Hey kids, we have some Matix signings coming up in the So Cal area. Daewon Song, Brandon Biebel, Danny Garcia, Mikey Taylor , and Jeron Wilson will be out and about at some of your favorite shops. At both signings we will be giving the first 25 people in line Free Matix Jeans and Matix T-shirts. Make sure you are the first in line to give props to one of the best Skate Clothing teams in the industry! We will also be raffling a new signed Almost board in celebration of Daewon’s new video Round 3, coming out later this month.
The first signing is at Pharmacy in Palmdale. Friday Oct 22nd 4pm-6pm
The second signing will be at Industry Ride shop in Palm Desert Sunday Oct 24th 1pm-3pm
On Saturday Oct. 23rd the Matix crew will be at the Active Bling Fest in Rancho CucamungaEpicenter from 2-6 pm. Come support the cause.
Brian Sumner‘s Web site is up and running. Check it at briansumner.net.
Shawn “DJ Speed” Lewis is the new skate team manager at Ezekiel Clothing. Mike York is Ezekiel’s latest acquisition.
Real & Spitfire
There has been a lot of activity around the Real Skateboards camp in the last month. Darrell, Nick and Ernie staying in S.F. filming late into the nights. Huf and Dennis hooking up around the L.A. areas as well as S.F. Ramondetta wrecking it in NYC. J.T. constantly driving north to south and back again. Well we cant keep the cat in the bag any longer. Expect a Real Roll Forever promo this holiday, a precursor to the Real Video out later this spring. We’re putting it all on the line to let ’em know that this is when skateboarding gets good!
Spitfire Wheels introduces it’s new line of core wheels. The S3’s utilize the highest performance urethane around the strongest, yet, smallest wheel core made yet. These wheels are firetight, fast as ever and officially backed up by Rob Welsh, Bryan Herman, and Darrell Stanton.
Tim Brauch Honored at the Smithsonian
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington DC now has a permanent traveling display entitled “Sports – Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers” where Tim Brauch is represented along with many of the great names in sports history. In the exhibit are photos, bio, and the actual skateboard Tim rode when he won the 1998 Van’s Triple Crown. If you would like to view Tim’s exhibit in detail or any of the other thirty-six athletes represented in this traveling exhibition go here and click on Tim’s name.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has 6 open skatepark staff positions. The requirmnets are a HS diploma and be 18yrs of age. The starting rate of pay is $11.92/hr. All inquiries, please email me Dennis.Stecchi@lausd.net or call (213) 241-4112