The Hawk & Hosoi Book incoming

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Ed Syder’s new tribute book to Tony Hawk and Christian Hosoi is underway following the success of his previous projects: The Natas & Gonz Book (interview here) and The Neil & Lance Book.

How can you assist Ed with this latest project? Head to Kickstarter and order one in advance.

You will be helping him fund a 60+ page full colour book featuring new work from a host of artists including: Michael Chsiung, Jay Croft, Luke Hanson, Chad Cardoza, Nathan McKee, Ed Syder, Thomas Fernandez, Thom Lessner, Joel Abad, Pete Hellicar, Dave The Chimp, Kevin Wilkins, Philip Morgan, Nick Simich, Neil Macdonald and many more, so order yours today.

Ed will be hosting a live Q&A stream today at 6pm (BST) from here, answering questions and giving you a tour of his home studio.

Would a skateboard made from cardboard work?

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Paul Schmitt has more experience and knowledge of making skateboards than anyone else on earth so when he was set a task to make a deck made of cardboard, it was odds on he would probably be able to pull it off. Tony Hawk tests the final design in this new engineering feat.

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.