Louie Lopez and Curren Caples Turn Pro

Flip Skateboards’ dynamic duo has grown up and moved on up to the pro ranks today. Both Louie Lopez and Curren Caples have risen through the amatuer ranks for years and have earned their keep. Have a look at their respective commercials for their pro model boards available now.

Board Rescue 4th Annual Art Show & Fundraiser Announced

Board Rescue Art ShowBoard Rescue has announced the date for its 4th Annual Art Show and Fundraiser with an incredible line up of artists and their work. It all takes place at The Santa Cruz Boardroom located at 825 41st Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 on Saturday November 2, 2013 from 7pm -10pm.

San Jose’s very own DJ Ray Stevens II will be spinning the ones and twos while enthusiasts and friends gather to check out the diverse creations of skateboard inspired artwork. Stop by if you’re in the area to check out these creations first hand and purchase some raffle tickets for other assorted skate goods too.

All artwork will be auctioned on eBay beginning November 4, 2013 under eBay seller ID: boardrescue All proceeds go directly to fund at-risk youth skateboarding programs.

Featured Artists: Jimbo Phillips, Colby Phillips, Duane Peters, Jason Adams, Steve Olson, Steve Caballero, Justin Forbes, Jason Jessee, Steve Alba, Lucas Musgrave, Keith Meek, Bryce Kanights, Cindy Whitehead, David Hackett, Danny Sun, Kori Thompson, Christian Cooper, Eli Roe, Erik Fieber, Chris Sprouls, Lizzie Armanto, Richard Sanchez, Laura Thornhill-Caswell, Desiree Ronald Astorga, Joey Vela, Adrian Pina, Stan Strocher, Jeremy Micheal Elder, Gary Holl, Candace Wright, Jonny Miller, Judi Oyama, Angela Stucky, Katie Steidl, Ben Dodd, and more..

Independent Midwest Madness – Part 1

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This week on Strangenotes.com, Independent Trucks presents Midwest Madness featuring Dan Drehobl, Darren Navarrette, Chet Childress, Emmanuel Guzman, Al Partanen, and introducing new Independent Team Pro Mike Anderson.

Follow this crew of players as they roll through the Midwest and tear up the terrain from vert to the streets in this first episode. This Midwest Madness series airs all week over at Strange Notes.

Brixton x Krooked Release “Friendly Union” Mission Jacket

Brixton & Krooked Skateboarding are proud to present the “Friendly Union” Mission Jacket, a limited edition diamond quilted nylon jacket featuring custom Brixton & Krooked artwork, contrast color lining, ribbed cuffs and an inside chest pocket. Check out a new video for the ‘Mission’ Jacket, filmed and edited by Joe Pease featuring Krooked and Brixton Pro Brad Cromer.

‘Pushing Together’: DC UK/Italy Joint Tour Video Teaser

The DC UK and DC Italy skate teams recently took week long trip across Northern Italy and Slovenia before heading to the UK for another week of shredding. The ‘Pushing Together’ tour was the first time the two teams had joined forces for one tour.

You can catch all the action from Jody Smith, Danny Galli, James Bush, Fabio Colombo, Nicky Howells, Ale Cesario, Dave Snaddon, Andy Lopes, Cian Eades, Ale Morandi, Sam Pulley and Dylan Hughes in a full edit soon.

Elemental Awareness Skatecamp Scholarship

YouTube Preview Image Each summer, Elemental Awareness sends kids to Element Skate Camp in the Sequoias. Check out the video from this year’s group as they look back on their time meeting new people, building shelters, making boards, swimming and skating.