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.
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
Following up on Globe’s well received middle eastern surf film, ELECTRIC BLUE HEAVEN, featured surfer Dion Agius and best friend/filmmaker Beren Hall leak a cutting room edit aptly titled POOL SCRAPS. Sans the orignal’s yellow Lamborghini and arid desert B-roll, the video features unseen Agius airs, even more sprawling Russian models and a never ending lineup of the world’s finest man made waves. Shot on location at the Al Ain Surf Park, 90 miles southwest of Dubai’s city center, the video runs just over 4 minutes with soundtrack by Gil Scott-Heron. Check it out above.Al Ain Surf Park, Beren Hall, Dion Agius, Globe
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
Endless waves, endless women and yellow Lamborghini set the stage for Globe’s ELECTRIC BLUE HEAVEN. Tucked away amongst wild desert mountain ranges, surfer Dion Agius converges on the world’s best man made wave, unleashing a gamut of aerial rideaways to an excited audience of Russian models. Featuring the Al Ain Surf Park, 90 miles southwest of Dubai’s city center, the 6:51 conceptual film depicts Dion’s journey to an unknown surfing oasis of empty waves, tantalizing bikinis and electric blue water, all contrasted against dramatic mountain backdrops. Directed by Joe G. / Soundtrack by I Break Horses.Globe