Category Archives: Events

Bringing the excitement and big name talent to our communities, has been our bread & butter since 1989. Whether it’s autograph signings, demos, contests, art shows, fundraisers, live music etc. Active brings the noise like no other in our industry! Giving back and providing a rad scene means more to us than just a sale. Don’t miss the next Active event!


MCHN Presents Disposable Photo Show

Building upon an ongoing project, Disposable: A Photo is a tribute to a period in time when people shuffled through and held photos in their hands. This exhibition shares it’s allegiance to 90’s era values of resourcefulness and thrift and serves as an homage to the disposable camera and the 1 hour photo processing experience. Cheap / easy with a fast food type quality, speedy prints document the destruction. The 1 hour photo exhibit is also a subtle nod to a generation that preceded this shift in photography’s direction. Calling upon those who have had their hand in this process of picture taking and photo collecting and recall curiosity being key in it’s experience.”

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Sunset in Esco

Fallen Signing Recap

Here is the Video & Photo recap from the stops at Active San Diego (mission valley), Active Escondido, & Active Temecula. Hope everybody had a blast shoving donuts down their windpipes, chugging down gallons of milk, playing s.k.a.t.e. with the Fallen team, & watching Road Less Traveled on the big screen. Big thanks to everyone who came out to support, also special thanks to Brian Hansen, Jon Dickson, Tommy Sandoval, Dane Burman, Tony Cervantes, & Jamie Thomas!

Video: @Austin_Ayub
Words & Photos: Noel Ortega aka @Dirtnugz.

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the vibe #2

DEADBEAT CLUB: Full Release Photo Show & Zine Party

Photo recap from The Deadbeat Club photo show & zine release party in Long Beach, CA. Featuring the photographic works & zines from the likes of: Ed Templeton, Devin Briggs, Nolan Hall, Grant Hatfield, Dennis McGrath, Tobin Yelland. Sponsored by Vans, RVCA, & PBR.

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Transworld “Outliers” Premier @ Montalban Theatre

Transworld SKATEboarding presents their 26th video ever made. “Outliers” a film by Chris Theissen, featuring: Riley Hawk, Lee Yankou, Neen Williams, Marius Syvanen, Zered Bassett and Brad Cromer. The premier was held at the Montalban Theatre, the heart of Hollywood. Check out the photos from the premier!

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BRIXTON Holiday ’14 Launch @ BLACK

After Transworld’s Outliers premier, we walked down over to the infamous BLACK bar for Brixton‘s Holiday 14′ Launch Party / unofficial Outliers afterparty. There were calls on the place being so packed & small, nearly doubtful of getting inside. And I didn’t RSVP… It was really a play by ear moment but thought: “eh, why not?!”

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Start the video yo!

Shred Bots The Movie Premier @ DC HQ

Shred Bots The Movie is made to get you hyped on snowboarding, with some of the best riders on the planet on a mission to have the best time possible. Featuring: Torstein Horgmo, Andreas Wiig, Craig McMorris, Anto Chamberland, Brage Richenberg, Stale Sandbech and Friends! Premiered at the DC Shoes Headquarters.

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as soon I got there, everybody was shredding. Leo Romero Lip slide

Emerica Signing & Demo Recap

A ton of raging Emerica fans rolled up to Active Chino Hills to meet their favorite team riders. A solid turn out at the shop. The demo was even more intense. Right when we rolled up to Ayala Park, non stop shredding was going on. The park was packed with many onlookers watching the Emerica team shred. It was almost hard to keep track of what every rider was doing as tricks were unpredictable at some times.

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Emerica Demo & Signing @ Active Chino Hills

Update: Check the photo recap CLICK HERE!


Come meet the Emerica team at Active Chino Hills on Sunday 2pm! Free Giveaways and more!

Then cruise on over to the Ayala Skatepark in Chino 5pm to watch them shred!

Emerica Team Riders confirmed: Leo Romero, Jeremy Leabres, Justin “Figgy” Figueroa, Andrew Reynolds, Jerry Hsu, Bryan Herman, Brandon Westgate, & Collin Provost!


Ewan Bowman & Mike Gilbert presents themselves.

#CONSProject #LA: Filming Skate Videos

The second of five workshops in this year’s CONS Project: Los Angeles series. The next generation of skate filmmakers, producers, directors came to the #activePark last Saturday, October 4th, to explore their creative ambitions and aspirations through smartphone technology.
Filming Skate Videos” workshop led by Thrasher Magazine‘s finest filmers, Mike Gilbert (“Strange World” & “Cold War”) & Ewan Bowman (“Sorry” & “Extremely Sorry”) with the help of CONS Ambassador, Kenny Anderson.

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SK8MAFIA heads out to Active Rancho for a signing then hits up Fergguson Skate Park for a fun skate jam & product toss.

Thanks to all the SK8MAFIA homies for stoking everybody out!
Featuring: Marshall Heath, Alexis Ramirez, Dan Connelly, Joseph Campos, Larelle Gray, Kellen James, Stephen Lawyer, Josh Priebe, Peter Smolik, Jamie Palmore, Jimmy Cao, Dorian Gray, & Wes Kremer.
Filmed by Nick Lamm & Dan Connelly
Edited by: Dan Connelly


Off we go!

B4BC “Skate The Coast” 2014

The 8th Annual Boarding For Breast Cancer’s “Skate The Coast”, an 18-mile ride marathon that promotes an active lifestyle while raising awareness and funds for Boarding for Breast Cancer’s education and prevention programs. Started from the Santa Monica Pier and ended at Wahoo’s in Redondo Beach. Their fundraising goal was $25k and ended up getting almost $29k for their cause. Here are some photos we took from that day!

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