It’s often been said that without a past, you have no future and we couldn’t agree more in the world of skateboarding and towards the pioneers, legends and those that have spent their lives pushing its progression. That said, ballots went out to nearly 400 qualified representatives from all eras of skateboarding history to vote for their choice for the Class of 2015 Hall of Fame inductions. After a week of vote collection, here are the results.
2015 Skateboarding Hall of Fame Inductees
1960s Brian Logan
1970s Era One – Henry Hester
1970s Era Two – Duane Peters
1980s Era One – Neil Blender
1980s Era Two – Chris Miller
1990s John Cardiel
1970s Female – Robin Logan
1980s Female – Cara-Beth Burnside
1990s Female – Elissa Steamer
Juice Magazine & the Loud Ones have posted the latest installment of “In The Van”, their original interview series which runs 10 questions and a beer passed skaters, musicians, and people of interest as they cruise through towns in their renovated tour van.
The most recent episode features Donny Barley. Previous guests have included Dougie Death, Jones Harrington, Metal Man, Sloppy Sam and Wez Lundry. Click here to catch up on previous interviews.
Rick Charnoski and Buddy Nichols were in New York City to premiere their latest video “Eighteen” for Antihero at the House of Vans in Brooklyn last week. Jessup continues their “Home Movies” series filmed by the Six Stair crew with this clip from Vagrant Skates’ Rick Fabro.
Will Fyock had an impressive showing in the BATB7 and returns this year to take on Felipe Gustavo in the first round of BATB8. Check out the Pre-Game Interview and Battle to see which of these guys ends up advancing to the next round to go up against the winner of Chris Joslin vs. Kevin Ramsay.
Tampa Pro Finals just wrapped up at the Skatepark of Tampa where it was truly a proud day for Brazil skateboarding, its nation of skaters, and its gifted professionals. As per several predictions, Luan Oliveira nailed a flawless and technical line of mastery in his third run that kept going well past the buzzer to take home the victory.
What’s more, fellow Brazilian shredders Kelvin Hoeffler and Felipe Gustavo definitively earned their places onto Street League’s 2014 World Tour with their sick runs in the finals as well. Drop by both the Skatepark of Tampa and Street League websites for more info and recaps on today’s action. Congrats Luan, Kelvin and Felipe!