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The Sunday Roast

Photo of the Week: TNT goes off the wall at FDR from his rad part in Propeller. Photo: Xeno


Grass Grinders was the most fun skate edit to come out of the UK this week from Bristol. This Go Skateboarding Day edit pretty much sums up why skateboarding will always be a laugh.

Supra and Note also ruled it up in Manchester for GSD with guests, Erik Elington, Lizard King, Boo Johnson, Pat Rumney, Lucien Clarke and Dee Ostrander.

The Globe team rocked up to Southbank yesterday for some 7 set frolics.

Jed Anderson’s section from the Squad Massage flick has the lot.

The GX1000 crew unlocked fresh footage of Habitat reps, Mark Suciu, Brian Delatorre, Fred Gall, Al Davis and Silas Baxter-Neal.

neilIf you’ve not seen Neil Herrick’s Standard Definition part yet then it awaits with open arms and trick steez for miles. Especially his three enders that come packed with praise from us.

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New Heath Kirchart homage came from those who roll out the hammers to Nirvana.

This has to be the fluke of the week. Newquay style! Follow our Instagram for daily stoke. Tag your tricks @crossfirezine.

Get the teas on for the new full length Antiz movie ‘Out of the Blue’.

This week’s vault pick comes from Shorty’s after seeing some classic adverts from old on Tumblr this week. Muska, Olson, Smolik, Baptista and more getting stuck in, in the largest pants ever made. Fulfil The Dream.

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The Sunday Roast

Photo of the Week: Dustin Henry by Tadashi Yamaoda


Skate Edit of the Week went to Didrik Galasso with this fine display of glassy steez.

Keanu Robson took apart Mancheter’s streets for his welcome to Landscape Skateboards.

Welcome’s Marky Numbers put down a sack full of prizes in this JUMP edit.

Dave Bachinsky returned with a cracker for Darkstar.

Didrik Galasso takes Trick of the Week for this 180 no comply into this deathly ditch, which is probabaly as rough as a cat’s arsehole.

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Bronze’s latest longplayer got the teas on.

And finally, our Vault pick of the Week goes to Pontus Alv’s ‘Search for the Miraculous’ from 2005. Read out feature on the making of this special flick here.


Clint Walker pro for Birdhouse with incredible section

Birdhouse Skateboards are quietly establishing a seriously exciting team over there this year. You’ve seen Jaws and Raybourn go pro, now get on this new section from Oklahoma born Clint Walker shared by Independent Trucks today as this is guaranteed to put a smile on your face instantly. Hit play for an inspiring Skate Edit of the Week.


The Couch Potato #4

Welcome to the first video round up of 2013. You should know the drill by now, this selection of legally uploaded videos featured below are longer than your average web edit and will require you to actually sit down, put your feet up and enjoy them. There are British, French and American productions in here this time round so get the teas on, press play and enjoy.


The Magenta team hit up NYC last November and returned with enough footage for a 7 minute edit. The footage filmed & edited by Colin Read was shot following the demise of Hurricane Sandy that caused havoc in the city. Enjoy footage of Leo Valls, Vivien Feil, Soy Panday, Jimmy Lannon & friends Ben Gore, Alex Davis, Lurker Lou, Liu Puli, Joel Meinholz, Connor Kammerer, Alex Fogt, Ryan Barlow, Kenji Nakahira, Quim Cardona and Masaki Ui. Additional filming by Static’s Josh Stewart & Ryan Garshell


Green Diamond have released their DECE video in full for you to devour. 24 minutes of skateboarding featuring Brits abroad such as Lucien Clarke and Danny Brady plus US rippers such as Austyn Gillette, Shawn Powers and far too many more to mention. This is by far our most voted choice.


Slap uploaded an unseen 20 minute production titled Trans Siberian Railway featuring Kenny Reed, Keegan Sauder, Jack Sabback and the late Van Wastell as they travel through the heart of Europe and Asia by train. Whoever made this needs locking up.


Enjoy this West London scene edit that has only just surfaced and was filmed a few years ago. This footage has been sat on tape since and features Guy Birchard, Kyron McGrath-Davis, Daryl Dominguez, Trevor Beasley, Aaron Sweeney, Awadh Mohammed and many more in and around London from Dave Perez.


Heroin Skateboards will be rolling out a fresh video titled ‘Video Nasty‘ in July but for now they have unleashed their last team video Magic Sticky Hand online in the last 2 weeks. Inject the full dose here.


