Posts Tagged ‘skateboards’

January 20th, 2012 | By | 9,104 Comments

Carver Skateboards – The Ultimate Surf Training Tool

Looking for a new type of cross training to improve your surfing? Check out Carver skateboards, now available at SWELL. These specialized surf skates feature a swiveling front truck equipped with an embedded spring system to propel the board forward when it’s pumped like a surfboard.

The power is in the patented, swiveling front truck!

What you get is a new type of riding that truely mimicks down the line surfing and helps keep your legs fit while you are out of the water. With the Carver boards you will stay in shape and improve your surfing even when away from the coast or during an extended dry spell.

Team rider Laird Hamilton cross trains on his Carver skate

Created by surfers for surfers, this board will turn a parking lot or driveway into your very own standing wave and is a must have for everyone’s quiver. You’ll be able to pump this board uphills or even get it going from a dead stop. This is not a skateboard, this is The Ultimate Surf Training Tool.

Grab yourself a Carver skateboard here and get ready to Surf your Skate!

Check out the video below to see the board in action:

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December 27th, 2011 | By | 6,404 Comments

Bring Back the Fun. 5 Fun Things to Try Over Winter Break

In the spirit of bringing back the fun, we’ve brainstormed a few ideas to curb the holiday hangover.
Top 5 Things To Do During Your Holiday Break…

1. Watch a Surf Film…in 3D
For the price of one 3D movie ticket, you can own the 3D Transworld Surf Flick, Surprise Excitement Party!
Bonus? No sneaking in smuggled corn and tall cans required.

2. Make Your Own 3D Movies
Been there, done that? We’re calling your bluff Mr. One-Upper. Film your work-free week with all the shred sessions, underwater adventures and blackmail footage you can find…in 3D! What you’ll need- a GoPro Hero Camera, a friend with a GoPro, and the GoPro 3D Hero System


3. Try Downhill Skateboarding
Just don’t skimp on the helmet and gloves- your ER bill will make up for any savings in no time.

4. Shape a Surfboard
If time is on your side, but your bank account is most-certainly not, check out out this How-To Shape a Surfboard DVD by John Carper

5. Extend the Ugly Sweater Tradition
It’d be a shame to hide that knit warlock in your closet for another 364 days…bring back the fun and extend the tradition through the new year.

October 8th, 2011 | By | 5,335 Comments

This Old Man Skates Faster Than You!

Victor is old School, I mean real old school. He’s been skating for nearly 58 years, longer than most of us have even been alive. With a big ol’ grey beard and scraggly hair on his dome piece, he’s a rare type of gent to find in any sport let alone downhill skating. Check out his latest vid from Sector 9 where he’s cruising at dangerously fast speeds in his signature t-shirt over the knee crouched stance. He shows all us whipper snappers a thing or two about bombing hills.

Now that you’ve seen Victor do it, grab yourself a skate from Sector Nine and start drawing your own lines. Just remember to ride within your limits… Victor here’s got more experience than you do days on this earth. Plus if he falls he doesn’t have to worry about knocking out his teeth as I’m assuming he wears dentures. Kidding, but seriously this guy’s a legend and give him a high 5 if you see him around.

Also Check out the New Sector Nine X Sea Shepherd Collaboration skates.

Sea Shepherd Skateboard

Ride in style as if you were on the SS Steve Irwin yourself with these new Limited Edition completes. Portion of the proceeds go on to help the Sea Shepherds and their fight against whaling. So grab grab yourself one, the whales will thank you!