So.. You Think You Can Longboard Dance? So.. You Can Longboard Dance? 2018 Worldcup Longboard Freestyle and Dance (flatland disciplines) 6th edition APRIL 21st and 22nd 2018 Klokgebouw Eindhoven The Netherlands competitions. Entry is free for spectators.  Bianca...

Virgin Blacktop World Premier

This Saturday, in MORRO BAY, California, the world premier of Virgin Blacktop will take place. Thanks to the work of Charlie Samuels, this 23-years-in-the-making film will finally be unleashed formally to the world. This is not to say that it hasn't been seen. It has...

Freestyle AND Tattoos: in Brazil I've met a number of freestyle skaters from Brazil. These include Per Cangru and Ernani “Tai Tai” Craveiro. But what I've never seen is a combination of freestyle AND tattoos! Quite amazing!  ...

Nyjah Huston’s New Part = Face Melting

You gotta take a peek at Nyjah's new nike sb part, " 'Til Death ". Face. Melted. Also full thread in the forum for this vid here:...

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...

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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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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Artist Profile – Cory Scroggins

In the Winter of 2016, I fell in love with parking blocks in the depths of an unassuming New Jersey parking garage. Rows and rows of them. Always in pursuit of the best low impact skateboarding I can find, I would spend nearly every night from January through April...

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Instagram/Magazine/Website Update

 First up, apologies to anyone who read my first post on Instagram yesterday. As my good friend Sean said, "it's not fully cooked." Actually, Sean didn't really say that, but it was the basic idea. There are so many things changing with Concrete Wave. A new team is...

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An Article Worth Recycling

It's been over 7 years since James sent Concrete Wave this piece on Skateboarding and Taoism. Take the time to read it. It's unique to won't find material like this in Transworld!  You can see the issue on line...

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From SkateBoarder to Action Now

 For most young skaters, the idea of a skateboard magazine including music, surfing, snowboarding and BMX doesn't seem like the craziest idea. But in 1980, readers of SkateBoarder Mag opened up the July issue to see this message inside:  The cover gave a hint of the...

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Red Rum Skates Interview

Red Rum is based in San Diego, California and was founded by a man who goes by the name of Jerm. He's got some great perspective on the skate industry. Jerm, why did you start Red Rum Skates?I started Red Rum Skates as an outlet to my art to bring back the old days of...

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Thank You Sally Ann Miller

Most people who skate nowadays probably have no idea just how close the US government came to shutting it down during the 1970's. Thanks to Sally Ann Miller, you still have the freedom to roll in the USA. And thanks to Jim Gray of the mighty Powerflex Wheels and...

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50 Miles on a Single Charge!

 Squishy 654 just completed a 50 Mile Electric Skateboard Ride, on one charge. You can see his previous video for more details on the electric skateboard he used. (below)   Squishy is going for 100 miles next. And as Mr. Squishy writes: "If you have any beer to donate...

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