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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Inside Vancouver’s Newest Longboard Shop: Longboarder Labs
May 28, 2013 – 12:56 PM | No Comment
Inside Vancouver’s Newest Longboard Shop: Longboarder Labs

Longboarder Labs was created by Rick Tetz. Who is Rick Tetz? What is your background? When skateboarding hit in the mid-seventies, I really got into it. I was a sponsored skater back in the 70′s. I rode for Santa Cruz, Hobie, Sims, Vision, Rector, Vans, Wings Wheels, and Gullwing to mention a few. started putting ACS trucks together in the 70′s working for Northwest Skateboard Distributors at 18. Tom Sims was my mentor and a great influence in my business life and or my business strategy. A look inside of Longboarder Labs.

SKATEBOARDING FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
August 15, 2012 – 3:55 AM | No Comment
SKATEBOARDING FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

SKATEBOARDING FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST How a Team of Skaters, Surfers and a Peace Organization Made History The idea seems rather preposterous at first glance. What would happen if you took 30 skateboards and 30 helmets and brought them to kids in Israel and the Palestinian Territories?

Custom Vans Shoes Artwork by Shed Designs – Customize Yourself!
June 26, 2012 – 4:19 PM | No Comment
Custom Vans Shoes Artwork by Shed Designs – Customize Yourself!

Now Cameron, along with his close friends Mac Gardiner and Tia Addison, have created the company Shed Designs as a platform to sell their custom designed shoes, hats, skateboards and longboards.

Calstreets Featured In The Disposible Skateboard Bible By Sean Cliver
January 1, 2012 – 9:36 PM | One Comment
Calstreets Featured In The Disposible Skateboard Bible By Sean Cliver

Our friends at CalStreets.com were featured in a wicked book written by Sean Cliver! In this follow-up to Disposable: A History of Skateboard Art, Sean Cliver has assembled what is undoubtedly the most comprehensive visual overview of skateboards in print.

Evolutions 7 Is Now On Vimeo HD! All Of It!
October 25, 2011 – 7:26 PM | No Comment
Evolutions 7 Is Now On Vimeo HD! All Of It!

Longboarding’s first film festival event, presented by S Original and AXS Evolutions 7, put the newest films from the streets and the hills to the big screen in Vancouver. The success of the show made it all worthwhile for it’s creators, AXS Gear’s Rick Tetz and Concrete Wave’s Michael Brooke.

Reckless?
August 3, 2011 – 2:12 PM | No Comment
Reckless?

Recently I have received a little slack for a video i posted to YouTube, so I figured i would try to explain myself a little.