Category Archives: Skate

Doodah + Supermodel Decks

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Wow.

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Paul Rodriguez + Ice Cube

Check out the sublime new commercial for Nike SB and Paul Rodriguez.

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Adam Kimmel + Claremont

I know I’m a few months late to this, but wow. This is probably the scariest thing I’ve ever seen. The Adam Kimmel suits look great though. Yeesh.

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Where The Wild Things Are + Girl Skateboards

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Spike Jonze has gone and given his skate company — not Ain’t It Cool or any of those other fanboy losers — the first look at the beasts from his highly, highly, highly anticipated adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s “Where The Wild Things Are.”

Girl Skateboards will be releasing the decks in a limited-edition run along with t-shirts.  Click through the catalogue for a brief interview with Jonze too.

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Nike SB Dunk Big Gulps

Only after viewing the video below will you be adequately prepared to see pictures of these shoes:

We’re warning you.  Seriously, watch the video first, otherwise you won’t be able to appreciate the powers of these kicks.

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Manik Decks

Okay, I know that boards are essentially made to be destroyed, but if you’re lucky enough to own one of these badass Manik decks do me a favor and reconsider taking out on the street.  I mean, wouldn’t you rather have Slick Rick’s face staring at you from your wall than getting funny-footed-reversy-madonna’ed [um, I don’t think this is an official term, Ed.] into the curb?  Featuring images from icons such as Gwar, Method Man, Bad Brains and Ghostface among others, these decks are too damn pretty to run the streets.  I guess that may be a bit like asking a kid to keep their G.I. Joe’s in the original packaging, but still it’s worth considering.

Check out more Manik merch here.

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Adidas Celebrates Originality

We’re all about the short films lately.  Actually, let me rephrase that.  We’re not so much about short films as much as I can’t in good conscience ignore any project that involves a skateboarding Chewbacca.  As part of Adidas’ Celebrate Originality campaign, renaissance man Michael Sieben stars in this heartwarming tale of a boy (Sieben) who’s imagination brings a colorful cast of characters to life and carries him away on a magical, Lord-of-the-rings-like journey through San Francisco.  Also, sneakers are involved.

Check out the film and mini-site here.

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