608 SKATESHOP BLOG

NEW CREATURE VIDEO

 

 

NEW CHOCOLATE VIDEO FREE DOWNLOAD

New Chocolate Bunny Hope video FREE DOWN LOAD https://we.tl/t-ysXSAzlcHO

ADAM NEATE NAMED 2ND ARTIST IN CLOWN SKATEBOARDS’ GUEST ART PROJECT

Renowned skate brand Clown Skateboards announce Adam Neate as the latest artist for their GUEST ART PROJECT, which sees internationally acclaimed artists joining forces with talented independent printers and makers, to bring to life a new series of limited-edition, hand-crafted skateboards.

 

 

THE CHROME BALL INCIDENT

The Chrome Ball Incident

Founded in 2008, the Chrome Ball Incident blog is a love letter to the skateboarding. Initially started as a showcase for the classic photos, videos and advertisements from yesteryear and Hundreds of interviews and more.Chrome Ball is a curated skateboarding site on a serious nostalgia trip, showcasing skate culture of the last 30 years. Go now and love it as much as us at 608

www.chromeballincident.blogspot.com

NEW EMERICA VIDEO ..THIS

EMERICA footwear is proud to present it's latest Video..THIS starring COLLIN PROVOST & JUSTIN “FIGGY” FIGUEROA WITH APPEARANCES BY LEO ROMERO, KEVIN “SPANKY” LONG, JON DICKSON, KEVIN BAEKKEL, JULIAN DAVIDSON, CHRIS WIMER, DAKOTA SERVOLD, JEREMY LEABRES, ERICK WINKOWSKI, VICTOR ACEVES, BRADEN HOBAN, JORDAN POWELL, AND MATISSE BANC.www.youtube.com

NEW PRO'S FOR CHOCOLATE

Jordan Trahan & James Capps debut pros for Chocolate coming soon..

GIRL PRO FOR GIRL

Girl skateboards has finally promoted Breana Geering in the pro rankings who is the first-ever female rider for Girl skateboards.The 23-year-old pro also got the cover of Thrasher Magazine and has got two new pro decks out now...

UMA LANDSLEDS NEWEST PRO

NEW pro for UMA LANDSLEDS is Roman Pabich

LIFE MAGAZINE PATTI MCGEE COVER

What was then thought of as a kids toy, the May 14th issue in 1965 focuses on 'Skateboard Mania' and has one of the most iconic images in skateboard history as its cover. Patti McGee was the worlds first professional womens skateboarder having turned pro in '65 after winning the National Skateboard Championships in 1964. The image threw her into stardom as she then went on to feature on the Tonight Show with Jonny Carson and even got on the cover of Skateboard magazine.

THE NINE CLUB PODCAST

The Nine Club is the show that has skaters talking. Each weekly episode hosted by Chris Roberts with co-hosts Jeron Wilson and Kelly Hart invite you into conversations with professional skateboarders, musicians, actors and artists that share a common passion for skateboarding.Nine Club episodes every Monday at 12am (pst). Stop And Chat episodes every Friday at 9am (pst). New Experience Live episodes every Wednesday at 9pm (pst). www.thenineclub.com

SEAN CLIVER'S DISPOSABLE BOOK

The Disposable Skateboard Bible sets out to be the ultimate guide. The author's industry insider status (in 1989 he landed his first job as a designer at Powell-Peralta) allows him to guide readers through the culture and experience, the art and the mania of the skate world with authority and expertise. While the boards take center stage, fascinating vignettes and recollections by an A-list of skateboarding personalities from Tony Hawk to Mike Vallely, Mark Gonzales to Stacy Peralta and more.

 

 

MIKE VALLEY BARNYARD DECK

25 years ago, World Industries released the Mike Vallely Barnyard “double kick” deck. It was the first professionally endorsed symmetrically shaped deck, and the first to rattle street skaters out of resigned complacency with scaled-down vert shapes. Designed by Rodney Mullen, bankrolled by Steve Rocco, the Barnyard is the universally acknowledged forerunner of the modern, elliptical “popsicle stick” shape, and one of the most important deck designs in the history of skateboarding..Deck art by Marc McKEE.

DECKAID SKATEBOARD COLLECTOR

Deckaid is a retrospective skateboard art exhibition that showcases collector archives in celebration of skateboarding's influential history.Our exhibits raise awareness and funds for youth-centered community organizations, particularly those who employ the vehicle of skateboarding to engage young people . www.deckaid.org

THE BEN RERMERS FOUNDATION

The overall aim of the foundation is to provide a way to maintain Ben’s legacy and help prevent anymore loss to suicide. Our aims are to enable the skateboarding community to have opportunities to develop the skills and tools needed to support each other to understand and address mental health. Suicide is a preventable death, so it’s something everyone can work together to do and save lives.

thebenreamersfoudation.com

PLAN B VIRTUAL REALITY 1993 (must see video 1)

Virtual Reality 1993 Directed by Jacob Rosenberg, Michael Ternasky.As skateboarding begins to embrace the importance of it’s own history, Plan B’s second release, Virtual Reality, quickly establishes itself as one of skateboarding’s most significant video productions of all time. Only one year after their inaugural release (Questionable Video 1992),  Virtual Reality remains a flick that’s just as significant for its representation of the period’s for and style, as it is for the bar raising development and progression it depicts