This Week’s Top 5
Loads of D#cks
Featured in ‘Skateboard’
Toronto, ON: congrats to Oasis Skateboard factory‘s Kyle Echlin on winning the CBC’s Future Dragon Fun. Kevin O’Leary himself was at OSF to personally give Kyle the $5000 cheque to help students in Grades 11 and 12 pursue their own business project. Check out the winner on the Dragon’s den blog or read the article on metronews.ca (Photo: metronews.ca)
Kyle Echlin of the Oasis Skateboard factory wins CBC’s Future Dragon Fun | Dragons Den
Morro Bay, California, USA: The Morro Bay Skateboard Museum needs the community’s support to stay open and provide a rich, tangible history from the 1950′s to the present day
Keep the Morro Bay Skateboard Museum Alive!
Skate and Sci-Fi nerds are wetting their pants. Two icons are mashing it up. Lucasfilm and Santa Cruz Skateboards bring you a Star Wars limited edition this February.
Limited edition Star Wars™ Santa Cruz Skateboard
Santa brought you your first longboard. Congrats! tons of fun awaits you. But do you know how to maintain it for optimum performance? Let Rat Vision help you.
If you are starting in the sport check out the How Tos with Rat Vision
Rutland, Ohio: In this second episode of Skatesgiving 2013, the crew heads to Brewce Martin’s famous/infamouse Skatopia
Skatesgiving 2013: Skatopia | SkateHouseMedia.com
He may have had some pretty backwards views about female skaters in the past but Nyjah Huston sure is a damn good street skater.
Skateboarding news: Nyjah Huston: New Trick of the Year
Coming January 2014, a documentary celebrating the godfather of slide. Passion and adversity, a Brazilian rags to riches story. This is the story of Sergio Yuppie.
Coming Soon: Sergio Yuppie – King of Downhill Slide | Abec 11
Lots of skate companies came and went but Santa Cruz has weathered every storm and make their mark in skateboarding history. The Berrics does a two part series on the company which this year is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Part 1 | Part 2
EST. ’73 SANTA CRUZ – 40th Anniversary | The Berrics
Kryptonics is making a comeback and all the “skate geezers” are celebrating. Check out the videos released so far and the cool ads made by the hardcore fan at Sa Ka Roulé
Kryptonics fever is catching on. You know they’re coming back right?
Z-Flex reunites team members from the past as well as fellow skaters of the 70’s to re-tell the ever-popular Dog Town story from the people that actually lived it.
Z.V.P. Z-Flex Skateboards Since 1976 | 2 part mini-documentary
Part 2 of the Comet “DCDC TOUR” with all of your Comet’s usual suspects.
Comet Skateboards // DCDC TOUR (Part 2)
Whether you are a pioneer or currently dominating the skate scene it all doesn’t matter. Mastering the loops of death is what matters. Caballero, Homoki and friend give it a shot.
Tony Hawk’s Loop of Death 2013 – Slams, Attempts and Makes | Ride
The amazing work of light painter/cinematographer Darren Pearson and his interpretation of ‘You’re never too old to skateboard’ right in time for halloween
Light Goes On by Darren Pearson
Australian skate authority Hopkin gives you the 100 “ultimate” commandement on getting sponsored. A great and at time funny read for y’all.
The ultimate cheat sheet to getting sponsored | Hopkin Skate Blog
Los Angeles, CA: eXBB is a celebrity judged contest where a battle of the bands meets extreme sports competition
eXtreme Band Battle, with celebrity judge Ray “Bones” Rodriguez, goes live on Indiegogo
Normally plazas around D.C.’s federal buildings are off-limits to skateboarders. But with the government shutdown, there are fewer police to keep them out.
Skateboarders See a (Kick)Flip Side to the Government Closing | WSJ.com
Surfboard Manufacturer Hydroflex is getting in to the world of skateboards and, with their patented 3D-Glassing™ Technology, you can expect light, strong & waterproof designs
Hydroflex – Hi-Tech Composite Skateboards is on its way
Montreal,QC: We still play longboard hockey up in Montreal! That truly Canadian twist on the sport that is Longboard Hockey
Montréal Skateboard Hockey League – Third Edition
Some sad new from the world of publishing. After 5 decades Skateboarder Magazine is shutting down. Find out more via our friends at Wheelbase.
After Five Decades, Skateboarder Magazine is Shutting Down | Wheelbase Mag
Do you control your skateboarding, or does it control you? A mildly entertaining group therapy session for skaters who ‘clothelines longboarders’
Antiheros Anonymous | Do you control your skateboarding, or does it control you?
Check out our [Cody Crook and friends] kickstarter for a longboard backpack. It also can hold a skateboard and snowboard!
Longboard Backpack: Concrete Native Kickstarter
San Francisco, CA: If you are in San Fran, go check out this cool exhibit dedicated to the science of skateboarding.
Exploratorium: The Science of Skateboarding | abc7news.com
Skate X Shoot
Weekly Top 5
© 2012 longboardism