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Love the downhill but pushing to get there is way too exhaustive? Well Fairdale may have a solution for you with their skaterack. This bike rack specially designed to transport boards will sure make life easier for some.
Fairdale Bicycle Skaterack
Sweden: French car maker Peugeot just releases what seems obviously to be a Juan Rayos/ Longboard Girls Crew inspired video to sell their 308 model. Some overpaid ad guy didn’t have to work hard for that one
Car Commercial Featuring girls on longboard | Hold on! something looks familiar
Australian pop sensation Cody Simpson (not our words, we ‘re not sure we know him) was recently presented with a Skittles-covered longboard (now that’s the fun part). The picture is the story
Cody Simpson Receives a Skittles-Covered Longboard
Proof that everything with skate wheel on makes things better: CineSkates Camera Sliders by Justin Jensen. I’m not sure how this would fare on the street for longboard movies but still heck of a good idea.
CineSkates Camera Sliders by Justin Jensen
Mongo Man Trailer – A great find from the guys at Heelside. Nothing else to say but PURE GENIUS
MONGO MAN | He’s quite the superhero
The Giau Pass, Italy: While touring the European downhill circuit, Canadians Luke Melo, Patrick Switzer and Maxime Garrant Rousseau scared themselves riding with the GOMA Freda TEAM tearing down the hill on their Huffy Slider.
Luke Melo, Patrick Switzer and MGR ride with the GOMA Freda TEAM
Portland, OR: Shwood, makers of handcrafted wooden eyewear, get experimenting with sunglasses made from skateboard decks. How much more hipster do you wanna look?
Sunglasses Made Out of Skateboards by Shwood
Surrey, England: James Frost of Surrey Scum, all the way from england managing to do a rubiks cube while doing a bit of mellow downhill. He can do a 25 second average when sitting down, and decided to try it while skating.
Downhill Rubiks cube
Surrey Scum Longboarders
NOS Energy Drink presents: Have a NOS Day, an interactive short film featuring the kind of action that makes our lawyers uncomfortable. Forget the long boring commute to work: in NOSland it’s all ’bout longboarding to work.
HAVE A NOS DAY | Interactive choose your own adventure with longboard scene
Karma Comes Tenfold | A person suffers the consequence of not recycling. If you’re still littering, hopefully you won’t come across this guy. One weird Public Service announcement. WARNING: Strong language
Karma Comes Tenfold
Bustin Boards is definitely growing it’s fan base… So are so hardcore that they make song about the NYC company…. Made us chuckle. We want 41″ Robots | Bustin 4 life Mi represent
We want 41″ Robots | Bustin’s got some cookie fans
GreenField, MA: See what happened when a guy from Cop Block, an organization that teaches others to effectively hold law enforcement accountable, got stopped by the police for longboarding on the sidewalk. Keep calm and carry on.
Greenfield Police Are Unsuccessful In Extortion Attempt
How-To Carpet a Longboard. Lauren will show you everything you need to make ridding barefoot so much better. The host’s charms almost makes you think that what she’s doing is a good idea. From Eyehandy.com
How-To Carpet a Longboard With Lauren
Montreal, QC: We all know that longboarding int he city can be tricky. You gotta always pay attention for potential obstacle jumping in your way. But how do you deal with a fountain coming out of nowhere? Pretty Funny.
Longboarding in Montreal | Funny
Instructable has some instructions on how to make Longboard/skateboard wheels cover. Think of them as hub cap for your wheels. Not sure about the functionality other than it looks nice.
Hubcaps for your longboard anyone?
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
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
Kiel, Germany: Ocean Jump 2011- Sprung. The picture says it all
Ocean Jump 2011 – A sail on a Longboard on Ramp.
YouSpots is a platform for everybody longing for new and exciting spots, runs and locations to practice their sport. It offers a wide variety of opportunities for athletes of urban and “extreme” sports including longboarding.
youspots.com | spot finder for urban extreme sports.
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
An now somehting to either put a smile on your face or make you go WTF?? The Coucarach Ninja Skater. the adventures of a new superhero and his attempts to save the world.
The Coucarach Ninja Skater
Non-longboard news: New-Zealander Jed Mildon Lands World’s First BMX Triple Back Flip back on home soil.
Mildon Lands the World’s First BMX Triple Back Flip
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