Not much is known to the world about the bizarre countries within Central Asia all ending with ‘stan. ‘Meet the Stans’ documents the journey of a group of various skateboarders traveling along the ancient Silk Road traversing China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.
Featuring Dave Bachinsky, Jimmy McDonald, Laurence Keefe, Dan Zvereff, Stas Provotorov, Gosha Konyshev, Walker Ryan, Kenny Reed and Michael Mackrodt.
Directed, Filmed & Edited by Patrik Wallner
Sponsored by Absurd Skateboards, Element Skateboards and VHS Magazine.
The latest episode of Weekend Buzz finds Pat Duffy & Jake Duncombe discussing Bill Weiss’ balls, mid-air collisions with The Gonz, tattoos with typos, unicycling, sleeping on broken glass and Patman and Robin … all while Jake pounds a full bottle of Jager!
Catch The Buzz with Erica Yary and Rob Brink every Friday on Ride Channel.
Hobo Wines is celebrating their 10 year anniversary Saturday, October 20th and Real Skateboards will be teaming up with the vintner on a special Actions REALized Charity Skate Jam, deck release, and Charity Dinner at the Hobo Winery. The Charity Skate Jam will be at the Sebastapol Skate Park with Dennis Busenitz, Justin Brock, Alex Midler, and special guests, followed by an amateur contest with local kids judged by the Real team. The skate jam, charity dinner and Actions REALized decks will be held to raise money to support Team Inspiration and their work to empower individuals living with cancer by developing exercise programs that improve their physical and mental quality of life.
The fourth part of Thrasher Magazine’s European Spitfire Summer Tour, Thrash & Burn, is up with Tony Trujillo, Chima Ferguson, Chris Pfanner and friends hitting up Hamburg, Rotterdam and points in-between.
Every other Thursday at Ride Channel, street skaters take you on a personal tour of the their favorite cities to SKATE. You’ll discover some of the best skate, chill, gear, food, and beer spots as you get the vibe of a new city
This week Ryan Clements, Joe Pelham, and Jeremy Knibbs give you a personal skate tour of Tampa.
Toery Pudwill has come back to DVS and has signed a 3-year deal with them. His third signature shoe is currently in the works. Ben Raybourn has joined his pal Jaws at Birdhouse. Look for a sick “welcome to the team” video from him soon. Send Help has released Randy Ploesser’s first signature model to usher him into the pro ranks. Ashbury has welcomed San Pedro’s Robbie Russo and Colorado’s Josh Murphy to its team. Dolan Stearns has been linked up with Theeve Trucks. Lastly, the 1080 must be the unquestionable “golden ticket” to the pro ranks as 12-year old Tom Schaar has a signature model on Element. One of his teammates will be announced to join him on November 3rd. Who will it be?