November 25, 2014 – 2:57 PM | No Comment

Omen Longboards started with the Carbon Matrix, which was the collaboration between a bunch of local Seattle skaters including Nate Blackburn and Trevor Preston. Omen didn’t have a physical location at the time, so the Matrix was outsourced to a local company. Due to the relatively low price tag (compared to other carbon boards) Omen gained some notoriety pretty quickly. After a little under a year, Omen procured space in a north Seattle garage and started producing the first Pike prototypes.

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How to Film Better
December 11, 2014 – 3:22 PM | No Comment

“By now, everyone and their mom has a YouTube account to share videos of their cat, their family trip to Disney Land, and yes…even skate videos. You may not have the funds to buy a RED Epic right off the bat, but there are plenty of affordable quality cameras & camera gear on the market. Ain’t no shame in buying used gear. I still do.” There are many ways to get pro results without having to take out a student loan or sell your kidney. Here are several things you can start with.

December 3, 2014 – 2:26 PM | No Comment

Brought to you by Caliber Truck Co, and Arbor Skateboards, and in association with Blood Orange, GRADE is a full-length feature film that captures a full year of of the Caliber and Abor team riders tearing it up on some of the world’s best downhill and freeride spots. GRADE stars team riders James Kelly, Liam Morgan , Tyler Howell, Brandon Tissen, and Jordan Riachi as they travel around the world skating spots that you can only dream of skating.