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Goldendale, WA: Each time Yvon Labarthe posts a new vid, our stokemeter goes up. Catch the official Maryhill 2011 IGSA World Cup video. How did he have time to win theclassic luge and film at the same time?
Maryhill 2011 -Official Video
Kingdom of Bhutan: And now for something different; Johnny Strange with his Landyachtz in Bhutan teaching monks how to longboard.
Teaching monks how to skate
District of North Vancouver Longboarders Brainstorm Meeting. Things are brewing in Canada’s Downhill Capital. Hopefully it’ll all be for the best. It’s all about safety education and community support. Read all on Skate[Slate]
District of North Vancouver Longboarders Brainstorm Meeting
Manila Philippines: While going downhill fast and shredding it is always fun, sometimes you just wanna skate at your own pace. Spend an evening in the neighborhood with the first of three shorts in the Stoke +63 series.
Neighborhood |Sometimes you just wanna skate at your own pace.
SIngapore: Meet the CHILLAX crew. The longboarding scene here has exploded over the past 2 years (and the year-round 90+ degrees temperature hasn’t deterred anyone). Check the crew at the local spot Prata Hill
Singapura: Meet the CHILLAX crew
Signal Hill, CA: Downhill Skateboarding 40 years Ago. Footage and narration of one of the first dowbhill contest to ever offer cash prize. A great find from the guys at Heelside.
Downhill Skateboarding 40 years Ago.
Dalua Downhill – Episode 2 Europe: Douglas Dalua rides the most amazing hills of Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy and Czech Republic chasing for the IGSA World Cup Series title. Also Featuring Fernando Yuppie.
Dalua Downhill – Episode 2 Europe
F1 Skate was the first dedicated downhill skateboarding TV show ever in Australia, it first aired early in 2008 on FUEL TV. Producer Luke Sorenson digs in his archive and brings to you episode 1 and 2 online.
F1 SKATE Episode 1 & 2 – Australian Downhill Skate TV Show
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
Congratulations to Concrete Wave Magazine for spreading the stoke for the last 10 years. The 10th Anniversary and Summer 2011 is now out and also available for iPod and iPad.
Concrete Wave 10th Anniversary issue is out. Now on your iPod and iPad
UD mag, the french longboard magazine, issue #2 is out. Whether you can read it or not is beyond the point. Check out the awesome series of illustrations used for editorial treatment.
UDmag issue #2 is out – Awesome illustrations
LongTreks on Skatedeck is back with this time Morocco as playground. While waiting for the first episode we thought we’d bring to your attention this articles Freshpaved did earlierthis year.
LongTreks on Skate Decks: Morocco -Freshpaved Magazine
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
Antipolo City, Philippines: What more patriotic than to celebrate independence day of the country you love by doing the things you love, longboarding. Padyak Bayani Dos – That’s where it’s at. Stoke! Stoke! Stoke! And Motherland
Padyak Bayani Dos | Celebrating independence day in the Philippines
Burbank, California: We bring you lot’s of neat videos but here’s something different. Close your eyes and listen. CNN’s Jim Roope with an unbiased audio report on downhill skateboarding.
Skaters train ‘illegally’ for growing sport – CNN.com
Dalua Downhill – Episode 1 now online. Follow Brazilian Douglas Dalua on his quest to reign supreme on the IGSA circuit. First episode of the series by Zeppelin Filmes. Great watch for all!
Dalua Downhill – Episode 1 now online
CBS News did a big lifestyle segment on Tarp surfing. Love the old neighbourhood lady saying she thinks every kid should skateboard. Also big plug for the guys at Arbor.
Tarp surfing on CBS News
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
Vancouver, Canada: CTV Interviews Bricin Lyons about downhill and the Highway Gospel. See what the Danger Bay organizer and downhill event announcer has to say. Also..man that helmet looks small for his head,
CTV Interviews Bricin Lyons about downhill and the Highway Gospel
Barcelona, Spain: The fourth edition of LKXA Barcelona Extreme combines different forms of extreme sports and competition at all skill level and bring them to public places for all to enjoy. We need more of these festival.
LKXA Barcelone Extreme 2011
So much fun it makes you almost miss Winter… Maybe not. Either way a short and fun little vid from Geneva Longboarding. Rain, sunshine, snow storm, just get out there and have fun
So much fun it makes you almost miss Winter…
Guadalajara, México: A well overdue video of the Greenskate 2011, the event celebrating and encouraging the low impact of longboarding on our environment as an eco-efficient form of travel and recreation.
Longboard Mexico: Greenskate 2011 – Guadalajara México
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