Skating Oregon’s Finest Custom Parks /w CJ Collins. | Ode to Concrete

CJ Collins hits the Pacific Northwest on a mission to find the best concrete skate spots the area has to offer in his first Red Bull skate part. From backyard bowls to Burnside, CJ puts on a show. He’s joined by Mark “Red” Scott, the founder and foreman at Dreamland Skateparks, whose fingerprint is all over the Oregon skate scene and the custom parks he’s built over the years. Cinematographer Jon Humphries, another Oregon skateboarding legend, put together this edit to showcase CJ on concrete

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The first ever slopestyle skate course. | Red Bull Roller Coaster 2018 in Munich, Germany

We bring you a first look at how it was made and how it skates, as the circus rolls into town at Red Bull Roller Coaster! Join Zion Wright and Jamie Foy as they present the new FIRST EVER Slopestyle Skate Course (or skateboarding assault course) built up in the German city of Munich, at the Olympic Park. As you are by now doubtless aware, the ever-excellent Munich Mash festival took place this weekend in the Bavarian capital – and this year it sees the debut of Red Bull Roller Coaster, a 300m long skateboarding assault course designed to establish who can best handle all-terrain business at breakneck speed.

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The skater who lost his vision, but not his passion. | Out of Frame w/ Dan Mancina

Prepare to be amazed, as we meet up with a skater who lost his vision, but never his passion.
Imagine that one day, at a young age, you’re told that something was wrong with your vision. Like a race against time, each day your vision deteriorates a little bit more until one day you wake up and, like that, your sight is gone. That’s exactly what happened to Dan Mancina, a skateboarder from Livonia, Michigan, just outside of Detroit.

How does someone skate when they’re blind? Simply put, at first, Mancina didn’t.

Grappling with the anxiety, fear and depression that accompanied his loss of vision, Mancina set aside his board, thinking that skating was part of his former life. He moved forward, doing everything he thought he should be doing as a blind person, but still felt a huge void.

That all changed one day when Mancina decided to film some random video clips of him doing things that he thought other people would assume blind people couldn’t do. One of those clips being of him skateboarding.

He posted the clip, it went viral, and he hasn’t put his board down since.

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INCA SKATE TRAIL: A rugged trip from Lima to Machu Picchu. | Episode 1

Join a skate trip to discover the unique spots and local skaters connected by the ancient Inca road system linking modern-day Peru and Bolivia! Milton Martinez, Madars Apse, Thaynan Costa and Angelo Caro ripped the rugged streets from Lima to La Paz, home of the world’s highest skatepark. As well as putting on a heavy demo and skating with the locals, the squad experienced the awe-inspiring Inca ruins. Battling altitude sickness and wild weather this was a skate trip which challenged and rewarded our intrepid shrednauts in equal measures!

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