Events

CARVE WICKED Skateboards – ‘Tunnel Of Love’

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

 

Carve Wicked Skateboards – ‘Tunnel Of Love’ 

 

 

Here we have the latest video from the CRV WKD (Carve Wicked) boys. This ‘Tunnel Of Love’ video celebrates the release of their new wood, which also celebrates the news of three new Pro’s for the company… Sox, Sam Pulley and Colin Adam. Three absolute beasts on a skateboard and you will agree after watching the video above. You can also expect to see the likes of Nicky Howells, Jake Collins, Chav Dan, Beanhead, Sam Beckett, Phil Zwijsen, Josef Scott, Julien Benoliel and Tom Bailey so sit down, grab yourself a brew and enjoy.

 

Scope out the new CARVE WICKED skateboard decks right here… http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/carve-wicked.html

 

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Spitfire x AntiHero Collab Release Date

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

 

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The hype has started rolling out for this weeks fire (pun intended…) release from skateboard giants Spitfire x AntiHero Skateboards.

 

As leaked from the Spitfire Wheels Instagram this collaboration release will coincide with a full new section from AntiHero Skateboards Pro Tony Trujillo so expect an updated blog piece from us nearer the time on that one! *edit- scan below now for some Tony T fire!

 

Spitfire x AntiHero release date is set for this Friday 9th June 2017. The limited range will be available in store and online whilst stocks last.

 

 

Scroll down below for some teaser images of this forthcoming drop with four select Spitfire x AntiHero Pro wheels along with a limited release capsule collection including coach jacket, hooded sweatshirt, T-shirt and mesh trucker cap.

 

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Shop the latest Spitfire Wheels here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spitfire-wheels.html

 

Shop the latest AntiHero Skateboards here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/anti-hero-skateboards.html

 

 

 


Vans Park Series Malmo 2017

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

 

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So the casual question was put out to us at the Black Sheep Family, “Do you fancy going to the Vans Park Series in Malmo Sweden this year…?” so of course it took all of a split second to respond and the next thing we know flight reservations where emailed followed by a loose schedule for our time in sunny Sweden (*please note we got very, very lucky with the Swedish weather as normally it’s pretty much like Manchester just with colder winters!)

 

The dates where set for the 2017 Vans Park Series in Malmo Sweden and the next thing you know we where coming into land via Copenhagen with a short trip over the infamous Øresund Bridge (go watch the Swedish TV series ‘The Bridge’ if you haven’t already!) For those planning a skate mission to Sweden via the U.K you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know your literally 20 minutes train journey away from the airport to some of Malmo’s finest street spots and ridiculously amazing concrete skate parks.  So of course the first port of call stepping of the train we headed straight down to the Vans park located in Kroksback which is slightly out of the main city center of Malmo. The first sight of the park seriously leaves you questioning yourself, we’ve all seen footage/photos/instagram from the park but to see it in the flesh gives you a whole lot more admiration for any skater stepping up to ride the luscious concrete waves it has to offer.

 

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Of course it was like the who’s who from the skateboard world looking around the deck with skaters literally from all over the World in attendance. And of course Black Sheep Family lifer Andy Scott is now currently classed as a local with his recent move East so it was an added treat to catch up with old ‘In a minute Mr Scott!’

 

The first day down at Hyllie Kroksback skate-park was a little teaser on how this competition may go over the following two days,  you could see a load of the Pro’s and Am’s just getting used to the place but slowly finding the groove as runs got longer and more technical in the process. Again I was still blown away of how gnarly the park is especially after rushing in for a quick roll around and quickly becoming out of my depth whilst hurtling towards the deep end bowled out section. So it was back to the shade with some powerful coffee to warn off the days early start, then sit back and relax to watch the European’s first day qualifiers that soon escalated from the moments before mellow session!

 

Time was ticking and the first day skate was over with the talk of the town being a free Corona beer party down the local Street Lab skate shop in central Malmo where the good crew was due to celebrate their shop extension in the shape of a new Vans store in store. Rad to see the Lovenskate guys in attendance doing some one off board printing collaborating both the Vans logo and the locally recognized Street Lab branding.  Massive thanks to the crew in store for the warm welcome and even use of the WiFi to do the obligatory FaceTime call home.

 

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Second day came round quick sharp after our first luxury night in the hotel (not trying to show off but we’re just not used to such surroundings!) and it was the five minute skate in the baking sunshine down towards the epic park and another eye opener walking in to see Ishod Wair casually destroying every piece of transition in his path. Seats where taken and it was time to sit back and watch the days silly skating unfold with some serious names now in attendance including Raven Tershey, Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, Pedro Barros, Rune Glifberg, Sam Beckett, Alex Sorgente (last years overall Vans Park Series winner) plus many more global rippers.

