Pedro Barros, the Brazilian powerhouse, has stuck his claim on the world of transition skating, from vert ramps to cement pools, Barros is nearly unstoppable! He wasn’t always that way, though. As a child Barros skated everything from the trannys to the streets, he also has dedicated a ton of time to surfing and it has clearly paid off. Visit Pedro Barros’ home in Rio Tavares, Brazil, check out the R.T.M.F. compound, see him surf and watch him give back to his community here in his Alli Show!
The Boardr brings us this recap of some bowl shredding from the Vans US Open Friday Qualifiers 2014. So much ripping by names you may know and many you probably don’t.
Chris Gregson, Alex Sorgente, Charlie Blair, Mason Merlino, Bjorn Lillesoe, Dario Mattarollo, Raney Beres and a dozen more show that bowl skating is progressing faster then ever.
Be sure to tune in to the live webcast of the Finals today at 3pm PST.
Chris Nieratko catches up with Mike Mo Capaldi after his inaugural win at Game of Skate for “World Of X Games.” Catch the full recap by clicking here.
The return of the Van Doren Invitational takes place in Huntington Beach, CA beginning today with a heavy group of bowlriders vying for a shot at the finals and a piece of a large cash purse of more than $135,000. Be sure to tune in to the live webcast with the Qualifier rounds today at 4pm PST and the Semi-Finals and Finals tomorrow at 3pm PST.
Krooked and adidas Skateboarding are teaming up with Escapist in Kansas City for a very special art show this Friday, August 1st from 7-10pm featuring artwork by Mark Gonzales and Curtis Kulig. If you’re in the Kansas Area be sure to make it out for the release of very special Krooked X Escapist deck and the newest City Racers creations from the mind of the Gonz.