Michigan longboarding roots are dense in distance skateboarding. Commuting point A to B is part of everyone’s life, and it feels good on on a skateboard. Only the past 30 years or so the majority of Americans have invested a major chunk of their savings into automobiles, and bikes- to commute point A to B. Automotives are rad! Bikes are pretty cool too. But, you can’t drive an automotive on a State-Trail networks.Read More
Bustin Boards “For All Who Push” tour is at Black Squrl in Wisconsin today, Cal-Surf in Minnesota tomorrow then on the road south to Burning Spider Stoke Company in Missouri on Friday. The tour is pretty wild, we get to skate with a bunch of new rad people at every stop and learn a bunch of new terrain. Everybody on the FAWP tour has different skate background and style that really helps the tour get weird. The best part of the tour is everybody throws down. From you who is reading this to your Mom – everybody that we meet is pretty amped up about the tour when we roll through. I think it’s because our crew is a bunch of genuinely nice people who love to skate. We represent 4 countries and even Alaska <Bill Rice.
There is no RIGHT way of skateboarding in our crew, The Bustin crew is all about creating a challenge and overcoming it in all aspects of skating. We’ll find a spot and one of us will slay it while the rest of us play around until we figure out how to have fun on it. That’s skateboarding. Everything we skate (almost) is man-made (except grass runs, etc), so when we overcome challenging terrain – everybody gets rad. It’s simple, its skateboarding. Somehow, we were lucky enough to afford to send a pack of our friendly wolves into my country – the Midwest. A Land that the bi-coasters don’t understand, the simple life.
Sun and Snow Sports is a rad Action Sports Shop in Plymouth, Michigan. Team Bustin planned a visit in June and kicked it with the locals for the day. Our team even had the chance to get some ZZZ’s with one of the employees – which is just the icing on the cake! We’re blessed to work with such good people. I hope you enjoy the video above – send to me by the guys at Sun and Snow. We appreciate it guys! World: Enjoy Summer footage in Michigan.Read More
Last weekend saw one of the fastest races on the East Coast go down. The Killington Downhill Throwdown, presented by Restless Longboards, is an annual race that is celebrating it’s first year as part of the IDF circuit this year as on of the World Qualifying Series races. 3 days of racing down a 60+ mph course attracts some of the biggest names in the Downhill bracket, and among all the top racers, our boy Jayden held it down all weekend and walked away with the 3rd place spot. Congratulations Jayden! Scroll down to find a full list of results and some stellar pics snapped this weekend.
1) Thiago Gomes Lessa
2) Zak Maytum
3) Jayden Mitchell
1) Emily Pross
2) Cassanda Duchesne
3) Spoky Woky
And for some additional fun media – here are some videos from Jayden over the years!
2013 – Welcome to the Team!
2013 – Raw Run
2014 – Jayden Shreds the Ratmobile
2014 – Hectic Raw Run with buddy Leigh GriffithsRead More
For this year we’ve re-re-released the EQ in a whole new iteration. 2014 saw the move away from the rocker / drop profile of the original EQ and the addition of our Honey-Comb Hollow-Core tech to greatly reduce weight. The new mould featured an elliptical W-cave in the center of the deck, a progressive radial concave that worked with the W-bubble to create a slightly rockered platform, with a peaked waist for added strength.Read More
Last weekend the Catalina Island Classic, presented by Riviera Skateboards, went down for it’s fourth installment on the beautiful island of Santa Catalina, off the southern coast of California. Catalina presents a unique take on the downhill skateboard event; combining high speed gravity fascination, with the beauty and celebrity of the island itself. Will Royce and Max Ballesteros headed out to the picturesque island for a weekend of skating, sun, and enjoyment. Shout out to Max for snagging a spot in the semi-finals!Read More