Posts Tagged ‘ Skateboarding ’

Volcom’s Floating Mini Ramp


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French skate, surf, and snow culture magazine Desillusion have unveiled some behind-the-scenes photographs from the making of Volcom’s latest advertisement. The incredible floating mini ramp was built by Volcom for their upcoming full length movie “True To This”, which aims to capture the “energy and artistry of board-riding in its purest forms” and will feature skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding.

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Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee


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Recalling the classic conversations about ‘nothing’ at Monk’s Cafe on the Upper West Side, Jerry Seinfeldnow applies this formula to a relatively new web series: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. As the title might infer, the comedy legend invites other iconic funnymen to a cup of joe in his favorite coffee shops, also recounting their life experiences over the roar of some pretty impressive automobiles. In the latest episode, Seinfeld pairs up with Chris Rock to talk about childhood, law enforcement, and even skateboarding, amongst other things. This hilarious installment, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’s, has may episodes with other comedians like David Letterman, Sarah Silverman, and Larry David and more to come.

Jerry Seinfeld Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Chris Rock

Jerry Seinfeld Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: David Letterman

Jerry Seinfeld Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Sarah Silverman

Jerry Seinfeld Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Larry David

Nike SB Build Floating Skatepark in NYC


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A shipment of skateboarding history has arrived in New York City. As part of the Go Skateboarding Day, Nike SB have created a floating skatepark on a barge just off New York City. The park pays homage to some of the city’s most legendary spots with replica banks, ledges, and stair sets from places like Brooklyn Banks, OG Seaport benches, and Pyramid Ledges. Unfortunately for NYC skaters, the park will only be around for two days from 22 – 23 June, 2013.

Unreal SkateBoard Tricks.


After seeing skateboarders like Rodney Mullen(Creator of flatland), Tony Hawk (did the first indy 900) pull off cool tricks while skating most people thought that they would never see great talent like that for a while. But this skater has come out of no where and has performed some amazing tricks. His name is Kilian Martin and he is a spanish skateboarder from Madrid. He has created a new skateboard style which basically involves him using the skateboard to its full extent while free-styling and pulling out crazy tricks.

 

Skateboard Stuntin’.


A soundtrack is often one of the most important, yet overlooked part of any movie.  No matter what the film is about, the music and timing of said music is crucial.  That being said, it’s pretty obvious that when the right piece of material has the right music behind it, things blend mellifluously, and there’s no better example of this than the Rebelo FF I came across a few days ago.  The skate tricks these kids pull off are top notch, all played over a very unexpected piece of music that (to me) makes the finished flick far more dope.

A Man About Town.


I’m loving this video with music by Ricky Nelson, styling by Diane Boulenger, and incredible skating by Kilian Martin. He will blow your mind at 1:10 with his handstand kick-flip dismount. Kilian is a true athlete with some major style.

Skateboarding Slickrock.


The only thing surprising about this video of skateboarders grinding the red rock of Moab, Utah, is that I haven’t seen it sooner. It was filmed by Thad Croskey and features the skating of Fred Gall, Jack Sabback, Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Ryan Lay, Ben Raybourne, Ryan Reyes, Jon Goemann, and Kenny Reed.  Check the method below.

The Physics Of Skateboarding.


Already Been Done in conjunction with the Sole Technology Institute present the Physics of Skateboarding featuring Kelly Hart.  It’s a short, but sick documentary about the dynamics behind what seems like everyday moves.  It exposes just how difficult the physics of skateboarding can be.

Skateboarding in the Empty Pools of California’s Recession


The short film “Cannonball” artfully follows a group of skaters in search of newly empty pools behind foreclosed homes in and around the arid sprawl of Fresno other inland California suburbs that have been blighted by the housing collapse and ensuing recession. It has some NSFW language, but it’s undeniably powerful—and a poignant meditation on greed, materialism, and an enduring kind of joy.

 

Skateboardanimation.


Culled from images cut out from numerous skateboard magazines such as Monster Skateboard, Limited Skateboarding and Place, Cologne Germany’s Tilles Singer put together this short stop motion animation titled Skateboardanimation.”A ton of digital photos, a ton of real life magazines, an hour of recording music,” went into it, says Singer. Not only is the idea rad, but Singer does a beautiful job shooting it, and populating his world with tiny, charming nuances like flower buds, leather-bound books and even sparklers for his rail slides. Nice.

Who Says You Cant Skate Standing Still


Skateboarding in Afghanistan


Photograph my Noah Abrams

Of all the places in the world you would never think had a skate scene… Afghanistan has to be on top of the list. No one is 100% sure how it happened, maybe skating Santa made it through the blockade, perhaps Animal Chin made a sneak training session. We may never know how it started, but Noah Abrams has captured a set of very unique and stunning images of this new trend in an unlikely place.

Dave Chami spills his guts.


Here is just one of some spectacular pics from Dave Chami’s hard drive, posted up on skateboarding.com.  Click the pic to see all the rest.

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