International flights always leave so early Luis Tolentino; NY Pro skater, movie star, Guinness World Record holder, philanthropist. That’s right, before he was a huge skater Luis was featured as the lead in an Indie film and nominated in the Best Actor category in an International Film Festival. He set a Guinness Record for highest [...]
You’ve got to wait until after 5pm to skate this! Zered Bassett decided to escape the freezing temps of New York and fly to Los Angeles for some sunshine. He’s meeting up with Joey Brezinski and Ryan Decenzo. They spent the next few days hitting up some spots in and around LA, some well-established and [...]
Catching some air in NY! Chris Bobryk is an awesome kiteboarder. He’s got quite a gig touring the entire East Coast, courtesy of Best Kiteboarding. They go from New York to Florida (even Michigan) and film the whole trip for our viewing pleasure. Watch as the Michigan native flies through the air in search of [...]
Truly a 100 year storm This is the story of “Superstorm” Sandy as told and experienced by east coast surfers. As surfers from North Carolina we’re more than aware of what hurricanes are capable of, even just a Cat 1 or 2. Up north, there’s not as much hands-on experience of what a direct hit [...]
East Coast style a-plenty from the Zoo York crew! Skate culture has always exhibited a bit of an East Coast/West Coast rivalry. More so over the past twenty years since the scene has really blown up. Zoo York has always epitomized the cutting edge of the northeast’s talent. Here we’re following Chaz Ortiz, Dave Willis, [...]
With nothing but curbs and flatground, these two found their steeze after putting in years of work. In Vacaville, California lies a skate spot in which Stefan Janoski and Alex Olson have become one with their boards. This simple yet effective spot has grown to show these two individuals the true meaning of “knowing the [...]
Chaz takes to the street again and leaves us all with our minds boggled. From Chicago to Atlanta to Boston to Miami to New York and many other locations around America, Chaz took 10 months from October 2011 to July 2012 to film this amazing video, “The Chaz Ortiz Video.” Chaz has been riding with [...]
After sticking the landing it’s time for a hotdog… The 5boro team is taking you on a little trip to the Motor City, but not before they show you some of the Big Apple on their way out of town.
Travis takes you on a tour of his home turf… For Travis, aside from raw talent, getting sponsored was a classic case of who you know and right place-right time.
New Location, Open for Business… When and why did you start 158 Surf and Skate? We opened in August 2007. We started 158 to offer alternative choices for surf and skate gear. What’s the local scene like in the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Any spots worth mentioning? There is a world class skate scene [...]