Monthly Archive for December, 2010

So Long 2010

So Long 2010 - iPhone Snaps

The sun is shining and it’s time to high tail it out to skate on this last day of 2010. It is with great pleasure that we bid the year a fond farewell. Check out some iPhone snaps from the year’s skate adventures. EPM “cheers everyone and we’ll see you in 2011” Out!

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Mensa This: WSB, ???, YUD

XTC on Earth Patrol

Pull out those large brains and see if you can guess the name of this week’s featured band. Hmmm, what might it all mean? Why any simpleton, general and majors included, could pop this respectable little puzzle. EPM “neon shuffle” Out!

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Santa Baby

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 7 - Steve Grover

This week’s Monday Cover skater, Steve Grover, channels Ertha Kitt as he ollies the ever popular Saxophone Santa. Check out a few more pics of Holiday GVK along with Santa giving Boots Randolph a run for his money after the turn.

Congratulations Steve!

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The Greatest Gift

Sorcery Saturday on Earth Patrol - Volume 12

Egg nog spiked, chestnuts roasted, and now for a little Sorcery Saturday. Sit back, relax and enjoy the serene sounds of the Sorcery 118 crew as they frolic on their skateboards. Check it out after the turn. EPM “Scratch Acid for the Holidays” Out!

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Support Fernhill Park Skatepark

Support Fernhill Park Skatepark - Design Inspirations: Isamu Noguchi

It’s that time of year when we start thinking about resolutions for the new year. So we thought, hey, why not start getting folks stoked about making the Fernhill Park Skatepark a reality. It’s time to build the next wave of parks as part of our 19 park system and there’s nothing like the present to start a dialog. So with that said, check out some Isamu Noguchi designs that are definitely skate friendly and let your mind run free. EPM “every neighborhood should have a skatepark” Out!

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X, Gang of Four and Wire

X, Gang of Four, Wire on Earth Patrol

Guess who is coming to town in addition to Mr. Clause and his band of reindeers? That’s right X, Gang of Four, and Wire; get ready to relive 1980 in 2011. Check out some videos along with venues and dates after the turn. EPM “dot dash” Out!

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God of Thunder

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 6 - Thor Janda

It seems this god of thunder has swapped his hammer for a skateboard. This week’s Monday Cover skater, Thor Janda, gets his flow on at Newberg. Skater for life, Thor always brings the good vibes to any session. Check out a few more pics of Thor enjoying the friendly confines of Newberg after the turn. EPM “What’s up Phuket” Out!

Congratulations Thor!

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Slippery When Wet

Sorcery Saturday on Earth Patrol - Volume 11

Wet skateparks got you down. Well, turn that frown upside down mister man and check out Sam Cole making the moisture a part of the fun. All this and more on this week’s installment of Sorcery Saturday after the turn. EPM “healthy ligaments required” Out.

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3D Photo App for iPhone

3D App for iPhone on Earth Patrol

If you are interested in 3D photography and you happen to own an iPhone, boy, are you in luck. The folks over at Juicy Bits Software have developed an app called 3D Camera that makes producing 3D photos a breeze. The interface is intuitive and supports the creation of stereo pairs (parallel and cross-eyed), anaglyphs (color and black/white) as well as wigglegrams, an animated simulated 3D effect. If you are even mildly interested in 3D, this app is for you. Check out some skateboard wheel fetish shots after the turn that include wigglegrams, cross-eyed stereo pairs, and anaglyphs. EPM “getting all google-eyed” Out!

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Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 5 - Carving Cowboy

Yee haw, grab a rail and smack your tail for this week’s Monday Cover skater, the Carving Cowboy. Mixing his western style fashion sensibilities with skateboarding, the Carving Cowboy rounds ’em up during the 20 Year Burnside celebration. That’s some mighty fine skate wrangling there partner. Now mosey along for some more skate-n-spur action after the turn. EPM “true grit” Out!

Congratulations Carving Cowboy!

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