News of The WEEK 04/26/04

Rodney Mullen and Daewon Song have been filming incessantly for Round 3, which will be released later this year. Ryan Sheckler has been nominated for the distinguished Laureus Award in the “Alternative Sportsman of the Year” category. The fifth annual Laureus Awards will be held in Estoril, Portugal from May 8—10, 2004. For more information, go to laureus.com.

Darkstar's Battalion extended DVD is done. It contains ten minutes of new montage footage from the entire Darkstar team, 40 minutes of interviews, and a commentary option to view the video with comments from each rider during their part, plus “behind the scenes” footage at the premiere. The extended DVD will be shipping in early May.

The Blind video, What If?, might be out by the end of the year.

Tensor's abec 7 bearings specifically designed for street skating with a patented lubricant are now available. Matt Mumford has been busy with his Legacy crew. The am team is Andrew Allen, Peter Watkins, Mark Gutterman, and Shane Cross.