After a long and dedicated relationship, Brain Anderson has put his thoughts to paper to announce that he’s left the Girl camp towards a project of his own direction. Only time will tell who else will join him in this endeavor. Will it be Alex Olson who has also parted ways with that renowned family of rippers? Along that same line, Anthony Van Engelen and Jason Dill had parted ways with Alien Workshop a couple of weeks ago and are said to have a new initiative in the works as well.
Under soaked and darkened skies, the second stop of 2013′s X Games global tour wrapped up this afternoon in Barcelona, Spain. Repeat winners from Foz do Igucau, Brazil in each skateboarding event seemed to become the common thread throughout the sunny weekend as Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist, Nyjah Huston, and Pedro Barros reclaimed gold medals for their skills and high point values in Vert, Big Air, Street League and Skateboard Park respectivey. Lizzie Armanto also brought home a gold medal for her efforts in the Womens Skateboard Park competition.
Click here for complete results and watch the video clips below for recaps of the action as it happened.
Typical Culture has posted The Hype Train video at their site in its entirety. The D.I.Y. Skateboarding film by Zack Dowdy was filmed exclusively on film and tapes and features the skating of Chris Russell, Skreech, Greg Zamarripa, Frank Shaw, Chris Gregson, Brendan Keaveny, Connor Getzlaff, Ricky Holderby, and Little Chris.
You can purchase a DVD or a copy of Typical Culture zine by clicking here.
Color Magazine has posted an edit entitled Pursue the Marble Hashpipe which highlights a heavy crew of Canadian skaters tearing through the streets of Barcelona.
Filmed and edited by Sheldon Barr with additional footage by Kyle Steineide, the full story and photos appear in Color Magazine 11.1.
The Street League website takes you to Barcelona for some coverage of the second day of practice sessions. Live coverage begins tomorrow, May 16, at 5:30AM ET on ESPN3. Click here for the complete schedule.
Jason Lee and Chris Pastras sit down for the latest episode of Free Lunch at Ride Channel.