Louie Lopez

Street League Skateboarding Announces 2016 Tour Schedule

YouTube Preview ImageStreet League Skateboarding (SLS) has announced this year’s dates and locations of Pro contests in the SLS global qualification structure towards the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship. As the official street skateboarding world championship series as sanctioned by the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF), the SLS qualifying contests and the SLS Nike SB World Tour are skateboarding’s most prestigious contests in professional competitive skateboarding.

For the second year in a row, SLS will include a Women’s Division as part of the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship, allowing the world’s best female street skateboarders to compete for the title of World Champ. 2015 was a historical year as eight of the best skaters competed for the highest first-place prize in women’s street skateboarding with Brazilian Leticia Bufoni taking the first-ever female Championship.

International fans can watch each event of the 2016 SLS NikeSB World Tour webcasted live exclusively on StreetLeague.com. Fans in the United States can watch SLS on FS1 and customers of participating cable and satellite TV providers may access the live stream through the FOX Sports GO app for iOS, Android, Windows and Kindle devices, as well as on desktops through FOXSportsGO.com. Head over to the SLS site for the complete press release and more info.

SLS Season Dates and Venues
• March 5–6 Tampa Pro – Skatepark of Tampa – Tampa, Florida, USA
• May 21–22 SLS Nike SB Pro Open – Skate Agora BDN I Barcelona, Spain
• July 2 SLS Nike SB World Tour: Munich – Olympic Park – Munich, Germany
• August 28 SLS Nike SB World Tour: New Jersey – Prudential Center – Newark, NJ, USA
• October 2 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship – Galen Center at USC – Los Angeles, CA, USA

FS1 Telecast Schedule
SLS Nike SB Pro Open – Sunday, May 22 (9:30 PM – 11:00 PM ET)
SLS Nike SB World Tour: Munich – Saturday, July 2 (1:30 PM – 3:00 PM ET)
SLS Nike SB World Tour: New Jersey – Sunday, August 28 (5:00 PM – 6:30 PM ET)
SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship – Sunday, October 2 (10:30 PM – 12:00 AM ET)

Volcom’s “Holy Stokes! A Real Life Happening”

YouTube Preview Image Nearly two years in the making and featuring an international cast of skaters ranging from street legends to transition destroyers to hyper-talented up-and-comers rolling and rallying across the planet, Volcom’s forthcoming feature film “Holy Stokes!” is shaping up to be the feel good hit of the summer.

Shot entirely in 4K ultra high-definition and directed by skate-film auteur Russell Houghten, Holy Stokes! marks the first full-length skate film from Veeco Productions since 2007’s “Let’s Live”. Shot in dozens of locations spanning every corner of the globe, it builds on more than 20 years and 30 influential films from the world of Volcom.

Starring these dudes: Alain Goikoetxea, Alec Majors, Alex Midler, Axel Cruysberghs, Ben Raemers, Caswell Berry, Chris Pfanner, CJ Collins, Collin Provost, Daan Van Der Linden, Dane Burman, David Gonzalez, Dennis Busenitz, Dustin Dollin, Grant Taylor, Jackson Pilz, Jordan Tarzan, Kyle Walker, Milton Martinez, Louie Lopez, Pedro Barros, Rune Glifberg and Ryan Sheckler.

Available June 7th, 2016 on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, xBox and more.

Independent Trucks: Blow’n Up The Spot! – Lopez, Silva, and Russell at Alondra

YouTube Preview ImageYou never know how a quick park session will go when Louie Lo, Mason Silva, and Chris Russell are in the mix. Get the legs greased, and roll through Alondra Park with these rippers.

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Kelvin Hoefler Wins Dew Tour Street and Streetstyle in LA

Kelvin HoeflerUnder the blazing sun and 90 degree temperatures in downtown Los Angeles, many of the world’s best professional skateboarders took to the Dew Tour’s street and streetstyle courses over the weekend. On Saturday, Brazil’s Kelvin Hoefler nailed down impressive tricks in each of the sections of the street course to take home his second straight Dew Tour win. On Sunday morning Kelvin signed in as an alternate (Ishod Wair pulled out) and continued his momentum up the hill on Broadway Street, where he took the win over Trevor Colden who skillfully landed in second and Ryan Decenzo killed it to take third place earnings.

For complete results, photos and video recaps of all the action, drop by the Dew Tour site.

Skateboard Street Final Results
1. Kelvin Hoefler
2. Louie Lopez
3. Shane O’Neill
4. Tom Asta
5. Chris Joslin
6. Trevor Colden

Skateboard Streetstyle Final Results
1. Kelvin Hoefler
2. Trevor Colden
3. Ryan Decenzo
4. Louie Lopez
5. Milton Martinez
6. Ryan Sheckler

Street League Skateboarding Los Angeles Slay Sunday

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This week’s Slay Sunday takes place at Street League’s Stop 1: Los Angeles and features Evan Smith, Chris Cole, Ryan Sheckler, Louie Lopez, Ryan Decenzo, Tom Asta, Torey Pudwill, Kelvin Hoefler, Nyjah Huston and Cody McEntire. Filmed by Arnaldo Rosario.