In increasingly turbulent economic times for the skateboard industry people are turning more and more to smaller independent board companies with their consumer dollars, choosing to turn over hard-earned cash to the people in their own scenes rather than the larger more established brands. But while the Polars, Magentas, and Palaces of the world have sprung up in the past … Continue reading
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The advertisements…Lewis is on
We are kicking off of Lewis Cruise week here on the site with a look back at some of the best ads they have put out over the years. From the ever changing roster, to street beaching and the principle of nomadic etiquette, they have always been a hilarious window into the life of these … Continue reading
Lewis Cruise week!
Celebrating Canada’s premier dealers of leisure planks this week with a look at the different aspects of the company that we think make it one of the best there is. Keep your eyes peeled here all this week for the videos, interviews, graphics and more. Many of which have been copied and pasted directly from … Continue reading
Sam Lind for Supra distribution and Anti-Hero
Supra Distribution put out this edit of Canadian Anti-hero flow rider and friend of the mag Sam Lind, filmed and edited by fellow Ottawa native Jordan Weins. Sam is a really talented skater as well as a really friendly and humble dude so its great to see him getting hooked up by some of … Continue reading
Are B-side edits the “solo web part” of 2014?
As January winds on the last remnants of last years projects are being trotted out in the best of 2013 round up lists. Skaters, companies, and videos of the year have been announced and celebrated and now it’s time for the run-off, all of the stuff that didn’t quite make it into the last 12 … Continue reading
Monday media review: Top of the World “Aspect Ratio”
Top of the World skateshop in Ottawa has long been known as an incubator for some of Canada’s most well renowned and respected professional skateboarders; Wade Desarmo, Gailea Momolu, Spencer Hamilton, the list goes on. So when they announced that they were releasing their first full length video since 2004’s seminal “top Dollar”people rightly sat up and took notice. … Continue reading
Cleansing ones hard drive often throws up a few gems in the form of long forgotten pictures or files that were never renamed from the alphanumeric jumble they were initially tagged with. This is a collection of such dead-end files and off-cuts, idling at the bottom of the digital barrel ready to be expunged completely. Here they … Continue reading
We are now shipping zines out all over the map. here we have packets for Supra Distribution, Blue Tile Lounge, and longtime friend of the mag with a photo in this issue Andrew White currently residing in Toulouse. I’m also reprinting another batch to go out to the guys at Plains Hardware out in Saskatoon. So if you … Continue reading