Jeff Grosso is back with Loveletters Season 8 and kicks it off with a grip of inspirational video footage of John Cardiel. Sit back and take in this information and visuals of Cards for your brain and eyeballs. This is as raw and real as skateboarding gets.
Our thoughts are with friends and family of Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, who passed away this week at 45.
Big Black first emerged as Rob Dyrdek’s security guard who dealt with other security guards in DC’s 2003 “The DC video”, and went on to star in “Rob And Big”, a spin-off television show on MTV.
Big will be missed!
Mikey Taylor discusses his recent hip surgery and recovery, the City Stars days, leaving Es for DVS, his first shoe royalty check that might have never been, skating for Alien Workshop, starting then selling Saint Archer, Villager Coconut Water, Sovrn, gluten and much more on the latest episode of The Nine Club with Chris Roberts.
The 12th annual Vans Pool Party celebrates its legacy in modern vertical skateboarding at the world-famous Vans Combi Pool this Saturday, May 13th in Orange, CA. This heavy skate event will be broadcast worldwide once again at vans.com/poolparty featuring spirited commentary from Vans’ announcers and special guests.
Renowned bowl Legends and Masters will join a stacked roster of over 30 leading Pros in a mind-blowing showcase of creativity and skill that pushes and progresses classic Combi bowl skating. Veterans Chris Miller, Lance Mountain (Defending 2016 Legend Champion), Steve Caballero, and crowd favorite Jeff Grosso are slated to mix it up, while today’s top vert professionals like Pedro Barros (Defending 2016 Pro Champion), Tom Schaar, Cory Juneau, Bucky Lasek, and many more, will battle it out with today’s arsenal of mind-bending stunts.
3:00pm Webcast Begins
3:15pm Masters Final
4:00pm Pro Semi Final
5:30pm Legends Semi Final
6:30pm Legends Final
7:00pm Pro Final
For more information on the Vans Pool Party, confirmed competitior lists, and daily coverage including photos, videos and blog updates from practice, visit vans.com/poolparty.