There was a time when I moved to Venice Beach in the 90s that life was super simple, like a Wu Tang track. I was dead broke, but rent was about $350 a month at the time which means you could probably scare it up in a couple days if you really put your hustle [...]
The latest in a special series from New York’s 5 BORO skateboards is the Surgeon General collection, consisting of four designs inspired by premium cigarette brands: Parliaments, Marlboros, Lucky Strikes and Newports. Not unlike Santa Cruz’s Beer Cruzer Collection, the decks offer you a chance to show allegiance and skate on your favorite intoxicating substances… [...]
In case you didn’t pay attention, this past Friday was Friday the 13th. It’s a shame if you didn’t because they only really happen a couple times a year, but also highly expected because really who gives a crap what day of the month it is when it’s the beginning of the weekend. Having said [...]
Skateboarder, photographer and writer Issac McKay-Randozzi has comprised his first book of analog skateboarding photographs titled Luck, published by Draw Down Books. Luck encompasses some of the more subtle nuances of skateboarding and street culture, featuring photographs of of quiet moments with artist Michael Leon and top 1980′s skateboard legend/Bones Brigade competitor Tommy Guerrero. Each black [...]
As far as skateboarders go, you just don’t get more Rock Star than Christian Hosoi. The man was/is a legend, dwarfing all other 80s skaters with the possible exception of Tony Alva. But of course, there was a life beyond the Thrasher covers; we watch celebrities rise and fall constantly and at times, consistently. We see [...]
So GLOBE has a new throwback skateboard or something. I think it’s called “Bantam”, and they put together this genius Z-Boys-era tinged video to let y’all know. And it’s like a real deck with lifetime guarantees and something or other… wait, are you still reading this?! What’s wrong with you man?! Just play the damn [...]
Paul Smith lends his fine English touch to a limited edition Alien Workshop skateboard deck. Incorporating Smith’s signature multi-colored stripe motif to the maple wood layers, the deck will be limited to only 200 pieces. Pick up the Paul Smith x Alien Workshop Skateboard over at Smith’s online shop for $115.
Sure they may be a bit aesthetically challenging, but Santa Cruz‘s new Beer Cruzer skateboard collection is sure to hit many a man in a well considered sweet zone. Combining two of his greatest loves and/or reasons to hurt himself — beer and skateboarding — the venerable Santa Cruz Skateboards line connects with everyman brewery [...]