 

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After the initial day of qualifiers and general mental skating it was looking good for the following day semi’s and then monstrous finals on what was to be another scorching day of sunshine. You probably caught the live screening from the last day but go remind yourselves below with some official Vans Park Series footage capturing all the highlights from all of the above!

 

 

 

Filmed By:
Rye Beres
Dan Stolling
Tim Fulton

Edited by:
Dan Stolling
Massive thanks to all at Vans Europe and the Vans Park Series for one monumental memorable event! Also special thanks to Nick Grove and Becky Bowler for being the finest of hostess’s.

 

See full finals results below-

 

Shop all the latest Vans Pro Skate footwear here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/vans-skate-shoes.html

 

Follow Vans Park Series on Instagram

 

Vans Park Series Malmo Sweden results-

 

1. Alex Sorgente
2. Tom Schaar
3. Karl Berglind
4. Cory Juneau
5. Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg
6. Roman Pabich
7. Pedro Barros
8. Ben Hatchell

 

 

Vans Park Series European Continental winners-

 

Men’s- Rune Glifberg (DEN)
Women’s- Amelia Brodka (POL)

 

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Also check out Sidewalk Magazine for full event coverage with filming from Ben Powell and photography by Chris Johnson

 

 

 

 

 


Vans x Defcon Sk8 Hi Notchback Release Date

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

 

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It’s always something a bit special when these two brands come together and this time round Vans x Defcon have outdone themselves once again. Check the below pictures as it’s all in the details with these Vans x Defcon Sk8 Hi Notch-backs available THIS SATURDAY 27/05/17 at the Black Sheep Store.

 

Previously collaborating in the time Vans Syndicate was running the second time round see’s Vans x Defcon releasing via the Vans Skate Pro capsule with serious attention to detail in the highly upgraded Vans Sk8 Hi Pro Notchback. These will only be available at very select stores in the UK with limited stock per shop so be sure to cop your size/colour on the set release date.

 

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Exclusive features on the Vans x Defcon Sk8 Hi Notchback includes Pro reinforced water resistant suede upper, detailed heal embossed artwork plus Velcro removable Defcon logo on gusseted tongue. Moisture management inner lining and reverse lug waffle sole unit plus Vans Pro Skate Ultracush comfort insoles. These are designed for all weather with comfort and durability at the forefront of production from Vans. We’ve always been a fan of the limited release Sk8 Hi Notchbacks so it’s amazing to see these two brands utilize this silhouette for this limited release with the leaders in their field Defcon.

 

You can shop Vans x Defcon from 12.01 online at the Black Sheep Store or in store from 10am Saturday 27/05/17. Strictly first come first served as this is a limited stock release with UK 7 to UK 11 sizes available in all three colorways.

 

Shop Vans x Defcon here on release date- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/vans-skate-shoes.html

 

 


Spitfire Wheels UK – Baton Edit

Friday, May 19th, 2017

 

The good folk at Shiner distribution and backers of Pixels TV sent the UK Spitfire Wheels crew out to Barcelona for a brief hard hitting trip. Footage was stacked and of course Black Sheep team rider Harry Lintell got more than involved in his casual nonchalant style. Go watch the edit below featuring Manny Lopez, Dylan Hughes, Joe Gavin and Ollie Lock filmed and edited by lennsman Austin Bristow.

 

Rad to see UK team riders getting the backing from skateboard wheels giants Spitfire Wheels and Shiner putting up the dough and orchestrating for the trip. Props all round to all involved in making this one happen and hopefully more to come!

 

Ps- Harry Lintell currently Stateside with the US Spitfire team so be sure to catch his happenings via Spitfire Wheels Instagram

 

 

Shop the latest Spitfire Wheels here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/spitfire-wheels.html

 

 


Oski Rozenberg – Nike Sb Elite Squad Edit

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

 

Polar Skate Co rider Oski Rozenberg comes through with his first full length edit for Nike Sb and holy hot dogs it doesn’t disappoint!

Been a huge fan of his work from various sections he’s put out and some of his now infamous Instagram clips are embedded in our brains. So, so rad to see this absolute ruler from Sweden come out of nowhere a few years ago to putting out a banging part for shoe giants Nike Sb. Watch below and try figure out how he even attempts some of the stuff on some of the most ridiculous terrain possible. Sure they’ll be plenty more to come from Oski as you know Polar Skate Co have his back and with his Nike Sb travel budget I’m sure the non stop Global assault will continue.

