ICYMI: Weekly Roundup 📰

Check Out What You May Have Missed From Last Week

VOTE. Done it already? You fucking rule. Haven’t? That’s okay too! Just make a plan. You can find your voting place here. The election goes down THIS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD. Poll hours vary by state, so find out when they open and close by you. And get out there and do the thing!!!

🗞 Now You Know

Savier NIKE SB

Savier’s short-run birthed, or at least shaped, the blueprint of Nike’s SB program. Now, Complex is doing a deep-dive on the history of the brand and it’s a must-read.

With Nike as a somewhat silent partner, Savier was a unique entrant to the market, as they had the appearance of a core brand with the benefits of an industry giant, specifically Nike’s proprietary technology and vast resources.

    • Carhartt WIP skateboarding linked up with renowned international art institution Galleria Continua. The project is centered around the building of an experimental, outdoor skate space at the gallery’s location in Boissy-le-Châtel, an hour east of the French capital.
    • The Nine Club caught up with Ryan Gallant of Visit to break down some tricks, talk skating with PJ Ladd, and a whole lot more.
    • Dave Bachinsky is one of the most technically adept skaters in the world, and he’s letting us in on his deck specs in the in Dew Tour‘s latest ‘Set Ups’ video.
    • Slam City sat down for an in-depth chat with Ryan Lay. The dude is one of those skateboarders “whose skill you might overlook simply because they have so many other things about them equally capable of commanding your interest.”
    • Following up on her 2017 debut, photographer Jenny Sampson released “Skater Girls” featuring tintype photographs of female skateboarders from around the country. You should probably add this to your coffee table today.
    • Pros Lizzie Armanto and Axel Cruysbergh recently got hitched and The Berrics said it best: ‘Til death do us… gnar. Congrats!!!!
    • Alex Greenberg, the videographer behind Noah’s ‘Jolie Rouge,’ shared an early draft of the footage featuring Evan Mock, Alex Midler, Izzy Gonzalez, and Ishod Wair.
    • Red Bull sat down with Leticia Bufoni and Megan Pischke discuss how Boarding for Breast Cancer is educating people about early detection.
    • Ethan Loy put together a Spotiy list of some tracks he thinks you should check out. Spoiler: you should.
    • Sports Illustrated published an in-depth feature on Brighton Zeuner, the 16-year-old who has already won two world skateboarding championships and two X Games gold medals. Now, she’s gearing up for the Tokyo Games.

Benny Gold HUF

Benny Gold was HUF’s original designer, and as such has an extensive collection of HUF gear. In honor of the late Keith Hufnagel, Gold is raffling off everything HUF he has and donating ALL THE PROCEEDS in Hufnagel’s name to cancer research.


🎥 Must Watch

1️⃣ Misugu Okatomo is a 13-year-old phenom who’s leading the next generation of vert skaters and this dude soars.

2️⃣ Jack Curtin cruises through San Francisco in the latest for New Balance as he puts NB#’s 288S to the test.

3️⃣ Vague has been giving us some of the best of UK’s skate scene for years and now they’re premiering footage featuring CSC x Fore-Cast x CRV WKD.

4️⃣ Vans dropped Eugene Choi’s welcome part. ‘SONCARINA‘ is a banger that shows why he’s a perfect addition to the Vans crew.

5️⃣ When he’s not dropping rad silhouettes for New Balance, he’s ripping for Independent. Check out this quick clip from Tiago Lemos.

And 5 more for ya…

1️⃣ Somehow, Mason Silva has managed to put another insane part together and this time it’s being pushed out by Real.

2️⃣ Finland’s Eniz Fazliov put together a packed part to support his new Nike SB colorway, and he’s ripping through all of Europe.

3️⃣ Scope out these skate videos to get a feel for what the vibe on the other side of the world in India.

4️⃣ Niels Bennett, Rob Wootton, Blake Carpenter and a roster of all-time Florida figures shred in the latest for No Hotels and Plus Skateshop.

5️⃣ Steve Alba is dropping some knowledge and some sweet sweet moves in the latest for Santa Cruz. Oh, and Eric Dressen, Emmanuel Guzman, Henry Gartland, and Brian O’Dwyer joined him too.


🎒 Gear

  • Nike SB is teaming up with Japanese streetwear brand WACKO MARIA to reimagine its classic Blazer Low, and it’s dropping this Saturday.
  • Lakai is dropping new Manchester colorways today and noon PST and they are mighty fine lookin’.
  • Liquid Death and The Berrics  hooked up  to drop a limited edition graphic for your skating pleasure.
  • Nora Vasconcellos’s Bronson G3 bearings are back and rollin’ fast.
  • Etnies released its Michelin pack (yup, the tires) featuring : The VEER & Marana
  • Deathwish restocked its logo boards on random color bottom stained veneers and you can cop one in a local shop near you.
  • The Creature x Emerica collab is finally here and it does not disappoint.
  • Real is teasing something new from Ishod and they have our attention…
  • Girl and Chocolate high-vis reflective decks are back. As the days get shorter, you’re going to need one of these.
  • Almost released its Flea Bag series featuring killer graphics for Rodney Mullen, Yuri Facchini, and others.
  • Mother Nature is bringing that cold weather and Zero has you covered with some new crews and hoodies.
  • Fallen dropped Zach Doelling signature Kansas City Phoenix colorway and a quick little edit to go with it.
  • DC x ACDC. Yup, that’s a lot of letters but it’s going to be awesome. Mark you cals because it hits Saturday, November 7th.

In his last video-recorded interview, Keith Hufnagel tells stories from his career as a pro skater, talks about the founding of HUF, and more.