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Author: David Read

Volcom Stone Presents: Let’s Live

By on Wednesday August 20 2014 in Skateboarding, Video

Watch the classic Volcom skate flick Let’s Live in it’s entirety now for free in anticipation of next Tuesday’s premiere of Veeco: A Volcom Film Making Documentary. Originally released in 2007, Let’s Live is dedicated to the memory of Shane Cross, who would have celebrated his… More ›

Skate or Die Ramp Jam Video

By on Monday August 18 2014 in Events, News, Skateboarding, Video

Glenn and Haley went the extra kilometer on this one, relocating their old ramp from storage to the Astrolabe Brew Bar’s courtyard for the ‘Skate or Die’ Ramp Jam. People flocked from as far as Wellington for the affair and the platforms were littered with… More ›

Burton’s Party in your Park

By on Wednesday August 13 2014 in Events, Snowboarding

This weekend Burton NZ is hosting its first ‘Party in Your Park’ event. Is a free grass roots ride day and park jam for all ages and abilities and it’s happening this Sunday, August 17th, 11:00am at Mt Hutt. Registration is at 10am, Mt Hutt… More ›

Key Frames: Jesse Abolins

By on Monday July 28 2014 in Exclusive, News, Skateboarding, Video

Jesse Abolins is a skateboarder from Wellington, New Zealand. After discovering skateboarding in suburbs of Churton Park he quickly came to be recognised as an emerging talent. In a few short years he has established himself as one of New Zealand finest, winning Manual Magazine’s… More ›

DEF Presents: A Fish called Whaanga – Tonight

By on Friday July 25 2014

Joseph Whaanga’s brand new part “A Fish Called Whaanga” will be dropping at Trainers during Kevin Francis’ Focused Photo Exhibition at 8:30pm tonight, Friday, 25th July. For all of us that are South of Bombay, AFCW will be online shortly after at 9PM. It features over eight minutes of… More ›

Sydney Movements

By on Monday July 21 2014 in Skateboarding, Video

Luke Smith has weaved together another fine collection of Sydney skateboarding feat Sammy Winter, Bjorn Johnston, Chima Ferguson, Josh Pall, Ryan Wilson, Jon Lorcan, Juan Onekawa + more. More ›

James Wright X Dazlog

By on Wednesday July 16 2014 in Skateboarding, Video

A previously unseen line by James Wright from 2012. It’s one of the first he shot after he was hit by a car in 2011, which resulted in him falling into a coma and suffering several blood clots to his brain. More ›

Toy Machine ‘SIGN’ skateboard series by Colt Bowden

By on Sunday July 13 2014

Professional sign painter, artist and former Toy flow rider, Colt Bowden, discusses the new Toy Machine board series he hand painted, aptly called the “Sign” series. For more from Colt visit: The full range of pro boards are available in New Zealand soon. More ›