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I had an opportunity to meet up with Saskia at Shred Expo in February. At 21, she's on her way to making a serious name in long distance. We wanted to share her insights. What is your skate background? My skating started when I was about 5 years old. I was always on...read more
by Daniel Fedkenheuer In the midst of a Winter Olympics where half of NBC’s viewership delight in the ways in which they have painted gold-medal winner, Shaun White, as an American hero and the other half scold the “lone wolf” for selfishly abandoning the...read more
Yesterday I received a call from my friend Chris Koch. He lives in Alberta and works on his farm. Chris loves skateboarding in a big way. We met a few years ago on Facebook. He enters marathons on his skateboard. Below is his logo for his motivational company If I...read more
A few things you should know about Bud Stratford. He's known to have gulped over 10 Cokes a day. He smokes clove cigarettes. And Bud loves skateboarding and has done so for over 30 years. He also is a prolific writer and influential thinker within skateboarding. He's...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
We have a new website coming on February 1stAlong with some other surprises.More updates to come. Source: CW from MyStyleread more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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