Monday Madness News

Every Monday, get the scoop on what went down over the weekend.

Mystery’s Dan Murphy recently bought a nice old Lincoln in Miami and drove it cross-country to Cali. He narrowly escaped the hurricane that wrecked parts of Florida.

Tom Penny has been logging footage in Barcelona with filmer Mike Manzoori for the ├ęS video. Flip mates Boulala and Appleyard have been on the sessions as well.

The Inland Empire’s famous Chaffey school got its well-worn and BMX-chunked ledges replaced. It appears to be skateable all over again.

Alphanumeric Clothing is proud to announce the addition of Joey Brezinski to the Alphanumeric Clothing team. Joey joins Danny Wallace and Felix Arguelles in the beginning of building one of the most well rounded teams ever.

almost round 3

Round 3 of the Daewon vs. Rodney legacy is almost here. November 2004 is the planned release. Rumor has it these two have some mind-blowing shit on film already, plus the whole almost team will have parts too.

Emerica

On August 21, in Tempe, Arizona, Emerica donated 100 pairs of shoes to the First Annual Shoe Drive for underprivileged kids in the Phoenix area.

The goal was to raise over 1,000 pairs of shoes to help prepare kids for back-to-school. Salvation Skates Stores asked for additional help from the community to donate their old shoes. In return, they received a $10 gift certificate for their next shoe purchase at any Salvation Skates Stores location.

We In The States

Swedish clothing company We will be opening their first store in America. 144-146 Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles is where it will be. September 13 is the grand opening bash and the afterpary will be off at The Standard Hotel in downtown LA.

Dakine Rocks

DAKINE is proud to announce the addition of DK MUSIC to dakine.com. DK MUSIC brings together DAKINE athletes, employees and friends to review the latest releases from DAKINE-sponsored bands including Death Cab for Cutie, The Stills, Ash, The Shins, Interpol, The Postal Service, The Cardigans, The Vines, and many more.

To launch the DK MUSIC section, just click on the ‘DK MUSIC’ icon on the dakine.com homepage. Here, visitors to DK MUSIC will be able to listen to music streams while browsing dakine.com, download high-quality mp3 files, view images of the bands, read interviews, find out what DAKINE products the bands prefer, as well as find links to official band and record label web sites. Visitors to DK MUSIC can also expect to see regular updates that will include new album releases and additions to the roster of DAKINE-sponsored bands.

Split

Tuesday, August 24th, Macy’s in Mission Viejo, California, 5pm to 7 pm
Come out and check out the Split “Top Shelf” division. If you purchase a Split item you could win a framed autographed poster from the Split Skate Team.
Top Shelf is a high end division of Split Clothing. Denim pants, Woven shirts and knits. High quality fabrics, fashion details, subtle washes and better fits make these items special.