Manual Magazine

Author: David Read

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 ›

All Fresco Street Art Festival

By on Friday July 11 2014 in Art

Auckland’s K Road Businesses pooled together to refresh the district by creating the All Fresco Street Art Festival. It all happened during May 1-4 and featured artists such as Nigel Roberts, Misery, BMD and Owen Dippie. More ›

Jib Dat Toyota

By on Thursday July 3 2014 in Snowboarding, Video

This is something Jeremy Clark and his boys at Top Gear forgot to try when they were putting the trusty Hilux to the test. Menace to Society’s latest drop sees Morgan Schofield, Jono Budd, Thubga Josayma, Mahi Mains and Mike Hewlett jib a beat up… More ›

Night Fury: Behind the Scenes 2

By on Wednesday July 2 2014 in Snowboarding, Video

Night Fury project is filmed entirely at night in the Niseko backcountry with a fictional based storyline. In this Behind the Scenes episode they follow Nick Brown, Jake Koia, Connor Harding and Heath Patterson as they venture into the unknown. The first night on the… More ›

The Danger Zone Full Video

By on Wednesday July 2 2014 in Skateboarding, Video

The Good Room and Gemmell Broductions present The Danger Zone. New to VHS and the Internet this all-time bro-down is oozing with good times. Featuring an exceptionally brodacious line up consisting of Angus Fraser, Ben Wallis, Dan Gemmell, Jonty Hoggard, Cameron Paul, Sam Mills, Nico… More ›

DC Denmark Vol.1

By on Friday June 27 2014 in Skateboarding, Video

The first edit from Denmark’s DC Shoes team is well worth checking out, even if you just play the first trick on repeat. Featured in Vol. 1  are Freddie Lonka, Andreas Pedersen and Casper Hechmann. The remaining team riders will feature in Vol. 2 dropping shortly. More ›