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Party at the Ponds 6

  I am not good with words, so I’ll keep it simple. Rich and Jen Pond opened their compound up for a sixth straight year in Jeddo, Michagan. A core group of skaters made...

Mikeapalooza 5

Mikeapalooza is annual backyard vert gathering that occurs on June 20th in Dunkirk, Maryland.  Vert skaters from all over the country make the pilgrimage every year for this special weekend. There are no judges, Athlete lounge’s,...

XGames 2015 Austin

It was a hot one in Austin for XGames. Temperatures hovered around 90 degrees everyday. But the skateboarders took the heat in stride and competed at a high level.  In vert, the veteran PLG...

Spring BowlBBQ

If you go to a public skatepark, chances are it will be well designed and the transitions will be poured near perfect. But there is something missing at a public park- the vibe. Growing up in Maryland...

The Yard : 2-year Anniversary Party

About 3 weeks ago I received a text message from this guy: Jeremiah Risk, seen here doing an indy air over the hip in his backyard, invited me to come celebrate the 2-year anniversary of his private bowl,...

Vert Attack 9

Every year vert skateboarders make the pilgrimage to the Bryggeriet skatepark located in Malmo Sweden. Vert Attack is different than any other contest in the world in that, people come for the stoke not...

Positiv Demo at Charm City Vert

If you where to ask a skateboard pro living in San Diego to come to Baltimore to do a demo in February, you would be laughed at. But that’s exactly what Andy MacDonald did...

Super SessionIII

  Super Session is a annual winter gathering in Florence Kentucky. Vert brothers from across the country converge on this small town to rip, rampage and party. Peter Furnee started SS to get a...