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Paul Rodriguez on The Nine Club Podcast

September 13, 2016 admin

Recently Paul Rodriguez joined hosts Chris Roberts and Roger Bagley on The Nine Club Podcast. P-Rod discussed the early years of his skating career with DNA Skateboards and City Stars and how longtime friend Dan Abadi is responsible for him


Go Skateboarding Day 2016 with Nike SB

July 20, 2016 admin

While many skaters decry brands like Nike SB, The Swoosh has been opening doors and supporting skateboarding events like Go Skateboarding Day. Two years ago Nike SB was instrumental in getting the West L.A. Courthouse to be designated a legal


Routa Panamericana Nike SB Tour 2016

June 15, 2016 admin

Nike Skateboarding has just released some pretty sick tour footage from their team’s recent Routa Panamericana Tour. Nike SB sent Shane O’Neill, Luan Oliveira, Paul Rodriguez, Nyjah Huston, Sean Malto, Carlos Ribeiro, Yuri Facchini, Blake Carpenter, Mason Silva, and Trevor


New Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel

April 4, 2016 admin

The Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel has arrived! Nike SB has undoubtably the best team in skateboarding right now. After dropping the new Koston recently Nike SB has dropped a new and improved version of the Bruin called the Bruin Hyperfeel.


New Nike Kids’ Shoes at Defy Boardshop

March 30, 2016 admin

New in stock at Defy Boardshop, Nike Kids’ shoes in new color ways and styles. Come by today and get your kid fitted in some new kicks from Nike. We have some great colors and styles to choose from including


Koston 3 from Nike SB

February 29, 2016 admin

Eric Koston has a long history of pushing skate footwear forward. His debut signature model with éS, from 1997, boasted what the company says was the first air pocket ever seen on a skate shoe. He released six more models


The Sean Malto adidas Pro Model that Never Was

February 26, 2016 admin

After he left Etnies in 2011, there were many rumors floating around regarding what shoes would end up on Sean Malto’s feet before he was announced as a member of the Nike SB team at the start of 2012. Apparently


Nike Skateboarding App Best of 2015

February 4, 2016 admin

A couple of years ago Nike Skateboarding released their iPhone and android phone application. Since then thousands of skateboarders have used the Nike Skateboarding app to learn tricks, play games of S.K.A.T.E. , take part in challenges with friends and


Ishod Wair 2015 Real Skateboards HD Footage

January 11, 2016 admin

Ishod Wair is undeniably one of the gnarliest skateboarders on the planet. He stacked an insane amount of footage this year, and this is just the HD stuff. Ishod Wair and Real Skateboards dropped a little treat around Christmas, unfortunately


Nyjah Huston Officially on Nike SB

January 1, 2016 admin

Barely into his twenties, Nyjah Huston already packed what seems like a lifetime of achievement into a career that hardly spans a decade. The skills are undeniable but ultimately what it comes down to is that you don’t reach this


The 10 Biggest Moves in Skateboarding of 2015

December 31, 2015 admin

A wise man (possibly in Thrasher’s Mail Drop column) once said something to the effect of, “ Skateboarding is like a soap opera: If you miss one day, you don’t know what’s going on.” Never has that declaration rung truer


Janoski Max Black Team Red

December 5, 2015 admin

New at Defy Boardshop the Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max in Black and Team Red. While not great for skating this shoe is one of the most comfortable Nike SB models around. The Stefan Janoski Max is one of the


Nike SB Chronicles Vol 3 Final Teaser

December 2, 2015 admin

Nike SB just released the final teaser for Nike SB Chronicles Vol 3 titled “Peek-A-Boo.” The title refers to stopping the van to skate a spot that actually isn’t spot, but looks like a spot while you’re driving. Nike also


Nike SB All Court CK Extra Footage

November 30, 2015 admin

Nike SB has released the extra footage and outtakes from their trip to Hawaii to shoot a promo for the new Nike SB All Court CK shoe. The footage includes Eric Koston, Corey Kennedy, Ishod Wair, Wieger Van Wageningen, Justin


Guy Mariano Officially on Nike SB

November 23, 2015 admin

One of skateboarding best veterans has made the leap from Lakai to Nike SB. Nike announced that Guy Mariano has been officially added to their pro roster last Friday. The announcement comes on the heels of wide speculation that Nike


Nike SB X 510 Skate Shop Dunk Hi QS at Defy Boardshop

February 24, 2014 admin

Nike SB Quick StrikeS at Defy Boardshop! Berkeley’s 510 Skate Shop teams up with Nike SB to rework the Swoosh’s classic Dunk Hi silhouette. Calling upon the help of Benny Gold, whom the skate shop has a long history with,


Nike SB X Diamond Tiffany Dunk Highs Feb 8th at Defy!

