This Week’s Top 5
Loads of D#cks
Other Planet trucks have been around for a while but if you are not familiar with their unique design it’s time to get acquainted.
Longboard Technology Breakdown of Other Planet Trucks.
Bainbridge, Ohio: 5th annual Soldiers of Downhill went down this past weekend.
Soldiers of Downhill 2014 | crazytac0
Alex”Bad Decision”Ameen has once again teamed up with one of our team riders to pump out another sick California edit.
Allen Alvarez-Crew Cuts | Landyachtz Crew Cuts
We are very excited to welcome Louis Pilloni to the Gullwing Army! Watch him on his first run of the day as he bombs down his favorite Southern California run.
Gullwing Truck Co. | Welcome to The Team – Louis Pilloni
Surfing on grace, a feature lenght documentary about slalom skateboading, is in its final stage of production and just need that little extra nudge. Feat. Dave Hackett, Claude Reigner and Richy Carrasco
Surfer sur la grâce – Surfing on grace | Feature length documentary on slalom
Sibaté, Colombia: Byron Essert takes his first IDF World Cup win at the Festival de la Bajada. The new track venue this year was a good thing for the Powell-Peralta team with Essert taking first and fellow team-mate Kevin Reimer coming seconds.
Byron Essert takes his first IDF Word Cup win at the 2014 Festival de la Bajada
Atlas Truck Co. just released the first few episodes of their Truck Tech Talk series. Starting with the basics, this series will dig progressively deeper into skate truck science with each episode.
Atlas Truck Clinic Series – Episode 1, 2, 3 & 4
Atlas Truck Co.
Toronto, ON: West Coast does East coast for the Toronto Board Meeting! Over 800 skaters came out for the annual TBM
Switchback longboards does Board Meeting! | Toronto Board Meeting 2014
Hornsby, NSW, Australia: The Grom Bomb was back again and saw some of Australia’s finest and youngest down the Industrial hill in the Mt Kuringai area.
Grom Bomb Industrial Assault 2014
Just Announced 2 new wheels by RAD for 2 high calibre profile. IDf 2013 World Champion Adam Persson and American James Kelly both get their own Pro Wheels
Persson and Kelly each get their own R.A.D Influence Pro Wheels
Boston, MA: Meet new father-son longboard startup Latitude Longboards, makers of heirloom quality hardwood longboard decks
Latitude Longboards launches their new “Legacy” model
Luke Melo packed his bags and hit Switchback for the summer to conquering hills all around the Northwest with his friends.
Switchback Longboards, GoPro Adventures: Luke Melo’s Downhill Summer
Arbor’s Daniel MacDonald showing his groove on the streets using the Sucrose Initiative 69mm Vice with proprietary Groovetube Cores wheels to cha-cha down to the bottom of his neighbourhood.
Sucrose Initiative ~ Daniel MacDonald | Arbor Skateboards
And a compilation of raw runs and semi-raws submitted to us this week. Enjoy the long weekend
A dose of raw from this week
San Francisco, California: Creating community is an essential facet to humanity in that we are social organisms seeking solace in the hearts and minds of others.
Art Exhibition Invitation and New Video | Flying Hi
Vancouver, BC, Canada: Patrick Switzer has a well documented quiver, but his current weapons of choice are his pro model Rayne boards the Fortune and Misfortune.
Rayne Longboards Presents: Patrick Switzer – Soldier of (Mis)Fortune
South Africa: Last weekend’Í Skateboarding World Championship saw 13 year-old Alana Smith be the first female to do Backflip on the Mini Mega Ramp. Congrats.
First Female Backflip on the Mini Mega Ramp
Leuven, Belgium: It’s almost like watching a Cirque du Soleil act. Andre Churakov, Sam Holding, and Simen Bye in some mesmerizing fancy and light footwork.
Apex Longboard by Original Skateboards: A Day in Leuven
Velefique, Spain: Get a real close ride and enjoy close up action from Rayne’s Velefique Freeride 2014
Velefique Freeride 2014 – Official Video | Mainout
We’ll take this as a sign that longboarding is becoming an attractive proposition for marketers to use them for more that just selling skateboards.
Downhill Skaterboarders selling more than skateboards
Vancouver, BC: Flatspot Longboards teamed up with Loaded and Orangatang to bring Vancouver shredders another epic Highway Jam!
Flatspot Highway Jam with Loaded Ambssadors
Backed by Omen Longboards, Free Wheel Co. launched recently by offering 4 different types of wheel. Free Agents, Free Dumbs, Free Ballins and Free Willies.
Omen’s new wheel division Free Wheel Co. Launches with 4 flavours
Skate X Shoot
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