Pushing the company’s flagship silhouette, Dusters California introduces it’s latest Ace Cruiser design with the release of the vintage inspired Retro for 2013. Giving nod to the golden age of 1970′s era skateboarding, the complete features flat deck construction – using natural wood and bamboo inlays – matching urethane wheels, stainless steel trucks and invisible grip. The Ace Cruiser Retro ($99 USD) is available at select retailers worldwide and online through the jump.
Globe stacks a new series of plastic cruiser skateboards to it’s lineup with the allover-print Graphic Bantam ST. A scaled down version of the original, the ST is the smaller, lighter successor to the full size injection molded Bantam. Featuring a swallowtail design, the mini-me complete dawns Globe’s S-Trac griptape, as well as the brand’s custom 59mm wheels and 3.5″ trucks. Offered in 6 distinct colorways, the Bantam ST ($90 USD) comes in Green Kona, Grandma’s Couch, Walnut, Zebra, Leopard and Camo. Images in the slides above, more action in the video below. Full series available at Globe retailers worldwide and online here.Globe, longboards, skateboards
The synonymous collective of both Globe’s snowboard team and co-owners at YES. Snowboards – RDM, DCP and JPS (Romain De Marchi, David Carrier Porcheron and JP Solberg) have brought the fore-mentioned brands together on a collaborative boot and cruiserboard release for Winter 2013. Featuring the hiker styled Globe x YES. Apres Boot – waterproof and abrasion resistant, the boot dawns a full grain black leather upper with rubber laminated Vibram Sole and spring loaded lace clasping system. In addition, the release also includes a co-branded 7-ply maple skateboard (32″ x 8.25″), designed with custom deck/wheel art, painted trucks and understated snowboard inspired griptape with faux bindign holes pre-die-cut. The Globe x YES Apres Boot ($150 USD) and cruiserboard ($120 USD) are available at here. For more on YES. check out yesnowboard.com.Boots, Globe, Skateboard, YES. Snowboards
Taking the creative reigns for Sitka’s latest signature skateboard release, Canadian artist Jesse Williams delivers a 3 board animal series for the Vancouver based lifestyle brand. Pressed by Folk Skateboards, the capsule includes an a jazzercise fox, lumberjack beaver and fish-ready grizzly. Available exclusively at Sitka flagships, each Jesse Williams animal deck retails at $40 CAD. Check out Sitka’s start to finish video with team rider Fabian Merino below.Sitka, Skateboard
An SB counterpoint to St. Nicholas’ bias for the well behaved, Nike and skate artist Sean Cliver introduce a collection featuring a horned hero of the moral spectrum’s darker extreme. Depicting a faun-esq type character named Krampus, the special edition kit features a custom Nike SB Dunk Hi dawning red and black colorways, tongue branding, custom graphic insoles and hits of fur lining throughout. An additional line of supporting Krampus products are also in the pipeline, including a branded hat and two t-shirts. Available exclusively through select Nike Skateboarding stokcists, the full line hits store shelves on December 5.Nike Skateboarding
The latest film project from skateboard legend turned movie director (Riding Giants, Dogtown and Z-Boys), Stacy Peralta presents the definitive story behind the most-famous, most-influential, and sometimes most-troubled team in the sport’s fifty-year history; BONES BRIGADE An Autobiography. In support of the movie’s November 6 release, Powell-Peralta has decided to re-issue the Brigade team’s original decks (Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, Rodney Mullen and Lance Mountain), available through the film’s online pop-up shop – as well as one-of-a-kind boards, posters, t-shirts, jackets and trophies from each skater’s personal collection vaults. For more on the film click here.Bones Brigade
Born from the collective minds of Plan B and Nixon, The Soundclash Project introduces collaborative pro model packs, designed to represent each of the five riders shared jointly between both brands’ high powered skate teams. Featuring Paul Rodriguez, Torey Pudwill, Ryan Sheckler, Danny Way and Colin McKay, each pack includes a pre-applied custom grip tapped deck, matching custom wheels and color updated Nixon TPS (mobile speaker) system. Create in five distinct colorways, differentiating each pro’s pack and personality, the Soundclash is offered in blue (Rodriguez), purple (Pudwill), red (Sheckler), black (Way) and green (McKay). Available in limited quantities, the Plan B x Nixon collab can be found at select retailers worldwide and online here. Images of the full collection and 1:34 promo video below.
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London’s iconic skate spot, BaySixty6, re-opens in collaboration with Nike Skateboarding, introducing the UK’s most state-of-the-art facility to date. Helmed by Nike SB, with the help of Skatepark Amsterdam’s expert design team, the sub-Westway skatepark underwent a two-month overhaul to include a 6-ft hipped wooden bowl, quarters, flat banks, rails, hubbas, driveways, wall rides and revolutionary hydraulic ledge, never before seen. Fresh concrete throughout, updated lighting schemes and a robust sound system finish the redesigned space, while a renovated shop and event area complete the venue’s reimagined functionality. Opened on September 15, the new BaySixty6 hosted a Nike Skateboarding team demo with Justin Brock, Wieger Van Wageningen, Theotis Beasley, Sean Malto, Fernando Bransmark, Korahn Gayle, Neil Smith, Chris Jones, Jak Pietryga, Joey Pressey, Daniel Kinlock and new team rider Kyron Davis. Check out Nike SB’s 1:24 intro video and images of the new BaySixty6 below. More info at facebook.com/BaySixty6.BaySixty6, Nike Skateboarding
33 years after it’s birth, skateboarding’s transcendent Bones Brigade reemerges in an autobiographical film, postured to capture the true essence and historical impact of the sport’s most iconic team. Presented by Vans, directed by Stacy Peralta, and starring the original Brigade’s Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, Rodney Mullen and Lance Mountain, the film follows the beginnings of the modern street skate era, reinvention of endemic advertising, creation of the skate video, and introduction to skateboarding’s most influential athletes behind it all. Expected to release in mid-November. Check out the film’s 2:31 trailer above.Bones Brigade, Lance Mountain, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk
Footwear, turned soft goods, turned hard goods brand Globe introduces the latest in it’s growing line of skateboard completes. Inspired by the company’s popular injection molded Bantam Cruiser, the new Blazer model borrows the exact deck silhouette, replacing composite plastics with a classic 7-Ply Hard Rock Maple delivery. Measuring 26″ x 7.5″ with mellow kick tail concave, the complete comes equipped with Globe’s 4.25″ ‘Slant’ brand inverted trucks and 62mm 83A wheels, contrast colored grip tape and laser etched logos, top & bottom. Available in three distinct colorways, the Blazer retails at $115 USD through select brick & mortar locations and online at globe.tv. Check out photos of the boards below and spot the Blazer making an understated appearance in the Bantam promo video “Ditch Days.”Globe