Tired of the same old flatground in the same old park? Well, Woodward West has a little balm for that burn, taking the tried-and-true Game of SKATE bracket competition to the mini-ramp with their new series: Mano A Mano. Featuring mini masters like Dave Bachinsky, Cody McEntire, Ben Hatchell, and more, this breath of fresh skatepark air kicked off this week with Taylor Bingaman and Sebo Walker, so make sure to check it out and stay tuned for new battles, premiering live on Woodwardwest.com every day.
Last week, our homey Richie Jackson dropped arguably his weirdest, wildest, and waxiest part yet, turning the skate world on its head in the process. In order to pay proper tribute to this skate-n-create masterclass, we decided to gif-ify his 5 craziest stunts for snackable consumption. Needless to say, if skateboarding had rules, Richie would have broken them all.
Did you get some action this weekend? From Tampa Pro to a sand storm in the middle of NASCAR race, we rattle off all the highlights from an insane 48 hours in our crazy ass world.
Hyped for X Games Oslo this weekend but still wondering what the hell it is? Don't worry, we've got some answers.
Did you know Volcom had a full-length skate video in the works? Neither did we, but judging by Holy Stokes! first trailer—featuring everyone from vets like Dustin Dollin to new jacks like Daan van der Linden—it's going to be a titan of skateboarding and cinematography. Commence drooling in three, two, one...
Ready for some smooth, Euro ledge wizard insanity? Then you came to the right place, because Wieger Van Wageningen is dishing out plenty of it (including one of the longest back tails we've ever seen) in his latest Nike SB showcase. Grab the wax and check it out.
In the pantheon of hot-ticket ams, Canadian ripper Bobby de Keyzer—who does his stuff for Habitat and DC—is at or near the top. If you're not backing that, then turn off that Canucks game, take a big swig of that maple syrup, and check this out. Something tells me you'll come around in no time.
It's tough when you surf and there's no waves. So Carver and their C7 skateboard trucks are there to help. Attach them (with wheels) to a wooden surfboard, squeeze into your wetsuit, tie a rope around your leg, and find your nearest hill. Don't forget to wear your sneakers though, and let the concrete waves fill that void in your life.
There are few people on this earth more responsible for the transcendence of music, art, film, fashion, and gender roles to all walks of life than David Bowie. The world lost the Starman on January 10, 2016 to a bout of cancer but his legacy will most certainly live on longer than all of us.
More specifically, his music has fueled generations of skaters, snowboarders, and surfers alike. Always reinventing and never satisfied with what he had just done, his was a life of innovation that continually challenged the status quo.
Skate, snow, and surf parts with David Bowie songs are some of the most memorable we've encountered. Bowie tracks have been sparingly used through these genres of videos, as if you're using a Bowie song it better be a f—king part that's going to push for part of the year.
With that said, here are the 7 best parts of our time that paired their months of stacked clips with the everlasting sounds Bowie. Goodnight and rest in peace, Starman.