Winter is here (for those of you in the north) — and that means snow. And snow means skiing and snowboarding, the latter of which is one of Christian Haller's favorite pastimes. The Swiss Olympian and snowboarder got together with a few of his friends to do some free-riding in fresh powder, the title of the video comes from the anagram of "sense of feeling things".Read More
20|50 celebrates two adidas icons - Mark Gonzales and Tyshawn Jones - separated by thirty years in age yet unified through skateboarding. Set with the backdrop of Manhattan, TJ and the Gonz meet up with friends and strangers alike, showcasing their creative approach to skateboarding their hometown of New York City.Read More
Surf clips are a dime a dozen, and often posting them is done more out of courtesy than admiration. But Chippa Wilson and Brendon Gibbens surfing through France? We’ll take it. Through The Pines although reminiscent of the masterpiece The Place Beyond The Pines starring Canadian Ryan Gosling will take you on quite a different ride then you might have signed up for at the beginning. We do however recommend both.Read More
James McKean was 14 when he saw the first Shipstern's stairs descend, now he's one of the best out there. It takes a certain type of personality and or upbringing to find amusement in surfing cold, mutilated waves. For most, boardies, sand and soft walls will do just fine. James McKean is one of those individuals who feel alive zipping up head to toe in rubber and hurling himself into life-threatening situations atop a surfboard.Read More
Here's a new clip from Adidas Skateboarding featuring Miles Silvas titled One Stop, where he skates through Koreatown in Los Angeles to a jazz soundtrack. The adidas Skateboarding produced video is a departure for both the brand and Silvas, as it offers a new feel and format. Silvas is an extremely gifted skateboarder, known for skating big obstacles, but in One Stop, he’s captured on the streets, throwing down difficult tricks at a casual clip. He doesn’t fall for the duration of the clip, uniquely filmed in a single shot, sans cuts, a rarity in skateboarding.Read More
Who doesn't love B-sides? Especially when they’re A-Grade!
Filmmaker Perry Gershkow just released this short film aptly titled “Always More,” starring Noah Wegrich, Nate Tyler, Mitch Coleborn and Torren Martyn (a delightful closing segment). Here are a few clips that didn’t make it into his full-length film, “Just for Kicks,” but merit public consumption. Consume.Read More
Here's something soothing to turn the dial down (and maybe turn another up): Californians Luki O'Keefe, Mele Saille, and World Champion-turned-top-notch-chef, Jen Smith (whose been keeping more than her pairing knives sharp, it would seem), enjoying a few Southern California sessions.Read More
Morgan Maassen's 'Jungle' needs to be seen if you haven't already. Remember 'An Ode to the Sea'? Go ahead, we'll wait. Okay, good. Well his new internet edit was made up of chapters from various jaunts around the world and is every bit as good. The footage was shot over a 4 year period with some of our favourite surfers in different parts of the world. It's classic MM and it's just classic.Read More
Anyone that lives on the east coast of Australia will agree that it’s been one of the most forgettable summers—as far as waves are concerned—in living memory. Who are we kidding? Summer is generally a let down for waves on the east coast anyway, so you have got to make the most of what you have right? And the water can still more than often have a tinge of briskness in it, even in the peak of summer. So the legends at Adelio sent out Chippa Wilson and Robbie Rickard to find some 1-foot mush to splash around in and give their new vests a workout. find them here.Read More
Every so often, a huge brand with a lot of money does something worthwhile with their pile of cash.
Enter, complete nutbag Candide Thovex, the French professional skier who first came to our attention through his phenomenal GoPro videos. He’s teamed up with Audi to film this unbelievable four and a half minute film of him skiing every surface known to mankind: volcanoes, jungles, Great Wall of China, Sahara, you name it. And whoever’s behind the camera work of him doing so—are they paying you enough? It’s racked up almost a million views in the past 24 hours, and we highly suggest you press play above to see what all the fuss is about.Read More
The Oscar nominations for Best Documentary Feature are in, and in the mix are doping scandals, a road trip across France with art icons, a murder victim turned suspect, New York’s smallest bank under threat, and The White Helmets of war-torn Syria. Is it surprising that Netflix-produced documentaries account for two of the five nominees? Given their colossal output and cash dollars to back such productions, probably not at all. While you never want to monopolise the market, Netflix spending in the general area of $7 billion on content last year’s nothing to heap shit on. So without further ado, here’s five films...Read More
Jack Freestone’s easily one of the most aesthetically pleasing surfers on three fins.
Once you go down the rabbit hole with “alternate”!? surfboard riding (which we may be guilty of)—where style’s everything—hi-fi thrustering has the tendency to look choppy, regardless of the technicality of what they’re doing. Jack Free doesn’t suffer from stop/start syndrome; he’s got that unteachable ability to link progressive manoeuvres seamlessly.Read More
A good poker face can win you a fortune or help you sell a difficult lie, but that term might be leading us all astray. For poker champ Liv Boeree, calling someone's bluff isn't about their face at all, it's often much more about their body as a whole—and one part in particular. "The feet are often the most reliable thing to look at on your opponent because they might be completely stoic in their face but their feet are bouncing around," she says.Read More
Members of the Dull Men’s Club regard themselves as “dull but not boring”. They delight in a shared curiosity for the stuff of life that’s usually overlooked and ignored. In the film above, one member is excited by discovering new roundabouts, another by finding discarded bricks. The Dull Men’s Club is a kind of sanctuary in cyberspace where fellas can hang out and covet the commonplace and the unconventional.Read More
Australian photographer Jason Charles Hill went on a life changing two-week trip through the Patagonian part of the Andes, capturing the natural beauty of the environment alongside a Mercedes-Benz G-Class. If these photos don't give you wanderlust, Kalum Ko's video certainly will. Check the photos and the video out below.Read More
When it comes to spots, Tokyo is probably up there with the skate meccas of the modern world, but it ain’t an easy place to get tricks.Yoichiro Tamada is a Japanese skater who lives in Tokyo, and recently some of his homies from San Diego came to visit. They skated a bunch of the city’s spots, ate some world-class ramen and hit up the bars in Shibuya. On what was supposed to be their final morning in Japan, Yoichiro woke up to find his living room sprawled with sleeping skaters, but there were only four of them, instead of the usual five. Where was the fifth?Read More
Snow, sweat, testosterone and the sound of chainsaws. Every four years, over a period of three months in winter, wood is being cut in a steep mountain high above Lake Ägeri and prepared for log rafting. Neither economic change nor technology has been able to replace this traditional and sustainable craft in Switzerland.Read More
Tyler, The Creator's Tiny Desk performance was a first for many reasons. It was the Los Angeles rapper's first time performing at our offices, but moreover, it was the Tiny Desk's first nighttime performance, a special request from Tyler and his team in order to professionally light the "stage" themselves. Members of Tyler's lighting crew came to the office a day before to set it up, eventually bathing him and his band in shades of fuchsia, orange and blue — one for each song — during the early evening show.Read More
13 of the best skaters on the planet travel to 18 cities, and cover over 4000km in this solid short film that features a star-studded cast which includes last year’s Skater of the Year Kyle Walker, Lopez, Daan Van Der Linden, Milton Martinez and many more. Check it out, and be sure to stay until the end to see Milton’s killer wall-ride.Read More
Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet's Couloir, even in the best of conditions. Doing it in icy conditions on mountain bikes is nothing short of insane, and that's exactly what Cam McCaul and Casey brown did. Corbet's Couloir is one of the most legendary and challenging ski runs in the world.Read More