Deluxe 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 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!
This week’s featured site, Concrete Jungle Foundation, is a non-profit based in Trujillo, Peru whose main mission is to provide a high-quality skate park facility for the youth that becomes a means of improving self-esteem, promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and that builds positive relationships and a sense of community, all through the activity of skateboarding.
The 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.
A 5 day party with skateboards. Copenhagen Open is truly one of a kind. Thrasher Magazine put together a film featuring almost 30 minutes of Nordic gnar from last year’s CPH Open for your viewing pleasure. Check it out.
Vanessa Torres has been killing it for quite some time now, but it’s been a while since we’ve seen a full part from her. Well, the moment has finally come, and you can watch Vanessa’s ripping “Quit Your Day Job” part for 48 hours only on Transworld’s site; watch it here while you still can!