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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Houston Battle for Peace Race
November 5, 2014 – 1:36 PM | No Comment

Houston happens to be home of one of Longboarding For Peace’s most active and successful chapters

December 11, 2013 – 3:59 PM | No Comment

Concrete Wave and Longboarding for Peace have teamed up with Rat Rot Studio in their new video game called SKATE PARTY! Over ten million people downloaded their first edition of the game.

Girl Is NOT A 4 Letter Word
October 12, 2013 – 4:30 PM | No Comment
Girl Is NOT A 4 Letter Word

Many ideas in the skateboard industry have been born over great food, cold beer and good friends hanging out. This just seems to be how we all work best. Ask any old-school skater and they will tell you stories from the 1960s and 1970s of how the ideas for various trucks, boards, wheels and even skate shorts and shoes were conceived from ideas thrown around among friends on a California hot summer night. But as we all know, ideas are just ideas, until someone puts the crazy plan into actual motion.

Longboarding For Peace: Blood From Boarders
September 10, 2013 – 7:14 PM | No Comment
Longboarding For Peace: Blood From Boarders

This coming October 22nd is your chance to step up and give blood! Longboarding for Peace is working with Canadian Blood Services and skate shops from all over Canada to save lives. In Montreal Longboarding for Peace is working with Restless Skateboards, in Toronto with Longboard Haven, Royal Board Shop in Calgary, and Longboarder Labs in Vancouver.

Longboardering for Peace And Board Rescue
June 21, 2013 – 1:14 PM | No Comment

Longboarding for Peace reached out to Board Rescue. Board Rescue is a non-profit public benefit corporation and is dedicated to providing skateboards and safety equipment to organizations that work with underprivileged and/or at-risk children in the USA. Together, Board Rescue and Longboarding for Peace will work with on initiatives to get longboards into the hands of organizations in the United States working towards peace.

Longboarding for Peace hits Spain!
June 14, 2013 – 3:45 PM | No Comment
Longboarding for Peace hits Spain!

Longboarding for Peace hits Spain! Almost $2000 was raised for Caritas ­ a charity in Spain. A huge thanks to Chelma who organized this incredible initiative. Alfredo from 40sk8 also helped out with the charity market Longboard For Peace held in Madrid on June 8, 2013. Thanks to Longboard Days for the images for this video. With the help of Alfredo from 40sk8 website, us: (Natalia and Chema) spent a great day there and we raised 1409 euros for Caritas.