It’s now too late for the city of Carlsbad, California to come correct on saving its first-ever constructed skateboard park, but thankfully, Tampa, Florida’s Bro Bowl has been officially placed upon on the National Register of Historic Places this week. Dig in and read this Tampa Bay Times article for a bit of insight on the heritage and fortunate fate of this renowned skate zone.
The latest issue of The Skateboard Mag features Flip’s newest pro Curren Caples feeble grinding a 22-stair handrail on the cover. While we’ve all been watching Curren destroy anything in front of him, we’ve yet to see him conquer a rail this long. Vans spoke to Curren and photographer Anthony Acosta to get the story about the shot. You can read it by clicking here.
Hot on the heels of his Contenders interview, The Skateboard Mag has posted up an exclusive video part from Alex Schmidt.
Transworld wraps up the Red Bull Triple Set event which took place last week on the roof of San Diego’s Hard Rock Hotel. Head over to Red Bull’s website and decide whether Ryan Sheckler’s kickflip backside lip or Alec Majerus’ kickflip frontside nose grind was cleaner.