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Skateboarding in Pine Ridge: DIY with Jerry Mraz

YouTube Preview Image While on the Levi’s Skateboarding skate park build in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Jerry Mraz took some time to show the kids how to build their own things to skate. This feature shows a quick how to for a bank to ledge in an abandoned barn on the Pine Ridge reservation.

Rodrigo TX: The Route One Interview

YouTube Preview Image Rounding off Route One’s series of exclusive ‘1947’ themed LRG interviews is none other than Brazilian street skating legend Rodrigo Teixeira.

Born & raised in Sao Paulo 32 years ago, Rodrigo TX burst onto the international scene back in the late 90’s, in the then fiercely contested Prague Mystic Cup, before gaining places in the illustrious eS and ‘The Firm’ skate teams.

In this exclusive interview he discusses these early days, his time with Flip and subsequent move to DGK, hanging with lance, staying productive and all things LRG.

DC Shoes: De La Calle/Da Rua Montage 1

The DC global team puts it down in Latin America. Featuring Wes Kremer, Cyril Jackson, Chris Cole, Mikey Taylor, Evan Smith, and more via The Berrics.

Typical X Crap: One Day in San Diego

Typical Culture and Crap Eyewear spent the day cruising around San Diego with Crap family Chris Gregson and Truman Hooker. Hitting up WSVT, A few crusty alleyways, and ending the day at a D.I.Y. spot.

Lakai “We Are Brudis” Tour Sicily 2015

The “We Are Brudis” tour video, filmed by Dom Schneider and starring Niklas Speer von Cappeln, Ilja Judizki, Johannes Schoen, Pietro Bontà, Luca Gozzo and Mauro Caruso is is the result of 12 days spent with the Lakai German & Italian teams skating some new and some old spots in sunny Sicily. Check the photo article in Issue #33 of A Brief Glance.

Lynch Family Skatepark‏ Opens In Boston

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This past Saturday, Vans joined thousands of skateboarders, BMX riders and passionate city locals from greater Boston to celebrate the long-awaited grand opening of the Lynch Family Skatepark. As the final contributor to the project, Vans provided a leadership commitment of $1.5M, joining The Charles River Conservancy (CRC), the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), and the Lynch Foundation in supporting a brand new community skatepark located in East Cambridge, MA.

The exciting ribbon cutting ceremony welcomed various dignitaries to the podium, including key city officials, representatives from the CRC and DCR, Vans skateboarding am Rowan Zorilla and legends Tony Alva and Ray Barbee, rounded out by a warm welcome from Master of Ceremonies, Vans’ own Steve Van Doren.