Friday, June 18, 2010

A pleasant day of cruising comes through this week courtesy of Nate Broussard, Adrian Adrid, and Steven Webb. The crew spends a couple hours out in a San Bernardino schoolyard. I’d say worth a viewing or two. In further Nate news, his longtime coming Day The The Life Part 2 (Part 1 in case you missed it) will be up in full splendor next week.
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If you’re in North County San Diego, catch up with Osiris on Go Skateboarding Day.
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APEX 37 just got in......

Apex 37 just got in today at 3:30pm and due to overwhelming responsed, i only left with one set that comes with orangatang wheels going @$519set. THK for all the love and support from all the skaters out there. regards INTErSTATe BOardSHOp. ENJOi !!!!

Original Skateboards in stock now !! Only 3pcs per design available

Ramp master Brent Kronmueller is busy building the Copenhagen Pro course for next week’s jump off. Check out these course preview photos and an interesting ramp feature in the video below.
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We’ve got another Park Jam Session going down, this time in Miami, Florida with Sk8mafia ams Wes Kremer, Tyler Surrey, Jamie Palmore, and Jimmy Cao. It’s going down Saturday June 26 at MIA Skate Park. Come get gree food from Ball Park, product, and more! Peep last summer’s Jam in Chicago.
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Today éS launched the year 1999 on the website. Filming for Menikmati was definitely on everyone’s mind’s this year. Take a peek at the video éS just filmed with Rodrigo TX where he is going over 1999 on the timeline Web site and telling stories about trips and filming for the video and where éS is headed today. You can also catch the commercials that were created as the teasers for Menikmati and the iconic shoes that were launched in 1999.

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Rob Welsh and Joey Pepper are going back to their roots this summer and hitting some of the best shops in the New England area. Come out and see the boys at any of these events between June 26th-June 30th. Check out all the events and dates here.
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Val Surf just posted its Valendar Summer Calendar. See what they have cooking for you.

The Original éS Game of SKATE 2010 Tour Kick-Off
Friends of Atiba éS Game of SKATE Starts the Tour
On Thursday, July 1, 2010 the éS Game of SKATE tour kicks-off in sunny Venice Beach, CA. Skaters will complete thousands of crazy trick combos at 19 regional US locations and numerous stops around the globe. The tour will culminate at the éS Game of SKATE Amateur World Championship in South Houston, Texas on November 6, 2010 at the Johnny Romano Skate Jam for Make-A-Wish Foundation. The finals will also include a Pro éS Game of SKATE where top professional skateboarders will battle for a $10,000 prize purse.
Along with the launch of the éS Game of SKATE in Venice Beach, CA, éS will be hosting the Friends of Atiba éS Game of Skate to celebrate the launch of the éS x Atiba Jefferson Collaboration Shoe and 15 YearéS of PhotoéS by Atiba Jefferson book. In the Friends of Atiba éS Game of Skate, skateboard industry veterans and pros will compete against each other  for the right to challenge Atiba Jefferson in the final for a $1,000 prize purse and huge bragging rights.
Visit to find the latest updates about regional qualifiers, global tour locations, and contest rules and information.
éS Game of SKATE 2010 - Official Tour Locations
Date                            Location                        Host                                    Info
July 1 (Thursday)           Venice Beach, CA           Active Ride Shop                 1502 Oceanfront Walk
July 7 (Wednesday)      Oklahoma City, OK         Arockalypse                         (405) 286-3103
July 9 (Friday)                 Des Moines, IA                 SubSect                                (515) 276-4365
July 11 (Sunday)            Chicago, IL                       Uprise                                   (773) 342-7763
July 12 (Monday)           Royal Oak, MI                   Modern Skatepark            (248) 546-7275
July 17 (Saturday)          Boston, MA                       Orchard                               (617) 782-7777
July 19 (Monday)           New York, NY                    KCDC                                  (773) 342-7763
July 21 (Wednesday)     Wilmington, DE                 Kinetic Skateboarding     (302) 477-1533
July 22 (Thursday)           Frederick, MD                   Pit Crew                             (301) 698-1813
July 24 (Saturday)          Winston-Salem, NC          Exodus Skateboards         (336) 748-9712
July 26 (Monday)           Tampa, FL                         Skatepark of Tampa          (813) 621-6793
July 28 (Wednesday)     Atlanta, GA                      Ruin                                     (404) 943-1178
July 30 (Friday)                Baton Rouge, LA             Rukus Board Shop              (225) 755-3970
August 19 (Thursday)     Simi Valley, CA                 ValSurf                                  (818) 769-6977
August 28 (Saturday)     Santa Cruz, CA                Bill’s Wheels                         (831) 469-0904
Sept. 17 (Friday)              Phoenix, AZ                      Cowtown                           (480) 379-3605
Sept. 23 (Thursday)         Las Vegas, NV                  Pharmacy                          (702) 228-4755
Sept. 27 (Monday)          San Diego, CA                Pacific Drive                        (858) 270-3361
October 2 (Saturday)    Downey, CA                     Legends                              (562) 869-2726
Nov. 6 (Saturday)           South Houston, TX            South Side Skate Park       éS Game of SKATE Amateur
World Championships and
Pro Finals held at the Johnny
Romano Skate Jam for
Make-A-Wish Foundation
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Catch another CCS opening on June 19 in Orlando, Florida. Fifty lucky heads will receive a $50 dollar gift card at this one also. Check out a write up and photos from the Austin, Texas opening here.

