Friday, May 13, 2016

Big Dolphin Flip: Christopher Chann || ShortSided

360 Double-Flip: Andy Schrock || ShortSided

Nollie-Flip Late-Flip: Cody Whitt || ShortSided

Bro Style Sickness Brothers Tour | TransWorld SKATEboarding

San Francisco Hills | TransWorld SKATEboarding

Video Check Out: Didrik Galasso | TransWorld SKATEboarding

Video Check Out: Max Taylor | TransWorld SKATEboarding

Masafumi Kajitani, Work in Skateboarding

Check out this new WIS interview with Masafumi Kajitani, the Chief Editor of VHS mag in Tokyo, Japan. Through his ability to speak both Japanese and English has carved out his own career path and become an integral (and highly reliable) part of the Japanese skateboarding industry and go between for national and international skate companies who want to reach the Japanese skateboarding community.
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The 12th Annual Vans Pool Party 2016!!!!!!

Record-breaking competition awaits as the 12th Annual Vans Pool Party returns to the Combi bowl, Saturday, May 14. The influential deep bowl competition that has cemented a legacy in modern vertical skateboarding, is expected to capture yet again the most dominating forces in bowlriding terrain, including the Legends and Masters who have set the bar for the next generation of pool rippers. On the heels of last year’s incredible hip transfer by pro Pedro Barros to close out the show, the Vans Pool Party will turn up the heat with seasoned veterans such as Chris Miller, Bucky Lasek, Lance Mountain and Steve Caballero, plus defending Pro champion Tom Schaar alongside Cory Juneau, Tristan Rennie, Chris Russell and more!
Event Schedule
With three divisions establishing today’s elite top Pros, Masters and undisputed Legends of bowl riding, the Vans Pool Party is unique in all of skateboarding for bringing together the biggest names in deep bowl skateboarding to battle it out in the legendary Vans Combi bowl at the Vans Skatepark in Orange, California. Watch the contest live Saturday, May 14 at 3PM PST at
For more information on the Vans Pool Party plus heat schedules, confirmed athlete lists and daily pre-event coverage including photos, videos and blog updates from practice, visit

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Marc Johnson & Daewon Song on Adidas

At the world premiere of adidas‘ first full length video Away Days, with a surprise twist in the middle of the video,  it was confirmed that Marc Johnson and Daewon Song are now on the team. More info to come. (image is from @porpe instagram from the video premiere.)
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Thursday, May 12, 2016


Today saw Steph Curry being awarded his second straight MVP award -- this time in unanimous fashion -- and Under Armour is celebrating the achievement with a new sneaker pack that contains the Curry One "MVP," twinned with a new MVP colorway of the Curry Two. Both pairs feature navy blue coloring with metallic gold accents, a palette mirrored in the deluxe packaging that houses the kicks. Pre-orders are already sold out at, but the pack will officially hit stores on June 24. via

Casio G-Shock Gravitymaster GPW-1000VFC-1A

A new addition to Casio G-Shock's Gravitymaster line, the GPW-1000VFC-1A features a silver stainless steel bezel with uniquely aged IP treatment. Gold accents appear throughout the bezel, dial and composite band, which has a fine resin exterior with an embedded steel frame with a folding clasp lock. Anti-reflective coating on the sapphire glass and Tough Solar charging system round out some of the notable details. The watch is available now through select retailers, as well as via


The worldwide sneaker-collecting contingent is sizable enough that the emergence of a dedicated social network seems like a natural development. Enter SneakerPin, a Pinterest-like social network expressly made for sneaker aficionados. With membership numbering 14,000 registered users, Sneaker Pin allows members to share their prized kicks by pinning them to their own boards, while also discovering and browsing what their fellow community members have pinned on theirs. Go to now to sign up. via

Vans Classic Lites Collection for Spring

For Spring 2016, the Vans Classic Lites collection offers an expanded line-up of classic silhouettes -- including the Authentic, Old Skool, Sk8-Hi and Slip-On -- updated with modern construction methods like UltraCush Lite technology and a new ActionFit last shape. The collection showcases a range of solids and prints embodying 50 years of Vans design heritage, highlighted by timeless color combinations and vintage archived motifs, like checkerboard, tropical and Americana patterns. The expanded range of Vans Classic Lites are available now at Vans flagship stores, select retailers and via

Casio G-Shock Tribal Pattern Series

May 2016 finds Casio G-Shock presenting two styles of the big-case GA-110, finished with designs drawn from a "mix of the bohemian, hippie, and retro looks of 70 fashions." The distinctive tribal patterns adorn both the bezel and case of each model: the black and grey GA-110TP-1A and the white and grey GA-110TP-7A. Key features include world time with 29 time zones, 1/1000-second stopwatch, countdown timer, five daily alarms, full auto-calendar and more. Look for the watches to hit G-Shock retailers in June. via

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Woven Collection

Converse has reworked its iconic Chuck Taylor All Star with a woven canvas upper, creating a shoe that's lightweight and breathable for the coming summer months. The woven canvas construction is finished in both solid and multi-color variations, executed on high and ox editions of the Chuck Taylor All Star. A minimally lined interior, allowing for enhanced flexibility, rounds out the details. The Chuck Taylor All Star Woven collection is available now through select retailers, as well as online at via

History Of Black Panther!

Fine Art Photographer Talks Hong Kong Cityscapes and Importance of Print

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Highland Park Bowl

Highland Park Bowl in Los Angeles is easy the coolest bowling alley that you will lay eyes on.  The alley sports a very vintage look from the bar to the individual lounges in each lane.  One of the standout features is definitely the exposed inner workings of each bowling lane.
The space was revived by the 1933 Group, and they did quite the amazing job.  Prices range from $40-$60 a lane depending on the night.  Take a closer look: via

Tiny Flips, Big Tricks: The Life of a Pro Fingerboarder

May the 4th Be With You