Some how this doesn’t surprise me. Mike V has signed a deal with Affliction clothing. Extreme, dude. [via radcollector]
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Active Ride Shop announced that they have filed for a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the county of Riverside. Which means after recently closing several stores, they’re still having enough financial problems that they need help. Chapter 11 allows them reorganize their finances and temporarily not pay [...]
Tony Hawk tops the list with $12 million and The Flying Tomato made an estimated $9 million in 2008. Suspiciously missing from the list is Rob Dyrdek and BAM, who both make at least $1 mill per year. Skateboarding and other board sport stars on average still make a lot less than main stream sports. [...]
Paul Rodriguez jr. (aka P-Rod) makes his big screen debut in the upcoming movie Vicious Circle. Set in modern day Venice Beach, this character study uniquely examines cause and effect, unintended consequences and the duality of brotherhood. Inventive and wise beyond his years, young RJ is an artist, a chess master, and on a mission [...]
The flagship “extreme Sports” site for ESPN has been EXPN for since early 2000. They’ve now re-branded under the name ESPN Action Sports. ESPN is re-branding its online home for action sports. The site will become ESPN Action Sports this fall as part of a new multimedia initiative that will also mark the launch of [...]
This guy. Happy New Year! Thanks for checking us out in 2008, look for more from us in 2009. [photo via bme zine]
Rob Dyrdek has a new MTV show called Fantasy Factory dropping in early 2009. Transworld got a hold of some pics of the shows “sets”. It’s described as a The show revolves around the Fantasy warehouse in L.A. which is basically a Skate Plaza/basketball facility/toymaking/havoc-wreaking mash-up [via Transworld]
Consolidated has collaborated with Rome SDS to produce a “Don’t Do It” snow board boot called the Libertine Drunk. I guess they’re trying to get the word out to support your core companies. Consolidated has been at this for a while, and now they have some support from the snowboard industry.
I couldn’t resist posting this. Wicked Rad! [via and bonza]
Fox Sports put together a list of “Top Two-Sport Athletes” which included people like Jackie Robinson, Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders and um, Shaun White. Looks like the flying tomato is one of the greatest athletes of all time.