Matt Giossi, Young prodigy : Profile

October 8th, 2006

Minicarmelo posted the profile of Matt Giossi, a young skating prodigy from Boston / Rhode Island. It seems that the video is coming from World is watching by Gabe Holm.

Related News :
- Tom Pomarede Profile, young gifted skater from New Caledonia

AIL, Amateur Inline League, West Coast Championships

October 8th, 2006

AIL Amateur Inline League

West Coast Championships, Contest open to everyone!

This year-end event is going to be an event that you do not want to miss! After 4 very successful events, we will conclude this year with a championships contest and award banquet.

WHEN: Saturday November 4th

COST: $25.00 for one division (for example, Park) and $40.00 for two divisons (Park & Vert).

WHERE: Woodward West
28400 Stallion Springs Rd. Tehachapi, CA 93561

PAD REQUIREMENTS: All pads must be worn! This means that you should BRING your helmet, elbow pads, & Knee Pads. Last event, we had a hard time keeping elbow pads on people. This rule is for your safety! You MUST abide by these rules especially if you want to continue having events at Woodward facilities!

CONTEST INFO: This event is open to everyone. You do not need to be qualified to participate. All ages & skill WANTED! If you qualified for the ASA championships and turn Pro at the Oct 27th event in Dallas, TX, you may still compete in the championships. Your pro status will be honored in 2007! We hope you will participate so we can recognize your success at our awards banquet!

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Label me Dvd : Trailer & Photo Gallery

October 7th, 2006

Fabian Drung just mailed me about the lastest LabelMe Dvd :

LabelMe! is the new Video by Chris Koll, Fabian and Moritz Drung, the guys who did the Matthias Ogger Profile on Clip2 and 2 Montages on Clip3.

LabelMe! does include some extravagant Sections, such as a Starlight Express Section, for which Chris Koll filmed with the english pros Joey Egan and Adam Nazarko, plus a night-only Section and a short movie. Profiles on Michael Hieber and Thomas Thellmann. Additionally to the regular Movie (25 mins), there are 10 Bonus-Sections on the DVD, 3 of those are Profiles on Dave Benski, Anatol Anton and Max Visser- that’s more than an hour of finest entertainment.

So, if you liked the Sections on Clip or if you simply want to know what it’s like to skate on a musical stage, you can’t go wrong with this video.

The video comes with a 8 page booklet.

- Download the trailer
- Photos Gallery of LabelME on Confidence Mag

Your Career is an Extreme Sport

October 7th, 2006
your career is an extreme sport

Your Career Is An Extreme Sport: Focus. Drive. Excel. by Eileen P. Gunn says in order to succeed in your career you need a new attitude–and new equipment.

Forget the old rules of career advancement. The company man has left the building-and he took his gold watch with him. Today’s employees are free agents on the fast track.Your Career Is an Extreme Sport shows how to apply the principles of extreme sports-such as drive, stamina, flexibility, and guts-to achieve extreme career success. Filled with advice from careerists who have reached professional nirvana, this contrarian guide shows readers how to get beyond the ho-hum career comfort zone to reach their professional peak.

Essential career gear for employees looking to make the leap, Your Career is An Extreme Sport is an adrenaline-charged antidote to methodical, touchy-feely career books. After all, today’s workplace demands a bungee cord…not a parachute. [...]

Some quotes of Taking the job to extremes, by Patricia Kitchen :

Extreme sports are about looking fear in the face. [...] Extreme sports athletes aren’t “daredevils with a death wish” but people who “made concerted efforts to minimize the dangers.”.

And, therein, she says, lies a key skill applicable to the work world: analytical prowess. There’s also focus, psychological stamina, risk tolerance, self-reliance and individuality.

Extreme sports provided coping skills that help them face the unexpected – “a perception of control in a hostile world.”

There’s an element of danger in such sports. Indeed, “there’s a danger factor in anything in life,” says Joseph Coleman, 21, a senior at Long Island University’s C.W. Post Campus. He heads the extreme sports club, where activities include snowboarding, skiing, white-water rafting, kayaking and rock climbing.

And the presence of danger is exactly the point, he says: To minimize it, people must first learn the basics – the first of which is “how to fail to hurt yourself.” Coleman, a math-education major, says the qualities such athletes develop – confidence, drive, enjoyment of accomplishment – can be transferred not just to a career but to any area of life.

Read the article

Yuck Yuckem : songs by Franky Morales

October 7th, 2006

yuck yuckem franky morales

Yuck Yuckem is the scene name of Franky Morales. Franky posted 4 of his songs : Miami needs me, My lil Fool, My Life, Holla at your boy (3 of them are actually downloadable). Link.

