With the continual rise, popularity and accessibility of skateparks worldwide which propel a generation of aging skateboarders, AARP has announced today that it is able to offer its members that continue to shred deep discounts on skateboarding goods in association with venerable skate brands including Tracker Trucks, Independent Trucks, Dogtown Skateboards, Santa Cruz Skateboards, Powell Skateboards, OJ Wheels, Bones Wheels, Vans footwear and apparel, Airwalk Shoes, Vision Street Wear, Pro-Tec helmets, and many more.
In addition, members receive the bimonthly “AARP Magazine” which addresses the health needs and concerns of the 50+ population, along with its new skate adventure travel guide and key information to over 300 of the top bowls, ramps and skate destinations worldwide.
*Note – These AARP value packages are not offered to longboarders, cone wigglers or freestylers as those fads and generations died long ago.
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Corey Glick rips and Eswic couldn’t be happier to have him in the van with the likes of Leo, Cairo, James, Dakota & David. Here’s a little taste of what’s in store from Corey in 2015 – or as Jimmy likes to call it, The Year of the Glick.
The 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.
Thrasher 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!
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
Dashawn Jordan – Lazer Flip (to flat)
Showing 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.
From 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.