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?

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Product Guide: Steam Rollers

The Sector 9 Race Formula wheels just took a giant step in the monstrous direction... Introducing the Steam Rollers, the biggest hunk of urethane in the Sector 9 lineup. These beasts will man-handle any cracks you can throw in their path, maintain speed downhill and in the flats, and steam clean the asphalt with their predictable slides.

Posted In Photos by admin Monday, January 06, 2014

Balaram Stack is Really, Really Cool

With negative degree weather and positive attitudes, Sam Hammer and our own Balaram Stack crack New England ice.

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Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Friday, January 03, 2014

Skatesgiving Skates Skatopia

The annual Skatesgiving roadtrip added a new stop to the tour this year, the legendary Ohio skateboard mecca, Skatopia. Louis Pilloni and Matt Kienzle are still giving thanks for the opportunity to skate with friends at this iconic place.

Posted In Photos by admin Thursday, January 02, 2014

Kilgar, APSS Champ!

That moment when you realize you can pay rent, buy some rounds, and fill the tank to get back to Santa Barbara. Kilian Garland is your APSS 2013 Men's Overall Champion!

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Maui Challenge Finals

As we all know Matt Kienzle skates fast in all sorts of crazy places around the world. He was in Hawaii for the Maui Challenge outlaw and ended up taking it, with no shirt, island style bra!

San Diego's Little Hurricane still melts us with their take on a classic. Here's to feeling fuzzy.

Little Hurricane (Baby It's Cold Outside) - Wilcox Sessions from Wilcox Sessions on Vimeo.

Posted In Sector 9 - Skate Team by admin Monday, December 23, 2013

A Skeletor Kind of Christmas

Danny Tumia, aka Skeletor, aka Santa, has gathered all of his elves for a holiday thrash-a-thon in the Dos Bowl workshop just in time for Christmas. After making toys all year long the elves needed to cut loose... and so did santa.

Posted In New Music Tuesday by admin Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New Music Tuesday #51 - Burial 'Rival Dealer'

Just in time to mess up everyone’s “best of the year” lists comes the new EP from atmospheric, London based producer, Burial. The 3 track release is filled with perfect breakbeats over lo-fi bass buzz, sparse dark arrangements, ambient samples, and soulful vocals.

You can stream it over at Gorilla Vs. Bear and decide if it tops your list.

Posted In Photos by admin Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Tattoosday #55 - Jacko's New Ink

We were wondering when we might see another Tattoosday, but we didn't expect it from our main man down under, Jackson Shapiera. If you didn't know already Jacko is a 9er for life... Now he has proof.