A Skatepark Success Story: Detroit’s Ride It Sculpture Park

YouTube Preview Image In 2013, the Tony Hawk Foundation raised $50,000 to help complete the Ride It Sculpture Park, a cornerstone of the effort by the nonprofit Power House Productions to revitalize this north-central Detroit neighborhood. This is the story of how creativity and a relentless pursuit of success can make the difference between dreaming and doing.

Alex Midler’s Roll-A-Thon

YouTube Preview Image Last Sunday on October 20th, Alex Midler held his third Annual ‘Roll-A-Thon’ to benefit the ‘Johnny Kicks Cancer Foundation’. The mission of ‘Johnny Kicks Cancer’ is to cure childhood leukemia through awareness and funding for cutting-edge research, as well as to empower and encourage patients, families and doctors in their fight against the number one childhood cancer.

Volcom has posted this video recap of the event along with a collection of photos at their website.

Derek Fukuhara Skates Santa Ana: A to B

YouTube Preview Image Derek Fukuhara speeds through the street of Santa Ana in this latest ‘A To B’ clip from Ride Channel.

Bonus Brigade DVD and Digital Download Out Now!

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Bonus Brigade collector’s edition, was released yesterday on DVD and digital download. This edition does not include Bones Brigade : An Autobiography, but it does have 175 minutes of bonus footage, including:
* Unseen interviews, stories, and interactions on the set.
* Unseen footage covering street skating, skate videos, and more.
* Red carpet highlights from the Sundance and Santa Barbara film festivals.

Get to it!

Fundraising for a New Unit B

Mark Waters, a lifelong skater, musician and great friend of SkateDaily.net is putting together a fundraising effort to create a new Unit B community through the Indiegogo campaign online. The goal is to reopen a music/skate/art venue in Central Orange County, CA. Through the support of many artists and photographers such as Skin Phillips, Ed Templeton, Dave Swift, Michael Burnett, Neil Blender, Atiba Jefferson, Joe Brook, Grant Brittain and others, Mark and his crew are looking to rebuild this DIY creative space, as underground and legit.

Drop by the official Unit B fundraising page to view and pick up some of the perks and items offered for your contributions to this very worthy cause and effort.

Expedition – One’s “Our First Rodeo”

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Expedition-one welcomes you to watch “Our First Rodeo”, showing their travels through Texas this summer. Featuring Kenny Hoyle, Tom Remillard, Spencer Hamilton, Taylor McClung, Zered Bassett, Matt Miller, Ryan Gallant, and Chany Jeanguenin.