Big news coming from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last week as the Board announced that the proposal to add the package of five new sports to the program of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was officially up for one more vote. If approved at the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro in August, […]
Quiksilver’s Major Cuts Include Athletes, Staff, and Brands
So far, limited information is available, but word leaked from the Quiksilver’s Huntington Beach headquarters yesterday, according to Transworld Business, is that it was another grim day for action sports. According to latest news, Quiksilver has cut Quiksilver Women’s, Quiksilver Girls, and DC has cut DC Women’s. In addition, the surf team from Quiksilver has […]
Sundance Film Festival 2012 Announces Films in Premieres and Documentary-ncludes Bones Brigade, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
From Stacey Peralta’s Bones Brigade documentary debuting at Sundance Film Festival 2012. Picture of Tony Hawk from the movie. Photo by Tony Friedkin and Sundance.Each year we attend the Sundance Film Festival for a chance to be among the first to see top films, especially documentaries, and new technology in entertainment that will shape the future […]
X Games Axes Women’s Vert Skateboarding for Summer Game-Ripple Effects of Disappoint Grows
X Games boosts its moto events, but axes one of the few events left for women competitors, and their best event at that. From Tony Hawk to Lyn-Z Adams, girl shredders to supporters around the world -people are pissed.
Skateboarding Hall of Fame 2nd Annual Event to Induct Top Iconic Skaters, Including Stacy Peralta and First Female Patti McGee
While the line-up is surely going to attract attention, these images of Patti McGee on the cover of Life and Skateboarder Magazines take the cake.
Berlin Round-up: Fashion Week, Bread & Butter, Bright Trade Shows, plus Tony Hawk and Friends
Fast becoming the place to be July 7-10, Berlin pulled out all the stops when it came to kicking-off fashion season and trade shows, including a stopover by Hawk and friends.
Skateboarding Potential: What’s It Take to Get the Next Gen Involved
Data from Label Networks’ annual Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Skiing Profile Report reveals ideas for increasing participation.
%u201CVans: Off the Wall” Book is Released Tracing the History of the Iconic Brand, So-Cal Skate Culture, Founder Steve Van Doren, and Top Skaters Tony Alva, Steve Caballero
The highly anticipated release of the “Vans book” is out today, delivering a great read on the history of the brand, skate/surf culture, icons, and the influence of Sean Penn’s Spicoli.