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Adio Footwear is pleased to present the trailer for the Going Forward video series. This trailer sets off what will be a new full-length part from every Adio team rider, beginning with Chris Troy in August of this year. Stay tuned each month following for a new full-length part from a different rider.
Watch the trailer here or below.

Adio “Going Forward” Trailer from Mike Metcalf on Vimeo.

Hosted by Brian Schaefer and Pat Duffy
Winners To Be Announced On June 15, 2010 In Hollywood, CA
TransWorld SKATEboarding, the world’s largest and most respected skateboard magazine for over 25 years, announces the nominees for the 12th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards. The winners will be named during a live event on June 15, 2010 at Avalon in Hollywood, California.
The TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards honor skateboarding’s top riders, presenting eight awards to professional skateboarders in the categories of Best Rookie, Best Street Skater, Best Transition Skater, Best Team, Best Video, Best Video Part, TWS Readers’ Choice, and the TWS Legend Award. The award winners are determined by polling more than 150 professional skateboarders worldwide, with thousands of TransWorld SKATEboarding’s readers voting for the winner of the TWS Readers’ Choice Award. This year’s TWS Legend Award will be presented to one of skateboarding’s most widely influential skaters, Matt Hensley. Previous winners of this prestigious award include Christian Hosoi, Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain, and Mark Gonzales.
Directly following the awards, TransWorld SKATEboarding is pleased to host the world premiere of its 22nd video, Hallelujah, the newest film by Jon Holland and Chris Ray, featuring Ryan Decenzo, Pete Eldridge, Taylor Bingaman, Tyler Bledsoe, and Torey Pudwill.
The official nominees for the 12th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards are:
Grant Taylor
Brandon Westgate
Luan Oliveira
Zered Bassett – State Of Mind
Grant Taylor - Debacle
Bob Burnquist – Extremely Sorry
Zoo York
Chris Cole
Dennis Busenitz
Zered Bassett
Bob Burnquist
Grant Taylor
Jake Brown
Extremely Sorry
State Of Mind
Sk8mafia Am Video
Chris Cole
Lizard King
Sean Malto
Matt Hensley
“Once again the pros have spoken, the votes have been tallied, and on June 15 the very best of the past year in skateboarding will finally be revealed; not to mention we’ll be honoring Matt Hensley with the Legend Award and premiering our 22nd video, Hallelujah. It’s another memorable year for TWS.”

The 12th Annual TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards is proud to be associated with the following sponsors: Ball Park, New Era, and Red Bull.  For more information on TransWorld SKATEboarding and the TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards, please visit
About TransWorld SKATEboarding
Transworld SKATEboarding has been the largest, most respected skateboarding magazine in the world for over 25 years. Delivering the most innovative photography and cutting-edge editorial, TransWorld SKATEboarding offers its audience an inside look at skate culture through news, product reviews, and in-depth profiles of the world’s top skateboarders, in print, Web, video, and events. You can find TransWorld SKATEboarding online at  TransWorld SKATEboarding is published by TransWorld Media, the world’s leading action-sports media company.

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We broke this story about Bam being beaten by a bat-wielding woman over the weekend. Well, TMZ keeps the news coming with exclusive photos of Bam after the beat down and now a new bit about it messing with the Jackass 3D filming schedule. Read more here.
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You probably already know that Billy Marks joined the LRG team recently, well now feast your eyes on this artsy intro video.
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2010 King of New York Skateboard Dates and Events Announced
Mark your calendars, the King of New York will be happening Saturday, August 7 at Tompkins Square Park. King of New York Champions will be named for Skateboard Street and Highest Ollie. Returning this year will be the unique King of New York “building block” format conceived in 2009 where the competition course obstacles and ramps change configuration frequently throughout the day’s events, mimicking a street session where multiple spots are hit on the same day.
Prizes and giveaways this year are courtesy of Akademiks, Civilian Skateboards, and Triple 8.
For more info contact


Just in case our Maloof coverage wasn’t enough, you can check the LRG team right here.
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Josh Evin, Canadian ripper, pro for Premium, and friend of many at TransWorld, was reported missing yesterday after a motorcycle accident threw him and his passenger into the Kootenay Canal. The passenger made it to shore but Josh’s body is yet to be recovered.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family. More in a local news article is here.

The Element Make It Count Contest Series finals are this Sunday, June 20th at Element YMCA Skate Camp. The finalists are coming from around the world, along with last year’s champ Vincent Luevanos, will battle it out for Element Sponsorship and the 2010 crown! Who do you think will win? Watch the compilation video of finalists and vote here.
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Chima has added another new part to his Lost Days and Throwaways Video log. Check out Chap. 36 part 4 now live.
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Subscribe to the Theeve Trucks YouTube page now and you’ll have a chance to win a new pair of trucks, a tee, and a skate key. Chad Bartie breaks down the details below.

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