Bryce Kanights

The GRANTS Fund first $200 Recipient – Xion Pullaro

Xion PullaroDeluxe Distribution’s GRANTS Fund is in full swing and they’ve to announced their first $200 Grant Recipient, Xion Pullaro from BC Surf Colorado Springs. He’s going to use the money to add more pieces to the Nevada Spot DIY.

The GRANTS Fund was set up to help skaters build and fix DIY spots all over the world. GRANTS is short for “Granting Resources And Nowledge To Skateboarders.” To apply for a Grant, all you have to do is go into your local skateshop and pick up an application with the purchase of any Deluxe (Real, Antihero, Krooked, Thunder, Venture, or Spitfire) product, and Instagram a photo of it with what you would build with the money.

Deluxe is going to pick a $200 winner every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through April 7th.

Day By Day – The Iris Story

Day By Day is a short film by Jeremy McNamara that gives a glimpse into the life of functional artist George Rocha and his DIY skateboard brand IRIS. George is best known for his work making used skateboards into new functional objects. He truly has carved out an unusual life for himself by being resourceful and doing it his way. Have a look!

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The Nine Club: Episode 33 – Nora Vasconcellos

YouTube Preview ImageThe Nine Club fires up the work week with an all new episode featuring Nora Vasconcellos. Over adult beverages she discusses growing up in Massachusetts, her introduction to skateboarding, heading out west, making the move from Hoopla to Welcome Skateboards, getting on adidas, and much more.

Kenny Anderson – Villager

Pull up a seat and take in the next 8 minutes of your life to listen in and watch this feature by Villager with Kenny Anderson. He discusses his upbringing in Las Vegas, fitting into society, moving to California, traveling the world, and his evolution towards living a clean and healthy life. We applaud Kenny for his continued commitment to skateboarding and his positive choices as a role model for generations to follow. Keep on moving forward!

– Bryce Kanights

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