Skate Crate Nears Funding – Needs your Support!

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The Kickstarter effort with Skate Crate is over half way there! Lifelong skateboarder and founder, Dave Bergthold and his friends have been hard at work getting more people involved in the launch to bring this fun new skateboarding roots-centric project to market.

Drop on by the official Skate Crate Kickstarter page to view the videos, the Founder’s Story, The Skate Crate Line Up, The DIY Kits and all of the pledge levels with great stuff offered – from tee shirts, to skateboards, and even a limited edition Flying Tiger screen print on 16×24″ birch plywood – hand numbered and only 60 made.

Only 11 days to go – get to it just in time for the holidays!

Spitfire’s Formula Four Conical and Conical Full Released

Spitfire Concial Formula FourSpitfire has just released two new ways to burn as they introduce their new Conical and Conical Full Formula Four shapes dropping in skate shops everywhere right about now. Check ‘em out!

My Friend, Van Wastell

YouTube Preview ImageVan Wastell was a unique individual, skateboarder and friend to many of us in the skateboarding community. Long coming is this tribute by Joe Krolick at Classic Clip to a friend that is missed dearly. This short documentary film is dedicated to the loving memory of Van Wastell who passed away in September of 2008. You will forever be with us, Van! Rest in Peace.

Never Shy From Controversy: Todd Francis X Stance

For over twenty years, Todd Francis has been opening eyes—and minds—with his art. Although he sharpened his teeth in the skate industry and is often known for his work with Antihero, his art transcends the streets and is not just found underfoot. Stance is honored to team up with Todd to debut a sock that bears both his name and his art. Dig in on the video as well.

RVCA Welcomes Greyson Fletcher

RVCA has welcomed Greyson Fletcher to their skate team with this montage of clips at the expansive skatepark in Mammoth Lakes, California.

Bowl-A-Rama Gexto Goes Off!

Located at the La Kantera Skatepark above Arrigunaga beach in the Abra Bay of Getxo, Spain, the finals for the first annual Volcom Bowl-A-Rama Gexto entertained a packed house of bowlriding enthusiasts and fans yesterday. Congrats to Pedro Barros and Pat Ngoho of their first place awards in the Pros and Masters divisions respectively! Be sure to have a look at the highlight reel.

Final Results
1. Perdo Barros
2. Alex Sorgente
3. Danny Leon
4. Filipe Fogueno
5. Corey Juneau
6. Sky Siljeg
7. Josh Borden
8. Chris Russell

1. Pat Ngoho
2. Sean Goff
3. Steve Alba
4. Txua Dominguez
5. Sergie Ventura
6. Stephane Andre
7. Jan Loften
8. Brad Bowman