Veteran vert skateboarding and bowlriding pioneer Eddie Elguera has taken to social media and is pleased to announce the launch of his El Gato Classic in Palm Springs, California. This celebrated event with many of skateboarding’s progressive bowlriding legends will take place on January 23-25th. For more info you can go to the official El Gato Classic website.
With the support of Levi’s® Skateboarding, FTC’s founder Kent Uyehara is pleased to host the shop’s For The Cash contest once again in its backyard this Monday, October 29th.
Check the preview and stay tuned to TWSkateboarding for coverage and recaps of the action.
Girl Skateboards has partnered with Adobe to find four talented students to create a limited edition line of boards for their Spring 2015 catalog.
Get creative and tag your best work on Behance with #madethis and #girlskateboards to be considered. All entrants and artists can tag their illustrations, photos, videos, graphic designs or whatever you got. Winners will be picked on Oct. 13.
For more info on how to apply, go to www.adobe.com/students.
Newcomer to the Dew Tour, Trevor Colden had one hell of a weekend in Brooklyn, New York earning his second trip to the podium and winning the Streetstyle event yesterday afternoon. Check the complete results and be sure to drop by the Dew Tour site for recap videos of the action. And have a look at The Boardr and Thrasher Magazine’s edits rolling down the course as well.
1. Trevor Colden
2. Evan Smith
3. Ran Decenzo
4. Curren Caples
5. Nick Merlino
6. Ishod Wair
7. Jordan Hoffart
8. Mike Vallely
With a format in place that provided grouped skate jams upon three separate sections of the Dew Tour’s Skate Street course, Philadelphia’s own Ishod Wair emerged victorious and $30,000 richer yesterday afternoon.
1. Ishod Wair
2. Trevor Colden
3. Louie Lopez
4. Chris Cole
5. Paul Rodriguez
6. Ryan Decenzo
7. Tom Asta
8. Chaz Ortiz
The Dew Tour’s Streetstyle event kicks off today and at 3:30pm ET/ 12:30pm PST. Check the livestream feed via your computer or mobile device.
There’s a tried and true saying that goes “If you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself.”
Black Label Skateboards is stoked and excited to announce that they are once again in charge of their own destiny and will now be handling all sales and distribution in house.