14.04.16 by Jeff

Artist Profile: Haroshi

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When I was out in Tokyo last year for Pow! Wow! my friends and I went out to visit Japanese artist Haroshi at his studio (his photo of us) and he gifted me this bullet made out of skateboards. I chose from a whole bunch and he could immediately tell what decks he’d used to make it based on the colours. I believe this one was made out of old Enjo boards. Anyways he’s one of my favourite artists and Alexander Mitchell just released a nice video portrait of him working in his studio which you can watch on Booooooom TV.

26.02.16 by Jeff

Instagram of the Day: Skateboarding Kids Sky and Ocean

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One of my favourite Instagram accounts right now is @awsmkids, featuring a couple of skateboarding phenoms. Sky is 7 years old and her younger brother Ocean is only 4 years old! The video clips below will either get you stoked or make you want to give up skating. I guess this is what happens when you teach a fetus how to ollie.

 

A video posted by Sky and Ocean (@awsmkids) on

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07.12.15 by Jeff

Best of Instagram: @chilligansisland

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One of my favourite people to follow on Instagram right now is Toronto-based photographer Pat O’Rourke aka @chilligansisland. He’s got a great eye for street snaps and he makes the best skate videos (he just released a new one). Lots more images from his feed below.

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03.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Profile: Jacob Ovgren

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Nice feature on the unabashedly immature work of Swedish artist and skater, Jacob Ovgren, who designs for one of my favourite skate brands, Polar. The video is part of The LB Project’s series promoting art and skateboarding. Check out the interview and more from The LB Project below!

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29.10.15 by Jeff

Skateboarding in Pine Ridge

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An uplifting piece about The Stronghold Society and their mission to empower the Lakota youth in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, through skateboarding. The kids experience the freedom of not only roaming physically, but mentally. Watch the film below.

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20.10.15 by Staff

Artist Profile: Mark Gonzales

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Legendary skateboarder and artist, Mark Gonzales, talks candidly with Evan Goodfellow about his early years and the things that interest him now. He also pets a cat. Check out Monster Children’s wonderfully intimate video below!

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09.10.15 by Jeff

Video Profile: Michelle Pezel of Antisocial

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Huck Magazine just released a great portrait of Michelle Pezel of Antisocial Skateboard Shop, which she owns with pro skater Rick McCrank. My pal Alana Paterson snapped some beautiful photos for the mag and Benny Zenga shot the video below!

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31.08.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Mind-Bending Christopher Nolan-esque Skate Film

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Here’s a really clever little skateboard video (thanks to a whole lot of post-production wizardry) from filmmaker Joe Pease. The sequences feel like something out of a Christopher Nolan film; what appears at first to be another boring old kaleidoscope video effect is shattered when the first skateboarder rolls right through the frame.

Watch Joe Pease’s “Level” below to see what I mean!

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26.08.15 by Jeff

Skate Video of the Day: Nike SB & Quartersnacks

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Nike SB and Quartersnacks present Johnny Wilson’s latest video, “Core”. As competition skating and circus stunt “extreme” sports only get more ridiculous, good ol’ street skating is the thing I enjoy watching the most.

Bobby Worrest, Hjalte Halberg, Nick Boserio, Antonio Durao, Cyrus Bennett, Max Palmer and Andrew Wilson spend a week rolling around upstate New York. Watch “Core” below.

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