BIG BOYS DOCUMENTARY – TEASER TRAILER
October 3rd, 2014 by Larry

The Big Boys were a pioneering band who are credited with helping introduce the new style of hardcore punk that became popular in the 1980s. This is the teaser for their upcoming documentary.

SANTA CRUZ VISITS TOM KNOX
August 28th, 2014 by Larry

Santa Cruz Skateboards catches up with street veteran and 80’s legend, Tom Knox, in his home town of Visalia Ca. Tom talks about turning pro for Santa Cruz and skates the spots he shredded in his classic video part from Speed Freaks.

PURE FUN SKATE ZINE RELEASE PARTY
July 14th, 2014 by Larry

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The day has finally arrived. The brand new issue of Pure Fun Skate Zine will be released on August 31st. Come celebrate with us at the release party.

Johnny Rad and the Eggplants will be playing all their hits from the classic Bones Brigade videos and a ton of other original tunes.

There will be a rare live appearance from Noise For The Needy featuring Hagop Najarian, Lance Mountain and Neil Blender.

Skatemaster Tate will be DJ’ing the party and he’ll be spinning everything from Sinatra to the Sex Pistols.

There will be one other band to be announced and we’ll be posting any other details on this event as they become available.

The event is all ages. Skateboarding and music is for everyone so come one, come all. It’s all happening on August 31st at Dipiazzas in Long Beach, CA. Be there or be square.

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BINGE WATCH GROSSO’S LOVE LETTERS TO SKATEBOARDING – SEASON 5
May 20th, 2014 by Larry

Skating is an individual pursuit but sometimes teams of guys get put together for whatever reason and make an impact on the skateboard world. Grosso sits down with Tony Alva, Scott Foss and Tony Hawk among others to discuss what made some teams classic.

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SYNC
May 8th, 2014 by Larry

Doubles, synchronized skateboarding, Cirque du Skate, non-Olympic pairs skating, mosh pit on wheels…? Whatever you call it, Tony Hawk has “paired up” with so much talent while making this video. Lots to take in here. It takes a viewing or two to digest it all.

Featuring: Tony Hawk, Andy Macdonald, Kevin Staab, Christian Hosoi, Steve Caballero, Neal Hendrix, Jesse Fritsch, Tom Schaar, PLG, Lincoln Ueda, Guy Mariano, Geoff Rowley, Chris Cole, Chris Haslam, Corbin Harris, Aaron “Jaws” Homoki, Daewon Song, Neil Blender, Ben Raybourn, Lance Mountain and Rodney Mullen.

STREET CAB
April 14th, 2014 by Larry

The ’90s street wave was the final nail in a lot of vert dude’s coffins, however, a few climbed down off the ramp, shed their pads and hit the pavement to stay relevant. Most failed, but a handful weathered the storm with ease. Steve Caballero is a legend for numerous reasons, including the fact that he can, and will, skate anything in front of him. Here’s a highlight reel of Cab’s days in the streets. OG ATV!

ED TEMPLETON: EPICLY LATER’D – PART 6
March 27th, 2014 by Larry

In the final episode of Ed Templeton’s Epicly Later’d series, he discusses the many highs and lows that Toy Machine has faced since he began the company. And when a leg injury sidelines Ed from skating, he and Deanna confront the possibility that he may not be able to stay on the path he’s carved out for himself.

ED TEMPLETON: EPICLY LATER’D – PART 5
March 20th, 2014 by Larry

In part five, Epicly Later’d takes a look at Ed’s life as an artist. From being coaxed out of hoarding his early paintings in Huntington Beach to confronting the homophobia of the 90s New York skate scene and finally finding success with his Teenage Smokers series, Ed’s art career has been defined in much the same way as his skate career — Ed just does Ed until people get it.

And if you live in the Los Angeles area, there is a screening of Ed’s complete Epicly Later’d tonight…

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ED TEMPLETON: EPICLY LATER’D – PART 4
March 13th, 2014 by Larry

In part four of his Epicly Later’d series, Ed finds himself out of work and in the depths of an uninspired era for skateboarding. But out of the dregs of the 90s came Ed’s ambition to strike out on his own and found a scrappy company called Toy Machine. He ended up producing Welcome to Hell, the video that would cement his legacy. Check it out.

ED TEMPLETON: EPICLY LATER’D – PART 2
February 27th, 2014 by Larry

In part two of Ed Templeton’s Epicly Later’d episodes, Ed takes us through joining Schmitt Stix Skateboards, losing his virginity to the sound of the Smiths, and putting out his first video part in New Deal’s highly influential Useless Wooden Toys video. Enjoy!