For all the avid skateboarding heads and fans alike, there’s a few updates and announcements for your vice. Pro skater Luan Oliveira was confirmed to be the next addition to the Nike Skateboarding family through a personal and broadcasted phone call from Paul Rodriguez himself. His technique and style serves a purpose of in this industry and his purpose served him well.
In regards to that matter, Luan Oliveira actually landed himself the winner of the 2nd Annual skateboarding competition better known as the Maloof Money Cup World Championship all the way down in Kimberly, South Africa. Luan not only proved his worth amongst Nike, but he has done so with the 1st prize purse of $100,000 for pocket money. Be on the lookout for many more stories to come with this guy.
In other news, the final results of the competition is below in due order.
Final End Results (Street)
1st – Luan Oliveira
2nd – Ryan Decenzo
3rd – Manny Santiago
Vert Final End Results
1st – Pierre Luc Gagnon
2nd – Bob Burnquist
3rd – Andy Macdonald
Would you trade style for comfort, or vice versa? Better yet, why wouldn’t you want to combine the two? Well thanks to Rustic Dime that option is available for everyone. With a choice of skinny and slim jeans in various colors theres certainly a pair to fit your preference. They’re made with 98% cotton along with 2% of stretch denim that allows for a ride on your favorite board or a stroll on the boardwalk.
The skinny fit was made for purposes other than style as well, for example the silhouette of the pair creates a terrific ride on your board thanks to its wind reduction that enables more freedom and movement than your usual pair. Not only is it fashionable, but it serves a purpose of helping you land your tricks and enjoying a smooth ride.
The slim fit is perfect for anyone who appreciates a tailored pair of jeans. The slim cut accommodates the outfits in your wardrobe and can be mixed and matched for endless possibilities. Rustic Dime is pretty much your idea of a diamond in the rough. Every pair is constructed with an amazing amount of detail along with high quality components to satisfy the desires of fashion heads everywhere. In addition to the quality of these jeans, they sell at an incredibly low price that’ll cushion your wallet or purse.
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In case you didn’t know, there have been a lot of speculations and rumors involving the skate scene. Pro skater Windsor James just linked up with Krew as a new addition. Jani Laitiala is said to have a pro model being released from Selfish skateboards in a few months. Kellen James has been rumored to click up with Osiris as the newest affiliate to their pro team, its not on their website yet, but if you’re checking it pretty often it’ll be sure to confirm the rumor soon enough. When the time comes, check out his moves in their upcoming video. It’s also been rumored that Skater Jake Brown left Blind in exchange for being endorsed by SK8MAFIA.
Vox Footwear added Jordan Hoffart as well as Josh Hawkins to their crew of skaters. These two amazing riders have been added to the likes of Dave Bachinsky, Shawn Hale, & Cody McEntire to top off their up and coming summer tour being held in Europe this year. To conclude this coverage it has been said that Rob Gonzales, Adelmo Jr. & Rodrigo Peterson are not being represented on LRG’s team page, but its been rumored that the three are still associated to the brand.
20 years, 20 iconic skaters, & 20 images along with the one and only half cab. The perfect formula for the opening of the Vans Syndicate “Twenty” exhibit being featured at the New Image Art gallery in Hollywood, CA. With a mashup of the most iconic skate legends from Stevie Williams to Mr. Caballero, this classic displays a collection of the history of the Half Cab through the legends that made them what they are today. The exhibit was put together by skater and photographer Lance Dawes. It commemorates the life and times of the classic pair of shoes that we know as the Half Cabs.
Vans covers the grid with the likes of skate icons such as Christian Hosoi, Jason Dill, and Chad Muska with the amazing photography of Mike O’Meally and Ben Colen that captures the essence of the Half Cab through the years and changes. The Half Cab has been here for twenty years, make that twenty years in counting. This shoe has paved the way for the competition to blunder from, and has influenced the skate scene for years to come.
Get acquainted with Brixton. They’re an embracement of culture, fashion, music, and a lifestyle of expression. Now if you’re already familiar with Brxtn, then you’re well aware of the bold styling and retro approach of their products, focusing mainly on their hats and jackets. But as summer nears, Brixton will have you covered for whatever the situation may be regarding beaches, summer nights, or surf sessions.
With an awesome line-up of board shorts and t-shirts alike, they’ll have you looking and staying cool at the same time. We all know how frustrating the sun can be, especially after getting used to the past seasons with layers of clothing. Well, times have changed and so should your wardrobe. Now is the time to stock up and take advantage of these offers, especially before they’re all gone.
Out with the old and in with the new, Huf just recently brought us the Spring 2012 Collection with the aid of the Spring Lookbook. They enlisted photographer Brian Kelley as well to direct the overall effect of the book. Just add Brian, Huf riders Emilio Cuilan and Tucker Phillips to the equation, and a masterpiece is what you’ll end up with.
The book was shot in the streets of New York for a clean yet raw feel of the brand’s appearance, and not only that, whats a better setting for Huf then Keith’s native land. The book traces back to its roots with the visual imagery of where Huf and its counterparts where conceived.
The collection is consistent as always and focuses on a wide variety of pieces consisting of hats, tees, and shoes as well. Huf keeps it simple with their combination of street and skate wear that ultimately keeps us satisfied with variation and style.
and while you’re at it, Check out the Huf Collection right here on our online store at Stix!
In case you guys didn’t know or weren’t aware of, Stix has switched their entire system and is running on an entirely new and efficient site that allows for way more accessibility than before. We now offer coupon discounts and an abundance of new products coming in weekly. Make sure you check it out and spread the word. As of now, we have received a few shipments from the hottest brands out right now including Acrylick and Huf. Do yourself a favor and be sure to get your hands on these limited products. They’re going fast so don’t miss out. While you’re there you might want to check out our awesome selection of sale and clearance items that are selling for incredibly low prices, no matter what your price range and budget is theres always something in store for you here at Stix.