Calling all Olympic Rejects!
Timebomb Trading and Strathcona Beer Co. Present: STRATHLETICS, the 1st Annual Canadian National Skateboard Team Tryouts. No drug tests required!
Date: Sunday, September 11th 2016
Time: Starts at 1:00pm
Location: Strathcona Park – 857 Malkin Ave, Vancouver, BC V6A 2K5
Description: It’s not your average skateboard contest, and it’s not exactly the Olympics. It’s Strathletics! Timebomb Trading is teaming up with Strathcona Beer Co, KingShit Mag, and local skate shops to host this parody of Olympic Skateboarding.
Start your training regimen now to compete in events like; synchronized skating, hippy jump hurdles, skateboard discus toss, 100 metre mongo dash, skateboard high jump and more! Each event will include cash prizing, medals, and your chance to join the Strathletics team on our quest for Gold.
This is your opportunity to bring that internal flame that burns and show the world you are the ultimate Olymp… *ahem* Strathlete.
For more info CLICK HERE
Cuba’s skate scene has no funding, very few resources and not much to speak of in terms of a skate park. But despite those obstacles, the scene is growing, thanks in part to organizations like Cuba Skate and the kids that want to see it furthered.
In Part 2, the pros get immersed in Cuban culture and attend a contest at a local skate spot. For the local skaters, the arrival of the pros is another instance to examine their place in a country that they feel is being left behind. Presented by Stance and Vice Sports.
To watch Part 2 CLICK HERE
To watch Part 1 CLICK HERE
SHOPS is a video series that highlights some of the best retailers in Canada. Sanction is a Canadian owned, skateboarder & snowboarder operated shop with locations in Toronto. They strive to carry the most relevant product. Support your local shop!
SHOPS is a video series that highlights some of the best retailers in Canada. This episode features Adrift, a skate/lifestyle boutique located central Downtown Toronto, Canada.
To watch episode 3 CLICK HERE
The good folks over at Dime and Vans were back at it again with the 2016 “Glory Challenge.” Created to defy the traditional concept and monotony of skate contests, it has become one of the most entertaining competitions in existence. 40 handpicked skaters headed to Montreal to compete in a series of ridiculous challenges that offered insane cash prizes . This included clearing gaps between boxes, the sack rail, and even a gladiator challenge where the contenders literally bodied each other in a fight to stay on their boards. The main event pitted reigning champion, and DGK team rider Wade DesArmo against internet legend, Jamal Smith in a game of SKATE.
The mayhem is now live on Thrasher. To watch the video CLICK HERE
To see all the photos from Dime Glory Challenge CLICK HERE
Etnies just dropped the NEW Jameson SL: A slimmed down, all suede version of the fan-favorite, Jameson 2 Eco. This shoe is the product of Etnies Footwear Designer, Rick Marmolijo, working closely with Matt Berger to craft his ideal skate shoe.
Etnies caught up with Matt to chat about his recovery from his injury, the Jameson SL, and his plans for the future…
To see the full Q&A CLICK HERE
Stance recently sent Punks & Poets, Ishod Wair, Andrew Reynolds and Lucien Clarke to Cuba with the Vice Sports crew in tow to capture the experience. Along with photographer and professional skateboarder Arto Saari, Vice Sports documented the exploration of the culture, the Cuban skateboarding community and what life as a Cuban born and raised skateboarder looks like from the inside. Take the two part documentary journey with us.
To watch Part 1 CLICK HERE
eS Canada’s Shay Sandiford has been killing it in the streets and has won himself a trip to Amsterdam to compete in the Dew Tour Am Series!
To check out his winning #DewTourAmSearch edit CLICK HERE.
To see the rest of the #DewTourAmSearch winners CLICK HERE
The folks over at Stance are known for creating stunning socks. They are also known for their collection of creatives known as Punks & Poets. Today Stance is celebrating a new addition to the Punks & Poets line up as Stance Welcomes Lucien Clarke With New Cuba Lookbook.
To see more photo’s of Lucien in Cuba CLICK HERE
A big thank you to everyone who came out for Knowshow to watch and skate in the éS Skateboarding Official Game of Skate.
Congrats to our finalists Oki, Steven Burke, Ryan Spate, Layne Caplette, Dillion Moore, Mikey Ray and Stacy Gabriel and our Winner Mad Greek
To see the full album CLICK HERE
To watch the video recap CLICK HERE
The latest production brought to life this week by amazing graffiti artist Sirvis!
We are proud to share this piece with you all and hope you dig as much as we do!
To see more from SIRVIS, CLICK HERE
Cuba’s skate scene has no funding, very few resources and not much to speak of in terms of a skate park. But despite those obstacles the scene is still growing, thanks in part to organizations like Cuba Skate and the kids that want to see it furthered. We travelled with Ishod Wair, Lucien Clarke, Andrew Reynolds and special guest photographer Arto Saari to see the best skate spots that the country has to offer and take note of a vibrant underground skate scene on the verge of change.
To see the trailer CLICK HERE
Dew Tour Long Beach went down over the weekend. Ryan Sheckler killed the tech, bowl, rails, and gap sections, taking first place and his 15th Dew Tour title.
To watch his highlights CLICK HERE
Our ad from the July issue of The Board Press. If your at KnowShow be sure to pick up copy.
The glacier is lit, the heat is rampant. Camp of Champions week one is a wrap and it was a doozy. Dragon Alliance Canada rider Francis Jobin was there before taking off to Australia so look out for him in this wicked edit from King Snow.
To see the full video CLICK HERE