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Hippie Steve’s Skateboard Art Coming to the Firehouse Gallery in Phoenix – Phoenix New Times (blog)

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Hippie Steve Double Death Box. Chips of skateboard, griptape, oil pastels and acrylics. Some would say skateboarding is an art form in and of itself. The way skateboarding enthusiasts, both young and old, figure out how to roll, and sometimes float, over wood and concrete has become something that challenges both gravity and logic. Like artists who work in other media, skateboarders look at the world through unique eyes,…

Hippie Steve’s Skateboard Art Coming to the Firehouse Gallery in Phoenix – Phoenix New Times (blog)

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Hippie Steve Double Death Box. Chips of skateboard, griptape, oil pastels and acrylics. Some would say skateboarding is an art form in and of itself. The way skateboarding enthusiasts, both young and old, figure out how to roll, and sometimes float, over wood and concrete has become something that challenges both gravity and logic. Like artists who work in other media, skateboarders look at the world through unique eyes,…

X GAMES: Gagnon wins skateboard vert; Brazilian Barros takes park event – Daily Breeze

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Pierre-Luc Gagnon found a new and old challenger to the skateboard vert competition at XGames 18 on Saturday night at the Nokia Theatre. The past few years, the challenge has come from snowboarder Shaun White. Saturday, it came down to a battle with an old nemesis: Bucky Lasek. The 32-year-old tied Lasek, 39, with a top score of 91.00, but Gagnon had a better second…

Knife, skateboard weapons used near downtown bar – Bowling Green Daily News

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:56 am Knife, skateboard weapons used near downtown bar By DEBORAH HIGHLAND The Daily News dhighland@bgdailynews.com 783-3243 bgdailynews.com | 0 comments One man was stabbed and another struck with a skateboard outside Rocky’s Bar early this morning. “We’re still investigating whether the incidents are related or not,” Bowling Green Police Department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said. City police were called to the bar at 332 E….

UH students win $10K at SXSW with cool skateboard creations – KHOU

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

HOUSTON -– Some creative University of Houston students are celebrating a win at South by Southwest with their small, colorful skateboards. The students say they went to the festival on whim and met actors like Zac Efron and Seth Rogen, showing off their “Kandy Kruisers” skateboards along the way. At the last second, they even entered the product in a contest for start-up businesses – winning $10,000….

Charleston passes skateboard regulations – Charleston Post Courier

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Charleston City Council unanimously backed its list of skateboarding regulations and new board-riding map on Tuesday. The move came after officials said the experimental pilot project that was tested beginning last year worked well. Heavily traveled King Street is was one of the multiple routes where boarding is banned. Also closed is riding on Meeting, Broad, East Bay and Calhoun…

HER SOURCE VICES | If Tupac Made a Skateboard Deck It Would Be With … – The Source

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Waking up a glorious, Tupac Tuesday to discover he’s actually on a skateboard may leave us ladies in shock. But yes it’s true, one of our favorite female streetwear brands, Dimepiece LA has taken their Spring collection to a new level this year. The lookbook is amazing. The pages are filled with Cam’ron in his infamous pink fur and Baby Phat phone and we…

Skateboard rules of the road – Charleston Post Courier

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Skateboards don’t pollute and don’t take up parking spaces. But if Charleston is to enjoy their benefits, it will have to adopt some skateboard regulations. City Council is about to consider doing that. Skateboards are an inexpensive way for people – primarily students – to navigate the city. But without some rules, they can be a hazard to pedestrians, motorists and themselves. …

Skateboard group may take charge of Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lockport – Buffalo News

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

LOCKPORT – The group that funds and operates the city’s skateboard park may do the same for the planned Fallen Heroes Memorial, city officials said last week. The Lockport Community Services Group may vote March 24 to use its existing not-for-profit status to take over fundraising for the memorial, said Alderman John Lombardi III, chairman of the board. Both sites are in Outwater Park. “We will act as…

Mesa man accused of attacking man with skateboard on light rail – azcentral

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A Mesa man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly striking a person in the head with a skateboard while riding on the Metro light rail in February, according to police documents. Aaron Schenk, 31, was booked into Mesa City Jail for aggravated assault with a dangerous instrument. According to police, Schenk was on the Metro light rail platform at 1804 West Main Street on Feb. 11 where he waited for…

Watch Bob Burnquist Grind A Floating Skateboard Ramp (Video) – Gadget Review

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

One of the fascinating things about the Internet is how it’s made stunts more possible. Before, building a floating skateboard ramp would have been a ridiculous proposition, because nobody would hear about it. Now? Now everyone can, so it actually gets built. Skate Or… Drown?</h4? Bob Burnquist was challenged to do this by California’s tourism board; they wanted to show off the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe. The concept, of…

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