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Atiba Photo

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As its name implies, Atiba Photo is a Web site that shows off some of the work of professional photographer Atiba Jefferson. Over the past 10 years, Atiba has become one of the best photographers in skateboarding history. He started out at TransWorld Skateboarding in the mid-'90s and now works for The Skateboard Mag. He also shoots pro basketball and ads for various skate companies on the side. Check out the Books on his site for some serious eye candy. Yeah, Teebs!

Kyle Knoblauch

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Well, it’s nice to see that the Sponsor Me Videos you've been submitting are getting progressively better and better. Take this clip sent in by Kyle Knoblauch, for example. This 16-year-old ripper out of the Philly area has got a huge bag of tricks up his sleeve! Rails, gaps, ledges, lines--this video has it all. Kyle has a lot of talent and definitely has the potential to get sponsored. Thanks for sending in this vid, Kyle. Keep up the shredding, and enjoy your free pair of kicks from Emerica.--Jet Ski

Drew on Color Mag Cover!

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Look for Emerica pro Andrew Reynolds on the cover of Color Magazine issue 4.3, plus an interview inside. Also, all you L.A. area Drewheads better stop by and check out the release party for the issue on Saturday, November 18 at Brooklyn Project, 7664 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. For anyone who is 21 and over, there'll be an open bar from 5:00 to 9:00.

Also, don't miss the afterparty at 10:00 at Nacional, 1645 North Wilcox, featuring the West Coast video premiere of Get Familiar. Emerica flow rider Zack Lyons has a full part, so we better see you there!

Emerica Ams at Active Am 2006!

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Calling all you SoCal couch potatoes! It's time to ditch the remote and get active on Sunday, November 19 (the day after Blingfest), when Active Ride Shop hosts its first annual Active Am invite-only contest! That means you can't enter, doofus, but it's FREE for you to watch. It all goes down at the Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter, 8408 Rochester Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, California.

So, come on out and watch 26 of skateboarding's best up-and-comers battle it out in the hot mid-day sun. Emerica ams Brandon Westgate, Marquis Preston and Matt Allen will be skating, along with Emerica flow riders Collin Provost, David Loy and Justin Figueroa. We better see you there rooting for Emerica. It’s going to be sick!

Emerica Team at 2006 Active Blingfest

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Calling all you SoCal Emericans! Make your way to Active Ride Shop in Rancho Cucamonga for Blingfest this coming Saturday, November 18. It all goes down at the Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter, 8408 Rochester Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Emerica pros Ed Templeton, Leo Romero, Kevin “Spanky” Long and Austin Stephens will be signing autographs at the RVCA booth at 1:30. Andrew Reynolds, and Braydon Szafranski will be there, as well, shredding up the obstacles. In the Emerica booth, the world-famous player, The Bishop, also known as Don “Magic” Juan, will be signing autographs from 2:00 to 4:00. You can also get a sneak peak at the crazy colorway and details of his upcoming Emerica McNally shoe.

On the following day, Sunday, November 19, Active will also host its first annual Active Am contest at the same location. This is an invite-only am contest with 26 of skateboarding's best up-and-comers. Emerica ams Brandon Westgate, Marquis Preston and Matt Allen will be skating, along with Emerica flow riders Collin Provost, David Loy and Justin Figueroa. We better see you there. It’s going to be sick!