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Chris Farmer in Barcelona - 2008 Clips

Sat, Jul 1, 2017
Chris Farmer in Barcelona - 2008 Clips

ConferenceTV Clips by Matty Watky (February 2008).

Chris Farmer in Barcelona - 2008 Clips

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Bonus Shot: Outspin Negative Makio to Fakie. Photo by Jeremy Stephenson.

Chris Farmer in Barcelona - 2008 Clips

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Flashback: Brett Dasovic - USD Show of Force Tour (2010) by Matty Watky

Fri, May 26, 2017
Flashback: Brett Dasovic - USD Show of Force Tour (2010) by Matty Watky

This edit from 2010 was lost when The Conference Vimeo was deleted, luckily I had an .mp4 of it on my computer. This edit is from my 2010 trip to Barcelona Spain skating with the rest of the USD AM Team all over Spain. Filmed & Edited by Matty Watky. - Brett Dasovic.

Flashback: Brett Dasovic - USD Show of Force Tour (2010) by Matty Watky

Check some photos of the USD Show of Force Tour

Flashback: Brett Dasovic - USD Show of Force Tour (2010) by Matty Watky

Flashback: Brett Dasovic - USD Show of Force Tour (2010) by Matty Watky

Flashback: Brett Dasovic - USD Show of Force Tour (2010) by Matty Watky
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One Mag: Blade Life - an Interview With Mark Korte (September 2009)

Sun, Sep 20, 2009
One Mag: Blade Life - an Interview With Mark Korte (September 2009)

Who is Mark Korte and what does he have to do with rollerblading?

I can basically answer that by saying… I am the USD Enforcer, one of the founders of the Stretch Crew, and a Powerslide veteran… since a lot of kids might not know what in the hell that means, I will break it down.

I came to be part of USD in the late part of ‘98, when the team was Arlo Eisenberg, Champion Baumstimler, Dustin Latimer, Jon Julio, and Josh Petty. At the time I was only hired by Powerslide to push papers, but that changed after a week or so.

To make a long story short, I had found my calling. I got to know all of the USD team (which was going through a transition period, much like we are now) and I ended up being the filter between the company and the team; I might even go as far as to say the glue, and at the same time I was the International Sales Manager at Powerslide.

So I was able to combine all of that into helping make USD (and The Conference Brands that followed) the hottest thing available. During this period, of which I am very proud to be a part of, we had the undisputed best team in Rolling, I built a worldwide flow team to rival all others at the time, and worked with distributors in over 40 countries building USD.

I was very adament about everything having structure, and working with the best team of rollers in the world has moulded my personality to this day, and I am grateful to each and every one who ever rolled for USD. […]

Full Interview on Oneblademag.com.
Originally posted on Believeinone.com | backup on Archive.org.

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Mark Korte: USD Conference Back together again, where we belong! (August 2009)

Tue, Aug 25, 2009

Mark Korte is Back! Back in the day, when the legend of the infamous Stretch Crew reached around the world. Back when Coup De Tat was the authority on Rollerblading, back when USD consolidated the undisputed sickest, most powerful, stylish and most influential skate team on the planet – there was one person in the wings, always motivating, encouraging, managing, and developing the USD brand to rule over the Rollerblading world – Mark Korte.

Known as one of the craziest fools on the planet, he lived and breathed USD. Eventually forming an unbeatable worldwide flow team – some of which are currently still representing today and some of which even have carried the USD / Conference flag since he left to pursue other endevours in the Golf business.

But, now the time has come for the passion to return to the USD / Conference with the return of the Prodigy, the return of the glory days when USD was considered to be the leader and innovator of the Rollerblading lifestyle, the days when it was not enough to be an amazing skater, you had to have style, personality, and a true love for rollerblading. Reviving the glory of the days of Arlo Eisenberg, Jon Julio, Champion Baumstimler, Dustin Latimer and Josh Petty. Those who made Rolling what it is today. The founder of the Stretch Crew and the USD Enforcer is on a mission to return USD to the top of the game in Rollerblading.

The last of the famous international playboys – Mark Korte, coming to a city near you with the New Stretch Crew, which will be restructured to bring Rolling back to you, the individual skater, back to the reason we do this in the first place – for the lifestyle, and for those who want to have the most innovative equipment available from the most dedicated skater owned company in Rolling – USD and The Conference Team – also led by Bauer, true to The Conference since day 1, will continue to push forward. He will now be concentrating more on the improvement of the product and sales and representing like always. Mark Korte and Stefan Beierlein (Bauer) the new Conference Dream Team. Both will be assisted by Oli Benet and Demetrios George. The Motherfucking Stretch Crew is back, with a Vengeance!

Thanks Mark.

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Deshi is becoming a part of USD

Tue, Jun 16, 2009
Deshi is becoming a part of USD

Deshi is becoming a part of USD.

