Started by Philly Santosuosso in 1996, Humidity Skateshop is located in the historic French Quarter which is best known for its epic Mardi Gras celebration, amazing jazz music, and mouth watering Cajun cuisine. Philly and Humidity do a ton to support the local scene in New Orleans which is extremely important given the fact that the city is still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Whether it’s a pizza party for the crew or a scavenger hunt for product, Humidity is constantly giving back to the culture.
Foundation Skateboards has produced a tribute board, The Granite Mountain Hot Shots memorial board which honors the 19 fallen heroes of the Prescott Fire Department. 100% of the proceeds of this board will be donated to their families.
Our featured Site of the Week, Skaters Atlas has posted a video piece with Chet Childress where he bikes, hikes and skates the wilds of Colorado. Check out part 1. “Madness with Chadness” indeed.
Dolan Stearns is the subject of the most recent Roll Call from Transworld. Check out some HD footage filmed by Chris Thiessen and a brief interview with Dolan.
The top eight Street League pros preview the most important event of the season – the Super Crown World Championship. The final stop of the SLS Nike SB World Tour will be broadcast live on August 25th on ESPN2 at 7PM ET and the International webcast will stream live on StreetLeague.com. The Moment of Truth arrives on 8.25.13. See it live at Prudential Center, Newark New Jersey.
The Malmö City Council is currently lending its support to filmmaker Phil Evans in his latest project called Coping Mechanism, a documentary that highlights the skate community of Malmö, Sweden. Evans hopes to “showcase the unique and amazing situation that the skate scene has pioneered for itself – hopefully something other cities and skate scenes can learn from.”
Keep track of the film’s progress by heading over to Format Perspective.