Few downhill longboard wheels have been as highly anticipated as RAD wheels. Since the rumors of a new super-wheel started circulating, people all over the world have been wanting to get a chance to ride a set and see what the buzz is all about. After a few delays and a metric shit-ton of anticipation, RAD’s have been released
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I got to meet up today with Daisy Johannes, Pam Diaz, and Ishtar Backlund at the very beginning of their trip. They, along with Marisa Nunez and Amanda Powell compose the group of ladies from the Longboard Girls Crew that are roadtrippin’ up the West Coast to Maryhill for the 1st Annual She-Ride. They’ll be in SoCal until next Wednesday,
Race and competition season is well underway, but here at West Hem Roll, there's been a small lull in our schedule. So while we are waiting for the next big comp, we're busy skating, taking care of business, and reminiscing about all of the awesomeness thus far. We thought we'd remind you how awesome the Laguna Seca race was. Enjoy!
After a long trek from San Diego and all over, we made it to Maryhill, and all of the sleepless nights of driving and driving some more were 100% worth it. It was nuts today, marking the beginning of the Festival of Speed with a freeride session to introduce and reacquaint everyone with the hill. It started off ridiculously hot,
We keep hearing about the growing scene out in Oklahoma, and here at WHR, we're all about the young skate scenes. Let's get more people on boards and down hills, right? Well Neil "The Reil Diel" Wieland hit us up about his first trip to Maryhill
Yesterday, at around 11 a.m., a mass group of skaters assembled at the top of the legendary Darktower hill of NYC. Everyone was gathering for the "Save the Van Jam" to help Earthwing's Big Sis of the family, Jessica Corchia, pay off the HUGE bill she received after her beloved van crapped out.
Check check check it out. Watch it live. The WHR crew in San Diego and in Arizona are all crowded around the TV right now watching this. Join them and the rest of the world in watching Newton's Nation. That's all we have time to say about it right now, because we're going to get back to watching this
Last night, the SDCG met up in the deep heart of San Diego County, where, if the wind blows, you can catch a strong whiff of Tijuana, to race a local road at night.
Kyle Wester from Denver, Colorado won the Laguna Seca Invitational today at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Cailfornia, beating out Andrew Mercado, Graham Buksa and Erik Lundberg in a close final. “Stoked on the event, and the fact that my first real big win was here at Laguna Seca,” Wester said. A warm, sunny afternoon provided the backdrop today’s