Look out for Emerica team riders Andrew Reynolds, Heath Kirchart, Ed Templeton, Kevin "Spanky" Long, Bryan Herman, Leo Romero, Braydon Szafranski, Austin Stephens, Aaron Suski, Chris Senn, Brandon Westgate, Marquis Preston and Ben Gilley when they sign and demo the day away on Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. during the Zumiez Couch Tour at the Great Mall, 432 Great Mall Drive, Milpitas, California, phone (408) 956-9410.There will also be a Zumiez Best Foot Forward Am Contest, a concert with Saves the Day, plus free Jones Soda, limited-edition tour decks, custom t-shirts and other prizes! You can even play X-Box 360 Guitar Hero with the Emerica team in their booth. And the whole day is FREE to everyone! Yay!
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The location of the Wild Ride event on June 30, the Zumiez Couch Tour, has changed to the Great Mall, 432 Great Mall Drive, Milpitas, California 95036, phone (408) 956-9410. Important note:...
All of us here at Emerica would like to wish team rider Andrew Reynolds a very Happy Birthday! He turns 29 today. Have a good one, Drew, and many more!
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Check out this clip featuring Emerica pros Ed Templeton, Leo Romero, Austin Stephens and the rest of the RVCA team serving up a hot plate of skateboarding for the kids at the RVCA Active Tustin Demo last month. Filmed and edited by Rob Brink.
Check out Emerica pro Jerry Hsu in a two-part episode on Epicly Later'd TV! It's chock-full of vintage footage from Jerry's early days, plus a tour around the childhood spots of his hometown in San Jose, California, a look at his random collections of photos and videos, some funny little stories and a bunch of other stuff.
Check out all this coverage that's been rolling in of Emerica's Wild in the Streets 2006 and Go Skateboarding Day. If you see any more coverage of either out there on the Web,...
On June 21, 2006, the skateboarders of Phoenix, Arizona celebrated Go Skateboarding Night with Cowtown’s Golden Egg Quest, presented by Emerica.
Scene 1: Cowtown on Central at 7:25 p.m.
Phoenix Police Department: “What’s going on here tonight?”
Trent (Cowtown): “Oh, we're having a video premiere, we do it all the time. It was just advertised a little more this time, so that's why there are so many people around.”
Phoenix Police Department: “What is this Golden Egg thing I've been hearing about?”
Trent: “Oh, that. Well, we just hid a couple of hundred gold eggs with vouchers for free skateboarding product all over downtown Phoenix. We're going to throw out maps for kids to find all of them as soon as the video is over.”
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Doug Des Autels
What up, homies! First off, let me say that Doug Des Autels friggin' rips! His style reminds me a lot of Josh Kalis, and there are tons of gems in this Sponsor Me video, including some really difficult flip-in / flip-out shenanigans on just about every object you could think of, plus some really crazy ledge hammers and a big assortment of technical wizardry. Nice work, Doug!
This is a really good vid filled with some incredible skateboarding, but I gotta admit there are a few things I'm not really into. The "speed-up" and "slow-mo" editing between tricks kinda changes the flow of some of the lines. I'm a fan of the "show it how it is" type of videography, so it's a bummer to see those kind of effects put on such great skating. Remember, less is more. My ex-girlfriend told me that once...ouch.
Also, the music selection. I know it's all personal preference, but the music is a bit too impersonal and repetitive for my liking. Combined with your own personal style and your skating, music can seriously bring a part to life, but it can just as easily take away from it. If you're feelin' the mellow jams, cram some classic De La Soul or A Tribe Called Quest up in that joint and I'll guarantee the whole feeling will change!
Regardless of my petty nit-picking, Doug is super talented, and there is no doubt in my mind that he will find a permanent home in the skateboarding bizz. Thanks for the vid, Doug, and the next noseslide double heel out that you do will be in some brand-new Emerica shoes. Big-ups to Doug! Stay Gold.--Timothy Nickloff, Emerica Sales Manager