Adventures with Dustin Dollin

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Since filming is in full swing for the Vans video, they’ve taken the opportunity to sit some of the team riders down to look behind the skating. In this episode, Dustin Dollin discusses his Baker 2G part from before Baker was a board brand. This is the first authorized use of this footage since its release.

Jaws Drops in With Dekline

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Watch Jaws avoid the knee buckler in his latest Dekline commercial.

DGK’s Brainstorm – BB Bastidas

For the latest episode of Brainstorm, the DGK media team traveled to Oceanside, CA to meet up with BB Bastidas and get the low down on his background, trips, influences, and his upcoming collaboration with DGK. BB will also be unveiling 30 new paintings at the Fuck BB art show and collaboration release party which will be held on August 29th at the Kayo Store located at 464 North Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Strange Notes Launches New Website

Strange Notes has launched an all new website armed with a new search bar to deliver you a visual smorgasbord with numerous things featuring your favorite brands and team riders from the NHS compound. Head on over, drop a bookmark and check back for new goods regularly!

X Games Wraps Up in Los Angeles

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The final events of X Games’ 2014 Global Tour entertained thousands in attendance over the weekend and wrapped up its ten-year run in Los Angeles. In Big Air, New York native Elliot Sloan battled through the competition and sharp winds to take home his first-ever X Games gold medal. Little man Tom Schaar spun a 900 in one of his runs and landed in second and “Mr Dreamland” Bob Burnquist put on the heat but, unfortunately fractured his nose upon landing a massive Indy 720. He garnered the bronze for his valiant efforts.

Notably, the allure and excitement of the Skate Park event was missing in Los Angeles and those looking to witness some pro level gravity defying skateboarding at the Staples Center would have to defer to the straight walls of the halfpipe for the Vert Finals.

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Noentheless, in the Vert Finals and going for a 2013 X Games Grand Slam, Bucky Lasek came out swinging and nailed his first run to earn a score of 91.00 and seize a four-peat in X Games gold medals this year. Congrats Bucky!

Final Results

Big Air
1. Elliot Sloan
2. Tom Schaar
3. Bob Burnquist
4. Jagger Eaton
5. Edgard Pereira
6. Nolan Munroe
7. Jake Brown
8. Mitchie Brusco

Vert Finals
1. Bucky Lasek
2. Pierre Luc Gagnon
3. Andy Macdonald
4. Marcello Bastos
5. Rony Gomez
6. Sandro Dias
7. Paul-Luc Ronchetti
8. Sam Beckett
9. Alex Perelson
10. Tom Schaar

Street League at X Games Los Angeles

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The sixth stop of the Street League Nike SB World Tour wrapped at X Games Los Angeles with Nyjah Huston returning to the top of the podium where he feels most comfortable and familiar. Chris Cole earned enough points to land in second with Luan Oliveira bumping out LA’s SLS Select Series winner, Ryan Decenzo for the third place spot. Through this year’s Select Series, both Ryan and Manny Santiago have earned spots on Street League’s upcoming 2014 tour. Greg Lutzka missed it by just one point. The SLS $200,000 Super Crown World Championship takes place on August 25th in Newark, New Jersey. Chris Cole and Paul Rodriguez will look to carry momentum from their recent wins, while Nyjah tries to get back to the top after his earliest exit ever last month in Portland.

Final Results
1. Nyjah Huston
2. Chris Cole
3. Luan Oiveira
4. Ryan Decenzo
5. Shane O’Neill
6. Paul Rodriguez
7. Torey Pudwill
8. Bastien Salabanzi