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American Spirit to Sponsor 2015 Grind For Life Series

YouTube Preview ImageThe Boardr is proud to announce American Spirit cigarettes as the new title partner for the Grind for Life series in 2015. The Grind for Life organization assists cancer patients with travel expenses as they receive treatment.

PHXAM 2015 Recap

YouTube Preview ImageThrasher Magazine has rolled out their recap footage from this past weekend’s 14th Annual PHXAM event. Have a look and congrats to Jack Olson for nailing down the win in the brutal desert heat!

Final Results
1. Jack Olson
2. Jamie Foy
3. Ivan Monteiro
4. Robbie Brockel
5. Noe Solis
6. Dalton Dern
7. Maurice Jordan
8. Tyson Bowerbank
9. Dashawn Jordan
10. Chase Webb
11. JS Lapierre
12. Micky Papa

Best Trick
Dashawn Jordan – Lazer Flip (to flat)

Factory Media Shuts Down Kingpin, Sidewalk and Skateboard MSM Magazines

Factory MagsShowing yet another sign of the changing and tough times in print media, Factory Media has announced that it’s shutting down a majority of its print publications including Europe’s popular Kingpin, Sidewalk and Skateboard MSM titles and moving them strictly to digital platforms. Read the press release right here and support the print magazines that remain. Indeed, it’s a sad day in skateboarding.

PHXAM 2015 Qualifiers and Webcast

YouTube Preview ImageFrom a mix of over 200 unknown and familiar ams, these are the top 40 qualifiers from today who will be returning to Desert West Skatepark tomorrow to skate in the PHXAM Semi Finals. Be sure to tune into the live webcast at www.phxam.com tomorrow morning at 1pm ET/1Oam PST.

Spencer Brown vs. Paul Rodriguez

When you’re dealing with bracket competition, March is a time for upsets. Winner moves on – loser goes home. Tune in to see Spencer Brown take on P. Rod at today’s BATB8 to see who advances to face Sewa Kroetkov in the next round.

4 Q’s with Max Schaaf


Max Schaaf talks about the resurgence of vert skating, motorcycles and mortality with Chris Nieratko in this clip for XGames.