MOUNTAIN DEW® pro skateboarders Sean Malto and Curren Caples head north to Montréal to check out the French culture, ride the most iconic skate spots, snap photos, tell jokes and teach each other a thing or two about transitions. From epic street spots to DIY parks to backyard pools, these two friends have a damn good time working together to creatively expand their transitions skillsets. Video by Ryan Lovell. Photography by Atiba Jefferson.
There is method to Jamie Foy’s skateboard setup madness. His ability to lock-in and sit on top of massive rails with easy is astonishing. Foy keeps it loose with a burly 8.5-inch Deathwish skateboard, 151 Thunder trucks, and size 54-millimeter Spitfire wheels. Get the full scoop behind Foy’s skateboard in his Setups video above.
Upon entering Dew Tour Long Beach, we ran into Mountain Dew rider Jordan Maxham and seized the opportunity to get the rundown on his skate setup. Jordan’s skateboard is an extension of his eccentric style. He rocks an 8.5-inch Blind skateboard infused with impact plus, cheetah print Grizzly Griptape for flair, and to our surprise mix matched Royal trucks. Get the full scoop in Jordan’s Setups video above.
Welcome back to Head 2 Head and in this segment, we have Mason Silva Vs. Maurice Jordan performing a hardflip. Known for delivering raw power Mason flicks his hardflip making it rotate in a vertical fashion between the legs. On the other hand, Maurice spins his off axis but none the less gets his board back to his feet for a mid-air catch. Leave a comment below and let us know who’s hardflip you like the best.
Reigning Pro Park champion Cory Juneau defends his title at Dew Tour 2018. Of course, all his runs brought heat and featured his signature crowd pleaser, frontside boardslide through the corner. Relive all of Cory’s bangers in his best of video above.
Yuto Horigome is a smooth criminal on his skateboard. So smooth that he slid his way into first place at Dew Tour Long Beach. Set your eyes on Yuto’s slickest moves in his best of edit above!
All attention is focused on Oskar Rozenberg when he’s teed up to drop in. Oskar is one of our favorite skaters to watch because of his lofty style and incredible speed carried out through his entire run. Feast your eyes on the best of second place Pro Park winner Oskar Rozenberg!
Second place Pro Street winner Jagger Eaton was on fire all weekend at Dew Tour Long Beach 2018. Jagger was one of the few skaters to hit practice early, which evidentially paid off for him. Check out the best moves that scored Jagger his first Dew Tour podium finish.
Taking home, the third-place trophy from the Men’s Pro Park competition was Tristan Rennie. Not only did he round out the podium, Blood Wizard skateboard gave Tristan a surprise welcome to the team. Needless to say, it was an all-around weekend win for Tristan. Peep the best moves that landed Tristan third place!
In this piece of Setups, we here from one of skateboarding’s most fun and energetic personalities, Manny Santiago. Hailing all the way from Puerto Rico, Mr. Santiago has come a long way and worked hard to achieve great success. His prosperity has propelled him to becoming a pro skater and owning his own board company. Learn more about his personal skateboard tweaks in his Setups video above.
2017 Pro Street champion Kelvin Hoefler returned to Dew Tour Long Beach in defense of his Pro Street title. Although Hoefler made it into the finals and put down a solid run, he ended up taking home third place. None the less, peep his best moves that earned a spot on the podium.
Reigning Team Challenge champions Blind skateboards take top honors for their third year in a row. Trey Wood, Micky Papa, Yuto Horigome, and TJ Rogers filled up this year’s team roaster to defend their title. Peep the best of Blind Skateboards from the 2018 TransWorld SKATEboarding team challenge.