Skateboarding News

Dayzed and Confused Yorkshire scene video

The skate scene of Leeds are celebrating the release of their latest scene video that was released last night on vimeo. Dayzed and Confused is a video project put together by Rory Mckenzie with many Yorkshire skaters and Sore team riders.

This 46 minute scene vid kicks off with a fantastic new section from Almost rider Mike Wright who once again supplies tech steez for miles. You know what’s coming next. Get the teas on and press play.

Skateboarding News

Jay Maldonado photo series with Zoo York

Zoo York have recently unveiled the new ‘Locals Only‘ series a collaboration with skater-turned photographer Jay Maldonado.

The decks look absolutely banging and having someone born and raised in the lower east-side of Manhattan taking flicks make this super legit. Click here for an exclusive interview Zoo York did with the man himself and have a look below for the decks.

Skateboarding Product Reviews

Zoo York – Goodfeathers 7.6″

Pigeons are my favourite animal ever. They’ve got a bad reputation and I dig that. This rep stems from the same breed of idiots that attribute notions of purity and peace to those butter-wouldn’t-melt bastard doves. Despite the dove and the pigeon being in the same family of birds, they are dismissed as a disease-riddled nuisance. Never to be put down by racial profiling, the pigeon is so bad-ass it just struts around cities where ever it pleases, eating up whatever we’re too lazy to put in a bin. The pigeon is an urban bird that quite obviously doesn’t give a fuck. And I love them.

So imagine my delight when Zoo York put out a board with a flock of up-to-no-good pigeons lurking on top of the tallest building in the sprawling menagerie that is New York. The caption reads ‘plotting doom from high upon the empire state building’ and that’s precisely what they’re up to. These birds belong in the same cage that houses the likes of Forrest Kirby, Zered Basset, Aaron Suski and other wood-pushers that are simply too gnarly to exist outside of some sort of enclosure. It’s only fair that my bros the pigeons get a pro board too.

The deck itself rides like a dream made straight from the concrete jungle. The very place that according to Alicia Keys has an assembly line specifically designed to pump out dreams as relentlessly as time passes. The only difference is that this dream is a solid piece of wood, but it did come from a similar assembly line. Zoo York regularly produce excellent planks to ride and this is no exception. It also happens to have the raddest graphic I’ve seen from them in some time. Hold tight Zoo York and hold tight pigeons.