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.
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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.
Tampa Pro planning is officially underway and the crew at SPoT are stoked that it’s almost here. If you weren’t here last year and didn’t catch the broadcast, you can check out the full recap here. A whole weekend of partying and insane skateboarding? Yes. Check out the full schedule here and get your tickets here. Here’s a teaser put together by Frank to get you as hyped as we are.
RVCA takes a road trip up the 101 with advocates Curren Caples, Greyson Fletcher, Kalani David and Shane Borland in this clip by Brandon Jensen. See more from the journey by clicking here.
Krooked’s newest drop is here with all new Dos Lunas Gonz Decks, pro one-offs from Drehobl, Worrest, Mike Anderson, A Pro Schmoo for Cromer, plus two new guest decks from Mat O’brien and Dune.