SPoT’s Brian Schaefer breaks down the impact and importance of the Tampa Am contest, and how it’s shaped many careers. The 22nd Annual Tampa Am is going down November 12-15th. Read more about Why Tampa Am Matters, and get yourself fully prepped for the upcoming contest.
Watch Tampa Am live on streetleague.com starting November 14th and continuing through November 15th. Visit the Tampa Am page for full details.
The Texas Skate Jam is the largest and longest running charity event in skateboarding. Since 1997 they have hosted an annual event to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Gulf Coast. The #BoardrBoys came out to help and donate their services.
Theotis Beasely laid it down hard in Chronicles Volume 2. As “Chronicles 3” approaches, Nike SB took a look deep into the hard-drives of lead SB Chronicler Jason Hernandez to pull together Theo’s Extras edit.
Grey Skate Mag presents “Blend”, their new film by James Cruickshank in association with Converse Cons.
Filmed across the UK and in Warsaw, Poland, it features Jerome Campbell, Harry Lintell, Mike Arnold, Matlok Bennett-Jones, Jamie Platt, Dom Henry, Ollie Lock plus special guest Felipe Bartolomé.
Earlier this week, Prime Wood announced the addition of industry veteran and long time pro Chris “Dune” Pastras as it’s brand manager. In commemoration of Chris’ 25 year career, Prime will be releasing a 25th Year Anniversary Edition “Sitting Baby” Reissue.
This deck, which was Chris’ first Pro model skateboard, was originally made at Prime Wood in 1990. The “Sitting Baby” will be limited to a release of 100 decks, hand cut, signed and numbered.
Red Bull Skateboarding presents the first part of a skate adventure into the Thai jungle. The genesis of this quest lay in cameraman Nick Richards, who showed a lot of tenacity, research and patience in pulling this first-ever trip of its kind off.
Enlisted for their ATV skills and sense of adventure were Santa Cruz’s Justin Strubing and Stereo pro Clint Peterson alongside Dylan Hughes and Daryl Dominguez. Keep your eyes peeled for part two shortly.