Derek Rinaldi

Luan Takes SLS LA

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It all came down to the final moments of the first stop in Los Angeles. Luan Oliveira took home his first SLS Nike SB World Tour win, knocking Nyjah Huston out of the lead on the final trick, a switch frontside bigspin heelflip. Congratulations Luan! Also important to note, three SLS rookies Cody McEntire, Kelvon Hoefler and Evan Smith each stacked up valuable points in the qualifying rounds to make it to the finals. Read the full story at

Final Results
1. Luan Oliveira 34.2
2. Nyjah Huston 34.0
3. Chaz Ortiz 33.1
4. Cody McEntire 31.1
5. Chris Cole 30.3
6. Kelvin Hoefler 29.0
7. Ryan Decenzo 28.3
8. Evan Smith 21.5

Chase’s Top 10 BATB Moments

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It’s not easy to put together a list of the top 10 BATB moments of all time. Luckily Chase Gabor has been behind the lens for every Battle at The Berrics, so who better to assemble the excitement, enjoy.

Bru-Ray: Potrero Hitting

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SF waited decades for a proper park and Potrero keeps delivering the goods. Here’s a snapshot of a ripping scene that is burning bright every day.

The Element Perspective: French Fred

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Element is proud to introduce the latest installment of their Perspective tee shirts featuring innovative film maker, photographer and newly signed Element Advocate French Fred.

The “Element Perspective” project highlights iconic photographers documenting skateboarding and the lifestyle that surrounds it. The story continues to unfold each season as a new installment of tees are released, creating an ongoing gallery of compelling imagery.

Good Times In The Front, Kicktail In The Back

“Good Times In The Front, Kicktail In The Back” is a film by Mob Skateboards featuring Laif Draasch, Danny Sommerfeld, Alex Ullmann, Alex Denkiewicz and Kerem Elver making their way through Alicante, Spain. Read more about the trip by heading to the Place website.

RVCA: Japan Tour

RVCA Advocates Curren Caples, Greyson Fletcher, Jeremy Leabres, Julian Davidson and Nestor Judkins cross the ocean to Japan for some demos, signings and good times.