Volcom and Spitfire bring a collective 50 years of experience in making quality products specifically designed for those who keep the eternal skate-fire stoked. Backed by mutual riders Grant Taylor, Ryan Sheckler, Dennis Busenitz, Dustin Dollin, Chris Pfanner, Collin Provost, Dane Burman, Alec Majerus, Kyle Walker, Nassim Guammaz and Alex Midler, the Volcom X Spitfire collection is coming in hot!
etnies has proudly added Hawaiian Gardens native, Chris Joslin, to its skateboarding team. This relatively unknown amateur’s relentless commitment to perfection has him stacking mountains of footage for the upcoming Plan B video, “TRUE” as he’s been skating in etnies’ Marana Og, on many filming missions. Soon enough, he will surely become a household name in the world of skateboarding.
“Chris Joslin is one of the most talented, consistent skateboarders on the planet! His heart and his drive to skate are unmatched! Get ready world!” – Ryan Sheckler
Ryan Sheckler put together a solid line of tricks including a backside tailslide to fakie on his third and final run in the Streetsyle event at the Toyota City Championships this afternoon in Portland. His efforts secured a threepeat Dew Tour Streetstyle win where he remains undefeated. Alec Majerus landed in second and Curren Caples took home third place on the podium. Roll the clip to watch Ryan’s run.
1. Ryan Sheckler
2. Alec Majerus
3. Curren Caples
4. Riley Hawk
5. Nick Merlino
On this latest visit to Australia, Sheckler spent time cruising around the east coast for two weeks, linking up with Corbin Harris and Ryder Lawson to experience their versions of the place they are proud to call home.
“It’s one of the best places to go,” Ryan says. “Out of all my world travels, I continue to come back to Australia. The food tastes amazing, the girls are insane, there’s nightlife and great skating. I feel like I’m going to live there eventually.”
The Sheckler Foundation, its sponsors and pro skateboarders will come together for the 5th annual Skate for a Cause, presented by etnies this Saturday, May 3rd. Held at the etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest, the Cinco De Mayo weekend event will help raise funds for the Sheckler Foundation’s “Be the Change” initiative to help injured action sports athletes and children in need.
Some of the skaters invited include: Chris Cole, Cairo Foster, Christian Hosoi, Fabrizio Santos, Felipe Gustavo, Greg Lutzka, Leticia Bufoni, Louie Lopez, Julian Davidson, Manny Santiago, Nick Garcia, Nyjah Huston, Paul Rodriguez, Torey Pudwill and many more. These pro skateboarders have been invited to skate the park alongside Ryan Sheckler and compete in contests for cash prizes.
A limited number of VIP tickets are available for a $50 donation on the foundation’s site at ShecklerFoundation.org. VIP tickets allow access inside the skatepark; offering up front access to hang out with pro skateboarders and watch them compete against each other. Skateboarding can definitely generate goodwill for those less fortunate.
For additional info on The Sheckler Foundation, follow facebook.com/shecklerfoundation, LinkedIn, @SheckFoundation on Twitter and @ShecklerFoundation on Instagram.
Last Saturday the S’Klallam Tribe in Washington State, joined by pro skateboarders Ryan Sheckler and David Reyes, unveiled their new skatepark with a ceremony and tribal feast for hundreds of Native Americans. This is the first skatepark on the reservation, and it was made possible by the Sheckler Foundation’s first-ever “Be the Change” project. The youth of the S’Klallam Tribe submitted their cause for a new skatepark and received the most votes for their plans to build a much-needed skatepark and basketball court in their community.
Pro Skateboarder and Founder of the Sheckler Foundation, Ryan Sheckler says, “I am so blessed and stoked to skate alongside these kids and to be here for the grand opening of the skatepark. It’s unreal and rewarding to see how the community came together to ‘Be the Change’ and create a skatepark for the kids of the tribe.”