etnies Party Friday Night After Maloof Money Cup!

9 07 2009

This Friday, July 10 after Day 1 of the Maloof Money Cup, ya’ll better get yo asses to The Huddle in Costa Mesa if you know what’s good! Free PBR and Trailer Park Ice Teas all night long! Check out some of the action from last year’s party. Oh the fun sweaty times we had!

PBR+Party_etnies

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Merry Christmas!

24 12 2008

I know I”ve been lagging big time but I’m here! Not dead! Just super fuckin busy, zippin away here and there, and of course the damn holidays. Love em, but hate the iditos that come along with them. Thank God for Ebay, Amazon and other online shopping.

I’ll be updating this blog with more music, skateboarding, crazy pics and more shockers shorlty, so don’t get your dingle berries in a rutt! But in the mean time, Merry Christmas, “It’s the time of the season for loving.”

"It's the time of the season for loving"

"It's the time of the season for loving"





Paul Rodriguez in “Vicious Circle”

1 08 2008

Damn, this kid is on fire! Not only with his skateboarding career taking first at everything he competes in (lets see how X-games pan out today), the opening of his steezy boutique Primitive, and now his acting career. With “Street Dreams” to arrive during the holidays (along with his first born!), his latest film “Vicious Circle” is already getting mad hype!

“Vicious Circle” wins the top prize, “Best Picture”, at the 2008 HBO New York International Film Festival in New York City. Check out the full press release here.

Trailer and interview below:

Check out the P-rod interview in the August/September issue of LUCID Magazine.





The Maloof Skateboarding Assistance Foundation

10 07 2008

As an exciting and skillful a sport skateboarding is, skaters are constantly putting their bodies at risk. With crazy injuries such as Jake Brown’s slam at the 2007 X-games, and Pat Duffy’s crash back in 2006 on Bob Burnquist’s mega ramp, the medical assistance can be a tumultuous time if not properly insured.

As Joe Maloof brings the “world’s greates skateboarding competion” to us this weekend, he has also started a kick ass foundation. The Maloof Skateboarding Assistance Foundation is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing support to professional skaters who suffer catastrophic injuries arising from skateboarding events as well as educating the public about the sport of Skateboarding. The
Foundation was established in 2008 by Joe and Gavin Maloof.

Board of Directors:
Joe Maloof, Chairman
Gavin Maloof, Vice-Chairman
Tom Land, Secretary & Treasurer
Carlton Fletcher
Matina Kolokotronis

Good news for the world of skateboarding.





Mystic Sk8 Cup 2008 Results

7 07 2008

Well I didn’t make it out to the beautiful Czech Republic for the annual Mystic Sk8 Cup. Instead I was soaking up the sun and some margaritas down south in Puerto Penasco, Mexico. I’m sure some more crazy memories were made for many in the cool city of Prague, as well as some serious shredding. The results are as followed:

Street
1. Jereme Rogers – USA $8,000
2. Daniel Vieira – BRA $4,000
3. Diego Oliveira – BRA $2,000
4. Rodil Jr. – BRA $1,500
5. Phil Zwijsen – BEL $1,200
6. Ruben Rodrigues – POR $1,000
7. Axel Cruysberghs – BEL $800
8. Milton Martinez – ARG $750
9. Deigo Fiorese – BRA $700
10. Tomas Vintr – CZE $650

Ladies
1. Lacey Baker – USA $1,000
2. Evelien Bouilliart – BEL $600
3. Lyn Z Adams-Hawkins – USA $400
4. Sabrina Goggel – GER $300
5. Sophie Poppe – BEL $250

Bowl
1. Julien Benoliel – FRA $2,500
2. Sandro Dias – BRA $1,350
3. Jimmy “The Greek” Marcus – USA $1,000
4. Juergen Horrwarth – GER $850
5. Alex Giraud – FRA $700
6. Diego Doural – ESP $600
7. Daniel Cardone – ITA $500
8. Ferit Batir – AUT $400
9. Guillaume Mocquin – FRA $300
10. Enrico Petralia – SWE $200

Vert
1. Sandro Dias – BRA $4,000
2. Renton Millar – AUS $2,300
3. Juergen Horrwarth – GER $1,500
4. Neal Hendrix – USA $1,000
5. Cristiano Mateus – BRA $800
6. Terence Bougdour – FRA $700
7. Nathan Beck – AUS $600
8. Nicky Guerrero – DEN $500

Congrats to all and especially my girl Lacey Baker for handlin’ it and takin’ the Ladies 1st place glory. Well deserved … Check out her skills below and be sure to watch her compete at the upcoming Maloof Money Cup.





MTV And NBC Get Buddy Buddy With AST

29 05 2008

Wow (as I say that in a monotone, satirical manner), MTV and NBC has inked a partnership with the AST (Action Sports Tour). No surprise here, and I think for anyone to get all angry about it is kind of lame. Hate it or love it, skateboarding once again becomes even more mainstream and profitable. It’s like when your favorite band that was once so under the radar goes huge, you naturally feel disappointed because of all the douches and corpos that begin to exploit them to more douches and corpos. Well at least the musicians are then getting the pay and notoriety they deserve for their unique talents. In the same turn, skaters are equally entitled in receiving proper dues for all their hard work and skill.

This newest venture ain’t nothin’ of the new. C’mon now, MTV already brought out Jack Ass, Viva La Bam, Rob and Big (which I love), and the horrible Life of Ryan. What about the Maloof Money Cup? Now that’s some corpo shit, but pretty damn awesome nonetheless. Similarly, our skaters deserve that cash money comin’ in from the Dew Tour and such. This new partnership just provides more opportunities and money for skaters to make a living, and yes corpos are profiting but what’s new? Now when NBC comes out with their all American team (hypothetically speaking) and skateboarding goes pop warner, then it’s the apocalypse. But until then just keep it real and nevermind the bull shit, support the under before the over.

Suicidal Tendencies – “Go Skate”





Maloof Money Cup Competitors

2 05 2008

Oh shit! The roster is in for the most luxurious skate competition known to man, the Maloof Money Cup. Over 400k in cash prizes! Props to my girls Lacey Baker and Lorena Lima! Do it! Click here for more info on exciting action to come this July 11-13, 2008 in the OC.