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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Latest Blast of Concrete Wave Noteworthy
January 4, 2014 – 4:28 PM | No Comment
Latest Blast of Concrete Wave Noteworthy

Start the year off with the first blast of Concrete Wave Noteworthy for 2014! Featuring the new lineup from Madrid Skateboards, Loaded’s recently released Truncated and Cantellated decks, Harfang wheels, Rojas’ and recaps from 2013.

Concrete Wave Noteworthy Fall 2013 Part 1
November 19, 2013 – 7:03 PM | No Comment
Concrete Wave Noteworthy Fall 2013 Part 1

Latest Blast from the Fall 2013 Concrete Wave Magazine. Get all the ins and outs of the latest in gear and company info. This issue showcases companies such as Loaded with the cork board finished Tesseract, Predator Helmets new FR7 Helmets, Zombie Bone Precisions, and many more. Check out part 1 of the Fall 2013 Noteworthy right here on AXS Gear.

Loaded Boards Uncorks The Tesseract
June 27, 2013 – 5:04 PM | No Comment
Loaded Boards Uncorks The Tesseract

Escaping the three-dimensional confines of contemporary skateboarding, the Tesseract has arrived to open the doors of perception. The Tesseract integrates rocker, wheel well flares, W concave, and multiple wheelbase options into a lightweight package perfectly sized for big mountain roads, slide jams, and campus manual pads alike. Stash the quiver, clear your mind, and let the Tesseract be your versatile companion in the quest for four-wheeled illumination.

Latest Blast of Concrete Wave’s Noteworthy
June 12, 2013 – 1:16 PM | No Comment
Latest Blast of Concrete Wave’s Noteworthy

The latest blast of Noteworthy from Concrete Wave! Concrete Wave covers all aspects of skateboarding. Check out what’s new in the world of skateboarding, with the latest on people, products, and events! Check out what Patrick Switzer and Rayne have been working on, new wheels from Earthwing, new Paris trucks and much more right here.

Oklahoma Skaters unite! The Rebuilding Process Begins.
May 27, 2013 – 1:54 PM | No Comment
Oklahoma Skaters unite! The Rebuilding Process Begins.

The Humble Hippie (aka Dusty Ray) is on his way next week to Moore, Oklahoma. His goal: increase the amount of joy and happiness in an area of the world that’s seen a huge amount of destruction. Dusty’s bringing 30 longboard completes. Companies like Loaded, Riviera, Buck, LAX have stepped up and are generously donating product. Longboarding for Peace is also providing shirts, stickers and wheels.

Reader’s Choice: Analysis, Rants and Raves
April 30, 2013 – 2:48 PM | No Comment
Reader’s Choice: Analysis, Rants and Raves

The AXS Gear/Concrete Wave Readers’ Choice survey yielded a tremendous amount of information. Almost 4,000 people took the time to fill out the survey, with an average time of 14-plus minutes to complete! That represents almost 40 days’ worth of time! We produced a fully comprehensive listing of all companies in the Concrete Wave Buyer’s Guide. But here, for the purpose of space, we will address some of the key findings from the survey. We instituted two distinct changes this year. First, we changed the actual questions to reflect what brands are actually owned by readers. Rather than focusing on the word favorite,” we wanted to know what people actually had in their quiver.