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Where Unicorns Go To Die: The Birth of Loaded’s Blood Slayer

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By: Brian Mitchell

The Loaded Chubby Unicorn has long been a favorite among the die hard downhill riders of the world. Its composite/fiberglass/Bamboo construction was incredibly durable and lightweight, and its W-Concave allowed you to find a pocket, tuck, and find speed you never thought you had. And let’s not forget about...

The 13TH P-Town Throwdown Push Race May 28, 2017

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By: Robin McGuirk

The longest running skateboard race in the Pacific Northwest is going down again for the 13th year in a row on May 28th. Otherwise known as the Mt.Tabor to Sellwood Park Race it celebrates the tradition of skating at Tabor and Portland’s unique City Ordinance 20.12.205. This states that...

Eastside Longboarding 101 Spring Term 2017 Sign Up!

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By: Robin McGuirk

I look forward to my 8th year teaching this course through Portland Community College! It’s been a pleasure helping hundreds of new and intermediate riders gain skills and confidence in longboard skateboarding over the years! And I really look forward to continuing my tradition of helping others on board...

Mic’d Up For Mario Kart Laps At Maryhill

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By: Eric Hoang

Sometimes, downhill skateboarding is just like Mario Kart. You get a banana peel involved, and someone’s gonna be sliding off rainbow road guaranteed. In this instance, it couldn’t have been more perfectly disastrous. But thankfully, life’s full of second chances. Take that one to heart kids. So I had...

Landyachtz 2017 Are Finally Here!

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By: Eric Hoang

The time is finally here. The wait is over, and all year long we’ve been good boys and girls. We’re making our list, and checking it twice. We’re gonna find out who’s naughty or… Wait a minute, that’s the wrong holiday. It’s easy to confuse because today is just...

All Them Landyachtz For 2017

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By: Eric Hoang

I’ll be completely honest with ya, the Landyachtz Lineup is massive. MASSIVE. 48 boards? Whew. I’m here to give you a little breakdown of the Landyachtz lineup. A little Spark Notes if you will. These won’t be lengthy, but rather a sneak peak into each board, giving you juuuuuuust...

Sneak Peek at the 2017 Landyachtz Lineup

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By: Eric Hoang

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year again! No, not Christmas. No, not Thanksgiving. No! Not New Years. We all know you aren’t gonna keep those New Year’s resolution anyways. It’s the release of the all new Landyachtz lineup! These boards release on March 15th, but we wanted to give...

Byron Essert’s New Powell Peralta Frog Longboard Deck

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By: Eric Hoang

Byron! Nicknamed Lil’ B! He’s the man. Seriously, if you don’t know Byron, you need to get up to speed, go to an event, find the guy with the biggest smile on his face, introduce yourself, wait a maximum of 5 minutes and you’ll hear one of the dopest...

Kevin Reimer’s Powell Peralta Board

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By: Eric Hoang

So… We’re not gonna sugar coat it. The world’s fastest and most notorious downhill skateboarder just designed a pro model board. And with no better company than one of the most ground breaking skateboard companies in the world. That’s right. Kevin Reimer and Powell Peralta have teamed up to...

Riley Harris Part 2: Conquering Jebel Hafeet

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By: Eric Hoang

The adventure wasn’t over once the Jebel Jais Downhill Skateboarding Challenge had come to an end. My other main goal of visiting the United Arab Emirates was to conquer a hill I had been dreaming of skating for more than 8 years… Jebel Hafeet. First thing you need to...