Factory Media Shuts Down Kingpin, Sidewalk and Skateboard MSM Magazines

Factory MagsShowing yet another sign of the changing and tough times in print media, Factory Media has announced that it’s shutting down a majority of its print publications including Europe’s popular Kingpin, Sidewalk and Skateboard MSM titles and moving them strictly to digital platforms. Read the press release right here and support the print magazines that remain. Indeed, it’s a sad day in skateboarding.

PHXAM 2015 Qualifiers and Webcast

YouTube Preview ImageFrom a mix of over 200 unknown and familiar ams, these are the top 40 qualifiers from today who will be returning to Desert West Skatepark tomorrow to skate in the PHXAM Semi Finals. Be sure to tune into the live webcast at www.phxam.com tomorrow morning at 1pm ET/1Oam PST.

Spencer Brown vs. Paul Rodriguez

When you’re dealing with bracket competition, March is a time for upsets. Winner moves on – loser goes home. Tune in to see Spencer Brown take on P. Rod at today’s BATB8 to see who advances to face Sewa Kroetkov in the next round.

4 Q’s with Max Schaaf

Max Schaaf talks about the resurgence of vert skating, motorcycles and mortality with Chris Nieratko in this clip for XGames.

San Francisco Treat

Colton Light’s latest “San Francisco Treat” keeps the soundtrack light and the skating heavy with Tobin Valverde, Dustin Henry, Jonatan Drab, Josh Robertson, Steve Perdue, Nich Kunz & Seth Ramirez.

Spot On: Joscha Aicher

There are only a few skateboarders who are able to reinterpret classic tricks and styles with modern skateboarding by adding own properties and individuality. They are finding their own path between progression and creativity, between objectivity and subjectivity. Joscha Aicher from Munich is one of them. Respecting the past. Embracing the future. ‘Spot On’ for Joscha.