LONGBOARD THERAPY - A Relational Utilization of the Mind-Body Connection

LONGBOARD THERAPY – A Relational Utilization of the Mind-Body Connection

A few years ago I developed a therapeutic intervention called Longboard Therapy. Since first coming up with the approach, I’ve had the privilege of meeting and speaking with many amazing, dynamic individuals in the longboarding world. Their passion for the sport is real, genuine, welcoming and full of stoke! But it isn’t just the physical […]

Women's Gear Guide - Why Your Deck May Not Fit You

Women’s Gear Guide Why Your Deck May Not Fit You

Decks are gender-neutral. Guy, girl or however you define yourself – it doesn’t matter. What matters for slalom decks is your shoe size, your height and the course. It is common not only for myself, but for most upper-level racers to bring between two and four boards to a race. Board width is a balancing […]

No Shoes No Problem – Gearing up in Ethiopia’s First Public Skatepark

No Shoes No Problem – Gearing up in Ethiopia’s First Public Skatepark

Educating the youth of developing countries will lead to a progressive future and hope for those in dire circumstances. Therefore, we will build skateboard parks in the neighborhoods of and inside the vicinity of youth centers. The park in Addis Ababa, built by Make Life Skate Life and Ethiopia Skate, is a perfect example of how […]

concrete wave magazine kona skatepark hits 40 years

KONA HITS 40 YEARS

I first learned about the Kona Skatepark in the pages of SkateBoarder magazine back in the spring of 1977. I was mesmerized by the flowing lines of red, white and blue. The snake run looked positively insane. It would take over 38 years for me to actually set foot in the place. Your first time […]

Concrete Wave Magazine POSTCARDS FROM PALM SPRINGS: THE EL GATO CLASSIC 2017

POSTCARDS FROM PALM SPRINGS: THE EL GATO CLASSIC 2017

THE EL GATO CLASSIC 2017: It’s only been a week since I assumed my new title at the mag, and already it’s been quite a trip. One of my first tasks was to see what was in the pipeline for the upcoming issues. Realizing that there was no El Gato Classic coverage planned – a […]

Keys to Success - How to Run a Successful Skateboard Contest

The Keys to Success – How to Run a Successful Skateboard Competition

The World Freestyle Round-Up is the creation of two Canadian skateboard legends, Kevin Harris and Monty Little. Kevin is one of the top freestyle skaters in the world and was a member of both the famous Ripping Squad and Bones Brigade skateboard teams. Monty is Canada’s Frank Hawk, and has run hundreds of safety clinics […]

Mellow Skateboards under the hood - Vancouver Dealer Canada Online

MELLOW E-BOARDS Under the Hood – Part 2

In our last issue we talked about the cheap  Chinese copies of the high-end Mellow Drive that are entering the market – even before the original item. This is scary, and not only for companies like Mellow that are being ripped off. It should also get the skate community thinking. There must be consequences for […]

Secret Skate Spot Mystery Tour

Secret Skate Spot Mystery Tour

This photo shows an abandoned highway somewhere in the USA. You might be able to find it, but there is a good chance you won’t. Its location isn’t a secret; it’s more a mystery. If this photo inspires you to go on a search and hunt for skate spots, then I wish you the best […]

Roadtrip to Paradise

Longboarding Through the Alps – Roadtrip to Paradise

Riders Pictured: Alex “Geims” Luciano Augusto Fasano Andrea d’Angelo We are always looking for a great spot. We are lucky because we live pretty close to the Alps. Our journey to this spot started with a positive weather forecast. Although they said we’d experience a light shower in the afternoon, it was going to be […]

California Locos Collaboration

California Locos Collaboration

CALIFORNIA LOCOS COLLABORATION: For Nóbrega, the key idea is the ability to tell strong stories through the brand. “This creates a solid foundation,” he says. “At Dusters, I’ve found that through our collaborations we can not only tell such stories but we can also talk about history, teaching our kids about the foundations of art, […]

Concrete Wave Nefarious All Girl London Skate Crew

Nefarious – An All-Girl Skate Crew from London

Girls’ skateboarding is not very popular yet, so the main focus of the crew is to get more girls to skate with them. I remember myself when I started skating and I felt lonely in front of all the boys and did not go out to skate alone. Since we have Nefarious it has changed. […]

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Rocket Man: Talking to the man behind ROCKET Longboards

What drew you to longboarding in the first place? It was a continuous process. It all started 1996 when I was 16 years old. I started slalom boarding. Two years later I began to ride street too. Around 2001 I got introduced to downhill longboarding by some friends. We rode in a group of three […]

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