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In the blogroll department, a very tall Surrey stunt-wooder by the name of John Hanlon has been updating his new Blowin’ Smoke blog over on the Coastal Riders site. Chiggedy-check it. Color Magazine photo editor and astute lensman Gordon Nicholas has been getting his blog on as well. Brian Caissie just returned from snapping pics in the Far East, and the third installment of his China Report can be found here (archives located here).
As for videos, Jordan Hoffart talks Theeve Trucks (since he’s their latest pro) and puts his titanium to use at the Carmel Valley skatepark down in sunny San Diego. Watch it. Kitsch Skateboards’ Cory Wilson, Will Blakely, and Geoff Dermer got a little pre-street warm-up going at the PoCo park, and were joined by Trevor Houlihan, Arte Lew, and more. Take a looksy. And local clothing/apparel brand United Riders web-released their 2011 feature video, UNite the Streetz.
And what do we have here? It’s the Momentum Wheel Co.’s Yo Llama! Llama! video chronicling the skateboard (and Machu Picchu) adventures of Chris Haslam, Jose Rojo, Morgan Smith and Magnus Hanson in Peru: