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Harvest by Hiroshi

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Skate and Destroy Exhibition at Plsmis gallery, Tokyo.

We can't get enough recycled skate art at SHFT. Currently on show at plsmis gallery in Tokyo, Haroshi creates a series of playful artworks making use of old skateboards and broken decks. “Skate decks eventually see its life shortened by snapping, cracking and/or wearing out. Purchasing new decks is a never ending cycle and this was evident by the tower of old decks that were reaching to......read more

Shwood Skateboard Shades

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Broken skate decks upcycled into stylin' sunglasses

Oregon-based eyewear innovators Shwood hooked up with the HUF skate team in pursuit of Shwood's latest design experiment: shades made from broken skateboard decks. The results, shaped entirely in Shwood's woodshop, are a one-of-a-kind pair of sustainable sunglasses, crafted purely out of curiosity. We'd love to see these hit the market. From Shwood: A simple experiment with nature. Born from......read more

Insight

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An Experimental Skate Board Film By Jan Minol

Credits: samadhiproduction.cz jamcopters.cz Director, Edit, VFX: Jan Minol Camera operator, Technical support: Jan Dojčán Sound recordist: Marek Salamon Audio mastering: Radomír Geyer Skater: Marek Kocák BTS camera: Laco Korbel BTS photo: Jan Fuksa Title design: Radek Mauer Cave man: Alexander Richvalský Music: Pilotpriest - Body Double...read more

NYC to Iceland with Alex Olson

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Pro skater travels from the concrete jungle to the remote wilderness the in this video from Poler and Nike SB

Poler Outdoor Stuff and Nike SB have collaborated on a new collection built for outdoor use, whether in the concrete jungle or the remote outdoors. To promote the launch, the brands tapped Nike SB pro Alex Olson for this campaign video, which begins with him cruising the NYC streets, hitting tricks in the sun. At the halfway point, the clip abruptly shifts overseas to find Olson in a Land Rover,......read more

Ontario Skate Sunglasses by Proof

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Handcrafted eyewear made from recycled skate decks $115.00

From their backwoods headquarters in Eagle, Idaho, family-run Proof makes wooden specs with a focus on sustainable materials and production methods. The Ontario, Proof's wooden interpretation of the classic wayfarer, is handcrafted from recycled, 5-ply skateboard decks. The Canadian maple construction results in a durable frame, each hand polished and coated with a water/sweat protective seal.......read more

Recycled Skateboard Necklace by Claire McDermott

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Salvaged skate decks shaped into crafty jewelry $80.00

It's been too long since we last featured upcycled skateboard craft on these pages, time for a reup. This entry comes courtesy of Philadelphia's Claire McDermott, who takes full advantage of the material's colorful, distressed qualities to craft lovely eco-friendly jewelry and other accessories. The one-of-a-kind, handmade pieces eschew cold, sharp angles for more organic shapes, delicately......read more

Skateback by Grove

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Skateboard wood waste fashioned into a vibrant case for iPhone 4/4S $49.00

Every week, we're told, one skateboard factory produces enough waste material to fill a city bus. With Skateback, a stylish iPhone case made from skateboard wood waste, Portland-based design companies Grove and MapleXO are doing their part to put a dent in it. And the collaborative effort is no run-of-the-mill design. Available in three colorways--vibrant, calm, and neutral--the striped......read more

Young Farmers: Corbett

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A budding green thumb skates to the community garden to man his plot--and grab an after-school snack

Corbett, our newest Young Farmers subject, comes by his interest in gardening honestly. Raised until the age of six on a farm near Lake Tahoe, the teen green thumb was exposed to the practice of growing food at an early age. Now living in Los Angeles, he tends to a community farm plot right off the freeway that produces everything from corn and peppers to zucchini and tomato. Check out......read more

Arbor Collective Skateboard

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Classic carver shaped from sustainably-sourced hardwoods

Since 1995, Venice, California-based Arbor Collective has been quietly creating high-tech boards and apparel with a staunch commitment to sustainable materials and design. Says company founder Bob Carlson: "For Arbor, it's not about jumping on bandwagons, it’s about engineering, research and development and delivering products that work."...read more

Airpushers, "Red Head Speedskater"

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Animated photo-collage fantasy directed by Kompost.

Some amazing art direction in this whirling, video game-influenced piece for “Red Head Speedskater” by Airpushers. Director Oliver Conrad — of NYC studio Kompost — takes us on a adventurous rip with the scantily clad title character, who smoothly goes about her business fighting aliens, riding trains, floating from balloons, and flying rockets. More proof (not that we needed it) that the......read more

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