A Dozen Years Dumber: Jake and Ishod

YouTube Preview ImageA classic skate moment for Real Skateboards is recreated and the stakes are raised in this awesome clip with Jake Donnelly and Ishod Wair. Max Schaaf, Tommy Guerrero, and Jim Thiebaud are on the scene for guidance and moral support.

Epicly Later’d: Geoff Rowley – Part 2

In part two of the Geoff Rowley series, he talks about moving to California with the Flip team, skating with the Tempster, shooting pics with Dan Sturt, and how taking a brutal slam is almost as good as the make.

Black Label Introduces Franky Villani & Jake Reuter

YouTube Preview ImageBlack Label Skateboards introduces two new team riders Franky Villani and Jake Reuter. This pair of young guns will be featured in the Label’s new promo video Black Blood coming soon.

Felipe Gustavo is Now Pro

Felipe Gustavo has joined the pro ranks with this intro video and a pair of Plan B signature decks. Earned through hard work and solid street skating skills.

Actions REALized: Hanging Klansman for Johnny KIcks Cancer

YouTube Preview ImageThe guys at the Deluxe plant went behind Jim’s back to release a very special limited edition 20 Year Reissue of his first ever pro deck on REAL Skateboards, the Hanging Klansman to benefit the Johnny Kicks Cancer Foundation. The Hanging Klansman for Johnny Kicks Cancer includes the LTD EDT Hanging Klansman deck in 8.25 X 32, the original Thiebaud Shape 9.75X31.9, a Klansman T-shirt, sticker and LTD EDT Print.

The online release went faster than expected and several items have already been sold out online, but are all hitting skate shops around the world now.

A portion of the proceeds from the Hanging Klansman decks and capsule will go to Johnny Kicks Cancer, an amazing foundation dedicated to helping kids with Leukemia. Thanks for getting behind this great cause.

2013 Skater of The Year – Contenders

Skater of The YearIt’s that time of year once again. Thrasher magazine carries on its tradition of awarding its Skater of The Year trophy, an over-sized check, and the cover to the skater that has racked up the gnarliest photos, produced the heaviest video parts, amassed a stack of webclips, perhaps even some contest results, and absolutely ruled it on their skateboard over the past 12 months. So who’s it gonna be? Who’s earned it? Who’s your pick?

Drop on by Thrasher’s 2013 SOTY Contender page to see the definitive list of of semi-finalists and make your vote count.