Vancouver’s DIY skatepark Leeside has been in the process of a rebuilding effort over the past months and to help cover the cost of materials, a funding effort has been set up online. To date, the volunteer group is a little over halfway in reaching their funding goal of $15k. Please visit the Leeside Go Fund Me page and learn a bit of history with this important piece of skateable real estate which was coined by fallen skater Lee Matasi. Your donation big or small is appreciated and a great step towards completing this effort. Thank you skateboarding.
If there’s one thing that’s certain amongst skateboarders and skateboarding, creativity has always been a part of what we do in life. Well, leave it to veteran professional skater Chris Gentry to help design and release his new skateboarding product, The Pro Trainer. Yes, this device will help you learn those technical kickflips, heelflips and variations whether you’re a strict street assassin or a seasoned swamp trog looking to add variety to your short list of vert tricks. Indeed, if it’s raining, you’re training!
Check out the latest Nike SB Dunk Low Pro video featuring Ishod Wair by Dan Magee & Jon Fisher. Learn more by clicking here.
Primitive Skateboarding has announced the addition of Devine Calloway to their pro roster.
Yesterday, DC Shoes packed the house at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles with notable individuals like Dave Carnie, Sean Cliver, Johnny Knoxville, Mike Carroll, Jeff Tremaine, Jason “Wee-Man” Acuna, Chris Pontius and countless other individuals to celebrate its Big Brother collaboration and book launch. From a remake of Dave Carnie’s “pro model” shoe, Big Brother memorabilia to an ice sculpture spelling out “shit,” nothing was off limits.
“The DC x Big Brother collaboration gives nod to some of the most unforgettable moments in skateboarding and we’re proud to pay tribute to that heritage,” said DC’s Vice President of Marketing, Megan Easley.
The capsule collection and an exclusive “Big Brother Book” highlighting the best and worst moments of Big Brother history was on full display throughout the night. People got a first-hand look at the collection launching February 1, 2016. The collection features the DC Sultan S shoe, t-shirts, a coaches’ jacket and accessories featuring classic Big Brother Magazine covers.
For more information on the collaboration and to shop the Big Brother Collection, please visit finer retailers around the world or dcshoes.com, follow @dcshoes and search these hashtags #DCShoes and #DCBBSHITSHOW.