Female Fronted: Proper Gnar

Female skateboarders deserve more attention. Proper attention. Same goes for females in the similarly male-oriented world of streetwear who have the drive to make a name for themselves and the ambition to release their work for the world to judge. That being said,...

Crafted By Hand: Hunt Skateboards

When you think of old school-styled cruiser boards made in Australia, it’s tough not to have the name Penny come to mind. However, the crew behind Victoria-based, Hunt Skateboards has a completely different project on their hands that combines modern versatility with...

Wear & Tear: Houkie Skateboard Shoe Protector

Words by Daniel Fedkenheuer As a contributor to the skateboarding world still attempting to grow within the industry, I reach out to a number of riders, company owners and brand associates on a daily basis. In the myriad of replies and declines I tend to sift through,...

Noteworthy: Alternative Longboards

Words and Photos by Daniel Fedkenheuer Working at a skate shop in Southern California is an experience that truly makes a person realize how much of an epicenter the area is for skateboarding and longboarding. The amount of figures in the industry that flock to Los...

FTC: Zombie Hawgs Wheel Review (Video)

From The [cw] Community: Thanks to Nate Braks for submitting an awesome review of the Clear Zombie Hawgs wheels with some buttery slides from Boardworks Tech Shop team rider Ben Bartlett. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDbD__mzCM0 Boardworks Tech Shop...

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Well, we're back from Hiatus!  We've been in the lab, not so much with a pen and a pad, but with some good things cooking, and some major changes coming up (stay tuned for an upcoming post).  But, until then we have an awesome new addition to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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American Ramp Co. Hits NJ

As you may recall, we ran a piece on our website earlier this year featuring the crew over at American Ramp Co. and their latest project to hit the skateparks of the world: the “Pro Ops.” signature ramp series. This collection of ramps, rails and boxes appear...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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