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Posted In New Music Tuesday by admin Tuesday, January 21, 2014

New Music Tuesday #54 - Black Lips

Atlanta’s garage rock rulers the Black Lips will release their next record “Underneath the Rainbow” on Vice next month. Like a tipped over bottle dripping on the floor, the leaked first single, “Boys in the Wood”, sticks to you with its woozy blues approach. Drink it in slowly because it will leave you wanting more.

Posted In Events by admin Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Guajataca 2014

Starting Thursday is the 8th annual Guajataca Downhill in Puerto Rico. The Sector 9 Downhill Division will be rolling thick to the island nation bringing the entire team including honorary member Victor E. Follow along with Victor through last year's adventure and look out for updates from the road!

Posted In Photos by admin Monday, January 20, 2014

Meistrell Back on Top

Jamie Meistrell found his way back to the top of the podium over the weekend after a heated battle with last years' champ, Sean Burrell. These days Jamie mostly coaches kids to the top of the podium, well its great to see him take one. Congrats Jamie!


Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, January 20, 2014

Daniel Luna Covers Skate[Slate]

The Skate[Slate] photo annual has been released and features our hawaiian shirt aficionado, Daniel Luna, on the cover. Golden hour skating at its finest. Congrats Daniel!

Posted In Photographers by admin Friday, January 17, 2014

Banzai Barge

When they decided to do construction on the Banzai Skatepark back in November all of the locals were thrilled. That was up until they filled the bowl with dirt and let the park sit closed and dormant for months. Billy Fortier and Jon Steele could no longer sit by and watch, so they barged it... check the photos: http://www.confuzine.com/2014/01/14/park-barge-banzai-skate-park-oahu-hawaii/

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Thursday, January 16, 2014

Fall Lines with Tyler Gillingham

Fall for most people means the end of the skateboard season. Tyler Gillingham, Sector 9 Wheel Team rider, gets his lines before the Vancouver winter settles in.

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Jacko Thane Destroyer

Jackson Shapiera is an Aussie, a gentleman, adrenaline junkie, mustache grower, and to the dismay of skateboard wheels everywhere, a "Thane Destroyer"!  Watch him murder some urethane on a local Oz favorite.

Posted In New Music Tuesday by admin Tuesday, January 14, 2014

New Music Tuesday #53 - Happy Casbah Day!

Who would have thought 25 years of great underground rock n’ roll shows would land you a civic holiday? Mayor Todd Gloria of San Diego has announced today, January 14th, as 'Casbah Day'. To celebrate, Sector 9 is a proud sponsor of “25 Years of the Casbah”. You should join us, it’s your civic duty.

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Oregon In The Flesh

Sector 9 Oregon riders Ross Druckrey and Harrison DePass take advantage of a cold, dry winter and do their thing on some Eugene, OR favorites.

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, January 13, 2014

Sk8 Bus Escapes to CA

The PDX Sk8 Bus wasted no time packing Ross Druckrey, Troy "Turbo" Grenier, and the rest of boys in and heading south for some warmer weather. What better destination for some sunny parks and hills than Southern California?