Freedom NJ turned 5 years old in November. Here’s a recap video of the “Cash for Tricks” jam, filmed by John Lewinski, Tyler Ajamian and Sebastian Mora. Check out and donate HERE to help grow our skate community in New Jersey.
adidas had the honor to team up with the North West Association for Blind Athletes to throw a unique skateboarding experience for the kids, teaching the fundamentals of skateboarding to the visually impared, hosted by Dan Manica in Portland. Speacial thanks to Dan Mancina, Dennis Busenitz, Silas Baxter-Neal, John Perez and Sam Narvaez for help with teaching and Real Skateboards and Protec for providing the gear.
Filmed and edited by Greg Navarro.
The site of the world famous West LA Courthouse skate spot is being redeveloped. Local advocates like Save Court House, the LA Conservancy and CSEF are working with The Skatepark Project, local council and neighbors to replicate and honor the history and impact of the space in a new, nearby site. Follow them to get involved. Watch the full video and see how you can help!
Just Have Fun cash for tricks holiday give back event went down over the weekend on Dec 10th 2022. It was a great time. Check it out!
A story 20 years in the making. Nike SB and eBay pay tribute to the patriarch of Nike Skateboarding, Sandy Bodecker, with the launch of 10 Charity Dunk Lows benefitting the Bodecker Foundation. Each special edition box comes complete with a tribute to the original Charity Dunk, a pair of the 2022 release eBay Dunk, and more…and you can skate the box. Bid HERE!
Matt McMullan was both a team rider and very close friend. Matt seemed like he had everything, but like too many others, life’s growing pains and struggles were overwhelming him. Suffering in silence and despite family and friends who cared dearly for him, we lost Matt, February 4th 2006. None of us saw it coming.
Matt designed a Flip Peace sign logo which we have decided to bring to life to commemorate his memory as well as a reminder to all of us to watch out for friends in trouble and to personally seek help when life get’s tough.
These decks are hand screened in a very limited drop. Sold online at The Palomino Club and in person at Supreme London. All proceeds go to the Ben Raemers Foundation towards suicide prevention.
The Skatepark Project is seeking out stroies to hear how skateboarding has affected your life in a meaningful way. Through individual testimonials from all walks of life, they will highlight the vast reach skateboarding has in our culture and all the many ways it enriches and empowers us to push father. Click HERE to submit yours today!
Learn how to get a skatepark project started in your area by watching this short video. For more information, please visit Skatepark.org.
To further The Skatepark Project’s mission of making skateparks more accessible to everyone, they partnered with Nouns DAO to build skateboard completes with TSP volunteers and staff members. On October 8th, 2022, The Skatepark Project joined Action Sports Kids Foundation (ASK) and the Nouns DAO to give away those skateboard completes to the youth of the community of Long Beach, CA.
Six Feet Above Veterans Retreat brings veterans together to skate along side Mark Appleyard, Tj Rogers, and Shawn Hale.
Creature has a very special and heartfelt board release by John Gardner – “Dylan Napolitan is the reason why I ever wanted to become a professional skateboarder. He was my best friend, and I’m here because of him. This board is dedicated to the life and memory of Dylan Gene Napolitan. This work of art was created by his brother, Brett Napolitan. All of my royalties for this board will be matched by Creature and donated to SHATTERPROOF, an organization transforming healthcare so that 22 million Americans suffering from addiction can have access to quality, science-based treatment. Thank you for your support.” – John Gardner