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A Riff on the Skiff

Mr. Skiff
By: Daddies Board Shop

Are the minds at Orangatang creative geniuses or do they just have too much time on their hands? Their Skiff video “Mr. Skiff Virtual Adventure” is pretty fricking sweet as is their website.We love how across the board skateboarding is getting back to having fun and pushing the envelope...

Sector 9 Hatchet 2016

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By: Daddies Board Shop

The 2016 Sector 9 Hatchet is a board for both the surfer and the lumberjack in your life. The ever elusive Lumberjack Surfer is not as rare as you might think. More and more surfers are taking on the nomadic Van life, filling up the adventure category on Social...

Sector 9 Savage 2016

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By: Daddies Board Shop

Oh baby.Sector 9 is back at it again with the Savage.This board is a thrashin’ and slashin’ setup. It’s here to set free the street skater in you. Cut the padlock, hop the fence, pound an energy drink and set him free! If you love bombing hills, got into...

Sector 9 Woodshed 2016

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By: Daddies Board Shop

Whoa. Whoa. Whoa. Be careful where you put that thing. Make sure you’re not keeping this in the woodshed because it’s way too rad to burn. Don’t get us wrong, this board is straight fire, but make sure to use the fire for blasting through the city, down hills...

Longboarding 101. Class In Session.

Robin's class celebrating the end of another class.  He his about to begin his 7th year in a row teaching classes that run from April through September in Portland, OR.  You can also take private lessons from him throughout the year.  Photo by Eastside Longboards
By: Robin McGuirk

I started my seventh year of teaching classes at Mt.Tabor through Portland Community College this Spring. That means I’ve helped hundreds of students of all ages, genders, and skill levels on how to become a better longboarder. How to manage your speed is the name of game, and doing...

The Sector 9 Shindig Will Replace Your Old Cruiser

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By: Eric Hoang

So you say The Sector 9 Shindig is just like your old school cruiser? That you don’t need a new 2016 cruiser? That you’ll just ride your downhill board around town? So if we’re to understand you correctly, you’re saying that one skateboard is just as good as another?...

Finding Your Best Cruiser In 2016: The Getaway

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By: Eric Hoang

The Sector 9 Getaway is a premier cruiser setup, but before I get into why this setup performs so well, I just want to stop and point out how good this board looks! From the cut of the pintail to the overall size of this cruiser, it’s a thing...

Wolfgang Interview

Wolfgang Longboards
By: Eric Hoang

How long have you been skating? I have been skating since i was about 5 but really only got into it when i was 12. What got you into longboarding? I guess I got into longboarding because I couldn’t kickflip like all my friends could in grade 7, so...

P-Town Throwdown 2015

PTown Throwdown Poster 2015
By: Robin McGuirk

The 11th annual P-Town Throwdown is the NW longest running running skateboard race going down every year on Memorial Day weekend on Sunday. As tradition goes this event celebrates the 15 year old city ordinance 20.12.205 stating that skateboarding is a legal form of transportation in the city of...

Blood Orange Alpine Series Wheels

Blood Orange Alpine Series Wheels
By: Eric Hoang

One of the main purveyors of laying thane, Blood Orange has a new wheel for skating of all styles. They started with the Blood Orange Morgan series. These wheels helped Blood Orange make a name for themselves as one of the most freeride friendly wheel producers on the market....