If you’ve ever felt like you are too old to to learn how to skate, or do anything for that matter, this video will make you reconsider that notion. Neal Unger is a 60 year old dude who just recently picked up skateboarding. Although he admits he is not the best skateboarder around, he claims it is a very therapeutic hobby. Watch the video and get inspired.
Professional Skateboarder Bob Burnquist teamed up with Visit California, CA’s official tourism agency, to create this floating ramp. It weighs about 7,300 lbs and took around 300 hours and 1,250 screws to complete. Once it was completed, Bob and the crew took it Lake Tahoe for a skate session. Take a look.
In celebration of the new adidas Skateboarding Stan Smith sneaker, adidas created this funny short film profiling the passion the tennis icon had for skateboarding. Pro skaters Mark Gonzales, Matt Hensley, Tim O’Connor and Dennis Busenitz also weigh in on the influence Stan Smith had on the skateboarding scene.
Kahlei Stone-Kelly is only 2-years old and he’s already better on a skateboard than you or I will ever be. The Australian born Stone-Kelly comes from a family of skateboard enthusiasts which helps to explain how he ended up on a board at such a young age. The parents may want to look into getting him a helmet and some pads though. Safety first!
Enjoy skateboarding, but don’t want to tote around a pack with all your things? BriefSkate is the world’s first skateboard with internal storage. Half briefcase, half skateboard. It’s the best way to skate around without having to carry all your things. Check out their website here.
Red Bull grabs some of their pro-skateboarders, and terrorize some Chicago office space in this new video. Anytime I watch something like this I wish I was a lot better at skateboarding.
SIMPLE Mobile has teamed up with Levi Maestro for their Change Your Game series. Their goal was to find the next game-changing skater. They sent Levi on a mission to find an LA skateboarder on the verge of making it big but just need a little help to take that next step. In Episode 1, Levi meets up with pro skater and LA native, Theotis Beasley, to begin the search for the next game-changing skater. In Episode 2, Levi and Theotis narrow down the possible candidates to a final four. In Episode 3, the duo reaches out to Dave Swift from The Skateboard Mag to help with the selection process. A game changer is chosen in episode 4 and give an opportunity of a lifetime. Watch all the episodes to find out who the lucky gamer changer is.
Ever feel like skateboarding at night, but don’t want to take the chance of not being seen by traffic? Sunset Skatebard Co. has got you covered. You can now customize your own luminous skateboard that has Flare LED wheels.
Paul Rodriguez has joined forces with Target for a new installment of their “The Way Up” series – a six part series created by Target which tells the stories of six of the brand’s longtime athlete partners. In the video P-Rod talks about why he became a skateboarder, hist first sponsorship and other milestones of his career. P-Rod is undeniably one of the best in the sport right now and only continues to get better.
The latest colorway of the Nike SB Stefan Janoski comes in the form of the Floral Digi Camo. The combination of these two prints turned out surprisingly well. These are available for purchase now from Scene Preston. They are definitely going to sell out quick so act fast.