Grant Taylor…

YouTube Preview ImagePerhaps you haven’t seen this footage of Grant Taylor. We wanted to share it with you again and if doesn’t excite you and make you want to go skateboard, you probably don’t have a pulse. This is pure video gold. Monday madness in the world of skateboarding.

New Recruits and Team Change Ups

YouTube Preview Image2014 is less that 48 hours old and Nyjah Huston has signed on to the CCS team roster with this video clip. A no-brainer collab like peanut butter and jelly, Grantihero has joined the 18! Kevin Terpening has also left the Workshop to link up with Ave and Dill over at FA. Both Tony Cervantes and Tom Remillard have entered the pro ranks for Zero and Expedition-One respectively.

Almost Famous Ep.2

YouTube Preview ImageAlmost Skateboards had released Almost Famous Episode 2. In this episode Rodney Mullen explains why he flipped the script! Almost High Tide Rider CJ works through his familia issues, Haslam drops some fun and perverted lines in Greece and (… Russia?), Daewon clogs the feed and Willow gets jumped into a gang.

The Scene: Oslo

Filmed in Oslo by Joergen Johannessen, this third episode of “The Scene” gives a little tour of the Norwegian capital’s thriving skate scene. The episode features Hermann Stene, Henrik Lund, Magnus Bordewick, Eirik Ballo, Gustav Tonnesen and the rest of the city’s young rippers.

TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards in Long Beach

TWS Awards 2014Now in its 16th year, the TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards will officially recognize and honor the year’s top skaters and videos as voted on by the TWS editorial staff.

Thousands of TWS readers also had the chance to vote online to determine the winner of ”the TWS Readers’ Choice Award.”

In addition, TWS will be presenting the Eric Stricker Memorial Award, in memory of the late Eric Stricker, former editor of TransWorld SKATEboarding, and the TWS Legend Award, recognizing deserving recipients who have dedicated their hearts and souls to skateboarding.

All winners will be announced and awarded with their trophies during the invite-only live event on January 7th, 2014 in Long Beach, California during the Agenda trade show. Following the awards, there will be an exclusive trailer for the next TWS video #26 due out in Summer 2014.

The official nominees for this year’s TWS awards are:

Best Rookie (Pro)
Brad Cromer
Evan Smith
Jon Dickson
Julian Davidson
Mark Suciu

Best Team
Cliche
Deathwish
Element
Habitat
Zero

Best Video
Bon Voyage
Chronicles 2
Cold War
Deathwish
Made

TWS Readers’ Choice

Brandon Westgate
Chris Cole
Evan Smith
Ishod Wair
Mark Suciu
Silas Baxter-Neal
Wes Kremer

Best Video Part
Ishod Wair- Chronicles 2
Tommy Sandoval – Cold War
Jon Dickson – Deathwish
Brandon Westgate – Made
Silas Baxter-Neal – Perpetual Motion

Entry to awards show granted with Agenda trade show wristband. Working media invited to attend – complete a credential request right here.

Vans 2013 Highlight Blog

vans 2013To reflect upon all of the good times this past year Vans put together a highlight blog of some of their major accomplishments from 2013. Have a look and enjoy and Happy New Year to everyone.