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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
São Paulo, Brazil: Another video of The 2nd Independência ao Longboard. Organised by Quintal do Ipiranga, this event takes place at the historic Independence park and winners can get Federal Athletic Scholarships.
2º Independência ao Longboard — Federal Athletic Scholarships anyone?
You grew up watching The Simpsons so how about you shred them? Santa Cruz has got what you need with The Simpsons Skate Deck. The Homer with donut wheel, the infamous Bart model and Duff Beer.
Santa Cruz: The Simpsons Decks
GIRLS JUST WANNA GRIND — The Untold Story of 5 Girl Skaters fighting for their place in an industry that does not support them. All they need to make it now is your help. Volunteer, donate, make this film happen.
GIRLS JUST WANNA GRIND — The Untold Story of 5 Girl Skaters fighting for their place
The D*Face spray paint the RIDICUOUS pool with high-tech remotely controlled spray can apparatus mounted to the underside of skateboards…every line a skater took became the paint job of the pool.
D*FACE’S Ridiculous Pool Pain Attack
Paris, France: If you’re in Paris this summer go check out this giant Abec 5 bearing part of the summer festival at La Gaîté lyrique titled; Public Domaine — Skateboard Culture. If you can’t make it you can also catch some of it online.
Public Domaine — Skateboard Culture | La Gaîté Lyrique
São Paulo, Brazil: A week ago was Go Skateboaring Day and the guys in São Paulo really meant business with over 2500 people to spread the stoke. One hell of a big gathering.
Go Skate Day — Sao Paulo gathers over 2500 skaters
Saskatoon, SK, Canada: Saskatoon City Council has has approved changes that will allow skateboards and longboards to be used as a mode of transportation! WOOT WOOT! Thank you people of Saskatoon for your wisdom!
Travelling By Longboard Now Allowed In Downtown Saskatoon
Go Skateboarding Day– Every year on June 21, skateboarders around the globe celebrate one of the most infuential activities in the world by blowing off all other obligations to go skateboarding. DO IT!
Go Skateboarding Day-Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21 2011
New Zealand: Mountain Dew Designs Skate Park to Look Like Giant Pinball Machine. This world first skatepark makes you the ball in a 600square foot machine rigged with sensors, sounds and lights, to score your run just like pinball.
New Zealand Pinball Machine Skate Park
Loaded and Orangatang Ambassador Thiago Nobre shredding in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro. Look at that Tan tien and how much it pops. Also make sure you watch it till the end…There’s a surprise
Town Tien | Thiago Nobre shredding making that longboard pop.
San Francisco Chronicle | Four decades of skateboarding in San Francisco. A nice collection of photo capturing the history of Skateboard in SF. Thanks for the find
San Francisco Chronicle | Four decades of skateboarding in San Francisco
Louis Pilloni answers the question: Is longboarding Skateboarding? this new first monthly issue of a collaboration between Wheelbase Magazine and SkateHouseMedia to shed light on the most commonly debated topics.
SkateHouseMedia Louis Pilloni answers the question: Is longboarding Skateboarding?
Urbeiss, France: This weekend saw the 9th annual gathering of Koffee-Schnaps; a somewhat unique event involving more than 130 participants of downhill skateboarding, rollerskating and tobogganing.
Alsace Downhill-Koffee-Schnaps 2011 Part 1
Issue 02 of Heelside Magazine is Now Online: The much loved hardcopy magazine is now online to view for free while Issue03 goes to print.
Issue 02 of Heelside Magazine is Now Online
You may not know his name or his face, but you sure know his work. Meet Jon Huey — The steeziest downhill skateboarding photographer out there. Check out the thousands of photo from his Folio.
Meet Jon Huey — The steeziest downhill skateboarding photograper out there.
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