Bustin Boards Euro Summer Shop Tour, 2016 (7/19 – 8/2)

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Events, News

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We are headed to Europe next week for a full-blown shop tour July 19 through August 1, 2016. We’ll be hitting shops and sessions in Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Spain. Stay tuned for the full tour schedule and other info in the next couple of days. The stoke is way, way high and we can’t wait to meet up with all our friends overseas and skate with them and have an awesome time.

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Central Mass 7 Skate Festival (Aug 5-7, 2016)

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Events, News

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Bustin Boards is proud to announce that we are the official Presenting Sponsor of this year’s Central Mass 7 Skate Festival. This East Coast event is the largest and most diverse Skate Everything event in the world, and we are proud to be working with our friend Mike Girard (Here’s a rad interview with him discussing this year’s event) so as to help host a skate festival that offers downhill skateboard racing, freeriding, an epic miniramp session, a slope style downhill event with a slide jam as well as a host of ramps to hit. Did we mention an epic party with live music, video screenings, as well as food and libations. It’s gonna be epic and we cant wait to see and skate with you in Harvard, Massachusetts on August 5th – 7th, 2016. Bring a downhill board, a ramp board, a slide board, a hard wheel slider, and anything else you might want to shred. Again, we are privileged to support such a rad East Coast event that helps grow a strong and diverse skate community. Click HERE to get registered and we’ll see you next month at the skate festival that has become a legend unto itself.

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2×4 Chinese Downhill Race at Maryhill: $500 Cash Prize!!!

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Events

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For our second (many more to come too!) Skate Everything Project challenge we are hosting a 2×4 Chinese Downhill Race during the final day of the Showdown at the Loops at Marhill on June 25, 2016. It’s a winner takes all challenge for $500 in cash. It’s gonna be super wild and fun and we can’t wait to watch a pack of skaters ripping down Maryhill on 2x4s and smiling and having fun together. Anyway, here are the challenge details and rules:

Date: June 25, 2016 mid day at the “Showdown at the Loops” event at Maryhill.

The Challenge: 2×4 Chinese Downhill Race (everyone rips down the hill all at once)

Cash Prize: $500 Cash winner takes all.

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Bustin Out To Giant’s Head Tour, 2016

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in News

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Howdy y’all! We are packing up the Westcoast Bustin van and headed to events and shops and skateparks starting on June 17th, 2016. We’ll heading all the way up the Northwest coast from Los Angeles and ultimately landing Summerland, BC Canada. The above tour poster outlines all the tour stops and dates.

On this tour we’ll have a diverse cast of our Bustin Team and will include: Carla G. Javier-BreaWilliam RoyceMax Balesteros, Clark Patrick, Juan Pablo Villegas, Khaleeq Alfred, Marcus Bandy, Colbee the Cattle Dog, and we’ll also be meeting up with other homies like Cody Lux, Kurt Hurley and more.

Our goal for this tour is to help grow the skate community via sessions, events, and . We’ll also be filming and taking photos for future articles and videos showcasing this Northwest Coastin’ adventure. Stay tuned to all our social media platforms for more details to come “BustinBoards”.

One of the cool things we’ll be doing on this tour are a couple of pop-up Skate Everything Project challenges. If you are registered for Showdown at the Loops at Maryhill or for the Giant’s Head Freeride, then you are welcome to join in on our fun challenges for a chance to win $500 in cash for skating, having fun, and pushing your limits. Stoked! More details about our 2×4 Chinese Downhill Race at Maryhill coming soon, as well as details as to what we’ll be doing via a Skate Everything Project challenge at the Giant’s Head Freeride.

Last But not least, we’ll most definitely be stopping at Daddies Boardshop while in Portand, Or for a BBQ and session, as well doing something rad at Jack’s Board House in Medford when we roll through there too. See y’all on there road soon!!!!

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Anyway, make sure you are registered for these two rad events (click the respective images to just DO THAT) and also make sure to follow us via our Facebook event page for daily updates on our upcoming tour and make sure you meet up to shred along the way.

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Skateboarding Wins 2020 Olympic Gold!!!!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Events, News

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So it’s semi (pretty much a done deal!) official that skateboarding will be in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The buzz is buzzing and there are many who are stoked, some who are bummed, and others who are left confused. Regardless of where you stand on the spectrum, it’s an interesting and important step for skateboarding and many questions are still left unanswered: Will downhill be included, Freestyle, What about the drug testing, and what will their costumes look like?

Anyway, we’re excited to watch it all unfold, and hope to one day have a Bustin Boards rider competing (Max Ballesteros wins Gold!!!) in this arena.

That said,  Wheelbase Magazine just launched a rad little news article discussing this new development with some links to more info as well as pertinent quotes from some of skateboarding’s icons as they way in on this exciting development. Click here to check it out.

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