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Kilian Martin: A Skate Regeneration

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Short flick shows off skater's unique flatland skills

Filmmaker Brett Novak started his Short Skate Film series as a vehicle to show off he talents of relatively unknown skaters. The collection of well-shot videos have gotten a plenty of attention on the web. And for good reason. This one, featuring Kilian Martin doing his thing in the urban environs of Barcelona, might be the best of the bunch. Looking like Rodney Mullen 2.0, Martin spins, flips......read more

Street Sweeper

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From Rupert Walker

Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech, ‘Street Sweeper’, 1967. Rider: Brandon Semenuk Film/Edit: Rupert Walker Location: Barcelona, Spain Animation: Scott Waraniak VFX: Dan Gaud Audio: Keith White Photography: Hector Saura Music: Snake Eyes (Instrumental) – The Earth and Arrow (Licensing through Marmoset Music) Voice Over: Martin Luther King Jr. –......read more

Skateboardanimation

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Sweet stop-motion skateboarding animation. Get rad.

In what must have been painstaking creative process, German skater-artist Tilles Singer used papercuts and photos from old skate mags, along with "a ton" of digital photos, to create this stop-motion skateboarding feast. Gotta love the guy's commitment to his craft. The opening turntable scene is so great. ...read more

Boyfriend Ring

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Colorful accessory crafted from recycled skateboard. $54.00

From Portland designer Lindsay Jo Holmes comes this colorful accessory made from the remnants of old skateboards. Her handmade Boyfriend Ring seizes on the nicely linear design of a skate deck cross-section, with thin layers of maple wood making a vivid centerpiece for the sterling silver base. Perfect for dudes and dudettes alike....read more

SHFT Sampler 1-7-11

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Weekly links: Gordon Matta-Clark's eco-art bent, mysterious bird deaths, and more.

Gordon Matta-Clark was an eco-art O.G.. In the 70s, Matta-Clark's conceptual projects included recycling glass bottles, digging out a basement to create a “guerrilla” garden, and turning a dumpster into an open house. An exhibition centered on Matta-Clark's time at 112 Greene Street, one of the first artist-run venues in New York, opens this weekend at David Zwirner in NYC. In a......read more

Disorder

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A skateboard project by Will Dias written and directed by Filipe Zapelini

The crowd is his element, as the air is that of birds and water of fishes. His passion and his profession are to become one flesh with the crowd. [...] To be away from home and yet to feel oneself everywhere at home; to see the world, to be at the centre of the world, and yet to remain hidden from the world—impartial natures which the tongue can but clumsily define. The spectator is a......read more

Alter Eco: Arbor Skateboards

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Santa Monica skate company brings sustainability to the streets

A tuned-in skate shop owner in Santa Monica boils down the basic tenets of the SHFT philosophy - that we need to bring sustainability to culturally relevant places. And that today's youth will gravitate towards green living when it's presented to them in the context of what they do in their every day lives. We think he's right, and Arbor Skateboards nails it on both counts....read more

The Voodoo Doll, Comet Skateboards

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One of the first sustainably designed skateboards on the market $99.95

We love Comet. Not only do they make rad looking boards, but their manufacturing decisions are guided by the concept of "Cradle to Cradle" (C2C) as developed by William McDonough and Michael Braungart. C2C eliminates the concept of waste through "closed loop" manufacturing, which examines the entire life-cycle of all products and bi-products of the system. They are also a......read more

Arthur King: I Want to Skate

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Strange skate sculptures photographed by Hugues Lawson-Body

Arthur King, the Paris-based, Colette-affiliated DJ/producer/artist, has unveiled a series of absurd skateboards that are wholly unsuitable for skating. The collection of skate sculptures, dubbed "I Want To Skate," features wheels and trucks attached to everyday things like a Mac keyboard, a chunk of turf, and a dozen eggs. We're particularly feeling the super-sized sub sandwich, which may......read more

DL Skateboards

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Old school cruisers crafted by hand in Topanga, California $195.00

These classic California setups from Topanga's DL Skateboards are built for the lost arts of pushing and carving. Handmade by Derek Mabra and Lauren Andino, the old-school solid oak cruisers comes complete with Tracker trucks and bearings, 60mm cruiser wheels, and US-made machined hardware. You can also add DL custom griptape, made using sand from Derek and Lauren's local surf......read more

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