2014/3/28 18:10:00 (524 reads)

Name: Channon Balorian
Age: 23
Hometown: NL, Rotterdam
Occupation: Fulltime employee at a bmx shop, Tattooist, "semi professional bmxer"

Do you have a special moment where you decided that doing tattoos is what you wanted to do?
Channon: My dad is actually a drawer. So I guess I got that from him.

2014/2/21 10:50:00 (306 reads)
Red Bull Illume, the world’s largest international photography competition dedicated to action and adventure sports, is making a stop in Atlanta March 20 through March 30, 2014. Once the sun sets, locals and visitors alike are invited to stroll through Piedmont Park and take in the sights of 25 life-sized, illuminated light boxes that are touring the world as part of a unique nighttime exhibition. The images, which have been carefully selected and curated from over 28,000 submitted photographs, showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet. Throughout the free 10-day exhibition, attendees also will have opportunities to attend lectures from the award-winning photographers, meet Red Bull professional athletes and more.

The 2013 Red Bull Illume Image Quest is the third edition of the competition after 2007 and 2010. A total of 28,257 photos were submitted last year by 6,417 photographers from 124 countries around the globe. The top 50 images, first unveiled in Hong Kong, are now touring the world as part of a unique illuminated nighttime
2014/2/5 13:00:00 (513 reads)
Doing illustrations requires talent but it also demands practice. Funny Toonz has done a lot of training lately as you can see in the BMX illustrations you can see in this post. Can you recognise the riders? Some are easier than others. Some do a signature trick or have a certain style that you immediately match with a rider, others are harder to figure out. But here's a little competition for you. Find these riders in the Funny Toonz illustrations below:

-Garrett Reynolds
-Mat Hoffman
-Nathan Williams
-Corey Martinez
-Dominic Nekolny
-Simone Barraco
-Drew Bezanson
2014/1/31 13:20:00 (340 reads)
Author and photography: Ricky Adam
Book: 'Destroying Everything …Seems Like The Only Option’ 2nd Edition

Did you run out of books of the first issue since you're now releasing a second edition?
Ricky Adam: The first edition sold out in under 3 months of being published. There was a 1000 printed. I was then approached by ‘Drago’ an art publisher from Italy to make a 2nd expanded edition
2013/12/18 23:40:00 (374 reads)
If you're looking for a class present for X-mas maybe you should look into this: Andy Jenkins * Bendpress are having a sale on all original artwork and prints and until January 1st, they'll ship it to your address for free.
2013/12/16 19:20:00 (367 reads)
The opening of the photo exhibition "Red Bull Through My Eyes" happened last friday at the "12 mail" gallery in Paris! There were some of the photos Matthias Dandois took during his trips, as well as a wallpaper full of his Instagram pics, and a bunch of rad photos that Hadrien Picard, Vincent Perraud and Dimitri Coste shoot of Matthias the past 5 years. Matthias Dandois: "This project was really important for me, since it's definitely something different than the stuff I usually do, and it also involved 3 of my great friends (the photographers).
2013/12/6 12:00:00 (379 reads)
Looking for the perfect christmas gift? Bob Haro's got some of his classic BMX artwork and riding images up for sale. These images are from his personal collection and are from the beginning of the sport and feature a few of the drawings he created for the pages of BMX Action Magazine and other publications from the 70's and 80's. Each museum-quality Giclee print is printed on 100% acid free, heavy stock
2013/12/5 7:20:00 (312 reads)
For a while we placed ads in BMX magazines on the regular. We've got a whole series of them which we'll be showing you again starting off with the party ads. We had to stop this theme because people were seen dancing with girls, drinking alcoholic beverages while the lady was sat at home on the couch being bored. A man's gotta do, what a man's gotta do. Making it in an ad had never been this easy. Just party and voila, you ended up in the FATBMX ad. Now check which riders your recognize from the following ads.
2013/11/20 2:00:00 (188 reads)
Projectivity Movement, Richmond Hood Co, 5050 Skatepark, and RobotsWillKill present INSPIRED BY US; live art, film premiere, and art sale for charity. We have come together with a large amount of the artists and community businesses on Staten Island to create an enormous, fun filled night of art and inspiration. All proceeds for the evening will be going to the Staten Island Arts Council's LARK FUND, an initiative to bring music and art supplies to Staten Island public schools. This is a serious concern among artists, teachers, business owners, and community members, so we have created an event to help raise money for schools seeking mini-grants from the SI Arts Council, specifically for the arts.
2013/11/14 9:20:00 (399 reads)
Kevin Lyons will be exhibiting a series of handpainted used DC Pro athlete snowboards + exclusive handpainted wood panels piece at The Hub Gallery TODAY Thursday November 14th, from 6pm. Come and meet the Artist and his famous monsters at:
The HUB by DC Shoes
2013/11/11 18:40:00 (381 reads)
Thanks to Nicolas Curie we can continue to bring you more BMX comics. This one has all the instructions on how to do a nose manual. You see, Nicolas is a BMX rider from the Blockhaus posse from France and nowadays a trainer of 150 BMX Kids in Troyes. He teaches kids how to do tricks and have fun on their bikes on a daily basis. If you're struggling with nose-wheelies, check out the instructions on this page. If it works for that lady, it'll work for you.
2013/11/8 1:10:00 (462 reads)
Hang-10, no-footed nose wheelie, what difference does it make? If you don't know what either one is, simply follow the step by step in the comic. It's quite comical actually so make sure to peek in and read the whole page. And don't forget to wear your fullface. Zonder Helm, Kop Kapot!
2013/11/6 23:40:00 (427 reads)
Earlier this week The Wildman posted up a "how-to" on Instagram. He was doing a manual in some exotic country. The funny thing was, he looped out and fell on his ass. He still posted it up and I thougt that was cool. The how-to of today shows you what to do to prevent from looping out. We trust the Wildman can do a manual, just make sure the rim isn't wet.
2013/11/6 19:20:00 (530 reads)
DC Shoes is pleased to announce its partnership with Brooklyn based Artist KEVIN LYONS for its latest Artist Project. Offering a full collection that crosses from the street to the mountain. The DC x Kevin Lyons collection marks the most extensive collaborative project to date for the DC brand, offering a full collection of technical snowboard outerwear including a snowboard to street wear apparel, accessories and a DC skateboarding shoe featuring premium leather and suede upper with DC’s trade market “Pill Pattern” tread.

To celebrate the launch of the collection, Kevin Lyons will be
2013/11/5 11:00:00 (457 reads)
After the introduction page it is now time to get to work on the manual. The coach gives tips to the girl on how to coast on the rear wheel. Tomorrow we will bring you the next page so for now you will have to do with the page below. The comic was translated from French to English. Hope you can follow the steps.
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