Austyn Gillette for Quiksilver via The Berrics

Days I arrive at the office and find new emails with vids like this are the best.  Reese Forbes, David Clark, Austyn Gillette, and Riley “Black” Hawk skate for Quiksilver, it’s common knowledge, everyone knows that.  What everyone may not know is this…Quiksilver makes great skate shoes.

Stay tuned for the new Quiksilver shoes launch in Spring of 2013.  It’s going to be a party, and you’re invited.

Throwaway and Beyond – Play Date

This is the last throwaway footage for Play Date, a Midwest skate flick, due out in November or December.  Stay tuned for more…

King of the Groms 2012


Everyone in the Midwest knows that 3rd Lair puts on the best skate contest; and every kid knows that The King of the Groms/AMs is one of the best junior contests ever.  Combine the two and you have the best venue and contest in the universe.

King of the Groms/AMs has three different events: Bowl, Mini Ramp, and Street.  Each event is a blast to watch but the AMs Street riders really stepped up this year.  With only 4 more stops on the tour the King of the Groms/AMs Championships is right around the corner.  Tune in next time. Read More

Get To Know Your Skateboard

Let Gold Coast Longboards and science help you understand your skateboard.

Play Date Skate Video Teaser

Danny Kern and Kenny Peterson teamed up with their crew to make a skate video titled Play Date to be release this winter.  There isn’t too many detail – but it should be hot. Read More