Author: Jill Ellsworth

The Skate Dad of an Island: Dave Sawler and the Undercurrent Youth Centre

“We’re not trying to fix the addiction problem in Cape Breton. We’re not experts in that; but what we can do is lower the amount of kids who are in that cycle.” Providing something for the next generation that you didn’t have when you were growing up – it’s a pretty classic dad move. If that’s what dads are known for, then Dave Sawler is the ultimate Skate Dad of Cape Breton. Cape Breton is an island in Nova Scotia with a population of less than one hundred thousand. It’s a quiet place known for fiddle music and lobster...

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Daewon Song’s First Signature Colorway for adi-ease

adidas Skateboarding unveils the first signature colorway from legendary skater and Pro team rider Daewon Song for the brand’s celebrated adi-ease silhouette. Reinforcing his imprint on skateboarding’s iconic model, Song designed asymmetrical outsoles of blue and red to represent his Korean heritage and the colors of the Korean flag. “These colors mean a lot to me. Blue represents the ocean – we can drown in this crazy world we live in and get lost out here; and red represents ‘heart’! My love for skateboarding saved my life and has kept me smiling and motivated,” said Song about his new colorway....

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Podium Skate, the Only Way to Qualify For 2017 Dew Tour Long Beach Amateur Contest

For the first time ever, Dew Tour is giving skateboarders everywhere the opportunity to compete in Long Beach by using the Podium Skate App. Podium Skate is a new app created by CA Productions that allows users to upload their footage and be ranked by our pro judges for a chance to be invited to the live event on June 15-18. This will be the ONLY way to participate in this year’s Dew Tour Am contest. Check out the contest details here. Podium Skate is a brand new platform that allows users, sponsors, and pros to focus solely on skateboarding....

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adidas Skateboarding Announces The Limited Edition Busenitz Pro Horween

adidas Skateboarding announces the limited edition Busenitz Pro Horween. The Busenitz Pro Horween was crafted in collaboration with Chicago-based tannery, the Horween Leather Company who possess over a 100-year legacy in the production of fine leather goods including the official football for the NFL. This special release of the renowned silhouette features a genuine American bison leather upper, rich leather lining, waxed laces and a semi-translucent gumsole. The Busenitz Pro Horween will be available at specialty adidas retailers worldwide starting May 1. The Busenitz Pro Horween will retail for $120. For more on adidas Skateboarding check out their social...

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Rick McCrank Krooked Guest Pro

Rick McCrank shreds with the Shmoo and chats with MAnderson to celebrate his Guest Pro Board. Check out the new LovenHate boards from Cromer & MAnderson, Gonz dodges a Scam Artest, Ronnie sees Where the Sidewalk ends, new Zip Zinger Wheels, and more in the Krooked Spring Drop 2 Katalog! Check out the full interview...

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