Watch Fifty Fifty’s 15th Anniversary video

5050logoBright may have overlooked their 15 years of service in their nominations this year but have not forgotten what 5050 have brought to the UK scene in that period. In fact, they are still moving forward as proved in this brand new promo video filmed by Rich Smith, George Nevin and James Harris.

Enjoy footage of Flynn Trotman, Dan Wileman, Danny Wainwright, Matt ‘Boyo’ Williams, Korahn Gayle, Tom Gibbs, Barber, Phil Parker, Will Ainly, Justin Sydenham and Ollie Lock.


Vans Shop Riot footage online

vans-logoThis weekend’s Shop Riot at Hemel Hempstead’s XC skatepark welcomed teams from shops all over the country for a session. The Black Sheep team took the honours with riders repping from Fifty Fifty, The Ledge, Switch, Halfpipe, Lost Art and many more.

Get stuck into the tricks from the day courtesy of Sidewalk with Chris Oliver, Manny Lopez, Daryl Dominguez and many more

DC Shoes gallery at Fifty Fifty opens Feb 17th

The DC pop-up gallery will take over Fifty Fifty Store in Bristol with two exhibitions running until May 2011. The first gallery project, opening on Thursday 17th February, will launch the SP11 European Skate Collective in the UK with a DC European Skate Team photography exhibition by the hugely talented, Gaston Francisco. Gaston has spent much of the past year traveling with the DC team to the USA, Holland, Belgium, Hungary and Norway which has resulted in him capturing captivating and intimate portrait and action shots of the team.

Product co-created by team riders Jody Smith, Ruben Garcia, Manuel Margreiter and Antony Lopez will be on show and available to buy from the shop on the night. Spread the word if you are West.

Wainwright discusses Urban Kreation clothing

5050’s Danny Wainwright has signed up to Urban Kreation clothing, a new concept of toughened streetwear that is meant to be stronger than most others for skating with the use of Kevlar.

Danny has signed up to rep this brand alongside London skater Karim Bakhtaouion and explains all in this new video below. Click here to see their 2011 catalogue.