ELM put together this tasty treat of some old footage and some unseen footage of your boy Laurent. It’s good and has no MSG.
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We don’t usually discuss politics here on the Salty Peaks Blog but I found this interesting in the controversial Immigration Bill you hear about on the news every night. Senator Michael Bennet from Colorado has a provision in the bill that would help Ski and Snowboard resorts hire seasonal instructors from foreign countries on visas. [...]
The University of Utah has new rules for skaters on the notoriously hilly campus. After a nasty accident with a professor last year, the University had thought about banning bikes and skateboards all-together. Luckily students and professors fought that idea and now there are new rules with the penalty of a $100 fine.
Thabang Diholo is a 16-year-old paraplegic in South Africa who chose to ride a skateboard around town instead of a wheelchair. I found a video online showing Thabang whose mom works all day, making his lunch and cruising around town with his friends on his skateboard.
Jonathan Mehring is a professional skateboard photographer who gets paid to travel the world, skate with the pros, and take beautiful photos documenting the whole thing. Imagine a world without skateboard photographers and videographers.
Canada just gets better and better! Next time you are in Montreal make sure your bring your board and a few dollars (Canadian not American) and head over to TRH Bar. You’re probably already drinking while skating, you might as well have a place to show off in front of some women for once!
Tony Hawk posted this photo on his Instagram today showing his very first skateboard made by Bahne. Tony and Rodney Mullen and Paul Schmitt are taking part in #innoskate2013 a celebration of skateboarding held at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on June 21-22.
Logically to most of us this makes no sense at all. How can a non-round shape out perform a perfect circle when it comes to rolling? Well, watch this video and you will learn. The Shark Wheel is a new designs for street skaters as well as longboarders and it has already passed the fundraising [...]
I stumbled upon this today and I have mixed feelings about it. Before I had a child I probably would have been like HELL YEAH! But now that I have a baby I think there’s absolutely no way I’d strap my baby girl into this. At the same time, these people seem to live on [...]
Police in Pasadena, CA, are trying to figure out who’s at fault in this video. The janitor asked the skaters to leave, I believe one of the skater said F___ You. Then the janitor at least chest bumped the kid who was antagonizing him in the first place. What’s your take on this video?