Monthly Archive for September, 2009

Rain Impervious Skate Spot

Epic Indoor Skatepark Banner

There’s a new indoor skate spot opening in near Northwest Portland at 2318 NW Vaughn St. to be more exact. Epic Indoor Skatepark will hold its grand opening this Friday and Saturday. Offering a full service skate shop as well, Epic Indoor has you covered. Check out a few constructions shots along with the grand opening flier after the turn. EPM “Dare we say, it’s going to be epic” Out!

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View to a Deathbox

View to a Deathbox - MC's Bowl

Perspective is everything and today we wanted to bring you the perspective from MC’s deathbox. Check out Tucker and Bryce in search of skate harmony with MC’s deathbox after the turn.

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Eight Wheels Out!

Monday Cover Vol. 3 Issue 46 - Rockin' Ron Foster

Doing 8-wheeler pioneer Lonnie Toft proud, is this week’s Monday Cover skater, Rockin’ Ron with a bitchin’ frontside air. That’s one gnarly move on a deck with twice the amount of required trucks and wheels.

Congratulations Ron!

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Barge-a-Que in the Bag

Cal Skates 33 and 1/3 Anniversary Celebration @ Pier Park

So what’s a Barge-a-Que? Simply, it was a way to celebrate Cal Skates‘ 33 and 1/3 anniversary while enjoying some food and skateboarding at Pier Park. If you missed the fun, don’t fret, we snapped a few pics from the days events and they are here for your Foto-Friday consumption. Thanks Paul and Mike for, what is hopefully, an annual event.

Barge-a-Que @ Pier Park

Two Chances Tonight

Under the Bridge - DIY Skatepark Video

Tonight, you have two chances to check out Under the Bridge – DIY Skatepark Video at the Clinton Street Theater; the all ages showing is at 7pm and for the over 21 crew, your slot is at 9pm. Admission is an econo friendly $2. Brought to you by the fine folks at Shrunken Head Skateboards in association with Thrasher Magazine. Full flier after the turn.

Thanks to Red Cement Skateboards for the tip over on the Earth Patrol Network.

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Going Mobile

Earth Patrol Mobile Apps

Good news for all you folks that like to browse Earth Patrol with your mobile devices, we made our site more mobile device friendly. So if you use an iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Opera Mini mobile, Palm Pre or BlackBerry Storm device to visit Earth Patrol, hopefully, your life just became a little more interesting. Give it try! Check out a couple of screen shots from an iPod Touch after the turn. EPM “Systems Engineering Division” Out!

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Montana Roadtrip with Team 283

Team 283 Trip  to Montana on AGP

So you say you’re looking for a little more prose about our recent Montana trip? Well, you’re in luck. The Editor-in-Chief/Dance Commander over at Antigravity Press, Mr. Mark Conahan, has posted a nice piece about our adventure. Thanks Mark for satiating the left-brainer readership.

Click here to read all about it on AGP.

Sweeter than Onions

Walla Walla Skatepark - Walla Walla, Washington

OK, here’s the deal. If you haven’t skated the recently built Walla Walla bowl, you are missing out on one of the best bowls around. No kidding. Designed by the local skaters and built by Dreamland, the Onion bowl is a thing of beauty. Put this bowl on your skate bucket list for sure. Check out Tom, Ryan, Bryce, Wally and MC getting their fill in the gallery.

Onion Bowl – Walla Walla, Washington

Skater-Up in Pendleton

Pendleton Skatepark - Pendleton, Oregon

Our recent Montana adventure included a few stops at Oregon skateparks. The first of those stops was at one of Dreamland’s recent Eastern Oregon creations in Pendleton. Sporting a fun street section and a large flow bowl, Pendleton stays true to Dreamland’s ability to create quality terrain. The afternoon sunshine was a bit of a challenge but it didn’t stop our fearless crew. Check out Wally, Bryce and MC sampling the park in the gallery.

Pendleton Skatepark – Pendleton, Oregon

Power and Style

Monday Cover Vol. 3 Issue 45 - Chris Strople

So the next time you’re throwing down an alley oop anything, you might want to thank this week’s Monday Cover skater, the legendary Chris Strople. Seeing those early sequences of Chris hucking a backside alley oop at Del Mar were mind blowing not to mention those trademark striped socks. Check out more pics of Chris shredding the gnar after the turn.

Congratulations Chris!

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