Music influenced by Lil Wayne and Jay Z.

Luzern Skatehall Project

October 7th, 2006

Luzern Skatehall Project

Starscream is full of ressources and found a new idea to get the money, his association need to finish the future skatehall in Luzern.

They are now “selling” the modules of the future park : you can buy a place, and you will be able to put whatever you want on it, a kind of persistant ad : Read more here.

For prices and informations mail to sraluzern@gmx.ch

About the project :
- Swiss Roll Association
- Documentation about the skatehall project (pdf in german)
- Newspaper article (in german)

Evol Dvd, trailer by Cameron Card

October 6th, 2006

Download the trailer for Evol (via Empire)

The dvd is edited by Hayden Eatchel and Cameron Card and will be released in April 2007.

It features Victor Arias, George Veasy, Carl Hills, Chris Olpin, Eric Bailey, Iain McCloud, Jeff (frodo) Stanger, Willie Trebach, Ace Kieffer, Jeremy Spira, Dan Dickerson, Chase Bailey, Tory Treseder, and Trevor Tylosky, for now…

thanks Cameron for the details

Imyta Amsterdam 2006 : Pumppi Photo Sets

October 6th, 2006

Pumppi published a photo gallery of the Imyta+ Amsterdam 2006. Don’t miss photos of the qualification day and the main event. Featuring Benny Harmanus, Chris Haffey, Brian Shima, Yoghurt and more.

Teach them well : October Trailer

October 6th, 2006

teach them well

About Teach them well :

I am a rollerblading film in the works. I am filmed, edited, and produced by Connor O’Brien, Brent Henderson, and Clayton Woodley. I’ll be done sometime around Christmas and in shops worldwide by January 2007.

Featuring Jeremy Soderburg, Michael Collins, Winston Wardwell, Victor Arias, Matthias St. John, Connor O’Brien, Nick Wood, Damien Wilson, Ranier Piramide, Iain Mcleod

Thanks Rollin_jersey

Watch the trailer online :

Check another trailer of Teach them well here.

Sven Schillings Photo Gallery

October 5th, 2006

photos by Sven Schillings

Photo gallery by Sven Schillings, featuring Dominik Wagner, Jojo Jacobi, Patrick Smith, Patrick Starck and more ! Link

Award for brave rollerblading heroes in UK

October 5th, 2006

quoting Rob Robertson :

Heroic rollerblading teenagers from Kilmarnock, a plucky Edinburgh pensioner, a Glasgow shop owner, and an 11-year-old Clydebank schoolboy were among scores of people honoured yesterday by First Minister Jack McConnell for acts of bravery.

Police officers from all over Scotland gathered at Edinburgh Castle to pay tribute to the heroes who, in some cases, put their lives on the line to prevent crime.

Mr McConnell said: “Every year I am inspired by the bravery and courage of individuals across Scotland. When I hear how they have acted instinctively to tackle often dangerous criminals, I am proud of their decency and selflessness.

“They are ordinary people like you and me. They are various ages and they come from many different backgrounds but their bravery sets them apart. In the face of danger they showed real courage. This year’s heroes are a credit to themselves, their families, and their communities. We all owe them our thanks.” [...]

Other young heroes included Aaron Finn, 16, and Shaun Quinn, 17, from Kilmarnock who pursued a man armed with a knife who had robbed a woman.

Aaron said: “Along with our friends Martin Higgins and Graeme Strachan, we were rollerblading when we saw the woman being attacked. We sped towards her and I looked after her when my friends chased after the man on their rollerblades.
“He cut across some gardens and got away but we provided the police with a full account of the incident and I identified the culprit from a series of photographs.” [...]

Link (via Inlineplanet)

B.unique, Know Difference : Trailer

October 5th, 2006

KNOW DIFFERENCE documents a groundbreaking skate phenomenon, also known as freestyle rolling, which is exploding on the streets of NYC to the surburbs of California, to worldwide.

A film that sheds light on a revolutionary form of artistic expression that involves love, pain, fear, style, joy, and possibly death.. all on 8 wheels. A completely fresh portrayal of individuals who live this lifestyle, not to fit in, but to break boundaries in their culture and within themselves.

Download the trailer : wmv | mp4 (10 mb). More infos here
Thanks Matt

Video source : Believe in One (check the the premiere issue of ONE for an exclusive interview with the Brown Brothers!

The Meantime by Brandon Negrete: Trailer I

October 5th, 2006

The meantime, directed by Brandon Negrete.

Starring Alex Broskow, Chris Farmer, Sean Santamaria, Chase Rushing, Michael Collins, Mike Lilly, Dan Leifeld, Kc Roche and Pat Doherty.

Distributed by Rat Tail distribution, inc.










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