February 7, 2014 admin

Tiffany Dunk Highs are being released Saturday, February 8th, 10:00am at Defy Boardshop. These will go super quick, the phone is already ringing off the hook. First come first serve, one pair per customer. 15 pair up for grabs, sizes


Nike SB Team Nike Private Park Session

February 6, 2014 admin

Nike SB has an amazing private training facility for it’s skateboarding team in Portland, Oregon. The Nike SB warehouse park includes a bowl, ledges, transitions, rails, and ramps. As one would expect from Nike everything is top shelf, from design,


Anti-Hero Skateboards adds Grant Taylor to their Team

January 31, 2014 admin

Anti-Hero Skateboards has announced a major addition to their roster, former Thrasher Magazine Skater of the Year Grant Taylor. Taylor has had some major video parts over the last few years including the Alien Workshop video and several Nike Skateboarding


Nike Skateboarding Lunar One Shot

January 6, 2014 admin

Nike Skateboarding has released new footage of Shane O’Neill to promote the latest addition to their shoe line, the Nike SB Lunar One Shot. Nike SB is emphasizing the flexibility, lightweight construction, and feel of this latest Nike Skateboarding offering.


Ishod Wair 2013 Thrasher Magazine SOTY

December 10, 2013 admin

Congrats to Ishod Wair who not only was given the final part in the just released Nike SB Chronicles 2 video, but was also named THE 2013 Skater of the Year (SOTY) by Thrasher Magazine. The Philadelphia native has been


World’s Best Premier: Nike SB Chronicles 2

December 9, 2013 admin

Jimmy Arrighi and Thrasher Magazine recently paid a visit to the Nike Skateboarding Chronicles 2 video premier in Los Angeles. Jimmy was in rare form at the event busting balls and irritating the skateboarding community. Jimmy was in rare form


Nike SB Chronicles 2 Video

December 4, 2013 admin

Nike Skateboarding has premiered the latest video offering in their Nike SB Chronicles series. Nike SB Chronicles 2 features Nike SB riders Shane O’Neill, Ishod Wair, Daryl Angel, Theotis Beasley, Donovon Piscopo, Justin Brock and Luan Oliveira. If you missed


Nike SB X DJ Clark Kent Quick Strike Dunk Low

November 25, 2013 admin

Release Saturday November 30th. DJ Clark Kent‘s collaboration with Nike Skateboarding (Dunk Low QS 504750-017). DJCK applies his signature ’112′ look to the DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB Dunk Low and P-Rod 7 Hyperfuse Max, which for the uninitiated,


Nike Skateboarding X Polar Stuff Capsule Collection

November 6, 2013 admin

NikeSB X Poler: NYC to Iceland with Alex Olson from Poler Outdoor Stuff on Vimeo. Nike Skateboarding has recently released a capsule collection with noted outdoor hipster brand Poler. Yup, that’s Nike SB x Poler Stuff that Alex Olson is

Nike Skateboarding: SB Chronicles Vol. 2 Trailer 2

October 21, 2013 admin

Nike Skateboarding is leading up to the release of their second edition of their SB Chronicles video series. This time around Nike SB will be featuring team riders Luan Oliveira, Daryl Angel, Donovon Piscopo, Theotis Beasley, Justin Brock, Shane O’Neill

adidas Snowboarding Welcomes Jake Blauvelt

September 27, 2013 admin

“Welcome: Jake Blauvelt” from Adidas Snowboarding on Vimeo. Not to be outdone by Nike, adidas Snowboarding also dropped a big web release this week with their 15 minute portrait of their new franchise rider Jake Blauvelt. You got to hand


Nike Snowboarding Never Not Trailer

September 9, 2013 admin

If you’re bored today and are longing for snowboarding season, we suggest you open up a brew or a bottle and peep to Nike Snowboarding’s new teaser for Never Not. The first teaser features Nike Snowboarding team members Gigi Ruf,

