So the idea that 'wrongboarding' is, indeed, skateboarding is still a bit of a discussion in the skate world. It's an odd one, considering there was a lot of downhilling and other similar skating happening in the 70's and 80's that resembles what longboarders do today. After our recent post, we got a lot of feedback and we wanted to respond to some of the thoughts
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I'd like to examine an issue that has been abound in the community for a while now; not sure how it started, but there has been a line drawn between longboarders and skateboarders.
We've never wished any of our skaters a happy birthday on the site before, and we feel bad for that, so we're giving our New York shredder a shout out for being rad and surviving another year on this crazy ass planet. We all know that's a tough feat in our scene. Happy birthday from the WHR crew!
Who loves FREE shit?! WE DO! And I'm willing to bet you do to. Wanna know whats better than your every day run of the mill free shit like t-shirts and stickers? EXPENSIVE free shit. So how about a set of FREE precision trucks
Take one setup and make it your bitch. Destroy that board. Use it for everything until it's a lifeless, delaminated, water-swelled, splintery mess
If you haven't heard, Liam Morgan got messed up pretty bad about 2 weeks ago after a car hit him while he was on his motorcycle. He flew off his bike and broke his femur after sliding into a light pole. This guy is a straight bad ass and it's looking like he will make his full recovery!
Within the WHR crew and at the WHR crewhouse nestled down in sunny Southern California, we have much love for Phoenix and the skate scene out there, and when PHX and SoCal can be brought together, it makes for a bomb-ass weekend
The down turns in the cycle of skateboarding have always yielded the most progression, and that progression sets in motion the next boom.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the family and friends of Larry Stevenson. He is and will forever be a legend in the skateboard industry.
It's all over the news, from KTLA, to the LA Times, to the New York Times. Laguna Beach is in trouble, facing a ban on downhill skateboarding. The country's watching to see what happens, and meanwhile, NorCal skaters, after watching what's happening, have an opinion on the matter