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Roll For Peace – Telaviv

Letter from a Thrasher Reader that is Mostly Full of Crap

Spotted this yesterday inside the letters section of Thrasher. George Orwell is probably rolling in his grave. If you don't want to read the entire letter, here are two wildly off base points: "There wasn't a real following for longboarding until about five years ago....

The Truth & Real Truth Newsletter #1

SECTION A - Welcome To the Truth & Real Truth - Introductions Not Really Necessary, But Here They Are Anyway I started up the Skategeezer Homepage in 1995. A few of you reading this were there when the NCSDA started. A few others might recall when Silverfish started. ...

Ahmyo Wheels – As the Wheels Turn

We had a chance to meet up with Edward Cordero, the head of Ahmyo Wheels. Ahmyo Wheels…that is a unique name – what is the meaning of it? AHMYO is a vibration, like Om. And it means Absolute and Complete Trust In Self There is a great deal of spiritual signs and...

Season Recap: Trashin

By Daniel Fedkenheuer Every time the skateboarding world sees a new video clip of Aaron “Jaws” Homoki plummeting off another mind-numbingly high roof or of Shane O’Neill effortlessly throwing down a video game-like NBD, the generally accepted boundary for human...

Product Roundup

Long time readers of CW Mag will recall our Noteworthy column. Now that we've slightly changed the format of the magazine, we no longer have this feature. The truth is that we welcome your products to be showcased here on our site. But, we will let the court of public...

Be aware. There are scams out there!

Holy freakin crap! SCAMS AND MORE SCAMS! I am getting inundated with emails from people who want me to spend thousands of dollars registering my concrete wave magazine in China. Here's the thing - it is a TOTAL SCAM. And here's another - f**k those guys! As for these...

It’s Snowing. You Say Can’t Skate? Time to Shred on a Snow Skate!

Today's forecast in Toronto is SNOW...followed by more SNOW. The question what the hell are you going to do about it? Four years ago I published this magazine. The truth is that sometimes it takes a while for the future to catch up with the present. I am delighted to...

Back from an Amazing Trip

Firstly of all, I want to thank you for taking the time to visit the new CW website. No matter what type of skateboarding you do, we welcome you! We have a lot more surprises in store. If you are dreading the drama Facebook with the passing of each day, we hope that...

The New Wave is Live!

Welcome to the new website. Pardon the dust. We hope you like the new website and enjoy it! But, it's far from done. In fact, it will never be done, because we will always be working on improving it to keep up with it's own natural purpose to be an extension of the...

We're off to the Continent. When We Get Back, the Site WILL Not Look Like It Does Now. Trust me on this.

As some of you may know, there is a GIGANTIC sports trade show in Germany coming up very soon. It's called ISPO. How big is it? Well, it's 14 buildings. To put that into perspective, the Agenda Show is ONE building. It is a worldwide show and because it's based on the...

El Padrino: Sergio Sebastiá, on Ridersfly and growing the scene.

Sergio, known as “El Padrino” by the Spanish, can be found hand-making Ridersfly and Crema products at his home in Castellon, hosting freerides in Espana through RidersflyEvents, or traveling in the Ridersfly van to satisfy his own need-for-speed. I had the pleasure...

Skateboarding in Palestine

  My name is Sirus Gahan and I’m a skateboarder, filmmaker and cinematographer. For one of my birthdays I was gifted with a small MiniDV video camera, a perfectly sized handycam that I kept in my bag. As most of my summer days were spent skateboarding, this became my...

Something new is brewing…

We have a new website coming on February 1stAlong with some other surprises.More updates to come. Source: CW from...

To All those Who Attended Agenda (original post Jan 5th)

Hi there, This post is being written on the morning of what was to have been the final day of Agenda. But sometimes things don't always work out. A lot of people who booked space at Agenda booked it because there were three days originally. But, that plan was...

Happy New Year

Today is a day of new beginnings. For me it is both a new year and a time to reflect. The past year has been rather turbulent for many in the skate industry (myself included). And yet, it has also been a tremendous year for many as well (myself included).I wanted to...

Dan MacFarlane’s Latest Video

I've known Dan MacFarlane for a number of years and frankly, he's one of the most gifted skaters I've ever encountered. Besides having an incredible style and creativity, Dan's "gift" to skateboarding is his extra-ordinary ability to teach others how to skate. His...

Roots vs the Future

We are on official holidays starting today and coming soon you will encounter a whole new website. Meanwhile, I wanted to give you an update on things. I have just returned from the United Kingdom. It was an epic trip. More on that later.Oddballs - a great little...

The Power of Venice

You may have heard of a new documentary called "Made In Venice." Jesse Martinez is the man behind this project. Jesse has been a be driving force within skateboarding for decades. Through his actions, along with a number of extraordinarily passionate people, the...

Socking it to You! Two Stories on Socks

Skateboarding and socks. Ever since Stance hit, it's been a skate sock world.So, here are two stories on skateboarding and socks.  Pride Socks, an apparel brand empowering individuals to take pride in who they are, has teamed up with the youngest pro skateboarder, Sky...

Thrash the Patriarchy: Women’s Skateboarding Finds Its Foothold in the Mainstream

On November 29th, Enjoi Skateboards officially announced that Samarria Brevard would be joining their ranks as a professional team rider. Generally speaking, a skateboard team taking on a new rider is hardly newsworthy, or at most it’s noteworthy enough to warrant a...

A Profile of Carson Schiefner – Pro Scooter Rider

TRIGGER WARNING - this article is about SCOOTERS.  If you're a skater and can't handle this subject matter, stop reading immediately. If however, you have an open mind,continue reading. And, if you're a skateshop who seems to be on the decline and can't figure out how...

Who is Sammy Jackson – Part 1

Ever heard of Sammy Jackson? Well, if you're involved with longboarding, you should be. He is, without a shadow of any doubt, THE BEST PASSIONATE PERSON OF LONGBOARDING ON EARTH! Don't believe me? It says so right at his site: The funny thing is, I can't find anything...

The Gun Buy Back

 Former pro skater Harvey Hawks spent 27 years in jail for 2nd degree murder. As he states - "the best atonement is a life well served." This child has gone from non-skater to skater in one small trade. It was Neil Carver, of Carver Skateboards who first approached...

YES TO Skateboarders BUT No Sex Offenders Part 2 – UPDATE – SKATERS WELCOME!

We reached out to the folks in Douglas, Georgia to get their take on things. UPDATE - as of November 29th SKATERS ARE WELCOME!    Dear Mr. Brooke: The following answers relate to your questions within this email:Question #1 If skateboarders are banned, are scooters,...

No Skateboarders/No Sex Offenders Part #1

Douglas, Georgia is about 3 1/2 hours south of Atlanta. For the past 54 years, the town has put on a Christmas Parade. Nothing odd about that - many cities across North America do this. What I found most unusual about the City of Douglas was their rules and...

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