UXA and Peter Huynh continue to work together as the next UxaLab’s Olympic Pack gets unveiled just as the Rio Olympics begins. While in the past the partnership has resulted in collections dominated by Avant Gard paired with Anti-Conformism, the latest effort results in Skateboarding’s induction to the 2020 Olympics. Particularly, the UXA Skate-Man KickFlip Icon accurately capture the motion of Skateboarding while the Toxic Games is Peter Huynh’s graphical commentary on keeping skateboarding 100%.
Tying in with the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Toxic Games and Team UXA tees, draw direct inspiration from the street sport and skateboarding’s underground cultural roots.
Check out the collection above and look for the offerings at uxalab.com.
In celebration of CJ Collins’ 13th birthday, his father Chad decided to put out a 13 minute video part of footage that has been compiled over the years. Happy 13th Birthday CJ!
Has the “Skateboarding in the Olympics” news gotten you all worked up? Well, rest assured the core of skateboarding will remain and long as you continue to jump fences, evade security guards, skate renegade spots and hang tight with those that continue to do so. The Good Problem’s Kevin Wilkins has garnered an insightful interview with Neal Hendrix that brings to light the work and relations between the IOC and Skateboarding’s recent addition to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. We tend to agree that it’s better us (skateboarders) than them (inline skaters) to represent skateboarding on the global stage every four years on this delicate matter. No matter what, skateboarding is you and your friends doing it day in and day out.
Ishod Wair recently visited Copenhagen with several locals to warm up the streets and canals for next week’s CPH Open.
A unique contest format has been set for 2016’s CHP Open, where the event will be moving from spot to spot on land and by sea. The CPH Open is everything the other competitions are not. It’s been dubbed as “The Champagne of Skateboarding.” The action begins soon!
Tommy Guerrero is back with another two-part episode of BS with TG. This time, with his good friend and street skating pioneer Natas Kaupas! Find out what Natas has been up the past fifteen years, how he got his start in the skate world and stories from the infamous Cadillac Tour.
Officially announced yesterday, skateboarding will move forward as a medaled Olympic sport beginning with the Tokyo summer games in 2020.