Robbie Brockel’s “Surveillance” Part

The latest installment in Real Skateboards’ “Surveillance” series features a ripping part from Phoenix, Arizona’s own Robbie BrockelĀ with cameos from the rest of the Real squad.

Lakai’s “The Flare” Teaser

Lakai teases their upcoming full length, their first in 10 years since the highly acclaimed “Fully Flared”, with this short clip. Any production that comes out of the Crail camp is always golden, and we’re sure that this one will not disappoint!

We’ve seen Tony HawkĀ skating in Lakai’sĀ quite a bit over the last year or two; will we see a full part from The Birdman? Perhaps some Mike Mo footage? Time will tell.

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The GRANTS Fund first $200 Recipient – Xion Pullaro

Xion PullaroDeluxe Distribution’s GRANTS Fund is in full swing and they’ve to announced their first $200 Grant Recipient, Xion Pullaro from BC Surf Colorado Springs. He’s going to use the money to add more pieces to the Nevada Spot DIY.

The GRANTS Fund was set up to help skaters build and fix DIY spots all over the world. GRANTS is short for “Granting Resources And Nowledge To Skateboarders.” To apply for a Grant, all you have to do is go into your local skateshop and pick up an application with the purchase of any Deluxe (Real, Antihero, Krooked, Thunder, Venture, or Spitfire) product, and Instagram a photo of it with what you would build with the money.

Deluxe is going to pick a $200 winner every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through April 7th.

Day By Day – The Iris Story

Day By Day is a short film by Jeremy McNamara that gives a glimpse into the life of functional artist George Rocha and his DIY skateboard brand IRIS. George is best known for his work making used skateboards into new functional objects. He truly has carved out an unusual life for himself by being resourceful and doing it his way. Have a look!

Site Of The Week: Concrete Jungle Foundation

This week’s featured site, Concrete Jungle Foundation, is a non-profit based in Trujillo, Peru whoseĀ main mission is to provide a high-quality skate park facility for the youth that becomes a means of improving self-esteem, promotingĀ a healthy, active lifestyle and that buildsĀ positive relationships and a sense of community, all through the activity of skateboarding.

They are accepting donationsĀ to contribute towards the construction of their skatepark facility now on their site, donate a few bucks if ya got ’em!

The Nine Club: Episode 33 – Nora Vasconcellos

YouTube Preview ImageThe Nine Club fires up the work week with an all new episode featuring Nora Vasconcellos. Over adult beverages she discusses growing up in Massachusetts, her introduction to skateboarding, heading out west, making the move from Hoopla to Welcome Skateboards, getting on adidas, and much more.