Skating for The Thrill of It | Manuel Stiefvater Interview

Local Spaniard Manuel Stiefvater made the short journey from his hometown Madrid to Barcelona. Hence his ability to rip in the street like nobody ‘s businesses. As seen in his winning Am Search submission video, Manuel approaches handrails with confidence and enjoys gapping over them too. Skating for nothing more but himself, we believe Manuel will make it far in skateboarding. Check out his interview above from Dew Tour Am Series Barcelona!

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Finnish Transplant from Brazil on Skating In New Environment | Alex Lekinho Interview

Finnish transplant, Alex Lekinho traded the tropical weather of Brazil and now resides in Northern Europe. As a result of moving to the Baltic region, Alex is only able to skate outside for four months out of the year. Although one upside is the ability to fly into skateboarding’s hub for spots in Barcelona at any time. As seen in Alex’s Am Search submission video, he’s already spent time there. His gnarly pop amazed us and we were psyched see his magic in person. All in all, check out Alex’s interview above on his Dew Tour weekend.

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From Gritty Streets to Seamless Marble | Ben Walters Interview

From the gritty east coast streets to smooth spots of Barcelona, US Am Search winner Ben Walters experiences one of skateboarding meccas of skate destinations. Trying something he normally doesn’t do, Ben edited and submitted an insane Am Search video. Notably, it caught our attention and won over enough fan votes to win. As a result, Ben made the journey over the Atlantic Ocean and skated in a whole new world. With endless spots at his disposal, Ben put down so many tricks at each spot that he could have made an entire video part. In short, get the full scoop from Ben about east coast spots and his Barcelona experience.

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Alex Decunha Interview | Dew Tour Am Series 2017 Barcelona

In this interview from Dew Tour Am Series Barcelona, we hear from United Kingdom’s Alex Decunha. After watching Alex’s insane Am Search submission video we knew he was on another level. Not only is he able to put down mind-boggling tricks on tape, but is also under pressure at a contest. His performance during the cash for tricks earned him some Euros and placed second on Sunday’s final day of competition. Learn more about the Alex in his interview above.

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Lukas Bigun Interview | Dew Tour Am Series 2017 Barcelona

Switzerland Am Search winner Lukas Bigun had a great time out in Barcelona for the Dew Tour Am Series. Lukas’ suave style had judges nodding their heads in approval all weekend long and his Am Search submission video has the street footage to back it. Get the full scoop from Lukas on what it’s like skating Sweden, his thoughts on the Am Search video contest, and his overall experience skating in Barcelona.

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Setups: Tom Asta Combines Old Skateboard Technology With Modern Components

In this new episode of Setups, we hear from Tom Asta. Skating for Santa Cruz in this year’s TransWorld SKATEboarding team challenge and pro competition Tom was able to adapt his skills to the tech, rails and gaps course. To put it simply Tom can flip in, out and over almost anything. Of course, these flawless feats wouldn’t be possible without the help of his skateboard gear. Find out how Tom meshes together old skateboard technology while trying out different board shapes and preferences in the video above.

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Groseanu Mihnea Interview | Dew Tour Am Series 2017 Barcelona

Am Search winner and Dew Tour Am Series competitor Mihnea Groseanu explains why it’s hard to progress at skateboarding in his home country of Romania. Although skating in tough conditions Mihnea was able to travel and experience different terrain that has shaped his skating in phenomenal ways. Learn more about Mihnea and how he adapted to the course at Barcelona in his interview above.

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