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Kid Robot x Santa Cruz Screaming Hand

September 14, 2015

Kidrobot and Santa Cruz have teamed up to pay homage to Jim Philip’s iconic Screaming Hand on its 30th Anniversary! Standing 10″ tall, this limited edition piece is a must for anyone who has ever dropped in, kick-flipped or indy grabbed a deck. Available now HERE.

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See the Lexus Hoverboard In Action

See the Lexus Hoverboard In Action

August 7, 2015

A couple months ago, Lexus teased us with the mysterious unveiling of a “working” hoverboard. But with years of disappointment since the moment Marty McFly piqued our interest, we figured it best to wait and see. Well, now we can see. Lexus just released the first video of its hoverboard, SLIDE, in action, and, we’ll [...]

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Handcrafted Skateboards From Slovenia

August 3, 2015

In 2009, Murksli made their childhood dreams a reality and started making longboard prototypes. Over the years, and with the assistance of friends, skaters and longboard riders, the brand has found the best shapes for riding styles and perfected their signature cracked wood finish. They have five different boards (MIKRO, ERA, KRUZER, DROP, SLIDER) that [...]

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Prisma Guitars Are Made from Old Skateboards

July 28, 2015

Failed nose grabs and poorly landed kickflips have littered the world with wrecked skateboards. Instead of letting those decks sit and die, Nick Pourfard gives them a second life-as guitars. Thanks to an industrial design background and skills as a self-taught woodworker, Pourfard takes wrecked decks and turns them into one-of-a-kind instruments. All are made [...]

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Stary Is the World’s Lightest Electric Skateboard

July 23, 2015

The problem with most electric skateboards is they’re heavy—which, when you think about it, goes against one of the true benefits of using a skateboard: they’re portabile. For an electric skateboard that’s more actual skateboard than skateboard tank, consider Stary. At just 8.6 lbs, Stary isn’t a pain in the bicep to pick up and [...]

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Daft Punk Skateboard Decks Are Harder Better Faster Stronger

May 25, 2015

The artist that helps you lose yourself to dance while you’re doin’ it right one more time hoping to get lucky now also wants to help you get around the world. The latest Daft Punk branded gear is a pair of molded beechwood artisanal skateboards handmade in France by Hervet-Manufacturier. One board is orange with [...]

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Basquiat Skateboard Triptych In Italian

May 4, 2015

Past and contemporary street culture come full circle in this triptych of high-quality Canadian maple wood skateboards. 1980s art icon and native New Yorker Jean-Michel Basquiat was hailed for works that draw on a multivalent range of sources, from Greek, Roman, and African art to jazz, pop culture and his artistic contemporaries. Before he rose [...]

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Paul McCarthy PROPO Skateboards

April 30, 2015

The world-renowned artist Paul McCarthy, who is represented in MoMA’s collection, is a fearless, subversive and ruthless commentator on contemporary Western culture. He works in a wide variety of media, often exploring the idea of the artist-protagonist through American cultural mythology. In this unique collaboration with The Skateroom, the artist created 10 skateboard decks with [...]

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The First Electric Skateboard With In-Wheel Motors

March 24, 2015

Inboard Sports has created the world’s first electric skateboard, Monolith, that actually has clean lines and looks good. More importantly, it’s less prone to breakage, lighter, water resistant, can reach 24mph and even charge your phone. Most, if not all, of these things are possible with their patented Manta Drive motors located inside the wheels [...]

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Salvaged Skateboards Made From Old Pallets

January 1, 2015

Pallets are experiencing a bit of a repurposed renaissance as of late. Everyone’s favorite rustic coffee table building material has been used in a variety of dude DIY projects for the last few years, and since they’re easy to get a hold of, the trend won’t be ending any time soon. Now, thanks to the [...]

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Watch Tony Hawk Ride a Real Hoverboard

Watch Tony Hawk Ride a Real Hoverboard

November 29, 2014

A month ago, we introduced you to the world’s first working hoverboard. While it looked like a challenge for the novice rider, if anyone could put the new technology to good use, it’s Tony Hawk. While you won’t see any of the epic moves you could pull off in his video games, it’s clear Tony [...]

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Skate Shoes of the 90s

November 28, 2014

After we graduated from a tricycle, and then from a bike, our next mode of transportation was a skateboard. And with that upgrade came some new footwear we felt enhanced our ollies and kickflips. To celebrate all the Vans, Etnies, and DC Shoes that graced our feet during that time, graphic designer Nathan Manire created [...]

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