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Brooklyn, NY: Bustin introduces “The Skateboard”. The Bustin Yoface is the first deck in the Bustin lineup to integrate the classic skateboard feel–with a twist.
The NEW Bustin Yoface | Bridging the Gap between Longboard and skateboarding
Atlanta, GA: ‘Skate It or Hang It!?’ will be held at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) from June 16, 2012 to September 16, 2012.
Skate It or Hang It?! The Evolution of Skateboard Art exhibition
Landyachtz steps into hard wheel territory with the new Street Hawgs. One 62mm 82a and a smaller 57mm 82a/99a for those tech slide sessions. As usual Justen Ortiz with more details
Landyachtz goes hard wheels with the new Street Hawgs
For years the holy grail of all skateboard tricks, the 1080, has eluded the biggest and most talented stars in skateboarding. While many have tried, it was never landed — that is until now.
First Ever 1080 Landed By 12-Year-Old Skateboarder Tom Schaar
Skateboard Kings (1978) | Take some time this weekend to watch or re-watch one of the greatest skateboarding documentary ever made. Made a part of TV series The World About Us for the BBC
Skateboard Kings – One of the best Documentary ever made
The Bones Brigade; Stacy Peralta, Lance Mountain, Mike McGill, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Tommy Guerrero and Tony Hawk all join the google hangout for a one reunion interview
Flying Circle: The Bones Brigade!
Salt Lake City, UT: Stacy Peralta’s newest skateboarding documentary, The Bones Brigade: An Autobiography just Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Catch the trailer/teaser and interview
Stacy Peralta’s newest skateboarding documentary, The Bones Brigade: An Autobiography
Monopatin, a ride into the beginnings of skateboarding in Spain is a documentary where we will know the first skaters who hit the concrete in Spain. Think Dogtown and Z-Boys a la española. A film by Pedro Temboury.
Monopatin, a ride into the beginnings of skateboarding in Spain
There’s been a lot of chatter online about whether longboarding and skateboarding are the same or different. Well here’s a video to get you even more confused. Reese Boyko shreds a Rayne Mini Longboard/skateboard???
Mini Longboard – Well does that make it a skateboard?
NewLife is a skateboard company out of Elizabeth New Jersey where we are dedicated to taking old, and used skateboards and giving them a NewLife by creating fully functional mini cruisers.
New York, NY: Rumors regarding the death of hard wheel sliding have been greatly exaggerated. Nothing proves this more than the Sunday after the Broadway Bomb with the Earthwing’s hardwheel-only tech slide jam.
Broadway Bomb 2011 Tech Slide Jam
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
Check out the New SNAP Skateboard. This canadian invention is a folding skateboard. It is designed for easy storage after commuting. This seemed like a potentially gooD idea to implement for longboards too.
Folding Skateboard – The New SNAP Skateboard
What is a longboard anyway? Laura Zigman made this fun video of the same conversation she and her son have everyday. Longboarding as viewed by your parents. It’s funny cos it’s true.
The Conversation: Skateboard vs Longboard
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
Do you know your classics? Check out this animation commissioned for the summer festival on Skateboard Culture at la la Gaieté Lyrique. See if you can guess them all
Do you know your Classics?
Not New Jersey: Sometimes building something new to ride is the only way forward. Billy, Max, Zak, and the Venom crew get creative to keep themselves, and their longboarding, progressing. Ed. Note: Venom taking at jab at original.
Longboard Mini Mega Ramp
San Diego, Venezuela: Last month Bustin Team Rider Micku Murgolo put together Freestyle Sessions in Venezuela. This is her third year hosting the event, it keeps growing and was sanctioned this year.
Freestyle Sessions III 2011 | San Diego Venezuela
Following up on our post about The International Skateboard Film Festival and what movies were of great influence to skateboard filmaker, Here’s The Bones Brigade Video Show from back in 1984. Were you even born then?
The Bones Brigade Video Show
The International Skateboard Film Festival – Episode 1. Members of the Academy of Skateboard Filmmakers talked about the first skate movie they ever saw including The Devil’s Toy. Back when everything was called skating
International Skateboard Film Festival – Episode 1
Ottawa, ON: The World Championship of Slalom Skateboarding 2011 just wrapped up and longboardism was there taking some pictures.
World Championship of Slalom Skateboarding 2011 Photos & Results
Skate X Shoot
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