Splash for Cash is the annual (and typically wet) Fall classic outlaw at Jakes Rash out on the Coast. If you get lucky with the weather, it’s two days of dry(ish) runs with all kinds of good people from Coast Longboarding, Team Irene, Team Green, Abby Yardwaste and more. If you don’t get lucky with the weather, you still get lucky to skate with some good people and have some good times in the wet. Make a splash and win some cash!! // read more
Local Homies Skate Media crew has always produced some of our favorite videos, in part because they are some of our favorite people. All around shredders and endlessly good humans, we were immediately stoked to hear of a full length Homies video. And like that, it’s here!!!!! Check it out on their youtube now. // read more
We’ve always been fans of wrestling, and the Rickshaw, so when we found out the two had combined to give us some regular nights of fun on the town, we knew we couldn’t miss out! Want to check it out, keep reading to find out how you can score some free tickets! // read more
That’s right!!! The highly anticipated – 3 year?! – wait is now over!!! Aera Trucks, Kevin Reimer and Powell-Peralta have finally released their Forged precision truck to all of us drooling over their team ‘prototyping’ them for years now. Check out the details from Aera Trucks and K-Rimes and get yourself a set of the newest in downhill, freeride and carve technology for all the downhill skateboarding, longboarding, speedboarding, longboard dancing and everything else you want to do. // read more
Max Capps returned to Flatspot Longboards for his second tour of duty this season. While there was endless skating to be had, his mission was to chop another round of custom decks for us. Last time Max was in the house the focus was exclusively on Sector 9 Boards, this time we were aiming to give new life to a pile of used decks we had collected and get them ripping once again. // read more
While we had originally hoped for a Yardwaste Freeride in September, plans were squashed because of some insurance issues. Fortunately, thanks to the hard work of Mike Bridge and his crew, the Yardwaste Downhill Chilliwack Freeride 3 is back on!! Get all the details below and don’t miss this local event. // read more
In conjunction with Sector 9 Skateboards 25 Year Anniversary celebration, they have released Limited-Edition skateboards a few times during 2018. The boards in this series are all based on the original shapes that played an important role in the history of Sector 9, and allowed them to draw new, unique lines all over their home of San Diego – and now the world. Check out the limited series boards and pick up a piece of the history to shred, or display (we get it, they’re special) now!
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Orangatang Wheels dropped the Caguama earlier this summer, their largest wheel yet at 85mm. Using a similar core to the Kegel wheel, but a larger overall shape, new diamond pattern profile and a stone ground lip, the Caguama took the already ballin’ Kegel and bling’ed it out!
Now that we have the Kegel and the Caguama for all the big wheel needs you could hope for, Orangatang has gone and dropped it them both in a limited soft formula 77a durometer. // read more
August is here and summer is dwindling fast, but we have about a month to take the most advantage of the warm weather and later days. Fortunately there is a ton of fun to be had in the lower mainland, in and around, Vancouver. // read more