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Lookback Library: Signed, Sealed, Delivered Part 3/3 – Kevin’s Van

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Have you ever thought about just living in a van and spending life on the road? Well, Lookback Library Founder Kevin Marks found a way to do just that and he is definitely making the most of it.

In the conclusion of the Lookback Library Signed, Sealed, Delivered series, Kevin introduces his van where he stores his traveling magazine exhibition, talks about his first skateboard, and more.

Lookback Library: Signed, Sealed, Delivered Part 2/3

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

When’s the last time you saw a clip or photo of El Vortex?

In part 2 of 3, Kevin gets nostalgic and pages through some choice magazines from the past and digs himself into the holes of skateboarding history. Check out some bits from old Slap, Big Brother, Lowcard, Juice, Push, Concussion, and 43 Magazines with Kevin and learn more about how you can donate to the Lookback Library.

Stay tuned for part 3 on Friday.

Lookback Library: Signed, Sealed, Delivered Part 1/3

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Kevin Marks, founder of Lookback Library, introduces his Signed, Sealed, Delivered exhibit in which he travels the US showcasing skate magazines that are autographed by the skater on the cover and have also been previously mailed to famous skateboard personalities. Kevin’s passion for skateboarding and sharing the stoke brought him to Cleveland, Ohio where we met up with him at Tri Star Skateshop to check out his exhibit on display at the Welfare Line Skateboard Collector convention.

Learn more about Kevin’s radically historical exhibit and his mission to create skateboard magazine libraries across the country here in part 1 of 3. Stay tuned for part 2 on Wednesday and part 3 on Friday.

Artists of Theory: Josh Roberts Interview & Glen Fox Edit

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Street Canoe pal Isaac-Mckay Randozzi interviewed Australian filmmaker Josh Roberts for the Theories of Atlantis site and Josh put together this edit to accompany the interview. Nice work, fellas. Check it out.

A Few Hours: Under A Bridge With Some Yinzers

Friday, September 29th, 2017

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We recently made a day trip to Pittsburgh to link up with some friends and ended up seeking shade under a bridge spot that has some fun stuff to play around on. Check out a few photos from the day here in the features section.

“DEVOTED”

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Lucas Beaufort is a 35 years old french artist obsessed with skateboarding as well as skateboard magazines. Since March 2016, he has travelled the globe across Europe, US, Japan and Australia to meet the most influential skateboard media to get their opinion about the future of print. What you can watch above is all of his hard work and dedication to the thing that we all hold so near and dear, skateboarding.

“DEVOTED” is a tribute to people who spent their life documenting skateboarding.

Skate MD

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

SkateMD is a Northern California based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to heal hearts by spreading kindness and skateboarding to special populations of children facing developmental, physical, emotional or family challenges. Check out this video showcasing their program and all the smiles it brings to the children it reaches.

Hawassa Skatepark, Ethiopia

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Hawassa Skatepark Campaign from Ethiopia Skate on Vimeo.

With your support, Ethiopia Skate will be able to continue its grassroots efforts of promoting access to skateboarding by constructing Ethiopia’s second free access, community-built skatepark in the town of Hawassa. Find out more and donate.

Rough Cut: Gilbert Crockett’s “Gospel” Part

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Thrasher just released the rough cut of Gilbert Crockett’s footage from Venue Skateshop’s “Gospel” video. Click play watch Gilbert look really good on a skateboard skating mostly spots in his hometown of Richmond, VA.

A Few Hours – Dan & Michael Do Grove City

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

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We recently spent an afternoon at Grove City Skatepark in Columbus, Ohio with Cleveland rippers Michael Dolsen and Dan Madercic. Click here to see them get radical in the features section.