch and read it all.
IGSA Race Report: Ovalhe Wins Chacahills in a Crazy and Controversial Finish
Lush longboard has designed their own drop-through mount for maximum compatibility. This new pattern will pretty much fit any of the major trucks out there and to top it up it allowa for adjustable wheelbase. Neat innovation.
Drop Through decks with Adjustable Wheelbase | Lush Longboard
The Skateboarder’s Journal Magazine inaugural issue is out. A new periodical by Jack Smith delve into all dimensions of skateboarding. Check out our
previous post about it for all the details
The Skateboarder’s Journal Magazine inaugural issue
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