Last week, the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) and the International Skateboarding Hall of Fame (ISHOF) joined more than 500 guests from the skateboard community to honor and induct six men and three women – Brian Logan (1960s), Henry Hester (1970s, Era One), Duane Peters (1970s, Era Two), Neil Blender (1980s, Era One), Chris Miller (1980s, Era Two), John Cardiel (1990s), Robin Logan (1970s), Cara-Beth Burnside (1980s), and Elissa Steamer (1990s). In addition, Icon Awards were presented to Steve Van Doren, James O’Mahoney and Tracker Trucks.
All proceeds from the event benefit the not-for-profit efforts of the Skateboarding Hall of Fame and the Go Skateboarding Foundation’s Just One Board initiative.
Created in 2009, The Skateboarding Hall of Fame recognizes and honors the history of skateboarding and those influential figures who have significantly shaped skateboarding and our culture throughout the years.
The New Balance Skateboarding team hits the schoolyard in this cinematic piece of creativeness filmed and edited by Russell Houghten.
Greg Hunt and Thrasher Magazine have released over four minutes of RAW footage from Rowan Zorilla’s breakthrough part in Vans’ hard hitting full-length PROPELLER video. Have a look and see just why this Shep Dawg is amongst the contenders for 2015’s SOTY.
Real has rolled out their newest Spring 2015 catalog of gear. Check out Peter Ramondetta and Tommy Guerrero hitting up the casting ponds in Golden Gate Park, plus a heap of new Pro One-Off decks from Busenitz, Ishod, Chima, Donnelly, and more.
Jeff Grosso and friends are back online with a new sixth season of Love Letters. This first episode takes on the “The Origins of the Backside Air” with vert veterans Billy Ruff and Dave Andrecht and many others. Tune in and trip out.
15-year old Tom Schaar put his diverse skills to work and captured the top spot on the Pro podium at this years Vans Pool Party. Bruno Passos repeated his win in the Masters and Chris Miller threepeated with power and style in the Legends division.
And if you haven’t already seen or heard, Pedros Barros and Matt Boyster broke new ground for skateboarding’s history books and successfully launched and transferred (backside and frontside respectively) over The Combi Pool’s Duncan peninsula following the day’s competition schedule. Insane!
The full 5-hour webcast is archived and can be viewed over at Redbull.tv
Stay tuned for a full video recap over at Thrasher Magazine.
1. Tom Schaar
2. Chris Russell
3. Pedro Barros
1. Bruno Passos
2. Steve Revord
3. Darren Navarrette
1. Chris Miller
2. Steve Caballero
3. Eric Nash