Monthly Archive for May, 2012

O.G. Floater

Monday Cover Vol. 6 Issue 14 - Tony Magnusson

Floating a big frontside ollie during last year’s Portland Dew Tour stop is this week’s Monday Cover skater, Tony Magnusson. Not only is Tony still boosting the big air, he’s back on his revived skate brand H-Street. Check out some more pics of T-Mag after the turn.

Congratulations Tony!

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Bacon Footloosed + Skate Warehouse

Bacon's Footloosed online premiere at Skate Warehouse

Talk about your bonus Fridays, here’s one for you. An exclusive online premiere of the latest Bacon Skateboards video, Footloosed, brought to you by the folks at Skate Warehouse. CLICK IT NOW!

Vagrant + Donovan

Donovan Rice meets Vagrant Skates on Earth Patrol

Pool ruler and all around shredder, Donovan Rice is sporting a new sponsor these days a la Vagrant Skates. Check out Donovan’s welcome to the team video after the turn. EPM “heel-a monster to disaster” Out!

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Tuned In

Monday Cover Vol. 6 Issue 13 - Michael McGovern

Opting for a sunny day session at the Brooklyn Street skate spot is this week’s Monday Cover skater, Michael McGovern. In addition to shredding the gnar a la this styling frontside tail slide, Michael kills it on the art front as well; check it. See a few more photos of Mike finding a bit of skate solace at Brooklyn after the turn.

Congratulations Mike!

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Lifeblood Bacon Weekend

Lifeblood Demo @ Estacada Footloosed Bacon Video

Looking to shred with Red or hang with the Bacon gang? Well, tomorrow, Saturday, May 19th, is your chance to do both. Kicking off the day is the grand opening of the Estadada skatepark that includes a demo by Team Lifeblood including newest Lifeblooder Mark “Red” Scott. Post park opening, head on over to the Unheard ramp for latest skate video from the Bacon crew aptly titled “Footloosed”; sorry Mike. Check out all the details on the fliers after the turn. EPM “gone skating” Out!
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Same Song – Different Band

YouTube Tuesday on Earth Patrol

Hey, hey, it’s time for another installment of Same Song – Different Band. Up for your review are original songs courtesy of Kiss, Cheap Trick, John Lennon, Donna Summer, The Pixies and Devo. So can you guess the songs and who is doing the covers? Yes? No? Well, click on through to the other side for a bit of sonic satisfication. EPM “diamonds, whores, whips and jealous waves of love” Out!

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Recipe for Shred

Monday Cover Vol. 6 Issue 12 - Wes Cording

One part East coast, one part West coast, along with equal amounts of surfing and skating, and you share some roots with this week’s Monday Cover skater, Wes Cording. Talk about style and smooth skating, Wes has it all as evident by this frontside tail block on a hip at West Linn. Check out a few more pics of Wes after the turn.

Congratulations Wes!

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It’s Pool Party Time

8th Annual Pro-tec Pool Party

The 8th Annual Pro-tec Pool Party is a go. Set your skate time dials for 3pm PST, Saturday May 12th. to watch a live HD feed of the events.

The schedule of events is as follows:

  • Masters Pool Jam: 3pm
  • Pros Pool Jam: 5pm
  • Amateur Showcase and Van Doren Bucks: 7pm
  • Masters Finals: 8pm
  • Pros Finals: 8:40pm
  • NOTE: all times PST.

Check out a load of highlights from last year’s event after the turn. EPM “place your pool party bets” Out!
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Grover Up and Over

Monday Cover Vol. 6 Issue 11 - Steve Grover

Spring is in full swing here in the Pacific Northwest. What better way to celebrate the season than with a pole jam at the newly opened Estacada skatepark courtesy of this week’s Monday Cover skater, Steve Grover. The Dreamland crew has put another great skatepark on the map and it’s fun as heck to skate. The locals are stoked to say the least. Check out more photos of Grover getting his own stoke after the turn.

Congratulations Steve!

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The Sorcery Spring

Sorcery Saturday on Earth Patrol

It seems the Sorcery 118 crew has been busy doing what they do best, skating and having a good time. Check out some of their Sorcery-ness after the turn. EPM “skate wands drawn” Out!

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