Category Archives: Columns

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R.I.P. this blog… new site, new blog!
Any old posts will continue to stay on on here as long as the site wizards wish to keep this up…
Check out the new shit here on 7/10/17:

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As part of our new “All You Can Eat” series, we teamed up with the famous Howlin’ Ray’s Nashville Hot Chicken in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Here is a video recap & photos from our special invite only dinner event that included limited tee’s, hats, pins, & decks for the release. Also check out the #activeAYCE hashtag on Instagram for more pics!

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On A Roll: Jeremy

I have known Jeremy Leabres since we were tucking in our shirts in middle school to avoid detention, and that is about the time everyone realized he was going to do a lot with skateboarding. Jeremy has been living in Long Beach for the past 4 years alongside his Tum Yeto family but will soon be moving down the coast to Vista. I recently spent some time pointing my camera at Jeremy before his big ETN stunt.
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RECAP: Ladies Night 2017

Girls in skateboarding isn’t news to us or anyone for that matter and for that reason we decided to host Ladies Skate Night at the warehouse last week. We want to continue to break down those gender barriers within skateboarding and strive to make people see that skateboarding is gender-less.
The event could not have been a success without the help of Spice Girls Skate, a group of three friends helping to promote girls in skateboarding. Also, a special thanks to Adidas, Element Women’s, and the Poseiden Foundation for helping sponsor the event. Make sure to give them all a follow on Instagram to stay up to date with the progression of women’s skateboarding!

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The Girl & Chocolate team came & crashed the active park! Featuring: Mike Carroll, Simon Bannerot, Tyler Pacheco, Yonnie Cruz, Sean Malto, James Capps, Jerry Hsu, Niels Bennett, Chris Roberts, Mike Mo Capaldi, and Rick Howard. Watch the video and scroll down to check out some of the photos from that night.

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HQ Visits: NHS Inc.

We trekked our way up to Santa Cruz to visit our friends at NHS! Since 1973, NHS manufactures & distributes a ton of brands such as Independent Trucks, Creature Skateboards, Flip Skateboards, OJ Wheels, Bronson Bearings, Mob Grip, of course Santa Cruz Skateboards, & more!They also have a museum with the history of their upbringing. Check out some photos from our visit below!

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