Mike MCGill

8th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

SHOF 2017The 8th Annual Skateboarding Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony presented by House of Vans takes place this Friday, May 12th at the City National Grove of Anaheim. It will be a great night of entertainment, music, and special surprises as skateboarding and skateboarders honor the legends and pioneers of skateboarding.

Purchase tickets right here. All proceeds go to the Skateboarding Hall of Fame and the Go Skateboarding Foundation.

2017 SHOF Inductees
1960s: Bob Mohr
1970s Era 1: Gregg Weaver and Russ Howell
1970s Era 2: Shogo Kubo
1980s Era 1: Mike McGill
1980s Era 2: Eric Dressen
1990s: Daewon Song
Females: Kim Cespedes and Vicki Vickers

2017 Icon Awards
Thrasher Magazine
Sonja Catalano
Jim Phillips

2017 Bowl-A-Rama Results

Caballero Bowlarama The Bowl-A-Rama live webcast from Bondi Beach, Australia surely kept us entertained over the past two days. And the gnarly skate action from the Juniors, the Ladies, the Master and Pros proved once again that the progression and stoke of bowlriding remains at an all time high. Everyone that contributed to the effort was a winner in our eyes and minds, but here are the final results for those keeping track. Drop by the Bowl-A-Rama Facebook page for more photos, semi-finals results, video clips and additional linked content. Congrats everyone!

 

Final Results
Pros
1. Corey Juneau
2. Tom Schaar
3. Jono Schwan
4. Rune Glifberg
5. Beaver Fleming
6. Luke Russell
7. Clay Kreiner
8. Josh Rodriguez

Masters
1. Steve Caballero
2. Tony Hawk
3. Pat Ngoho
4. Mike McGill
5. Darren Navarrette
6. Renton Millar
7. Eddie Elguera
8. Jed Fuller

Ladies
1. Jordyn Barratt
2. Brighton Zeuner
3. Poppy Olsen
4. Amelia Brodka
5. Sari Simpson

Juniors
1. Keegan Palmer
2. Tate Carew
3. Taylor Nye
4. Luigi Cini
5. Dylan Donnini

Best Trick
Ivan Federico – Kickflip Andrecht

Highest Air
Beaver Fleming – Backside air – 10ft

Bones Wheels – Chin Ramp Tribute

YouTube Preview ImageBones Wheels riders, Chris Russell, Cody Lockwood, Kevin Kowalski, Ben Raybourn, Alan Young, and Jimmy Wilkins pay tribute to 30 Years of Animal Chin on the Chin Ramp in this video piece. Original Bones Brigaders, Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill, with special guest Lance Mountain also team up in this acknowledgment of skate history.

Animal Chin – The Full Story

YouTube Preview ImageIt’s been 30 years since the members of the Bones Brigade gathered to skate together on the Chin Ramp. This insightful and video piece includes interviews with the guys that original Chin Ramp builder Tim Payne, photographer Grant Brittain, and several very well known pro skaters whom were hugely impacted by the video and its subliminal messages decades ago. Watch your favorite skaters rip the Chin Ramp again right here and now. The search for Animal Chin continues.

30 Years of Animal Chin – Building The Chin Ramp

YouTube Preview ImageWith Powell Peralta’s renowned 1986 film, “The Search For Animal Chin”, it was the Chin Ramp that stole the show. The Chin Ramp was unfathomable in size and had just about every element from large extensions, larger channels, a mini ramp on the deck, a verticle spine and a tunnel. Built by Tim Payne, the Bones Bridage had just 3 days to skate the ramp before it was gone forever. Now 30 years later Tim Payne and the Brigade cite their personal experiences with the ramp and the amazing times they had together skating and shooting for this iconic film.

Signed Bones Brigade Decks

Bones Brigade ShadowboxThe Bones Brigade is offering signed *BLEM decks and signed decks in shadowboxes available in The Vault. Portions of the sale of these decks benefit the Tony Hawk Foundation. Head over to BonesBrigade.com for more info.

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