With all the skate contests canceled this year, Ryan Sheckler opened the doors to his skatepark and invited 13 of the best skateboarders in the world to battle it out in a new digital skateboarding contest. Each skater has one hour to put together their best 45 second to one minute line alone – no crowd & no other skaters, just a couple camera guys and themselves – SŌLUS. Red Bull’s judges, Jamie Owens, Mike Sinclair, and Kyle Berard, evaluated each video based on style, progression and creativity. And the winner is…. Taylor Kirby!
It’s not too late to vote for the “Fan Favorite” Award HERE.
The LA heatwave continues and the air quality is not making it easier. TM Eric Palozzolo keeps the hype training rolling as Emmanuel Guzman, Henry Gartland, Maurio McCoy and new SC Am Brian O’Dwyer keep it cranking in the streets. Filmed by Joe Perrin and Nick Hanson. Edited by Trevar Cushing.
In Irwindale, CA, the Baker Boys skate a hip in the blistering sun. In the pursuit of “web clips” an uncommon term at the time, Don “Nuge” Nguyen and Brian “Slash” Hansen get tricks while Andrew Reynolds and Jeff Lenoce bake in the sun.
At a local Home Depot, Beagle spots a character in an unusual attire. With a matching Homer Simpson shirt and shorts, the man continues to scratch his behind while discussing local politics with his entourage.
Back to skateboarding’s most famous stage, Lizard King and the Green Room crew roll deep to the Hollywood 16 stair rail. With the usual warm up chants, “For Satan”, “Green Room”, “No Batlle, No War”, and “Do or Die For The Homies”, Lizard King hypes himself up and slides a frontside noseslide all the way to the bottom, first try. Four attempts later, the Lizard surfs one out. The crowd goes wild including Molly the dog (RIP). Circa 2009 – Beagle
Today we talk about and put to the test the 7.75 inch 3D Concave Classic Dot deck. In this video we break down the details on each of the products and why they are great. Then we put Santa Cruz Brand Manager Andrew Cannon to the test with three different challenges.
CJ Collin’s SŌLUS entry. With all the skate contests canceled this year, Ryan Sheckler opened the doors to his skatepark and invited 13 of the best skateboarders in the world to battle it out in a new digital skateboarding contest. Each skater has one hour to put together their best 45 second to one minute line alone – no crowd & no other skaters, just a couple camera guys and themselves – SŌLUS. Red Bull’s judges, Jamie Owens, Mike Sinclair, and Kyle Berard, will evaluate each video based on style, progression and creativity. Winner will be announced September 27th. Each skaters entry video will drop every week leading up to the September 27th winner announcement. With skate shops struggling during the global pandemic, the winner will receive $2,500 to donate to a shop of their choice. Following the judges announcement, you will have a chance to vote on your favorite video part and the fan favorite will be announced on September 30th. Watch CJ battle out his run and tap the link to vote for your favorite entry! Vote HERE.
Hit the road with David Gravette and the Skate Wild crew for a weekend of skating, camping, and good ‘ol Summer fun in the great outdoors! Skate Wild offers Trips for Skateboarding and Outdoor Enthusiasts, Skate Camp Scholarships, Wilderness Workshops, and Give Back Trips. To Learn More Visit HERE.
X Games Real Street Best Trick asks 10 skateboarders to put it all on the line with their single best trick. This year’s Real Street Best Trick athletes are Clive Dixon, Jack O’Grady, Felipe Mota, John Dilorenzo, Alex Midler, Robert Neal, Myles Willard, Chris Wimer, Ryan Sheckler and Nyjah Huston.
We discuss Antihero’s “QUANTINIUM” Video, Blake Norris’ “Julia” Part, adidas Skateboarding Presents /// PUIG, The Tony Alva Story, New Highland Peak x Nine Club bottles and new candles for fall available now on the Nine Club website, Eldy’s pick of the week and much more!