Antiz Skateboards have been uploading all of their full length videos of late on their vimeo account. This week they have rolled out The Occassional Antiz Flashback, an hour long skate video released in 2011 with footage of Aaron Sweeney, Dallas Rockvam, Gabriel Engelke, Hugo Liard, Julian Dykmans, Julian Furones, Julien Bachelier, Michel Mahringer, Samu Karvonen, Samuel Partaix and Steve Forstner.


The Couch Potato #2

Following last month’s choices of skate videos that been shot for the internet, here’s the second booze fueled installment of the Couch Potato. The summer in the UK may have been a wash out but it seems that the beers are still cold whatever the weather. We have a selection of British scene footage plus East and West Coast offering’s from across the pond too. Get the kettle on and slouch into this lot.


Shiner’s very first two video episodes of Pixels is now online featuring various UK team riders from a selection of their brands and headed up by Marc Churchill. Footage comes from various parks, events and mag shoots plus a look into the Shiner warehouse and much, much more. Fingers crossed this will be a monthly feature stitched together by Alan Glass.

Pixels: Episode 1 Part 1 from Pixels on Vimeo.

Pixels: Episode 1 part 2 from Pixels on Vimeo.


Darkstar skateboards uploaded their new 8 minute video feature to vimeo last week and it’s not to be forgotten. Watch Forward Slash featuring killer footage of Chet Thomas, Greg Lutzka, PLG, Adam Dyet, Tyson Bowerbank, Ryan Decenzo and more.

FORWARD SLASH from Darkstar Skateboards on Vimeo.


Kurt Havens released a 38 minute montage featuring some of the New York City scene. Skating comes from Billy McFeely, Don Gonyon, Bill Pierce, Rene Perez, Richard Quintero, A.J. Nagy, Robert Sunshine, James Buchman, Jimmy Pakidis, JP Blair, Jersey Dave, Curt Havens, Joseph Amsel, Pat Murray, Don Gonyon, Shawn Powers, Peter Sidlauskas, Paulgar and Nick Ricciardi.


This is the fifth installment of the collection of the Elle Est Tombée (El-Ey-Tom-Bay) series by Drew Marsden with help from Al Hodgson, Sirus F Gahan, Zak Gilbert, and Rupert Antoine who got Drew out onto the streets to film whilst he is up to his neck in University work. This 23 minute scene video features skating from Bournemouth to Brighton to the Dutch walls of Walhalla skate park in Nijmegen.

Push play for all sorts of goodness from Al Hodgson, Dexter Daniels, Ewen Bower, George Terry, Harvey Dann, Jake Millott, Jake Snelling, Jake Wisdom, Jamie Morley, Joe Sandland, Liam Cooper, Louis Antoine, Luke Frisby, Matt Ransom, Martin Maxwell, Mitch Wheeler, Nick Benavidez, Ollie Smith, Rich West, Rupert Antoine, Sam Dearden, Sam Ibekwe, Sam Roberts, Sirus F Gahan, Stevie Thompson, Will Greenfield and Zak Gilbert.


The Black Country scene and beyond is captured in this 8 minute Midlands scene montage put together by Peon. Skating comes from Daniel Jordan, Ryan Price, Luke Kindon, Rasheed Osman, Nick Binnington, Joby Adams, Aaron Burrows, Brewer and many more.


Earth Pain returned in August with another episode of carnage for their 7th video blog. Dwayne Coleman, Josh Cox, Ben Rowles, Sam Taylor, Tom Knox, Kyle Platts, Rob Smith, Craig Questions and a bunch of other reprobates share the 6 minutes of SPT’s footage shot at various London’s skateparks, bars and bus stops.

More next month. If you have an edit to put forward fro the next feature, contact us.

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Lords of the Swords documentary online

This is one of the best things that happens in the Essex skate scene” – yes it is and it’s coming again in August right here at Crossfire. Watch this documentary about Luke Macduke’s work in pulling the Essex scene together for their most prestigious get together.

2011/2012 Lords Of The Swords Doc from Lords Of The Swords on Vimeo.

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Superdead Skateboards do Bilbao

superdeadskateboardsSuperdead Skateboards have released 2 videos this week from a recent trip to Bilbao. The first features Andy Scott, Eddie Belvedere, Harry Lintell, Denis Lynn, Nick Remon, Awadh Mohammed, Mark ‘Tbag’ Murray, Ben Rowles, Chris Barrett and Jirka Bulin skating parks, the second in the streets.