2013 May

New Goods from Thunder Trucks

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Thunder Trucks just dropped their new summer catalog release featuring new pro trucks from Theotis Beasley, Shane O’neill, Austyn Gillette, Marc Johnson and others.

Be sure to check out the Thunder Rain Check clip above with Alec Majerus as he escapes the Minnesota weather at 3rd Lair Skatepark.

Heroin’s Video Nasty – Trailer Two

The new video project from Heroin Skateboards, Video Nasty, is nearly done.
This new barrage of visual goodness will feature new footage of Daniel Shimizu, Gou Miyagi, Deer Man of Dark Woods, Rogie, Tom Day, Stephen Malet, Craig Questions, Adrian Adrid, Fos, Chopper and the Osaka Daggers. One question that we have to ask though, “Where’s Chet?”

The second Video Nasty trailer (above) features Tom Day, another good English lad, who got on the HUF UK team earlier this week and also rides for Manchesters NOTE skate shop.

Change Ups and New Beginnings

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After a long and dedicated relationship, Brain Anderson has put his thoughts to paper to announce that he’s left the Girl camp towards a project of his own direction. Only time will tell who else will join him in this endeavor. Will it be Alex Olson who has also parted ways with that renowned family of rippers? Along that same line, Anthony Van Engelen and Jason Dill had parted ways with Alien Workshop a couple of weeks ago and are said to have a new initiative in the works as well.

Florida’s Blake Carpenter has landed a spot as the newest am on the Toy Machine roster. He’s also been added to the Dekline Footwear team.

etnies and Ryan Sheckler – 15 Years Strong

etnies is beyond stoked to announce that they and Ryan Sheckler have been going 15 Years Strong. Since he was a 7-year-old grom, he’s been a part of the etnies family and they’re proud to have Ryan on their team and share a recap of the last 15 years through etnies’ (created by Mike Manzoori) short documentary 15 Years Strong. Also, releasing with the video is a footwear and apparel pack of Ryan’s signature shoe, the Marana, available now.

Vans’ Get Out and Do Something Tour

Join legendary Vans pro skateboarders Ray Barbee and John Cardiel for live music, art and good times on the Get Out and Do Something Tour. Ray and the Mattson 2 will be performing live, followed by John Cardiel spinning his favorite music. Greg “Pnut” Galinsky will also be in the scene sharing his artistic flavor. At each stop Vans will be giving away a Fender guitar and tons of other prizes from their tour sponsors. Check out all the tour news and locations at vans.com/dosomething.

X Games Barcelona Recaps and Results

Under soaked and darkened skies, the second stop of 2013′s X Games global tour wrapped up this afternoon in Barcelona, Spain. Repeat winners from Foz do Igucau, Brazil in each skateboarding event seemed to become the common thread throughout the sunny weekend as Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist, Nyjah Huston, and Pedro Barros reclaimed gold medals for their skills and high point values in Vert, Big Air, Street League and Skateboard Park respectivey. Lizzie Armanto also brought home a gold medal for her efforts in the Womens Skateboard Park competition.

Click here for complete results and watch the video clips below for recaps of the action as it happened.

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