Pittsburgh-based board brand Scumco & Sons has officially announced Dave Abair as the next one to have his name on a board and is celebrating with this part, complete with mach-10 downhill destruction from San Fran to The Burg. Watch it here on Thrasher’s site.
Lakai teases their upcoming full length, their first in 10 years since the highly acclaimed “Fully Flared”, with this short clip. Any production that comes out of the Crail camp is always golden, and we’re sure that this one will not disappoint!
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.