Zumiez Best Foot Forward - Oakland, CA 2018
19/06/2018 - 19/06/2018
Zumiez Best Foot Forward - Honolulu, HI 2018
23/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
Zumiez Best Foot Forward - Dortmund, Germany 2018
Vans Hi Standard Series - Timberline, OR (HCSC) 2018
27/06/2018 - 27/06/2018
Thredbo Snow Series – Rail Jam 2018
29/06/2018 - 29/06/2018
Thredbo Snow Series – Ridercross 2018
23/07/2018 - 23/07/2018
Women's Junior MW Project 2018
14/06/2018 - 20/06/2018
Men's Junior Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing pres by Hurley 2018
19/06/2018 - 22/06/2018
Women's Junior Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing pres by Hurley 2018
Competitions, grom searches, fresh products and other cool stuff
7 skaters... 7 filmers... all looking for XGames Gold! Voting begins April 25th!
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This little hook will end the need for pricey, fiddly skate strap bags. It works on ANY two strap backpack, and with ANY skateboard. Woah!
The 2017 Trick of the Year presented by Active is back!!
Here's a neat idea - a piece of hardware that can give ANY board surf moves!
Skate grom extraordinaire SKY is already legendary for her 9 years and has a massive heart for helping others too.
In August Citroen revealed their new concept camper van - the SpaceTourer - developed with RipCurl.
Switch wheels for blades and try skateboarding on ice!
Far from the epicentre of the skate industry, a group of Cypriot engineers, designers and skate enthusiasts have created a revolutionary new deck. Capsule uses similar material to that used in aerospace capsules - hence the name and groovy space themed graphics.
Beat the city boredom and try an electric skateboard from Mellow Boards. Effortlessly transform your board with the German-made drive - just replace the back truck to make it fully electric!
The Element Make It Count Series is back with a new format for 2017!
Deadline June 29th! Winners announced July 3rd.
New York, Brooklyn
For those of you who dread the last days of snow season, the LEIF board gives year round pavement snowboarding!
Hex teamed up with Guy Mariano to create this stylish and durable skatepack. It's crammed with skate-specific features such as a skate tool spot, POV pocket and hide-away skate straps. It also wont get scuffed from your grip-tape. Other features include a laptop compartment, water bottle storage and Air-mesh on the back to help keep things cool.
California, San Francisco
BoardUp is the world's first patented self-folding longboard, requiring no hands to fold. It's easy to fit in your backpack or locker, by your desk, or even in an airplane compartment. Now, you can longboard anywhere in the world with ease.
BE SEEN with a single device made from aerospace grade steel that allows you to skate at night with confidence.
These USA made decks are tougher and lighter than most. Check out the beasty test these guys created to prove their creation's legit!
A fresh, more sustainable approach to decks is coming out of Finland, where a team of skaters have taken inspiration for their brand from the early Northern European logging industry. Their old-meets-new thinking has created a board that is durable, recyclable AND water proof. Win win win!
California, Venice Beach
Track number of runs, waves, or passes, top speed, calories burned, turns, jumps, airtime, and much more.
Freedom in your bag!
Get your tricks entered by Dec 31st!
A robotic, motorised stick that'll boost you and your board. Cruise uphill, speed through the city or launch into insane tricks at up to 30 miles an hour!!! Yes.
Lithe Skateboards have developed a near indestructible deck that'll out last anything you've skated before. Looking to mass manufacture their carbon fiber design, the guys at Lithe have set up a crowd funding page where you can get your hands on one at discount prices before anyone else.
With just less than two weeks to go, this griptape project needs a final push. Personalise to the max with their precision lazer cutting machine!
Pramash boards were successful with their Kickstarter funding last month so they can now snap into action and get the Lean Longboard mass produced!
In case you missed it, the Quinny Longboardstroller (or board buggy) hit the streets of Europe this time last year. As summer's finally arrived in much of the northern hem, it seems like the perfect thing to get out and about in the city and spread the shred to all ages.
California, Palo Alto
Started with a push from kickstarter, the AirDog is thankfully one of the success stories that's made it through planning, design and production to become available to action sports fans around the globe. This drone could seriously be the answer to your footage dreams.
Making it possible to get out after dark, these instantly expand your riding and filming scope. Lume cubes rock.
Take the wheels off and ride on the snow!
Germany's largest skatepark has finally got the go-ahead to be built in Düsseldorf for 2 million Euros. After nearly a decade of waiting, it will be awesome to see this large-scale skate project finally reach completion and start seeing some action.
Element's Make It Count tour hits cities all over the world during 2016. Hunting out top unknown talent, it's a chance to get some major recognition.