Congrats to Bradley Elias, the overall winner at the Delano, CA stop on the Element MAKE IT COUNT International Contest Series. Skaters from all over the California Central Valley came to compete in the contest, where Chad Muska, Chad Tim Tim, Darrell Stanton, Levi Brown, Mike V and others were on hand to judge. Bradley will join contest winners from all over the world at the finals at Element YMCA Skate Camp June 20, 2010.
Javier Mendizabal hails from the beautiful lands of Vizcaya, Basque Country, Spain. H’s a staple on the Gravis skateboarding team and is one of the best skaters to ever come out of Europe. Look for Javier to be joining Arto and the rest of the Gravis team as they float about Europe the next few weeks in search of new spots and fine wines, oh yes and to promote Arto’s new shoe(s).
Real’s Online Catalog 3rd Strike is now live with new behind the scenes footage of Peter Ramondetta from his recent ad. Plus a new Actions Realized deck benefiting the Harold Hunter Foundation, a new Classic Pro Oval series, and pro one-off decks from Justin Brock, Ernie Torres, and HUF. Check it out.
Plan B announces today that Paul Schmitt Stix Factory will be its new exclusive board manufacturer. See the official press release below.
In continuing promotion for the HBO series How To Make It In America, peep this mini-documentary, The Get By, about New York City skateboarding with footage and interviews with Gino Iannucci, Anthony Pappalardo, Fred Gall, Billy Rohan, Zered Bassett, and many more.