Bustin YoStates Tour

Bustin YoStates Tour

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Events, News, Upcoming Events

We came from both near and far but #TeamBustin has squaded up here in Southern California at Skate House in preparation to send it straight back to the east coast while stopping and shredding with the homies along the way. The van has been outfitted and is committed to the best line possible that allows us to hit up various skate shops and community sessions each stop along the way. Check out the above flyer and check the dates to see if there are any of our stops where you could come say whats up to us at one (or more) of the scheduled appointments we have arranged along our route back across the country.

Matt and Max B. Gibbin’ before the tour even officially started. Photo: Khaleeq

We are fully prepared to barge and charge any and all paved surfaces we can find as well as lurk with the locals who call those spots home. We are simply skateboarders looking to skate and share our passion with our fellow rippers as we embark on a van voyage back home. Hope to see y’all at some point along the way of the #BustinYoStates Tour where dreamland actually has the chance to become reality!

The foundation for the stacking of clips has been laid so let the hammers start dropping… Photo: Khaleeq

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Tribe Supply Co Presents, Rather Late Than Never

Tribe Supply Co Presents, Rather Late Than Never

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in News, Video

Community growth and development is a huge priority for all of us here at Bustin as we seek to support the scene that allows us to express our creative tendencies in the form of morphing and molding skateboards. One such group of skaters that has become a corner stone for their local scene in Michigan is the Tribe Supply Co homies who are constantly getting after it atop their shred sleds while attacking their home town turf with true tenacity and a Skate Everything mentality. Our dude Cameron Steger found him self with some free time this past fall and chose to spend it wisely atop his Bamboo-X Shrike working on his some of his more techy talents at some of his local favorites. From poached path runs to development descents, a new short film produced by Tribe lives up to its name, “Rather Late Than Never” by delivering a fun look into this crew’s local scene.

Be on the look out for more footage from Cameron during his most recent skate-cation down to the Smokey Mountains in NC to be dropping from the Bustin editing booth very soon but until then stay up with both Tribe and Bustin‘s Insta pages for more social media progress updates as they happen!

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Kiefer and his Maestro Pro

Kiefer and his Maestro Pro

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in News, Video

Despite winning the Broadway Bomb more than a handful of times, our dude Kiefer Dixon still loves pushing around the urban jungle that he calls his home. The streets of NYC are ever changing and always unpredictable which is why Kiefer stays ready for whatever is thrown at him atop his Maestro Pro skateboard. This “commute killer” awards its operator the maximum benefits toward forward momentum while retaining a sense of agility for pedestrian dodging or holding a tight line through burly taxi barrels. Follow along for some of these shred-ventures in the latest quick clip compiled from a recent trip up to The Big Apple where we did our best to keep up with Kiefer in his natural habitat.

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Will Royce Skates South Korea

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Video

From the man (Bill Rice) himself:

“Everything in Korea is skate-able. The roads and the city.  Gong to S.Korea was similar to getting off the plane and arriving in the future.  Everyone has nice cars, clean streets, and neon lights everywhere.  Illegal drugs are super illegal there but they love their legal drugs.  Everyone smokes and drinks… BUT, if you’re Korean and you smoke cannabis in California, then fly home and they find out, you go to jail.

Everyone I met was super friendly and easy to talk to and there didn’t seem to be any sort of homeless problem.  I can’t wait to go back for Koreas first IDF race in April – the road looks amazing.

The 1 Love Skate Shop in Seoul was one of the best shops I have ever visited.  They had longboards and skateboards, giant TVs playing rad videos, and a really good vibe. We set up a rail out front one day while I was there and had a good session.  The shop is also right down town and close to all the action!

Thanks and shout-out to Young for all the hospitality and love!”

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Grom Patrol: Curren Atterbury

Grom Patrol: Curren Atterbury

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Grom Patrol, News

When I first met Curren a few years ago at a local skate park I instantly knew this dude was the real deal as I watched him charge burly transition sections that even I would think twice before hitting. His skills on a skateboard speak for them selves but once you get the chance to know him, you discover that not only does he absolutely rip but he is a genuinely good kid just looking to use skating as a tool for his own personal expression. Curren quickly has solidified him self in his home town back yard DIY scene in which he is a very active and accepted member with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Bustin is very excited to have this Grom as part of our Family and we look forward to showing off more from this talented transition killer as he continues to progress with us.

Name:  Curren

Age:  10

Home Town:  Wilmington, NC

Years Skating:  3 years

What originally got you into skateboarding?  I lost interest in popular sports (football, soccer, etc.) and told my parents all I wanted to do was skateboard.

Who is/are your favorite skateboarder(s)?  Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Curren Caples, Ben Rayborn, Jaws, Brian Drake, Todd Johnson, Wyatt Wisenbaker, Collin Graham

We hear you recently got a “mini-ramp” in your backyard.  Tell us a little about your personal training facility:  The ramp is 24 feet wide, 9 feet high (no vert), 12 gauge metal surface, Federal Stone pool coping on one side with metal coping on the other. Architect:  Chad Troutman.  

How did you convince your parents to put a ramp in your backyard? Luckily I really didn’t have to convince them.  They are both cool with it and many skate friends helped build it! Massive thanks to Chad Troutman and Randy Rose!

The Sunset Park of the Road just went off in your hometown.  For those who do not know, explain to us a little about this gathering as well as how it was to actually get to skate it:  This is a super fun event where teams work together to earn points by completing certain “challenges”.  The event travels to three locations to skate in the Sunset Park neighborhood.  The session was SO fun and I am honored to have the opportunity to skate with such a great group of people.  

What is your favorite pre or post skate sesh snack?  No real pre snacks, but ice cream is always a nice treat when I get it. 

-If you could only skate one place for the rest of your life, where would it be and why?  Charleston, South Carolina’s new Team Pain skate park.  It offers a crazy long snake run, a street course, a small bowl and (best of all), a big bowl.  All with buttery, smooth concrete. 

What does “Skate Everything” mean to you? It means skate all aspects of a park.  Skate every surface and terrain.  Respect all skaters no matter what type of board they have under their feet.  Skating should be for fun and always share the stoke! 

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