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Powell Peralta Bones Brigade

Written on February 22, 2011 at 14:34, by

The year was 1978 when George Powell, engineer and skateboard designer joined forces with pro skateboarder Stacy Peralta to form the now legendary Powell Peralta. The next year, 1979 they duo created the Bones Brigade, an elite team consisting of some of the best skateboarders in the world. The companies’ brand was well-known for it’sContinue Reading

Jay Adams – He Was "Skate and Destroy" Personified

Written on November 30, 2010 at 23:24, by

“Jay Adams may not have been the world’s best skater, but he was the man, the real deal, the original, the first. He is the archetype of our shared heritage.”      –Stacy Peralta

Skateboard Kings (1978)

Written on July 5, 2010 at 12:35, by

Do you have an hour to spare? Do you like skateboarding? If you answered yes to those questions then lean back, and and prepare to witness a fine example of skateboarding in the late 1970s. This documentary, Skateboard Kings was originally a news documentary from the British television program, The World About Us and snapsContinue Reading