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As part of an Innovation Hunt , Nike+ japan has people hunting for Nike’s Flyknit Trainer and Lunarlon technologies inspired prizes including this skateboard.
Nike Lunarlon skateboard with extra sole
Nic Escamilla rocking the Fattail with a hybrid style. As Loaded puts it There is no right or wrong way to skate, just adaptation.
Hover Fly with Loaded’s Nic Escamilla
It’s never too late to start skating (again). Great short article by Robyn Sorenson, a professional writer, mother of 2 and thirty year old trying to relive her youth.
Why You Should START Skateboarding No Matter How OLD You Are! | Skateboarders Journal
Ottawa, Canada: Councillor David Chernushenko is looking at how longboards might be allowed on roads and regulated like bicycles. Changes in the nation’s capital may influence others.
Councillor favours allowing longboards, in-line skaters on city roads | Ottawa Citizen
Objection! Witness is grinding the jury box. Tony Hawk in this funny College Humour vid titled ‘ Skateboarding is a crime’
Skateboarding is a Crime (with Tony Hawk) | College Humor
Kilian Martin (twice in 2 days) and Alfredo Urbon in a pas de deux promoting Daimler AG’s smart car for 2. Also check out the making of video
Skate fortwo, feat. Kilian Martin and Alfredo Urbon + behind the scene
The Los Angeles Times with an article paying tribute to Tom Sim, founder of Sims Skateboards and Sims Snowboards who left us this week at the age of 61.
Tom Sims dies; snowboard and longboard pioneer was 61 | L.A Times
The deck isn’t long, the truck are tiny and the wheels are real hard. We don’t feature may short decks videos but props to Kilian Martin, master of freestyle.
STATIONPARK with Kilian Martin
Check out the trailer to Stacy Peralta’s newets movie; The Bones Brigade: An Autobiography. The movie premiered at Sundance in February and has all your favourites featured
Bones Brigade: An Autobiography | Official Trailer
Madrid, Spain: The Madrid Skate Film Festival will be on November 17. The enrolment period is still open. Submit your work today.
Madrid Skate Film Festival – 17 November 2012
PLEASE STOP uploading videos of you bombing hills without protective gear and with total disregard for safety. It makes us look like reckless idiots on national TV.
Good Morning America Reports on Skateboard Bombing and LA’s New Ordinance
Godfather of street skating Rodney Mullen shares his love of the open skateboarding community and how the unique environments it plays in drive the creation of new tricks
Rodney Mullen: Pop an ollie and innovate! | TEDX Talk
Portland, OR: Great new video series by Skate Friendly PDX featuring Jon Huey on the other side of the camera sharing his wisdom when it come to safety and skate behaviour
Safety Huey Ep.1 Arlington Heights | Skate Friendly PDX
Neat way from SkateStart to get kids to learn with a patent-pending system that uses markings on the grip tape to indicate proper foot placement for pushing,, rolling, and ollying.
Increasing Participation With SkateStart’s Innovative Approach
The New Yorker’s James Guida has a neat article about skating coinciding with Transworld’s 30 year anniversary.
THIRTY YEARS OF SKATING | The New Yorker – Culture Desk
The documentary Skate on Film chronicles the influence that the video part has had on the skateboarding industry through current skater and filmmaker point of view.
Skate On Film | X Games Film
We don’t really promote swag but that one caught our eyes. It settles the debate on something everyone can agree. Answer at the back of the shirt.
It’s not the size of your deck Shirt | West Hem Roll
All over the world: International Go Skateboarding Day 2012 is less than a week away. Get involved, start or join an event and make everyone take notice!
June 21 is International Go Skateboarding Day 2012
Skate legend Christian Hosoi reveals everything about his rise, fall, and redemption, in his tell-all self titled book ; “Hosoi My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor”.
Book release | Hosoi My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor
Brazil’s Fernando Yuppie in his Pro Model video showing off his new JET Hellfire deck and ABEC 11 wheels, the Sublime Powerslides. Not bad for a 19 year old.
Fernando Yuppie eating wheels and living the dream | ABEC 11 Longboarding
Official Video release for Bustin’s latest Deck, the Yoface. Bustin claims to have designed the deck to bridge the gap between longboarding and skateboarding
Introducing the New Bustin Yoface – What’s the difference between longboarding and skateboarding? | Bustin Boards
While we wait for the official release video of the new Bustin Yoface, check out this teaser of Will Royce repping the new deck.
William Royce for Bustin Boards – Bustin Yoface Teaser – The Skateboard
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