On October 30, Empire and Vans are throwing the Empire Backyard Party mini ramp contest at Montreal’s South-Parc Skatepark with $20,000 in prize money up for grabs. Check the flier below or go to the Backyard Party blog for more info.
Tags: backyard party, contest. mini ramp, empire, south-parc, Vans
éS Skateboarding Welcomes Jimmy McDonald
éS Skateboarding is proud to announce the addition of east coast skater, Jimmy McDonald to the éS Skateboarding team. After shredding up the east coast for the last few years, Jimmy has definitely earned a spot on the éS team. Check out the Jimmy McDonald feature interview on the éS Skateboarding Web site now and learn about Jimmy’s east coast roots and how everything came to fruition with éS.
The last six heats of the Etnies Am Getting Paid contest went off in Montreal with the remaining 40 plus skaters battling it out for a chance to advance to the finals and $10,000. Check out some of the highlights and stay tuned for the finals video right here on skateboarding.com.
Tags: Am Getting Paid, Day Two, etnies, Montreal,
Vans September Shred contest is going down this Saturday, September 25 at Vans Skateparks in Orange, California and Orlando, Florida. The contest is open to street skaters ages 6 and up, and will have three divisions (Sponsored, 14 + and 6 - 13). Cash prizes for 1st place in Sponsored ($500) and 14+ divisions ($300). Registration is $15 for members and $20 for non-members (both include day pass). Limited spots available for each division.
10am - Registration
1pm - Contest Start
20 City Blvd West
Orange, CA 92868
5220 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Tags: September shred contest, skateparks, Vans
The Harold Hunter Foundation, in association with Zoo York, CCS, DVS Shoes, Camp Woodward and Red Bull, is proud to announce the 4th Annual Harold Hunter Day is set for Sunday, October 10th, in New York City.
Established in 2006 after Harold’s untimely passing, and managed by the non-profit Harold Hunter Foundation, HH Day IV will once again unite NYC’s skate community for a positive day of skateboarding and good times in honor of Harold.
Our friend Tim Lay is holding a grand-opening for his new Las Vegas shop called Let It Roll. If you’re in the area for Street League (or just blowing some cash on the slots), be sure to check it out. Hallelujah closer Torey Pudwill will be there signing autographs and rolling around with Chanel from Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory. Check the flyer below for the address.
Tags: Chanel, Fantasy Factory, Let It Roll, Torey Pudwill
One year ago today we lost TransWorld SKATEboarding editor, friend, and loved one Eric Stricker. This one is dedicated to him. Featuring: Chris Troy, Ryan Sheckler, Chris Cole, Chad Bartie, Anthony Schultz, Jimmy Cao, Walker Ryan, John Rattray, Shuriken Shannon, and Ryan Gallant.
Filmed by Chris Thiessen and Blair Alley, edited by Chris Thiessen
Tags: Blair Alley, Chris Cole, Chris Troy, Eric Stricker, Jimmy Cao, John Rattray, Ryan Gallant, Ryan Sheckler, Shuriken Shannon, TransWorld Skatepark, Walker Ryan
The first part of the Maloof Money Cup pro street qualifiers kicked off on Friday evening with the first half of skaters battling it out to advance to the finals Sunday. Torey Pudwill came out leading the pack with Bastien Salabanzi behind him in second.
1. Torey Pudwill
2. Bastien Salabanzi
3. Sean Malto
4. Garrett Hill
5. Billy Marks
Stay tuned for the second half of the pro street qualifiers with the second half of the skaters going at it for their chance to advance to the finals.
Tags: Bastien Salabanzi, Billy Marks, Garrett Hill, Maloof Money Cup, Pro Street Qualifiers, Sean Malto, Torey Pudwill