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Riviera’s Dave Tannaci and Wheelbase Magazine editor, Marcus Bandy.have been covering NYC & The 2011 Broadway Bomb an it’s in 3rd instalment of the series covers the Bomb itself.
NYC & The 2011 Broadway Bomb: The Bomb. : Wheelbase Online Skate Magazine
How Sector 9 Reshaped Skate | Transworld Business has a neat chat with the founding member of Sector 9. Remember Keep Calm and Have a Beer?
How Sector 9 Reshaped Skate | Transworld Business
Hallandale, FL: Paul Kent (CA) Takes his second win in a row at the last let of the Adrenalina Marathon. This win makes him first overall in the World championship ranking.
Paul Kent rules at the Adrenalina Marathon
Teutonia, Brazil : IGSA World Championships 201 | Kevin Reimer is back! In his first race since he
sustained a leg injury
, K-Rimes takes first position in the qualifying runs. WOW.
IGSA World Championships 2011 Teutonia Brazil | K-Rimes storm back to Form
A quick video recap from the guys at Skate slate of the Longboard Trade Show and Film Festival that took place in Vancouver last month. Also some info about a new retailericentric Magazine.
Industry news: Vancouver Longboard TradeExpo Recap + New Magazine Launch
UD mag, the french longboard magazine, issue #3 is out. As usual the editorial team did a superb layout job wih illustrations, photos and detailed layout. Sure makes longboarding sexy.
UDmag issue #3 is out- “Rocks & Rookies “
Longway magazine 2nd edition is online. And it’s even better than the first with the awesome shots and stories on the Loaded crew and Longboard Girl Crew in Uruguay. It’s one beefy mag covering the culture of South America
Longway magazine | 2nd issue is now online
Santa Cruz, CA: Caliber trucks are releasing some coloured trucks (Yes look on the tree stump, there it is) and wheelbase mag has a chat with Caliber’s Brandon Stewart about the new trucks and the sexy ads.
Conversing With Caliber: White Gold & Blackout : Wheelbase Online Skate Magazine
Bristol, UK: Congratulation to everyone involved in the fifth Annual Bristol Board Meeting 2011. The event managed to raise £5682.10 = $US 8,800 for the Macmillan Cancer Support. Awesome job!
Bristol Board Meeting raises £5682.10 = $US 8,800
Neat mini read from the the guys at Beast Coast about foot braking. Excerpt: …predrifts didn’t exist except for the skaters in the Alps, Berklee hills and some Canadians but it wasn’t an acceptable thing to do in a race.
Here’s to Footbraking | Beast Coast Longboarding – We’re Taking It Back
Cedar Falls, IA: The University of Northern Iowa Department of Public Safety recently suspended the policy that forbids skateboarding on campus. Happy to see that longboards are being recognized as a viable mode of transport
Skateboarding policy suspended at University of Northern Iowa
Australia: Heelside Skateboarding Australia issue 03 online. CHeck out what’s happening on the Australian scene + more
Heelside Skateboarding Australia issue 03 online
Meet or get to know more about Ella Howlett, the girl behind LongboardUK. She tell us about what it’s like to be a girl in a boys dominated sport, her passion for longboarding and how to deal with helmet hair when you’re a girl.
A chat with Ella Howlett, Founder of LongboardUK
Longboarding is exploding in popularity right now, knowing that S&J Sales has partnered with Michael Brooke at Concrete Wave Magazine to release a Pocket Guide to Longboarding. Download it for free!
S&J Sales and Concrete Wave release: The Pocket Guide to Longboarding
Chile: The 5th edition of DH longboard Magazine is out. Get your spanish back on track with this Chilean publication covering the IGSA Snake Skeleton Downhill and much more from South America.
DH longboard Magazine 5th Edition is out
Couple days ago Otang announced that them and Australian JacksonShapiera were parting. Wheelbase got themselves a quick interview with the man himself on his move to Sector 9’s urethane program.
Jackson Shapiera interviewed about his move to Sector 9
Wheelbase interview up and coming grom Colton Killoran. Colton and his friends, who make up the “BC Collective”, have been making some incredible videos showcasing their progression and have been skating like serious champs;
Colton Killoran Interview: Redheader Shredder : Wheelbase Online Skate Magazine
The Skateboarder’s Journal, a new periodical by Jack Smith will hopefully be published soon. Check out the neat inspiring pitch video. Some big names in the first issue including Stacy Peralta, K-rimes and Steve Caballero. Stoked
The Skateboarder’s Journal Magazine will hopefully see the day
Argentina: Longway Mag is a magazine that brings together the longboard culture in one place. Check out their first edition now online.
Longway magazine | New dedicated Longboarding magazine from Argentina
All down hill skaters have spent time on this question: should I buy a suit? Team Quebec’s Dmitri Komarov gives you his take on this safety issue.
Leathers or no leathers? | Team Quebec
Insul, Germany: IGSA Insul 2011 – was it the weekend the downhill family died? An interesting point of view of what panned down at the Insul Cup on Hopkin’s blog. Physical assault and unsporting conduct.. Where is this all headed?
IGSA Insul 2011 – was it the weekend the downhill family died?
New York, NY: The first leg of the Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon on Governor’s Island in New York City is tomorrow wIth $30,000 up for grabs with $15,00 for first place. The front line/main contenders have been announced.
Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon | First Leg New York – July 30
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