This episode of the I Am Los Angeles video series starts 20 year old professional skater Theotis Beasley. An Inglewood native, Beasley discusses what inspired him to start skating, and some of the impacts his neighborhood have had on his life. Check out this short video right here.
This is one of the best SB Dunk Low designs I have seen in a long, long time. Personally, I like these even better than the Space Jam Dunks released earlier this year. The Roller Derby colorway is a collaboration with the Made For Skate book/art exhibit that was released a few years ago. The shoes feature tons of awesome artistic touches such as the marbled paint effect over the toe box, wood grain effect on the side panels, and retro Roller Derby images on the footbed. Check out plenty more images after the break, and let’s hear if this is a pair you’d be into picking up. Continue reading →
Members of the Nike SB team hit the island of Sardgena for the third episode of SB’s Texture Tour. This edit features some insane tricks, and some great camerawork. Check it out right here, and be sure to let us know what you think.
We are used to seeing super star BMX street rider Nigel Sylvester in the Gatorade Go All day videos. This time, the focus is switched to street skating and 17 year-old super star Chaz Ortiz. The camera follows him through a typical high-school day, with a few skate shots peppered in between. Check out the video right here, and stay tuned for more from Gatorade’s Go All Day series.
Founder of OBEY Clothing company, and one of the most well respected street artists of all time, Shepard Fairey, talks about how he got into street art, and some of the big influences on his career. Very cool short video. Check it out right here!
Now I haven’t spent a lot of time in NYC, but I have played far more GTA IV than your average man, and from that experience alone I feel pretty comfortable saying this video is quite NY. Done in entirely black and white, 5Boro masterfully mixed street skating with true Big Apple footage. Check out their promo video for the upcoming season right here, and let us know what you think.
Director Paul Kroeker shot this using a Canon 7D at 59.94 frames/second, then timed in Apple Motion using Optical flow. No rotoscoping or masking. The slowest footage was slowed down to about 2% speed. Check out this very well done short video featuring skater Matt Wiebe, and let us know what you think.