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Epicly Later’d: Ed Templeton: Part 5


In part five, Epicly Later’d takes a look at Ed’s life as an artist. From being coaxed out of hoarding his early paintings in Huntington Beach to confronting the homophobia of the 90s New York skate scene and finally finding success with his Teenage Smokers series, Ed’s art career has been defined in much the same way as his skate career—Ed just does Ed until people get it.

Ishod Wair Knows: New Thunder 149 II

YouTube Preview Image Ishod takes it to a SF triple kink for the newest Thunder Knows clip and the release of the new Thunder 149 II’s. Check out the new 149 II’s, plus all new Theotis Pro Lights and Snow Camo Lights.

Jeremy Jones Grey Video Part

Mark Kendrick made this short video part for Grey featuring The Harmony and Pillo Wheels rider, Jeremy Jones. Read Jeremy’s “Up” feature from Volume 02 Issue 03 here.

Eric Dressen And The Belleza Deck

YouTube Preview Image Skateboarding legend Eric Dressen, talks about his new deck, the “Belleza”, by Santa Cruz Skateboards. Checkout his breakdown of the deck and more, amidst a session at Arto’s pool.

Vans Off The Wall Skatepark Opening

Vans SkateparkVans and Jack’s Garage in partnership with the City of Huntington Beach have announced the grand opening of the highly anticipated Vans Off the Wall Skatepark and Jack’s Garage skate shop to take place on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Huntington Beach, California. Commencing with an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 10am the free and public park will officially be open to the community until 4pm and from 10am to 7pm everyday thereafter. Activities and giveaways from Vans and Jack’s Garage are planned throughout opening day to celebrate the occasion, including autograph signings from Vans pro skateboarders and the inaugural “SoCal Sole of Fame” induction ceremony where Huntington Beach skate legends Christian Hosoi, Ed Templeton and Tosh Townend will be honored for their respective contributions to local skateboarding.

Designed and built by California Skateparks, the newly constructed 42,500 square foot Vans Off the Wall Skatepark is located at 7471 Center Avenue in Huntington Beach, California and the 3,000 square foot on-site Jack’s Garage store offers a fully-stocked skate shop featuring Vans and other top brands along with a pro shop for skate equipment and rentals.

“Working with the Vans organization and Steve Van Doren has been an experience I’ll never forget,” said Joe Ciaglia, CEO of California Skateparks. “Vans is a staple in skateboarding and we knew we’d have to live up to their reputation. With the creativity and passion contributed by both Vans and California Skateparks, this park is absolutely going to be the best in Southern California.”

“Vans is honored to bring to the City of Huntington Beach a world-class skatepark that generations of kids and parents can enjoy forever,” said Steve Van Doren, Vans’ vice president of events and promotions. “We are happy to have this great park in Vans’ backyard and just 10 minutes away from where we lived when my father moved to Southern California to start Vans.”

NKA Project: What’s Up With Kevin Romar

YouTube Preview Image On the new NKA Project, Kevin Romar talks about how he is preparing for the upcoming Tampa Pro skate contest, his recent DJing endeavors, and some of the Supra tours he’ll be heading on this year. He even gives a look at his new “Ramfro.” Blind skateboard graphic.