Cool little piece by the Ride Channel’s Leland Ware, We are very honored! Skateboarding is clearly in the DNA of culture worldwide. You know we’ve arrived when you have institutions like the Smithsonian recognizing things like skateboard trucks. That actually happened when the Smithsonian Museum of American History-Sports Innovation honored Tracker Trucks. In 1975, the […]
The Balmas just got back from Washington DC where they put a copy of the Tracker Book and an early first production Tracker Truck into the Smithsonian’s American History Museum. It was a great honor to be able to have Tracker Trucks a part of American History. Here’s a great article by TWBusiness, check it out […]
“Do you guys have the “Kryptonite ” wheels and the “Tractor” trucks in stock yet?” -Kevin Staab
Skateboarding was a lot different in 1992. The companies that had dominated the ’80s were faltering, and a new collection of brands, many, if not all, of them headed by skaters, was rising. Birdhouse Projects was part of that movement. Tony Hawk started the company knowing he wanted to release a video quickly, so he […]
The changes skateboarding was going through in the early ’90s were impossible to ignore. Street skating had all but eclipsed vert, and the so-called Big 5 companies had given way to a slew of scrappy, skater-owned startups. Among them was Tony Hawk’s Birdhouse Projects. After leaving Powell Peralta, Hawk assembled a team that included Jeremy […]
…………….. Well soon any way. Just got the word from Watson Laminates USA that the extremely limited NOS 707 Neil Blender decks are ready to pick up, stoked! They feature original art from a never released model and new art Done by Neil for this project! A few are still remaining after the Kickstarter campaign……and will be available soon!
Our man simon is back at it with the 16 wheeler and pulls off some pretty cool stuff. All this and he shows his comic genius at the end of the edit! Good on you Brother; keep up the positivity!
Willy Santos went to work for this full length part presented by the Ride Channel and Arnette. This guy has been in the game for a minute with no signs of slowing up. Congrats on a job well done sir! Impressive!
Looks like Tracker is up for an Icon award at this years International Association of Skateboard Companies Summit and we couldn’t be more honored to share the evening with none other than Vans founder and all around legend Steve Van Doren along with James O’Mahoney, founder of World Skateboarding Federation and Skateboarder Magazine in 1975. The event […]
A new part from Matt Pennington??????? Count me in; this guy sees skateboarding a little differently and tears it a new ass! Always refreshing mr. Pennington, always so very refreshing……. Enjoy and be prepared to need to skate after seeing this.