With the help of Nike SB, we put Daryl Angel and Nick Boserio on an Amtrak train and sent them up the west coast of America. With them was filmer Riley Blakeway, who documented the ten-day journey. Presented by MC and Nike SB, watch the film here.
Ed Templeton’s Wayward Cognitions.
Ed Templeton has a new book out. It’s called ‘Wayward Cognitions’ and it contains a selection of work carefully curated from his extensive, spiderweb-wreathed image archive. We rang Ed up and asked some questions.
TRAILER: EIGHT AND SAND
Presented by MC and Nike SB and directed by Riley Blakeway, enjoy the trailer for our upcoming film, Eight and Sand. The film documents the Amtrak train journey skateboarders Daryl Angel and Nick Boserio.
PORCELAIN: YOUTH CURATED
Recently, Austin Calvello, Lee Loughridge, Austin Zito, Mark Underwood and LJ O’Leary of ourCaste took a skate trip to San Francisco. They got all their shit stolen, but didn’t let it get them down.
Tripe from Pipe: Day 4.
Surf was shabby so no one went in the water all day. At around noon it started raining and the crew was pretty much house bound. We did some video stuff in the morning (including a Top 7 with Ford Archbold), but once the drizzle set in everyone did the obvious: limbo. We had a three-hour…
ISSUE 45 ON SALE NOW
Better change your lists to Santa – Monster Children Issue #45 just dropped and you’re gonna want it under your tree. Featuring mike Giant and VC Johnson, Daryl Angel and Nick Boserio, art by Leif Podhajsky and more.
ENJOY EVERY SANDWICH: Genesis Evans
Today we would like to introduce Zach’s new series, Enjoy Every Sandwich. Prepare to acquaint yourselves with some of skateboarding’s more interesting people through what they’ve had to eat.
HUF CRAIG ANDERSON WELCOME VIDEO
Why did HUF decide to sign surfer Craig Anderson to their team? Was it because he bribed them? We got the answer straight from the horse’s mouth. He said ‘Neigh.’ All dad jokes aside, this video is great.
Mike Giant interviews VC Johnson – MC issue 45
You’ll be surprised to learn that Vernon Courtland Johnson—the man who created some of the toughest, coolest, most awe-inspiring-est skate graphics at the dawn of modern skateboarding—is something of a hippie. You’ll learn all about him in issue #45, coming soon.
WATCH: DENNIS DURANT
Element Australia just forged Dennis Durant’s signature and secretly filmed him as one of the Element team.
Hello Friend. By the late Rome Torti
If there’s ever a good reason to buy a book, this is the reason of all reasons. Rome Torti’s dream has become a reality and Rachel and Ryder need your help.
VIDEO: Last Resort Aspotogan
Not sure how your September was, but safe to say it wasn’t as good as it was for Ryan Decenzo, TJ Rogers and Joey Brezinski who all feature in Red Bull’s new film Last Resort Aspotogan.
On February 23, 2014 a mate of mine, Bradley Carbone (co-founder of Sneeze mag), suffered a C5 spinal cord injury while snowboarding in Vermont. The injury has left him paralyzed with significant physical and financial challenges, which include medical, rehabilitation, and living expenses that go above the limits of insurance coverage. This comes as particularly…
FROM THE BOOK: ED TEMPLETON
Ed Templeton: Skater, photographer, artist, founder of Toy Machine skateboards and early adopter of Monster Children features in our Ten Year book and tells us how being in MC launched his career and helped get him laid…
Poler x Nike SB- The Goodship Galeb – Croatia
The good lads at Poler have launched a new range with Nike. And heres a pretty awesome clip to accompany it. I need a tinnie.
LENS: Jonathan Mehring
When Jonathan Mehring’s image came through it was immediately labelled as a finalist/potential winner. Sometimes you just know.
MADARS APSE GOES PRO
MC X MAKR CRUISER 2.0
Remember that time we collaborated with MAKR to produce that awesome little snub nosed cruiser that sold out in two seconds?
Well, if you missed out on the first round, you’re in luck, because we’re back with a new MC X MAKR Cruiser – Version 2.0.
SYMIRRORETRY BY ANDREW LOVGREN
What a special time it is in skateboarding, experiencing the underground, the independents unravel their story, communicating such strong ideas. Now leading the way, redefining values that skateboarding since the beginning has always been about doing it yourself.
WATCH: MATCH MADE IN HEL
For two days in October 2014 some of the best skateboarders from East and West were connected to share their passion on the top of the world at Helsinki Airport. This first-ever skate session was hosted by Arto Saari and his world-class crew.