Chinese artist/rabblerouser/rebel/autocrat ass burr Ai Wei Wei joined the likes of Terry Richardson, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Dface, Dave Kinsey and our personal favorite, ROA, by releasing his own collection of skateboard decks with the illustrious Sk8room crew. A trio of different boards were designed by Weiwei, who matched three of his better known quotes [...]
Your feelings on Zoo York probably depend upon when you picked up your first skateboard. If it’s in the last 10 years, then Zoo York probably hovers somewhere around the brands you find in any given Pac-Sun retailer. But if you were skating in the 90s, there were few — if any — brands that [...]
Photographer Van Styles shoots three of his favorite models for the latest skateboard deck collection for Los Angeles’ Primitive. Dubbed their “MIA/LA” collection, the series features the very easy on the eyes trifecta of Ashley Sky, Iesha Marie and Valeria Orsini in various states of undress, playing on the beach and enjoying an evening smoke. [...]
“You look like all the nerds just had a convention on your body. As if all the nerds in the world said, ‘You know what, I know where to go.’ And they chose your ass.” Enough said. Nice touch on the Always Sunny In Philadelphia them music as well..
Signal Snowboards hops on board the multi-tool train with the help of tooling experts Leatherman. Featured in two models both carabiner tools have a scraping edge, a number 3 flat/Phillips bit, bottle opener and a head phone wrap, and can be used as an accessory for tightening boot laces. The Hail model, however, can be [...]
LIAS friend and contributor Jason “Id rather be at an ICP Show” Shaltz took to his lens to photograph NYC-based label MISHKA‘s latest lookbook. This time around our man duked it out in the ring at the legendary Gleasons Gym in Brooklyn with up-and-coming (and still undefeated) pro boxer Zachary Ochoa for the Death Adders: [...]
AeroShot Energy wanted LIAS to try some of their ‘breathable energy’ so bad they hooked up correspondent-at-large Mike Crenshaw with personal training sessions and entry into an endurance race labeled as “probably the toughest event on the planet.” Good God. Perched at my laptop as I type this — an analgesic whiskey in hand, naturally [...]
Infamous skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi has signed with Penny Skateboards as an ambassador and more importantly as a rider for the nascent Australian company. “I wanted to work with Penny because after riding all the plastic boards on the market nothing felt as good under my feet as a Penny,” stated Hosoi, which carries a lot of [...]