When they decided to do construction on the Banzai Skatepark back in November all of the locals were thrilled. That was up until they filled the bowl with dirt and let the park sit closed and dormant for months. Billy Fortier and Jon Steele could no longer sit by and watch, so they barged it... check the photos: http://www.confuzine.com/2014/01/14/park-barge-banzai-skate-park-oahu-hawaii/
Danny Tumia, aka Skeletor, aka Santa, has gathered all of his elves for a holiday thrash-a-thon in the Dos Bowl workshop just in time for Christmas. After making toys all year long the elves needed to cut loose... and so did santa.
Posted In Good Causes that Deserve Applauses by admin Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Our brother from Puerto Rico, Alexis Rivera, has been presented with a truly massive challenge. Alexis was diagnosed with cancer last month, at the young age of 25, and needs all of our help. Please read the passage below from his good friend Pedro Huck Rosa and contribute whatever you can.
Remember how lucky we all really are during this holiday season... donate here: http://www.gofundme.com/5jxgn4
In October, during a recent trip to the United States in which he was working to bring exposure to a group of Puerto Rican children competing on a major skate contest that took place in Florida, Alexis started to experience much pain and swelling in his groin area. As soon as he came back to Puerto Rico, he checked in to the hospital and had to undergo an emergency operation to remove what seemed to be a tumor. Two weeks later when the tumor biopsy results came in, Alexis was diagnosed with cancer, which originated in his testicular area and has now spread towards his abdomen.
Previous to his soon to start chemo treatment, Alexis had to undergo various studies which weren't covered by his health insurance. As of now, Alexis is slated to begin his chemotherapy sessions this friday December 6th. His oncologist is very optimistic of his recovery due to Alexis' athletic condition and his high spirit and will to overcome his illness.This has been a rough couple of months for him, his family and friends. This page was created to raise funds towards life expenses that he and his family will incur throughout this long journey ahead. Please feel free to contribute whatever you can, help spread awareness and support during this tough time. Anything will be appreciated! With your help, we can help chip away at the costs of Alexis' growing medical bills and also help his family cover basic costs to take care of him, including his recovery, their transportation for visits to the hospital and assistance to cover living costs. We are also asking as we get together with our families and loved ones this Holiday Season, please keep Alexis and his family in your thoughts and prayers throughout Alexis' quest to Fight Cancer!
Alexis would like to thank his family, his friends, sponsors and all the people who support his skateboarding for all the love and support they have shown him through all his career.
Peace, light and many blessings, everyone!"
-Pedro Huck Rosa
This Friday the Sector 9 team will be taking over the Muir Skate Shop in San Diego. Stop by after 4pm for free food, giveaways, live music, and a chance to skate the Muir Ramp with the pros!
This is not a part where she falls a lot, in fact she sticks some killer lines. Fall 2013 saw Evelyn Abad ripping her hometown parks, now we get to see too.
Alexis Rivera is one of the most positive humans you can meet. He shreds on a skateboard and is a proud Puerto Rican. He is a fantastic host, tour guide, and ambassador to the island paradise. Watch Alexis rip all of his favorite local spots while feeling right at home.
The Gullwing Truck Co. boys ascended on the bay area last month with one thing in mind... skate the hell out of everything! Shaun Ross and Elijah Anderson kept to that mantra perfectly.
Tibs Parise is back in the French Riviera in his hometown for a few weeks. He has been reunited with all his favorite skate spots while spending some quality time with old friends.