 

 

 

Shop the latest Nike Sb footwear here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/nike-skate-shoes.html

Follow Oski Rozenberg on Instagram

 

 


Adidas Skateboarding London Meantime Edit

Friday, May 12th, 2017

 

The hypes been building all week after the minute long teaser was put out and now go fill your eyes full of the new Adidas Skateboarding London Meantime edit. Featuring Adidas Skateboarding global teams finest including Blondey McCoy, Daewon Song, Marc Suciu, Gustav Tønnesen, Rodrigo Teixeira, Alec Majerus, Benny Fairfax, Marc Johnson, Na-kel Smith, Kevin Lowry, Günes Özdogan & Lucas Puig.

 

Seriously heavy hitting squad rolling deep in our very own capital London Town. Props all round on making this one come about and of course the Adidas Skateboarding team on tearing the rough rugged and raw spots a new one.

 

 

Shop the latest Adidas Skateboarding here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/adidas-skate-shoes.html

 

 


Jeff Grosso – Love Letters -Cardiel

Friday, May 12th, 2017

 

Yes, yes and to right YES!

 

New season from Vans ‘Jeff Grosso’s Love Letters To Skateboarding‘ starting off with a serious bang. You by now will be aware of the saying “ALL HAIL CARDIEL” well this just further cements it up more with epic archival footage from the original skateboarding madman John Cardiel!

 

Way back in the late nineties I had to pleasure to follow the now legendary tour of which John was a part of, yeah I’d watched every video possible with Card’s in it and yes this is the reason we’d traveled the breath of the country to watch him along with the Gonz etc skate our crappy UK parks but not nothing could prepare you for watching Cardiel skate in the flesh. I don’t even say this likely as in this era we where quite acustomed to turning up at Goshen Sports Center (the only vert in the country at the time) to see Tony Hawk and likes tearing it a new one but witnessing Cardiel frothing like a madman and inventing impossible lines at Romford park and tweaking every which way at Leigh On Sea park he’s forever been an all time favorite (I’m pretty much sure I don’t stand alone on this one!)

 

Enough of the waffle, basically stoked once again to see the next season of Jeff Grosso’s Love Letters To Skateboarding return with a special part one all about John Cardiel.

 

Get watching now whilst chanting loudly “ALL HAIL CARDIEL!”

 

 

 

Shop Vans Pro Skate here- http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/vans-skate-shoes.html

 

 


Adidas Skateboarding – London Meantime Video

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

 

 

The Adidas Skateboarding team have been at it yet again. This time they turn one of skateboarding’s best cities to be its muse, the streets of London. This new video ‘London Meantime’ features some of the best such as Blondey McCoy, Daewon Song, Gustav Tonnesen, Mark Suciu, Rodrigo Teixeira, Alec Majerus, Benny Fairfax, Marc Johnson, Na-kel Smith, Kevin Lowry, Gunes Ozdogan and Lucas Puig. Now that is one hell of a crew so no doubt the video is going to be nothing but spectacular. Watch the trailer above for a snippet of what’s to come, enjoy and get the hype going as it will be premiered soon and out for all to see in the near future!

 

Shop Adidas Skateboarding gear right http://www.blacksheepstore.co.uk/adidas-skate-shoes.html

 


Atlantic Drift Episode 3 by Jacob Harris

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

 

 

The Atlantic Drift episodes have been nothing but spectacular. Each and every time I see a glimmer or trailer of the latest episode on various social media aspects it definitely gets the blood flowing. This episode above is the latest one to the collection and I would be surprised if you haven’t already hit the play button. Like before in the previous 2 episodes it has been filmed and edited by London’s shredder Jacob Harris. A film-maker who is not only incredible at producing some fine edits but who is also a beast himself on the other side of the lens. Back to the ‘Atlantic Drift’ episodes because there seems to be a theme flowing throughout the individual edit too. For example the first one was located in just London, the second at St Paul’s which is an infamous and widely known spot to the 3rd and freshest where the French city Paris holds the limelight. Sit back, relax and enjoy this masterpiece as it doesn’t get much better. If you missed the first 2 episodes then watch them below or you could watch all three anyway for the vibes of a full length video. Sorted!

 

 

 

Considering all the ‘Atlantic Drift’ edits have heavily featured the Isle boys why not consider them for your next board choice? Hit the link to scope out the latest Isle Skateboards decks and completes.