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Straight Up Ripping

Unheard Invitational II - Bacon Skateboards Video

The second, hopefully annual, Unheard Invitational is in the books. Who won? Everyone that skated and had a great time, that’s who. Need proof? Well, check it out after the turn courtesy of the Bacon crew. EPM “lip sizzlin’ shredding” Out!

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Skate Noir

Skate Noir with HooperFly and MC's Bowl

Early sunsets make for more abundant sessions under the lights. That is, if you have lights(on the wish list for Portland skateparks). Fortunately, MC is a luminary and made sure his “Fortress of Shreditude” was electrified. Check out a few pics from last night’s session courtesy of HooperFly. EPM “dark nights return” Out!

Update: Added some video footage along with an extended edit courtesy of MC

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Tonight: Powell Skatepark Fundraiser

Powell Skatepark Fundraiser Flyer

Head on over to Hopworks Urban Brewery tonight and support of the Powell Blvd. Skatepark. Colin, of Callin’ on Colin fame says

Hopworks is generously donating their space to show off “for sale” Artwork and Photographs by esteemed artists and photographers!

All drinks and food on this day will be profit shared with Skaters for Portland Skateparks to benefit the Powell Blvd. Skatepark project!.

Additionally, we will be having a swap-meet style product sale for new product donated by various sponsors!

See you there!

Benefit Closing

Closing of Art Benefit for Fernhill Skatepark @ Extracto Roasters

Come on over to Extracto Roasters on Saturday afternoon, October 27th from 4-6 p.m., for the closing of the Fernhill Skatepark art benefit. There are still plenty of great photos for purchase and all proceeds go to building another “sick” skatepark here in our fine city. Word has it that the star of GVK will be in attendance along with other skate community folks. Check out the photos on display after the turn. EPM “skate, create, repeat” Out!

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Benefit for Marginal Way Skatepark

Cinco DeMargo 2012 @ Marginal Way Skatepark

It’s time once again for Cinco De Margo, a benefit for the Marginal Way skatepark. So grab a sombrero, your skate, and hightail it to Marginal Way for all the tacos you can eat. Check out more details on the flier after the turn. EPM “badges? we don’t need no stickin’ badges” Out!

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Weekend Skate Socials

Mother's Day Weekend Skate Socials

Calling all skate social butterflies, prepare to flap your wings. There’s a whole bunch of skate events going down this weekend and kicking everything off is this evening’s art show at Commonwealth Skateboarding. Get all the details by clicking the links below. EPM “future cone dodger” Out!

Friday – May 6th

Saturday – May 7th

Sunday – May 8th

Great Skaters in Gaudy Frames

BCSA Art and Music Benefit Flier

If you are looking for a skate related benefit to attend this weekend, consider the 4th Annual BCSA Art and Music Benefit. It all goes down tomorrow night, March 26th, at the Corvallis Elks Lodge starting at 6pm. It’s the only place you can get a great deal on some 8×10 photos of great skaters in gaudy frames courtesy of EPM. Check out all the details on the flier after the turn along with a digital preview of our donations. EPM “support your local skate community” Out!

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Brooklyn Street to Cal Skate

K.C. Videos - Brooklyn Street, Cal Skate, Commonwealth

The weather is improving, outdoor sessions are increasing, and K.C.’s camera is rolling. Action! First up, last weekend’s session at Brooklyn Street Skate Spot followed by Paul Fujita getting his game of skate on at Cal Skate. Note the bonus footage at Commonwealth Skateboarding as well. Check it out after the turn. EPM “here we go” Out.

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They’re Alive!

Grojak Sorcery 118 Boards are Alive!

What’s better than a double feature? Why, a triple feature, of course. Count ’em, two new Sorcery 118 clips plus, the release of the Grojak Sorcery 118 Shape #95 deck. That’s three. Check out all the bone chilling action on this week’s Sorcery Saturday after the turn.

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Support Kenton Skatepark

Kenton Skatepark Fundraiser - Saturday, Feb. 5th, 6pm @ Rip City Skates

Times are tough and you know what they say about “when the going gets tough.” That’s right, the tough get going. The 19 skatepark plan is underfunded but that’s not going to stop skaters from organizing and doing what they can, when they can. So with that in mind, head on over to Rip City Skates and support a fundraiser for the Kenton Neighborhood Skatepark. Get all the details on the triple flier action after the turn including a list of bands that will melt your ears, for real. EPM “you’ve got to fight for your right to – SKATE” Out!

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