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Young Norwegians!

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Check out this video clip over on WeTube, I mean MeTube, I mean YouTube filmed and edited by Fredrik Risvik from Norway. It was originally published on the Tacky site and features some Young Norwegians, who skate for Emerica Norway through Turf Distribution, rippin' it up at indoor parks in Stavanger and Haugesund in Winter 2004. Enjoy!

Active News

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Today, Active launched phase one of its three-part complete Web site re-design. The all-new Active News section delivers comprehensive skateboarding news and up-to-the-minute coverage, as correspondents now have the ability to post stories, event results, photos and video from the field using mobile technology. The section also boasts plenty of other content unique to Active with a new look, capabilities and features.

Within the massive amount of content, site users can easily access and browse articles in more than 30 different categories, including videos, photo galleries, specific team riders, contests and more. Users may also browse the entire Active News archive full of more than three years worth of skateboarding news.
There are numerous other ways people can now get active with the Active News section. The capability to post comments on all articles lets users stay connected with the skateboarding community. Active News also features an Event Calendar, assuring that users never miss an Active demo or event again, and you’ll know about all the important upcoming dates as soon as they are planned.
Additionally, quick loading videos with thumbnail previews, much like YouTube, enable multiple videos to be played and previewed on a page without long loading times. The Active News section also features all current promotions and sales and RSS feeds, which users can subscribe to and get the latest updates on their home page or news reader. In addition, users can also subscribe to comment feeds through RSS, informing them when others are participating in their discussion, and ICal Users can subscribe to Active’s Event Calendar with the click of a mouse.
Later in 2007, Active will be launching its completely re-designed, state-of-the-art, user-friendly e-commerce site, which will take skateboarding e-commerce to the next level. Until then...

Epicly Later'd Web TV Show!

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Vice magazine's online broadcast network VBS.TV has just launched a new skate-focused show called Epicly Later’d. It’s brought to you by Patrick O’Dell, who created the widely popular blog of the same name. The first episode features Australian skate terror Dustin Dollin. There are two parts in this first episode and both are not to be missed. Speaking of misses, don't miss out on any future fun...bookmark Epicly Later'd today and tune in often!

Win a Signed Braydon Deck From FUEL TV!

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Emerica pro Braydon Szafranski recently stopped by the set of FUEL TV's The Daily Habit, appeared on the show, and dropped off a one-of-a-kind signed skate deck. Now FUEL TV is giving it away! If you're interested in a chance to win it, visit FUEL TV's Web site and sign-up!

Oh yeah, a bunch of other pros also dropped off their rare, signed skate decks, so you'll have not just one, but 10 chances to win! Hurry, though, because this offer ends on February 28, 2007!

Featured Shoe: KSL Dos Baker

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Longtime friends Emerica and Baker join forces for the first time on a shoe with the KSL Dos Baker. Featuring oiled suede with debossed Baker logos on the toe and heel, a red suede underlay, a red Baker "B" logo / Emerica logo pattern on the insole, and last but not least, the finishing touch: a fully thugged Baker logo laceplate.

Buy a pair of the KSL Dos Baker today down at your friendly neighborhood skate shop. If they don't have 'em, look online.