Brick & Mortar: Reign With Tom Asta


Tom Asta, Chris Cole, Kyle Frederick, Jimmy Carlin, and more set it off for Reign in Transworld’s “Brick & Mortar”. Read an interview with Tom about the shop here, and get ready for Tom’s Pro Spotlight Video coming tomorrow at TWS.

Sk8Face Film Seeks Support

YouTube Preview Image In the works for the past two years or so, the SK8FACE film which digs into the history and evolution of skateboard art and culture is nearing completion. Up to this point, SK8FACE founder and filmmaker Matt Bass’ creative efforts, travel and hours invested in this project have been self-funded.

The next phase of this worthy project involves editing, motion graphics, photo and music licensing, mastering and more.
Head over to SK8FACE’s Kickstarter page where you can learn more and pledge funds to the fundraising effort needed to complete this very insightful and important film. Have a look at the SK8FACE micro movie series as well!

Bastien Salabanzi: Check In

YouTube Preview Image Bastien Salabanzi is the latest pro to “Check In” at P-Rod’s park.

Grip It & Rip It: Trevor Ward

For this edition of Typical Culture’s “Grip It & Rip It”, Trevor Ward sets up a fresh deck in Downtown San Diego and cruises around the city to break it in.

Ben Raybourn Welcomed to Nike SB

YouTube Preview ImageBen Raybourn one a hell of a great 2013 and by the looks of his “Welcome to the Nike SB team” video above, it appears that he’s destined for another blazing twelve months of blowing minds. Amazing skateboarding, amazing skateboarding. Congrats Ben!

Top Four Finalists For “Be The Change” Initiative

The Sheckler Foundation has announced its top four finalists within the 2014 “Be the Change” initiative. Ryan Sheckler’s “Be the Change” initiative was created to help injured action sports athletes and kids in need. From the submissions made to “Be the Change,” four lucky finalists have been chosen and placed on the Sheckler Foundation’s site to raise greater awareness for their individual causes. The finalist that receives the most votes by Monday, March 17, 2014 will receive support from the Sheckler Foundation, which includes funding up to $10,000 to make their project a reality.

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From left-to-right, top-to-bottom: Peach’s Neet Feet; Complete the “On the Grind” Documentary; To Autism with Love (TAWL) and Equipment for “Skate Club” for Kids

Professional Skateboarder and Sheckler Foundation Founder, Ryan Sheckler says, “We had numerous entries and it was hard to narrow down the finalists, but we believe these were the most compelling and can help change or inspire the lives of so many people. We hope you can help make an impact with these guys by voting for the cause you’d like to see ‘Be the Change’.”

Here are the top four finalists and links to watch the causes:

To Autism with Love (TAWL) – Providing care packages for less fortunate families who have children on the autism spectrum.

Complete the “On the Grind” Documentary – A powerful documentary in bringing light to skaters who use skateboarding to elevate themselves from poverty.

Equipment for “Skate Club” for Kids – “Skate Club” of the Boys & Girls Club in Sheboygan, WI are working to raise funds to grant kids skateboarding gear.

Peach’s Neet Feet – Custom hand-painted shoes are made for kids fighting through serious illnesses.

Having helped numerous different causes and individuals over the years, the Sheckler Foundation is on a mission to empower people to “Be the Change.” To view the videos online, learn more about each of the finalists and for additional information, visit shecklerfoundation.org. Voting ends on Monday, March 17, 2014 and the winner will be announced on the following day, March 18, 2014.