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Be there at Active’s new HQ on June 12th! Unveiling the new Active Park & kicking off the #PRETTYSWEETUSTOUR with Girl & Chocolate, celebrating 20 years of Girl!


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Koston 2 Nike Shoe Release @ Sixth & Mill! #thelegendgrows

The Koston 2 shoe release was held at Nike‘s Sixth & Mill in L.A. The whole skate park was turned into a mini-golf course designed as mini replicas of some well-known skate spots. Killer music provided by The Blackouts (Atiba & Ako) and food was catered by Free Range L.A. Thanks to Nike for a fun night! Here are some photos:
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Nike SB Zoom FP Shoes

Is there still a need for a technical skateboarding shoe? The godfather of tech skate footwear Eric Koston and the SB crew think so… This weekend Nike SB launches their Zoom FP microsite giving us more than a few good reasons to give our dogs a break, and by the looks of Koston’s socks in the commercial below, his dogs need one! The Nike SB Zoom FP has a sleek, toned down, minimalistic look, while providing Flex for mobility, Zoom Air to absorb impact, a Polyethelyne sockliner for a seemless “sock-like” fit, plus they are the lightest shoe Nike SB has made to date. For more info visit their mini site & check the info below, save up a few bucks and get them first here as an Active Online Exclusive.


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Nike SB Zoom Koston One Shoe Preview

The Nike SB Zoom Koston One is one of the most anticipated shoes that Nike has released in quite some time. This shoe features a full suede upper, simple design, and simple colorway. The best part about this shoe is that it is 100% built for skateboarding. The shoe features a Lunarlon Heelcup that will help with comfort and usability. This means that you won’t be getting any more heel bruise with these on. The comfort, style, and technology are second to none.



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Mini Top 5 contest winner!

Congratulations to Andrew Wong! Not only did your Top 5 question make the cut… but you will also be receiving a years supply of GIRL boards!

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Free shipping on all GIRL all month! 6/1 – 6/30. Checkout code: GIRLGUY


Girl Orientation Video

When we asked GIRL if we could do an “Industry Profile” on them, they said sure but we have something better for you guys… an orientation video. Just like the crappy ones you see in school, but only better. And with pros. And skateboards. And it’s about GIRL. And it’s funny.

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Torey Pudwill Sweeps the 2009 CPH Pro Contest

Copenhagen Pro went down this past weekend and Active Pro Torey Pudwill took home 1st place! Torey set the street course on fire all weekend and was also the best trick winner. Congrats to Torey as well as all the other guys who placed in the contest.

Final results:
1 Torey Pudwill
2 Eric Koston
3 Eero Antilla
4 Zered Bassett
5 Kerry Getz
6 Neverton Casella
7 Daniel Viera
8 Phil Zwijsen
9 Klaus Bohms
10 Chris Aström
11 Matt Beach
12 Kilian Heuberger

Nike SB Debacle Premiere Video Interviews!

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We caught up with Jason Hernandez, Justin Brock, Daryl Angel and a bunch of key players who attributed to the making of Nike SB’s Debacle at the World Premiere this past Wednesday night to get the scoop on the video. In light of Debacle being an all HD video, we too filmed in HD. We also touched on the fact that Nike SB just added Eric Koston to the team roster. Our friend Jeremy Adams gave us some photos he shot from the night to post up for you all as well. Enjoy!

P.S. Check out a Theotis Beasley Interview that Jeremy Adams also did on Skateboarder Magazine’s Website

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Fourstar Day In the Life’s Preview & Voting Poll

Fourstar Clothing is going to be putting out ‘Day in the Life’s’ with Mark Gonzales, Brian Anderson, Sean Malto, Eric Koston, Mike Carroll, Rick Howard, and Max Schaaf all next week on their website. Who’s Day in the Life are you most excited about seeing?

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What Shoe Company Will Eric Koston Skate for Next?

By now you know that it’s official, our friend Eric Koston won’t be skating in Lakai’s anymore. But which shoes will he be skating next? That’s the question that the skate world has been buzzing about for the last couple weeks. Here’s is your chance to vote for which shoe company he’ll be on next..and then talk amongst yourselves below in the comments.


– Eric has been seen hanging out with Sole Technology executive, Don Brown….could it be Etnies or even his OG skater boots, ES?

– Eric is close friends with Tim Gavin (who is a partner in DVS). Could Koston go to DVS and help one of the best shoe brands get back to the top?

– Eric has been known for rocking both Nike and Vans in the past. Both Nike and Vans are printing cash and could afford to pay the best of the best. Will he follow his heart and step back into his personal favorites?

– Eric has a reputation for making good business decisions. Could it be the start of a new shoe brand and skateboard revolution?

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