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adidas Skateboarding Announces Global Premiere Dates for Away Days

YouTube Preview ImagePress Release: Along with the video teaser, adidas Skateboarding reveals the premiere schedule for the Away Days global tour and limited-edition team poster slated for distribution to skate shops around the world. In the clip, team riders Lucas Puig, Na-Kel Smith and Silas Baxter-Neal offer an insight to the personal challenges faced while filming for Away Days.

As the visual culmination of more than three years of filming, spanning shoots in more than 90 cities around the globe, Away Days profiles adidas Skateboarding talent, and their individual personalities and style. The Away Days skate film will premiere across global key cities over the course of three weeks culminating into the official release to the public.

List of Global Premieres and Dates:

Los Angeles – May 12
New York City – May 14
London – May 17
Tokyo – May 20
Sao Paulo – May 20

Titled by adidas Skateboarding U.S. Team Manager and iconic photographer, Skin Phillips, the film’s namesake nods the British futbol term ‘Away Days’ and compares the team pride and road trip camaraderie experienced amongst its team riders to the diehard enthusiasm of avid futbol (soccer) fans who travel together away from their hometowns to support their team at away games in rival cities.

Away Days captures the breadth of adidas’ diverse global and international teams, as they travel the world showcasing some of the best skateboarding moments both on and off the board. The full adidas team is featured on a limited-edition poster, which will be distributed to skate shops around the world.

adidas Skateboarding Releases Official Trailer for “Away Days”

YouTube Preview Imageadidas Skateboarding releases the official trailer for its highly anticipated first full-length feature skate film – Away Days. As the visual culmination of more than three years of filming, spanning shoots in more than 90 cities around the globe, Away Days profiles adidas Skateboarding talent, and their individual personalities and style. Away Days captures the breadth of adidas’ diverse global and international teams as they travel the world showcasing some of the best skateboarding moments both on and off the board.

Titled by adidas Skateboarding U.S. Team Manager and iconic photographer, Skin Phillips, the film’s namesake nods the British futbol term ‘Away Days’ and compares the team pride and road trip camaraderie experienced amongst its team riders to the diehard enthusiasm of avid futbol (soccer) fans who travel together away from their hometowns to support their team at away games in rival cities.

Anchored by a unique team chemistry and the creative spirit inspired by life on the road, the film features full parts from adidas’ legacy pros like Mark Gonzales, Dennis Busenitz, Lucas Puig and Silas Baxter-Neal, along with some of the brand’s newest rising talent including Na-kel Smith and Miles Silvas.

Away Days will premiere in Los Angeles in May 2016 followed by a world premiere tour including stops in New York, London, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. Details of the world premiere tour will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

Thrasher Magazine’s 2015 Skater of the Year

YouTube Preview ImageThe past twelve months have amassed a wide range of viable SOTY candidates that each delivered heavy doses of skateboarding all across the planet. The video parts, the tour clips, the covers and magazine coverage all count towards skateboarding’s most coveted award. The pros, top ams and others have voiced their choices for Thrasher Magazine’s 2015 Skate of The Year. Who’s got your vote? The official announcement comes soon!

GX1000: Habitat Team

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GX1000 returns with a new episode featuring the Habitat team which features Mark Suciu, Al Davis, Brian Delatorre, Silas Baxter-Neal and Fred Gall.

Habitat Mélange Series Available Now

Habitat’s Mélange Series is now available with models from the usual suspects.

adidas Skateboarding: Silas ADV

YouTube Preview Image Silas Baxter-Neal is known for his skateboarding, but did you know he’s really the brains behind adidas Skateboarding?

Spend “a day in the life” with Silas, and see what exactly went into marketing his new shoe, the Silas ADV. The Silas ADV is now available at your local skateboard shop.

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