Brian Anderson Talks About Project B.A. his New Nike SB Pro Shoe

August 19, 2013 admin

Brian Anderson has been making big moves lately. The veteran skateboarding pro recently left Girl Skateboards to start his own skateboard company 3D. Anderson has teamed up with longtime friend and fellow Nike SB team rider Brad Staba and Big

Levi’s Skateboarding in India

July 30, 2013 admin

Levi’s is continuing to venture into the world of skateboarding. Many skate shops have carried the iconic denim brand over the years and last year Levi’s and Nike SB partnered on a capsule collection of clothing and footwear. Now Levi’s

2013 Copenhagen Pro Finals & Best Trick Contest

July 23, 2013 admin

The 2013 Copenhagen Pro events went off with a bang as they do every year around this time. The Nike Skateboarding team really cleaned up in the street contest taking the top 3 spots with Shane O’Neill taking first followed

Prepping for the 2013 Copenhagen Pro with Ishod Wair and Shane O’Neill

July 19, 2013 admin

As they prepare for the 2013 Copenhagen Pro contest, Nike Skateboarding team riders Ishod Wair and Shane “Nugget” O’Neill hit the streets of Denmark. Then the pair of Nike SB riders join teammate Luan Oliveira, and other pros including Silas

Defy Boardshop X Ambig Go Skateboarding Day Recap

July 9, 2013 admin

This year on Go Skateboarding Day we teamed up with the crew from Ambig to do a BBQ and best trick contest at Santana Park across from our shop in Corona,CA. The turn out was awesome, and we had some

Nike SB Firecracker Dunk Low Quick Strike

June 27, 2013 admin

We have just received a run of the highly limited Nike SB Firecracker Dunk Low Quick Strike. These buttery kicks are available on a first come first serve basis, in-store ONLY, starting today. So don’t miss out on copping these

Nike SB Skate Safari Tours

June 24, 2013 admin

Do you plan on coming to L.A. this summer? Then you should book a tour on the Nike SB Skate Safari Tour. HAHA, not really, but check out the edit from Nike Skateboarding about the Skate Safari Tour featuring, Brad

Nike SB Chronicles Vol. 2 Trailer

June 17, 2013 admin

Nike Skateboarding has released a trailer for their upcoming Nike SB Chronicles Vol. 2 video. The latest full length video from Nike SB will include team riders Luan Oliveira, Daryl Angel, Donovon Piscopo, Theotis Beasley, Justin Brock, Shane O’Neill and

2013 Damn AM L.A. Recap

June 6, 2013 admin

Ride Channel has released a recap of the 2013 Damn AM L.A. event held at Nike Skateboarding’s 6th & Mill park in Downtown L.A. Damn Am brings out the best of skateboarding’s next up-and-comers. This year was no exception and

Nike SB Janoski

June 6, 2013 admin

The Nike SB Stefan Janoski SE “Velcro” got its upper laced in all white leather for this latest colorway. The gleaming sneaker does get a tan leather lining to break the monotony a bit but if you need something clean

The FTC x Nike SB “Finally” Dunk Low Pro now at Defy Boardshop

June 5, 2013 admin

What began as Kent Uyehara’s interest in skateboards has evolved into a global skate brand with outlets in San Francisco, Sacramento, Barcelona and Tokyo. It was that very interest that led to him carrying boards at his dad’s sporting goods

This is Eric Koston Teaser

May 13, 2013 admin

THIS IS KOSTON , The teaser. from Desillusion Magazine on Vimeo. The crew at Desillusion Magazine have another pro skateboarder profile coming soon. Produced with the help of Nike Skateboarding, Desillusion has dropped the teaser for “This is Eric Koston.”

Weekend Buzz with Theotis Beasley and Steezus Christ

May 11, 2013 admin

This week on “Weekend Buzz” hosts Erica Yary and Robert Brink sit down with the Berrics’ Steezus Christ and Nike SB pro Theotis Beasley. The four discuss Theotis being so nice that he doesn’t even have a bad thing to

Eric Koston Rappers and Skateboarding

April 11, 2013 admin

Eric Koston conducted an interview with Hard Knock TV at the release party for his latest Nike Skateboarding pro model the “Koston 2.” In the interview Koston talks about the influence of skateboarding in modern hip-hop, and his love of