Deshi is becoming a part of USD
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CTV - The Conference TV in LA, by Matty Watky

Mon, Apr 13, 2009
CTV - The Conference TV in LA, by Matty Watky

CTV - The Conference in Los Angeles (California)? A video by Matty Watky. Up: Rachard Johnson & Dominic Sagona. Check the Video on Vimeo (link down).

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Deshi Colin Kelso - Press Release

Fri, Oct 21, 2005
Deshi Colin Kelso - Press Release

The Conference is glad to present another awesome product to add to its collection: The new Colin Kelso Pro. This skate has been put together with Colin’s input and improvements and is ready for imminent release. It is a totally new Skate system and comes with an improved internal structure along with plenty of other new features.

Deshi Colin Kelso - Press Release

Release Dates

  • USA: Nov 20th
  • Europe: Nov 30th

Key features

  • super light weight skate (including its soul plate): only 1312g including liner, shock absorber and innersole, Boot only without soul plate only 950g.
  • new reworked soul plate, now lighter and smaller: 2mm taken off width on the positive side. Advantage on ledges. Material taken removed from the soulplates, new plate is now only 362g.
  • New Kizer Air Shock absorber. New air distribution concept.
  • New Kizer Triple Shock Innersole, for support on entire base of foot.

Kelso Design

  • NEW wrap around Kevlar toe area for added protection.
  • NEW 45° strap with protection and heel lock function.
  • NEW fully replaceable male and female buckle.
  • reworked liner for better fit, comfort and control.
  • embossed logos, clean and simple design

NEW internal structure

  • new longer lasting inside construction, more flexible, material stays in perfect shape. More supportive on your ankles than ever before.
  • inside construction made of DELRIN (TM from DU Pont of Switzerland)

NEW RIC (Replaceable Internal CUFF) System

  • skate comes with two different thickness of internal cuff support.
  • skate it without support or with one internal cuff support or two internal cuff supports.
  • can be used as stash pocket.
  • support can be increased by adding the Deshi strap

So. Lightweight, supportive yet flexible, innovative, compatible with many other options of soul plate, sleek and black, revolutionary anti-shock system. Not bad, eh?

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Rollerblading Gems

Stefan Brandow - Lookalikes

Alfons Schulz & Stephan Mohr in Boxosaurus - Ludus Skate Crew

Bacemint: Paines XP | Sean Kelso + Ryan Parker + Colin Kelso

Gabe Talamantes - NYC 2024 - One Mag

Spring 2024 with the MVMT Crew: Sascha Simms, Cody Forrester, Phil Gripper, Samuel Deangelis, Joseph Smith & Jesus Rivera

Surf Cidy - Cidy Life in Valencia (Spain) - A video by Ryan Gillett

Calimario Brothers - Starring Mike Dempsey & John Lyke - A Black Bandit Media Film

Iqon Flow Team - Street Edit

Billy Murton - Plastic Pushers 4 - Leftovers

Where Are The Bangers | Magic Boots 2024 with Nils Jansons, Tomek Przybylik, Valters Grasmanis & Michal Pietrzak

ANEW: Skate or Climb - Adam Bazydlo, Mick Casals & Luke Bender - A video by Sayer Danforth

Maxitaxi 23 - Stuttgart (2023, Germany) feat. Max Heid - A video by the Ludus Skaterblade Crew

Big Wheels (more)

Leon Basin and Stuart Brattey - Wizard Base and Wizard Base High

Astral Blade x FTS (2022) with Pat Ridder, Sandro Gruenheid, Dominik Stransky & Friends - Big Wheels

Them Skates & Brain Dead Present: JK in 5d Vision (2022)

OG (more)

Full Circle: Featuring CJ Wellsmore - [Documentary Short] by Dom West - Full VOD, Now Free

Sven Buršić (37, Croatia) - 2023 Street Edit - Strtz x Broskva x Leaf

Cajt - 2023 Recap (Czech Republic) - H.B.O.K Crew, Inline Cup Kroměříž 2023, Skatekm

Capital Rollas - Dad's Birthday, Barcelona Trip

Skaters: | Joe Atkinson | Brian Aragon | Chihiro Azuma | Carlos Bernal | Beat Schillmeier | Sam Crofts | John Bolino | Alex Broskow | Julien Cudot | Warren Digne | Richie Eisler | Eugen Enin | Chris Farmer | Demetrios George | Mathieu Heinemann | Nils Jansons | Montre Livingston | Nick Lomax | Franky Morales | Mery Muñoz | Mathias Silhan | Brian Shima | Soichiro Kanashima | Chynna Weierstall | Takeshi Yasutoko

Skate Brands: Adapt | Deshi | Faction | Gawds | Iqon | Nimh | Razors | Roces | Seba | SSM | Them | Trigger | USD |