Color Magazine — September 2011 Archive Blogger Profile
News, updates, and press releases from the general skateboard industry and beyond.
Feel like being lazy on Tuesdays? Well get off your behind and do something! Head to London Pub (300 Main St. Vancouver, BC) with some mellow $2 beers, music from live dj's and skateboard video oldies - weekly!
After 3 years in the making, the highly anticipated video by Kitsch Skateboards is premiering at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver on October 7! Be There!
The Three Vancouver artists who make up the collective Oops Fantasy, Justin Gradin (Color), Ben Jaques, and Doug Wideen, talk about their new book, their fantastic rap beats and their love for all things weird.
See Their show for yourself during Olio Festival, Sept 22-25 2011
Adidas has updated their skate site with a bunch of new features and content: new downloads, a Lucas Puig Pro spotlight video, all new footwear and apparel...and this video of the Adidas team in Greece. Check it:
ALSO: Today at Underworld Montreal from 6 PM to 9 PM, the entire Adidas Skate team will be doing a meet n greet and mini ramp demo. Check out the Facebook Page for more details.
Want a chance to win $500 worth of Sitka swag? Film a kick-ass party line and post it on our Facebook fan page!
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"To become a good skateboarder you just have to lose your fear, and they don't have any fear in the first place". These are the kids of Skateistan, the world's first co-educational skateboarding school in Afghanistan (http://skateistan.org). The non-profit organization aims to give internally displaced youth valuable skills and opportunities in cross-cultural interaction, education, and personal empowerment. Skateistan brings together kids of different ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders to give them the tools they need to promote social change and development in their country. And, these kids just love to skate. Here are some of them on Go Skateboarding Day in Kabul this year:
There are lots of ways to support this unique and important cause, but the most fun way is coming up next week. The Marc Curtis Smith Skateboard Slide Guitar Art Open (click here for details) aims to raise as much money as possible for Skateistan: two great bands (Phoenix Thunderbird and Dead Voices), drink specials and more, all to benefit the charity.