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Awake: Chris Joslin

YouTube Preview ImageThe rising talent of Chris Joslin is featured in this new Awake edit with over a minute of unseen footage. Check out the full Venture Spring ’15 release of goods in support of his continual flood of new footage right now.

From The City: Sean Carabarin

Sean CarabarinOver the next few months FTC will be highlighting some of the artists, photographers, videographers, skaters, and people behind the San Francisco skateboarding scene with a short interview section called FROM THE CITY. The first one features Sean Carabarin, a local San Francisco skateboarder and photographer, who has been capturing the rise of the FTC “Young Buck” movement and the lifestyle that comes with being a skateboarder in one of the most expensive (and evolving) cities in the world, San Francisco. Have a look!

Street League Foundation for February

Street League Foundation LogoFor the entire month of February, the crew at Street League is celebrating the Street League Skateboarding Foundation (SLSF).

Starting in 2015, all SLS channels in February will feature videos, photos, and information about the SLS certified plazas. There are currently twenty SLS certified plazas throughout the world, and more planned to open in 2015. To find out which skate plazas are SLS Certified, drop by the Street League Foundation site.

Tom Schaar on Monster Energy Team

YouTube Preview Image Hopefully by now you’ve seen footage from Thrasher Magazines recent Session in the Abyss II event which was held at the DC x Monster vert ramp this past weekend. If not, have a look right here. Yup, vert skating is far from dead.

That said, Monster Energy has announced that they’ve brought teen phenom Tom Schaar on board with their skate team as he gains momentum with age, size, and abilities in the vert realm. Indeed, the future of vert and bowlriding is gaining steam.

Strange Notes 2015: Keep It Strange

YouTube Preview Image Strange Notes has compiled a bunch of clips from a bunch of your favorite skaters to remind you that their site is your home base for the best, raddest, and gnarliest forms of skateboarding your eyeballs will come across on the web. Keep up to date with all of your favorite brands, riders, product features, behind the scenes action, and much more.

DVS Skate and Create Detroit 2015

YouTube Preview Image The DVS team travels to Detroit’s in search of semi-safe abandoned buildings, the kind of off the radar locations that have become ideal breeding grounds for DIY skate spots. With brooms, a drill, and some concrete, they set about converting the nine floors of the fire damaged Fisher Plant 21 into a skateable spot with a surreal ghostly backdrop.