Mike Blomquist

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This is me (brian)skateboarding very before most of you where born circa 85'#flashback #oldschool #pushforward

In case you didn't see this on our @transworldskate Instagram, Miles Silvas is smashing our October 2013 with the world's biggest backside noseblunt (!). Photo: CHAMI http://bit.ly/18kf6GX

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Crailtap's Mini Top 5 Rudy Johnson on why skaters are different

Sports Technology

@seanmalto kickflips 7. Puerto Rico. Photo: @bencolen

Bulldog skateboarding school opens in Peru

Skateboarding is not just for the two-legged, as demonstrated by a group of English bulldogs and their determined owners in the Peruvian capital Lima.<p>Biuf, a skateboarding bulldog, has become something of an internet star in Peru, developing quite a fan base with thousands visiting his YouTube and …

Pets

Tony Hawk's Final Ride On His Very First Skateboard

Tony Hawk is the man. No eloquent passages or braggadocios in Yeezus dialect depicting his<p>Tony Hawk is the man. No eloquent passages or braggadocios in <i>Yeezus</i> dialect depicting his excellence needed; this guy did more for skateboarding than anyone with a gnarly kickflip could ever imagine. Matching …

George Gage's Cult Classic 'Skateboard' Is Coming to BAMcinématek

For this week's Mahal, I talked to director George Gage about his film 'Skateboard.' Released in 1978, the film tells the tale of a semi-bald loser who decides to manage a team of skateboarding teens in hopes of covering some unsettled debts with his...<p>Photo courtesy of BAMcinématek/Photofest.<p>For …

Skateboarding

Jeremy Scott and Santa Cruz Skateboards Reach Settlement Over Plagiarism Claims

Allegations surrounding Jeremy Scott’s 2013 fall/winter showcase as a breach of the creative<p>Allegations surrounding Jeremy Scott‘s 2013 fall/winter showcase as a breach of the creative integrity of Jim Phillips‘s deck designs for Santa Cruz Skateboards and NHS, Inc first sparked controversy in …

R.I.P. Skateboarder Magazine

First introduced in 1964 as a quarterly publication, Skateboarder Magazine helped to pave the way<p>First introduced in 1964 as a quarterly publication, <i>Skateboarder Magazine</i> helped to pave the way not only for future skateboarding rags, but for the popularity of the sport itself. Thus, it comes with …

This Skateboard School Is Keeping Kids Out of Trouble in Brownsville

For this week's Mahal, I checked out the Summer Skateboarding Program at Mt. Ollie Baptists Church in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The program is a result of a collaboration between the Harold Hunter Foundation and Airwalk. Through the program, skateboarders...<p>For this week's Mahal, I checked out the …

Skateboarding

Skateboarders Mobilize As Art Center Tries To Reclaim Cavern

Two centers of culture are in conflict on the banks of the Thames in London. One is the world renowned South Bank Center of the Arts, with four resident orchestras, including the London Philharmonic. It also has conservatories, the Royal Festival Hall, the Hayward Gallery and the Queen Elizabeth …

London

Steve Caballero and Jahan Loh Talk About "DOUBLE DRAGON" Exhibition, Skateboarding and Art

With a joint affinity for skateboarding, art and toy collecting, not to mention their pre-destined<p>With a joint affinity for skateboarding, art and toy collecting, not to mention their pre-destined traits as dragons in the Chinese zodiac calendar, legendary skateboarder-turned-artist Steve Caballero …

adidas Skateboarding "15 Years of Gonz and adidas" Full-Length Video

For more than a decade, skateboarding legend Mark Gonzales has been repping the Three Stripes – a<p>For more than a decade, skateboarding legend Mark Gonzales has been repping the Three Stripes – a relationship culminated this year with the release of Gonz’s first official signature footwear model, …

PNG attack survivors set up trust fund for injured porters

Machete attack victims ask for donations to help porters get the services they need<p>The survivors of a machete attack in Papua New Guinea have set up a trust fund for the local porters who were injured in the ambush.<p>On Tuesday guides Kuia Kerry and Matthew Lasong were hacked to death when they and …

US and Russia reach agreement in Syria weapons talks

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have reached an agreement on a framework for securing Syria's chemical weapons on the third day of intense negotiations in Geneva.<p>Syria has one week to comply. And if Syrian leaders fail to comply, the United States and Russia …

Syria's chemical stockpile easy to find, hard to get to

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Syria's arsenal is concentrated in government-held zones, but routes to these sites are unsafe.<p>September 14, 2013|By Patrick J. McDonnell<p>A fighter allied with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government… (Anwar Amro / AFP/Getty Images )<p>BEIRUT — U.S. officials …

Middle East

Argentina, Brazil agree on cyber-defense alliance against US espionage

Defense ministers of Brazil and Argentina have pledged to cooperate closely to improve cyber defense capabilities following revelations of the scale …

Brazil

Al-Qaeda chief Zawahiri urges 'lone-wolf' attacks on US

<b>The leader of al-Qaeda has issued a message marking the 12th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 attacks.</b><p>In the audio message, Ayman al-Zawahiri talks of the need for small-scale attacks - and even a boycott - to damage the US economy.<p>The message may be seen as a sign of diminishing ambitions and …

Terrorism

The Unbelievable Story About the Time a GOP Congressman Got Drunk & Arm-Wrestled Vladimir Putin to Decide Who Won the Cold War

It seems that the Russians won the Cold War — at least according to a drunken agreement between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.).<p>You’re confused. Let’s start from the beginning.<p>In a new interview with KPCC-FM, Rohrabacher told the unbelievable story about the …

Are Blacks Names ‘Weird,’ or Are You Just Racist?

A Reddit thread has ignited a new debate over unconventional black names.<p>Reddit isn’t just a clearinghouse for interviews, animal pictures, and crazy …

Athletics cost colleges, students millions

As colleges and students face exploding spending, tuition and student debt, many question all of the money spent on sports.<p>CINCINNATI -- College sports create undeniable campus pride and identity, but spending has increased so fast it's taking money from academics and student services.<p>The …

College & University

Associated Press News

'At least 27' Afghan miners killed in collapse

<b>Twenty-seven Afghan miners trapped underground have been found dead in the northern province of Samangan, officials have confirmed to the BBC.</b><p>Provincial governor's spokesman Mohammad Seddiq Azizi said that the men had been working at the Abkhorak coal mine when part of it collapsed.<p>Four members of …

Afghanistan

Japan switches off last nuclear reactor

Japan has started the process of switching off its last working nuclear reactor for a scheduled inspection with no restart in sight due to public hostility towards atomic power.<p>The move on Sunday leaves the world's third largest economy without atomic energy for the second time since the Fukushima …

#JkJhnsn wallride in San Francisco. Photo: @gx1000 #GX1000