This Week’s Top 5
Loads of D#cks
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
Pala, CA: The gnarliness of Angie’s Curves are not just hearsay. In only its secondly the IDF event has built itself a reputation of being one of the most technical and demanding course on the circuit.
Sector 9 | Angie’s Curves 2014 (Official Video)
Right in time for christmas wish list consideration, new action HD cams are being released. The 2 latest one being heavy hitter’s GoPro HD Hero 4 and back form the dead Contour Roam 3.
Battle of the Action Cam: Contour Roam 3 and GoPro Hero4
San Francisco, CA: Watch Nick Ronzani and Eric Jensen put the 2014 Comet Ethos series to the test.
Comet Skateboards present the Ethos Series 2014
Austin, Texas: B-Sides edit of a bunch of unused Oxford Empire clips!
Team Oxford Empire // B-Sides
Toronto, ON: Once a year the skaters of Toronto get together decked out in white dress shirts and ties to celebrate the freedom of skateboarding.
Toronto Board Meeting 2014 – Bombora
U.S.A: Catch Spaniards Cristina Mandarina and Eider Walls captured on camera by Marta Guillen shredding all over the USA for 3 weeks in the trip of a life time
MANDARINWALLS USA TRIP – Three weeks shredding the USA
Vancouver, BC: The Vancouver Park Board has got it right by promoting safe longboarding with a free clinic with the help of the guys at Longboarder labs.
Vancouver Park Board promotes safe longboarding with Free clinic
Long Beach, CA: The second-ever issue of Wheelbase Magazine Print Edition is here. Over the past six months, the editorial team has collected and curated content to bring you their latest journal-sized shred magazine for your coffee table. Congrats!
Wheelbase hit a milestone with its 2nd ever printed edition
Boulder, CO: colorado rider Aaron Hampshire goes super fast down a gnarly road!
Aaron Hampshire Colorado Canyon Run | Seismic Skate
As far as light attachment goes the Ekick Torpedo Skateboard Safety Lights sure has a lot going for it. The design can be retrofitted to any board and the onboard accelerometer can activate “Brake lights”
Ekick Torpedo Skateboard Safety Lights
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