By the early 80s, Skateboarding, an activity known to attract the odd balls and outcasts of society had left me still feeling a bit out of place. The few skateboarders at the time were either leftover classic rockers or “Skate Rock” punks. My tastes leaned more toward post punk as I discovered Joy Division and [...]
KIller new graphic from our friends over at Anchor Hardware. Grab a t shirt and go acid drop off your local ramp. If your a fan of the American nomad then you need one of these bad boys!
The Arnette Skateboarding team travels to Spain to spend a few days exploring the streets of Madrid. Featuring Pat Duffy, Scott Decenzo, Javier Sarmiento, Sierra Fellers, Cristian Sanchez, Willy Santos, Alain Goikoetxea, Danny Leon, and Fries Tallieu.
Many of of skateboardings finest friends gathered at SK8supply.com to eat food, listen to music, sell classic skate stuff, watch a sweet slide show and check out the Alva re-issue of the one and only Bill Danforth’s Alva skulls deck and mini Nomad. The boards came out excellent, Silk screened by hand and 100% made [...]
I started riding for Madrid back in 1981 or so. I was traveling everywhere, doing demonstrations and skating hard. In 1986, Alva Skates made me an offer to skate for them. If I recall correctly, the team on Madrid had dwindled away. I had always looked up to Tony Alva since I was a [...]
Vans and Jeff Grosso have done a great job keeping the history of skateboarding alive and on the minds of the newer generations. Keeping them honest if you will. Jeff Phillips impact on skateboarding was huge….. try and think of 10 guys that have ever done a phillips 66……. exactly!
Our good friend Simon Woodstock has started a new trick tip series and absolutely nailed it with the first installment. Nothing like a professional skateboarder with a great sense of humor. Keep em coming Simon! Filmed and edited by Jeremey Wilson
You officially have plans this saturday if your in the SD area. Come Down and meet and greet with Bill Danforth and Tony Alva. Get there early and pick up one of the limited Bill Danforth Re-issue decks! Only 100 of each made. Look forward too seeing you there.
“A Tribute to Jay Adams” will feature work by C.R. Stecyk III, Chuck Katz, Steve Shelp, Luke Hudson, Cesario “Block” Montano and Josh Klassman AKA Bagel at Studio 413 located at 413 Rose Ave, Venice, CA on October 24, 2014 from 6pm-10pm. Libations to be provided by House Beer and soiree support by Venice Originals. RSVP to [...]
Tracker Trucks rider Matt P has been hard at work on a small part for Black Altar apparel and sent over this lil ollie pic from the effort. Look forward to seeing it brother.