Category Archives: Skateboarding

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Pioneering #Venice skateboarder Shogo Kubo, 54, dies while paddle boarding alone in #Hawaii #surf #skate

  VIA – DAILY MAIL Kubo, a married father, was pulled to shore by witnesses who saw him struggling in the water off the coast of Hawai’i Kai, Honolulu on Tuesday He could not be revived and was pronounced dead He had been an original member of the Zephyr surf shop’s Z-Boys, which was formed … Continue reading Pioneering #Venice skateboarder Shogo Kubo, 54, dies while paddle boarding alone in #Hawaii #surf #skate

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SHUT Releases $15,000 Gold Plated #Skateboard – #bling #skate

VIA – STUPID DOPE   By Jesse James on April 4, 2014 Have you ever wanted to rip around on a gold skateboard? Well here is your chance as the good folks over at SHUT, one of the oldest skateboard companies on the planet, are back with their latest creation. This impressive, bright, and incredibly … Continue reading SHUT Releases $15,000 Gold Plated #Skateboard – #bling #skate

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Tony Hawk considers taking skateboard franchise mobile

VIA  – GAMESPOT Iconic skateboarder considering releasing new Tony Hawk game on mobiles, says freemium is most attractive business model. by Eddie Makuch on October 31, 2013 Former professional skateboarder Tony Hawk wants to release a skateboarding game on mobiles, “The Birdman” told CNBC (via Polygon) in a new interview. He said more people are … Continue reading Tony Hawk considers taking skateboard franchise mobile

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Young Valpo entrepreneur develops eco-friendly skateboard motor

VIA – NWI TIMES   Evan Merz, 22, of Valparaiso and Joe Carabetta, 21, of Lake Zurich, Ill. are the co-creators of Kickr, a detachable electric motor for longboard skateboards. Longboards are longer and wider than traditional skateboards. October 01, 2013 11:26 pm  •  Lauri Harvey Keagle lauri.keagle@nwi.com, (219) 852-4311   VALPARAISO | Evan Merz … Continue reading Young Valpo entrepreneur develops eco-friendly skateboard motor

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Tony Hawk: Beyond the Skateboard #Philanthropy

VIA – THE BIG LEAD   By Joe Favorito September 30, 2013 12:01 pm ET   If you would have told Tony Hawk when he was a renegade teenage skateboarder that he would be able to impact lives, not just the concrete he was tooling around on, he would have probably laughed. But these days … Continue reading Tony Hawk: Beyond the Skateboard #Philanthropy

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L.A. Skateboard Company Reinvents the Wheel. Literally. #Video

VIA – LA WEEKLY By Anya Cohen Thu., Sep. 26 2013 at 5:00 AM 10 Comments Categories: A Considerable Town, Skateboarding, Tech Shark Wheel Like most parking lots, the one outside downtown’s Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator is flat and fairly vast — a skateboarder’s dream of a canvas. David Patrick, 48, looks at ease as … Continue reading L.A. Skateboard Company Reinvents the Wheel. Literally. #Video

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#DB Jeremy Scott Recognizes His Mistake As He Settles with NHS/Santa Cruz

Now he just needs a good ol’ fashioned ass kicking…   VIA – HIGHSNOBIETY   By David Fischer posted on September 3, 2013 5:05 pm The wait is over. After more than half a year NHS Inc. (mother company of Santa Cruz Skateboards) and artists Jimbo and Jim Phillips, known globally for their iconic artwork … Continue reading #DB Jeremy Scott Recognizes His Mistake As He Settles with NHS/Santa Cruz