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Eduskation

Eduskation As it is somewhat difficult to come up with “This Week in Skateboarding” weekly, I have decided to rename the section “Eduskation.” Inspired by professional skateboarder Nate Sheerwood’s use of terms like generskation, and Eduskate (which also happens to be the name of his skateshop in Cedar Rapids, Iowa), I feel this section is […]

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Nike SB P. Rod 7 High Preview

As one of Nike SB’s premiere pros Paul Rodriguez has accumulated seven numbered pro models over the past decade. Recently images have leaked of a high top version of the P. Rod 7. Inspired by basketball sneakers, the P. Rod 7 broke away from the one piece toe cap design of the previous two models. […]

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DC x Baker Skateboards Council S

Today DC Skateboarding proudly announced the addition of Baker amateur Cyril Jackson to their already impressive roster. The announcement was paired with the release of a special edition of the DC Council S in collaboration with Cyril’s board sponsor, Baker Skateboards. The Council S is a low top vulcanized sneaker with a one piece toe […]

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This Week (Month) in Skateboarding

After a brief hiatus it is my pleasure to present the return of This Week in Skateboarding. A lot has happened in the last few weeks, but I will do my best to cover all of the important stuff which has taken place in the first few weeks of August. This past week Huf Quality […]

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Nike SB Project BA “Green/Gold”

Project BA from Nike SB has to be one of the more exciting shoes to be released in recent years. Not only is it a runner inspired skate shoe and skate legend Brian Anderson’s first pro model on Nike, each and every colorway is hand-picked and designed by BA himself. The hits just keep on […]

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Lakai “Vincent”

Lakai footwear is proud to announce the first signature sneaker for Lakai and Chocolate pro Vincent Alvarez. With a steady amount of coverage and an impressive opening part in Girl and Chocolate’s 2012 film “#PrettySweet”, a signature shoe seems long overdue. Following the common trend in skate shoes, the Alvarez is outfitted with a one […]

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Nike SB Zoom Janoski “Black/Anthracite”

Since there never seem to be enough Janoski colorways, Nike SB hits us with another edition in black, this time with Anthracite accents. The black shoe comes in canvas, giving the sneaker more of a laid back feel, which is complimented by a gum outsole. Although this is not the first (and certainly not the […]

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Nike Zoom Janoski AC RS

Nike SB is at it again; since the introduction of the Stefan Janoski pro model in 2009 the boat shoe inspired sneaker has become a smash hit for Nike’s skateboarding line. As with every other Nike release to become popular (Lunarlon anyone?), the Janoski has since taken many forms. One of the more interesting being […]

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Emerica Presents “The Provost”

Over the past twenty years Emerica footwear has a reputation for both producing some of the highest quality skateboarding shoes as well as one of the most impressive teams in skateboarding. After many years and a few gnarly video parts Emerica has blessed Toy Machine pro Colin Provost with his very own signature shoe, The […]

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Vans “Chima Pro”

As one of the oldest skate shoe companies in the game Vans doesn’t hand out pro models lightly. With only a handful of pros on their extensive roster being blessed with a signature shoe, Vans has chosen to bestow this honor on long time team rider Chima Ferguson. Inspired by Chima’s favorite Vans style “The Authentic”, […]

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Nike SB Koston 2 “Anthracite/White”

Nike SB recently gave us a sneak peak of a new colorway for the Koston 2. This edition of the Koston 2 comes with an sport sued Anthracite upper with contrasting white accents, adding a little extra flare to the already stylish shoe. Outfitted with the drop in Lunarlon insole which has helped make the Koston […]

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Con KA-One Vul: Lunarlon

Hitting skate shop shelves this spring is an updated version of the vulcanized edition of Kenny Anderson’s first Converse Pro model. Seeing as Converse is owned by Nike, it was only a matter of time before they began to integrate their popular Lunarlon technology into their Cons skateboarding division. With its one piece construction and […]

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Lil Wayne and One Distribution Present Spectre Footwear

Since his release from jail in 2010 rapper Lil Wayne picked up a new hobby: skateboarding. Weezy’s new found hobby has led to him commentating at the X Games,  starting the streetwear brand “Truck Fit” which has a skateboarding influence, to his latest endeavor:  Spectre Footwear. Housed under One Distribution  the same company which distributes Supra Footwear, Spectre Footwear is a […]

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Emerica “The Reynolds”

Emerica is proud to release the newest signature shoe for legendary pro Andrew Reynolds appropriately named “The Reynolds.” When designing this shoe Reynolds and Emerica set out to create a good shoe that would last long and skate well. The result is what Reynolds himself calls “the best skate shoe ever to be made…ever.” This is saying […]

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Nike SB Janoski “Royal/White”

Nike SB has given us a sneak peek of another new colorway of the popular pro model by Stefan Janoski. This edition gets the canvas treatment in Royal blue. The striking royal blue is offset by a white midsole, matching a white swoosh and laces. The royal Janoski comes just in time for summer and […]

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DC Skateboarding “Wes Kremer S”

DC Skateboarding is proud to announce the release of their newest pro model, the Wes Kremer S. The newest pro model from DC and Skatemafia pro Wes Kremer, the Kremer S combines DC skateboarding technology with a simple silhouette to create this vulcanized shoe. From the sole to the tongue, this shoe is designed with […]

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Nike SB Janoski “Digital Floral”

Nike SB has been turning out classics from day one, and the pro model for Stefan Janoski still has yet to disappoint. This summer Nike SB is hitting skaters and sneakerheads alike with an instant classic: the Zoom Janoski Digital Floral print edition. The colorway is built on a camouflage base reminiscent of the Camo […]

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Supra “Strike”

Earlier this week Supra footwear announced a new low top cup sole design, the Strike. Calling this shoe simple would only be doing it an injustice; with a one piece toe cap and simplistic construction, the real detail is in the design. Supra has designed three different colorways for the new silhouette, each with their […]

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Nike SB Zoom Janoski “Wolf Grey/Gum”

On Monday Nike SB gave us a screen shot of a new April colorway for the incredibly popular Stefan Janoski pro model, this time in Wolf Grey. This version of the  Janoski comes to us in canvas, adding not only to the shoe’s overall style, but its comfort as well. The swoosh on the side is […]

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Nike SB Dunk Mid Pro “Hyper Red”

True to form, Nike SB has hit us with another sneak peak at the upcoming edition of the Dunk Mid, this time coming in the Hyper Red colorway. The sneaker comes to us covered in sued, with a mesh side panel. A white leather swoosh accompanies  the all red upper,with  matching the white mid sole, […]

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New Balance Enters Skateboarding

Early in December New Balance announced their entrance into the arena of skateboarding after announcing their partnership with Blackbox Distribution, makers of Zero and Mystery skateboard brands as well as Fallen footwear. The brand will release a skate shoe line entitled “New Balance Numeric”, or NB#, and will feature new shoe and clothing lines designed […]

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