Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

31 results for "skate"
Page
1

Kilian Martin: A Skate Regeneration

watch
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

watch
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

watch
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

Disorder

watch
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

watch
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

Extremities

watch
The many angles of skateboarding

If you've ever wondered what it would be like if all parts of your body had eyes, filmmaker Eli Stonberg has your answer. Stonberg strapped a bunch of cameras to the limbs of skater Aryeh Kraus (plus one under his board) and captured multiple views of a rainy day skate session. "I wanted to create an anatomical study of a skateboarder’s motions," said Stonberg. "When a skater......read more

Acid Drops / Jason Dill

watch
The first in a series of hand painted skate studies

UK Artist Matt Box just dropped the first installment of his Acid Drops series, a collection of hand painted skate studies that "aim to psychedelically capture the individual styles of influential skateboarders." First up, Jason Dill, one of the skate world's most eccentric rippers. He may not have known it at the time, but Box employed the age-old animation technique of rotoscoping to......read more

Korallreven, "As Young As Yesterday"

watch
Carefree skateboarding vibes from director Marcus Soderlund

"As Young As Yesterday," the lead single off Korallreven’s excellent 2011 LP An Album By Korallreven, is a golden slice of Balearic bliss-pop. Fellow Swede Marcus Soderlund matches the carefree vibes of the tune with this video of a kid skating the streets of a black-and-white city, populated by him alone. To further enhance the floating feeling, we never really see his......read more

Peter Brings the Shadow to Life

watch
Joe Pease's hypotic video of a skater's shadow

Here's an unconventional take on the DIY skateboarding vid from Joe Pease, aka Predatory Bird, who shot his buddy's shadow as he threw down moves on the pavement. The title comes from an essay on shadow symbolism in Peter Pan, where you'll find lines such as: It is not uncommon for children to play with their shadows or to imagine that they are tangible. However, in order to grow up, children......read more

Hypnotizing Skateboarding Tricks in Super Slo-Mo

watch
Witness some time-stretched skating sorcery in this video from Adam Shomsky

As any non-skater attempting to ollie can attest, skateboarding is hard. There's nothing remotely natural about operating a mobile plank with your feet. This two-minute video from Adam Shomsky shows just how truly insane skateboarding really is. Shot with a Redlake N3 high-speed camera at 1,000 frames per second, Shomsky captures skaters throwing down rare flat ground tricks in suuuuuuper......read more

Page
1