14 Tries & 14 Years: Aaron Harrison For Broadcast

March 23, 2011

Fourteen years ago, Zero Skateboards released the instant hit video Thrill Of It All (1997). Despite the great lineup on the Zero team, the comparatively unknown Aaron Harrison had one of the most talked-about parts in the whole video. If you’ve seen it, you know exactly what we’re referring to. The munificent BS 180s, the high speed bank bombs, the cranium-bonk-to-viewer-cringe, and of course the notorious 14 attempts at the shipping container ollie to bank. The Who turned down the volume on their serenading amps just enough to allow the sound of Aarons fortitude push him to the 15th try and make. Call the doctor…

Connor Eats Gravel

March 23, 2011

Australia’s Soggybones Magazine just dropped part 2 of their DIY park episode. Build your own spots. Check the video featuring Connor Getzlaff and friends here. Can your wheels do that?

The Berrics Trajectory Presents Telegraph Episode 3/3

March 18, 2011

This creative new company by Mr. Brian Lotti should require no introduction, but The Berrics did an excellent job of bringing Telegraph Skateboards to the stage with this three-part Trajectory series. With our good friend Lotti at the artistic controls and an ambitious team of young skate talent, Telegraph is sending a great message and we can’t wait to see what’s next. Thanks to the Berrics for this motivating series about small brands like ours.

Gareth Stehr Interview

March 16, 2011

This certainly isn’t new or anything, but the skate department over at ESPN recently interviewed the intergalactic Gareth Stehr. Over the many years of his prolific career, he has been down, and he has been out: But he has never been down & out. He is living proof that if you skate like a pillaging pirate, things always fall into place. After reading the full interview, you should also check out Scary Gary’s own blog, Dirt Squid. Photos by Joe Hammeke.

Introducing International Rider Eirik Svensen

March 10, 2011

The cat is out of the bag, or katten er ute av sekken according to Google Translate. It is true, we have secret weaponry in Norway. We think you will enjoy this video of our newest Broadcast Correspondent slaying the streets like some kind of heavy Norwegian black metal. Filmed by Jan K. Haaland. If you are on one of those mobile devices, click here. Welcome to the team, Eirik.

Make Friends With The Midwest Tour

March 5, 2011

Next week Paul Shier, Kevin Coakley, and Marty Murawski will be touring the heartland of America for the Make Friends With The Midwest Tour. If you are near any of the retailers or parks on the list, we suggest you check it out! Special thanks to everyone involved in making these demos possible. For more information, click here. The Midwest is cool.