MEGA RAIL – Elliot Sloan

Elliot Sloan finally got a rail built for the Mega Park! A big inspiration for the mega park and the rail has come from snowboard slope style. For years I’ve thought how fun it would be to be able to hit a rail in a line. I’m stoked to add this feature to the ramp. All the dudes killed it!! It was so sick to have Guy Mariano and Lizard King come check it out too! – Elliot Sloan

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NEW Independent MiD Trucks OUT NOW

New Independent MiD trucks feature a lower profile hanger for optimal contact point angle on your nose and tail for flip tricks, ledges, and all-around street skating with a recommended wheel size of 53mm and under.

The newly designed and first ever Independent inverted kingpin can be used with either a 5.5mm Allen key or standard 9/16″ hex wrench. The innovative new Shaft Nut in the baseplate creates a rigid and durable solution to lateral movement found in most inverted kingpin designs and increases adjustability.

The new MiD is 52mm tall and built on Independentճ legendary geometry with full size cushions for maximum turning action and comes in 129, 139, 144, 149, 159 sizes.

The all new design includes a new baseplate stamp and size designations underneath the hanger for easy identification.

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MCBL x VLCM | Macba Life & Volcom Collaboration Collection | Barcelona, Spain | Volcom Skate

Skateboarding’s realm is comprised of pushing mental and physical boundaries on their beloved four wheeled wood plank. Whether it be launching off the ground or above the lip of an empty pool, progression is the common denominator and spots are the benchmark of this evolution. MACBA Life and Volcom both share this passion for skateboarding and joined forces to celebrate one of the most iconic skate spots on earth: MACBA Barcelona. Shop the collection HERE.

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Micky Papa’s Unboxed Episode 2: Full Edit | Unboxed presented by TikTok

After unboxing the truck delivery, Micky Papa gets to work creating a full skate edit along with Zander Gabriel, Mike Piwowar, and Chris Pierre. The crew starts off warming up on the features in the streets around Micky’s place in Los Angeles, bringing out the rails and kicker ramp to get things going. Eventually the session gets airborne over the fence in Micky’s front yard, then moves to the backyard and involves skating through the house and grinding a rail over a kiddie pool. We end the session with some fun lines and a group session nearby before calling it a day.

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To the rider’s eye, the landscape is a playground where every bump and contour presents new possibilities. Skateboarding taught us that. And like a totem connecting DC’s skate and snow heritage, the EMB (Every Man’s Board) is a versatile, all-terrain directional with a mean build sheet. Graphics feature original 90s-era Tobin Yelland photos of San Francisco’s iconic “Embarcadero” skate plaza sit atop the polished finish of our new PLT topsheet.

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