Here is a preview of what to expect next Tuesday for the event “One Day Without Shoes”
We are proud to announce another badass tee to the Metal Mulisha Limited Edition series! This Metal Mulisha Flick Tee is the perfect addition to any Mulisha’s fans wardrobe and with only 300 printed, make sure you get your hands on one first! We listed a handful of our friends shops below that will be carrying this Limited tee so make sure if your in their area, to stop by and pick one up at Mainland before it’s to late!
TAMPA, Fla. — Torey Pudwill won the Tampa Pro on Sunday. Chaz Ortiz took second and Sean Malto got third.
“It feels insane,” Pudwill said about the win. “I couldn’t believe it and it’s such a big honor for me to even be here again. I’ve been coming here since I was 13 and this has been the best year yet.”
The contest, now in its 18th year, started with the 28 qualified skaters from Saturday with the winners of past Tampa Pros going straight to Sunday’s semifinals.
Although Pudwill had only about half as many tricks in his winning run as Ortiz did in his second place run, every trick was a banger. He started things off with a lipslide to bluntslide across and down the multipurpose ledge and kept the momentum going. Switch kickflipping up the stairs and smith grinding the out rail from flat certainly helped him rack up the points. In the end, it came down to quality versus quantity and Pudwill joined the elite group of skateboarders who can say that they have taken home first at Tampa Pro.
Ortiz, who just recently had his own skatepark built, had a flawless second run with 17 tricks total. He looked calm and comfortable throughout the entire weekend, but his downfall was that he played it too safe. During his best run he switched up the frontside hurricane pop out on the flatrail into the bank that he had fallen on in the previous run and did a backside smith grind pop out instead. By taking the trick difficulty down a notch his score dropped and he ended up in second place.
Malto was riding great until he missed his last trick in his best run. When he fell twice in a row on the fakie ollie to switch nosegrind fakie flip out on the flatrail, his third place fate was sealed.
Leo Romero, who took fourth, took some serious risks, like crooked grinding up the hubba to start his run and doing an ollie over the handrail into frontside nosegrind down.
Other highlights of the contest include Mike Vallely, who ended up in 32nd place, and took both his runs to do an insane foot plant out of the quarterpipe on the wall and then back in. Ryan Sheckler made semi-finals and showed his ultimate support by getting a Skatepark of Tampa tattoo.
David Gonzalez narrowly missed the top 10 by landing 11th place. His lines were fast and aggressive and the airs he was doing over the channel in the quarterpipe were massive.
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The wait is over and everyone is excited!!!!
Check this video out of Richard D. Valle III, Mainland’s newest Team Rider in Visalia.
It looks like the Hover Board made famous by Marty McFly in “Back To The Future 2″ just might see a release around the holidays this year — that is, if there’s enough pre-orders. Mattel recently issued a press release explaining that the wheels were turning to create this 1:1 replica of the hover board seen in the movie.
According to the press release, the board will ‘glide’ over most surfaces and will not actually hover. Mattel have stated that orders for the board will run from the 1st til the 20th of March, 2012. However for obvious reasons, they must get a certain amount of orders in that period to make production worthwhile.
In light of the “summer” weather, it’s time to start working on that winter coat we’ve all heard of. Here’s a great site with lots of easy smoothie and juice recipes. All providing tons of nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins! If you haven’t jumped on the juicing bandwagon yet…there’s still time!! Check out what health has to offer here:
One of my favorites….Green Machine!!!
- 6 romaine leaves, chopped
- 4 kale leaves, chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley sprigs
- 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
- 1/2 cup chopped mango
- 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
Combine romaine, kale, parsley, pineapple, mango, ginger, and 1 1/2 cups water in a blender and blend until smooth.
Following its request yesterday to suspend trading of its stock, Billabong announced today that net profits for its half year ended December 31, 2011 dropped 71.8% from the same period in 2010. While total revenue was up 1.5% to just under $850 million AUD, profits were just under $16.1 million, down from $57 million last year….