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Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, June 16, 2014

Product Guide: Slick Shoes

The Sector 9 Shred Thane line has made room for one more solid addition... meet the Slick Shoes. This 71mm side-set wheel starts at a 31mm contact patch and will keep its rounded lip to the core. Along with its unique high-performance urethane formula the Slick Shoes will have you smiling and sliding all summer long!

Posted In Photos by admin Friday, June 13, 2014

Matt K. in the Bay

While shooting for his recent Skate[Slate] interview Matt Kienzle had some stylish shots left over. SkateHouseMedia was rad enough to release a few of them this week for us to enjoy.

Hoarding style is one of Matt's specialties and its well documented in this photo set: http://www.skatehousemedia.com/06/11/2014/photos-matt-k-in-the-bay

 

Posted In Photos by admin Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tattoosday #57 - Johnny 13

We haven't seen a Tattoosday for a few months and almost started requiring our team to get inked up. Thanks to Johnny 13 for saving us with this Downhill Division tribute. If you have some S9 ink we don't know about it, send it over and we will feature it on Tattoosday!

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, June 09, 2014

Jacko's Coast Gold

Jackson Shapiera does not come from the Gold Coast although he is Australian, and he did not coast to a gold. He did however plummet down the Vernon DH course with such raw finesse that he claimed victory and earned one of the few coveted Coast Longboarding Gold Medals.

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, June 02, 2014

Product Guide: Carbon Flight

Ground control to Sector 9, the Carbon Flight has landed. 5-plies of maple sandwiched between carbon fiber and fiberglass has never looked so good. This board comes complete with everything you need to glide across any paved surface... and some unpaved. Watch as the Downhill Division puts it through its paces.

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, May 19, 2014

Grind TV Goes Downhill

On the heels of the Catalina Island Classic, our old friend, and Grind TV’s colorful character Chris Cote reached out to us about the current state of downhill. He wanted to get caught up with the scene, so we sat him down with Louis Pilloni. Chris asked, Louis answered; get a load of these two.

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Thursday, May 15, 2014

Depass Is Fast

Harrison Depass is fast, speedy, agile, swift and whatever other rapid synonyms you can think of. Try to keep up in this quick clip of Harrison ripping down a beach-bound bomber.

Posted In Events by admin Friday, May 09, 2014

Catalina Classic 2014 - Sector 9 Edition



Returning back to the island getaway for a lucky 3rd year meant that the Downhill Division had one thing on their mind... win everything! The competition was fierce, the party was legendary, and when the dust settled local bomber AJ Haiby had claimed the crown! Congrats to all of the riders who made the journey and raced their wheels off!