On November 29th, our good friends at PLVNK (pronounced "Plank") played a super fun, intimate show for close friends and family in the Loaded warehouse. Johnboy, Nachum, and Mal took the stage with Brendan and Janae and rocked out with a super eclectic set pulling from their diverse influences. They played a full set including one of my personal favorites, Where Did We Go Wrong, and a bunch of new music.
- The rebirth of the Chubby Unicorn into the Blood Slayer sparked the flames of creativity in the Loaded crew like never before. Rather than going with a traditional skate video, we took this release as an opportunity to delve into a new realm of media; heavy metal music videos. [caption id="attachment_22154" align="alignnone" width="625" caption="The Loaded Crew warms up for band practice"][/caption]
- On Sunday, September 27th over 1000 stoked riders invaded the streets of Paris, which were closed to traffic during the car-free day. In the program that day: a giant ramble through Paris streets, a giant picnic at Invalides gardens then some funny challenges such a costume parade, an uphill longboard race and a slide jam. 9:30am : I arrived at the gathering spot "Place de la République" along with the crew. A dozen riders were already there ready to go.
- Amidst the ever abundant kaleidoscope-like assortment of larger annual skateboarding related events that you could potentially attend in a calendar year, one soiree in particular has, in just three years time, established quite the raucous name for itself amongst our humble shred-o-sphere. The event Im on about specifically is the absolutely face melting 72-hour, non-stop skateboarding bash known world wide as the King Of Kona. The brainchild of a one Cameron Frazier and situated in the Southern most state of Florida, the event itself is held at the long fabled Kona skatepark, the oldest still operational skatepark in the United States (est. 1977). From pools and ramps, to snake runs and half pipes, the Kona skatepark compound incorporates a joyous plethora of new and vintage style skate features that caters to a myriad of different styles and skill levels. Alas, dont be fooled into thinking that just because the park is just shy of 40 years old, it has the same kind of matured mentality behind it. The King Of Kona jamboree or KOK as it is most commonly referred to, is without a doubt the single most outrageous skate event Ive ever attended. [caption id="attachment_18775" align="alignnone" width="625" caption=""Good morning campers.""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_18782" align="alignnone" width="625" caption="People."][/caption]
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- C'est notre deuxième voyages apres berlin avec loaded, cette fois l'équipage a bord est composé: Darren, Brian, Ethan, Mauritz, Max, Alberto, Alex et moi... Nous sommes tous super motivé a l'idée de partir dans l'Utah...
---It was our second trip with Loaded after Berlin. This time, we had on board: Darren, Brian, Ethan, Mauritz, Max, Albert
I had just gotten back from an extended stay in Europe and already I was gearing up for yet another event of epic proportions. The warm anxiousness of an ensuing journey, and yet another opportunity to tell the tale. I had only been home for a week before I was on my way back to the airport and boarding yet another plane bound for Portland. Adam Stokowski was to be my partner in crime on this specific excursion, a long anticipated trip to the world famous Maryhill Loops Road to document and skate with some of the finest lady skaters the sport had to offer. It was to be my second year in attendance at the annual SheRide, and my second visit to that infamous road. So with a hurried car ride from the Loaded office to the airport, and an excruciating shuffle through airport security, we were on the plane, bound for PDX.
Wallonhill X BlutcherFor several years Ive been participating in Freeride organized by the Belgians (blutcher). There are more and more people freeriding, and a theres very friendly atmosphere between all participants ...This year, we participated in the two parts of Wallonhill (Houyet and Luxembourg) and it was very well organized.It lasted three days and we slept in a camping nearby the downhill's spot. Each day there was food prepared for us and two or three buses which took us to the begging of the race.
Words By Gerardo Moreno Photo by Claudio Uribe Get Them Stoked Project just started, and the 4 of us (Fernando Bailleres, Fabián Gutiérrez, Claudio Uribe and me Gerardo Moreno) started moving from Guadalajara city, to visit 2 of the best spots on the state. (From left to right: Fabián Gutierrez, Fer Bailleres,
- on May 22, 2013
5 DE MAYOW DOWNHILL RACE[caption id="attachment_12087" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Daniel Caro and Oscar Gutierrez in the groms final.[/caption]