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Jay Jay Adams & Buttons Kaluhiokalani: The Original Seeds and Comeback Kings of Skate and Surf By Bella Davis

Jay Jay Adams & Buttons Kaluhiokalani: The Original Seeds and Comeback Kings of Skate and Surf By Bella Davis

In their heydays Jay Jay Adams and Buttons Kaluhiokalani were without a doubt some of the biggest stars of their sports. Never ones to adhere to any sets of rules they set precedence to other skater and surfers. Both these guys had massive personalities that defined their individual styles and won them a massive following, [...]

November 28, 2013 covanaut FEATURES, SKATEBOARD, SURFING 0

Skateistan: ‘We Build Ramps not Bombs!’ By Kloe Hunt

Skateistan: ‘We Build Ramps not Bombs!’ By Kloe Hunt

Let’s take away the war, the Taliban and the violations of human rights going on because something really fucking awesome is going on in Afghanistan. Boys and girls growing up in this hellhole now have a sanctuary to learn and grow without harm…. Well, maybe some scraped knees and elbows, but I’m talking about the [...]

October 25, 2013 covanaut FEATURES, NEWS, SKATEBOARD, TRAVEL 0

FEATURE | Reasons why it would be so cool if we had a zompocalypse By Kloe Hunt

FEATURE | Reasons why it would be so cool if we had a zompocalypse By Kloe Hunt

So, there’s some pretty cool involvement with how some extreme sports have made a fair contribution to a zombie apocalypse. Here’s a few highlights on what would make it sick! This isn’t the only time that violence and skateboarding have crossed over, but skateboards look pretty great for crushing zombie skulls. Zombie go boom TV [...]

August 30, 2013 covanaut FEATURES, NEWS, SKATEBOARD, SPORT 0

FEATURE | BRIGHT TRADE SHOW

FEATURE | BRIGHT TRADE SHOW

A bunch of the guys at the Bright Trade Show brought together those fashionista fags that kick ‘high street’ in the balls. Show casing the likes of Bones wheels, DC shoes, Element, Girl, Kingpin, Sector 9, Thrasher, Vans and many more brands that make your money burn a hole in your pocket… SO, the skate [...]

July 19, 2013 covanaut EVENT, FEATURES, SKATEBOARD, SPORT 0

TRAVEL | SKATEBOARDING AROUND THE WORLD

TRAVEL | SKATEBOARDING AROUND THE WORLD

Is there any sport that pushes you to travel more than another? I think that there are some people more passionate about traveling than others. Also it’s true that some sports encourage you to look for new spots. For example, surf and snowboarding are so linked to the environment that you need travel to find [...]

June 12, 2013 covanaut NEWS, SKATEBOARD, SPORT, TRAVEL, VIDEO 0

NEWS | CREATURE SKATEBOARD!

NEWS | CREATURE SKATEBOARD!

Fancy getting your hands on a sweet new Creature skate setup FOR FREE, well today’s your lucky day! Us lovely folk at The Extreme Sports Company have one up for grabs! All you need to do is click here, and upload the most RAD photo you can find. This could be absolutely anything, from a crazy [...]

May 10, 2013 covanaut NEWS, SKATEBOARD 0

NEWS | SAVE SOUTHBANK!

NEWS | SAVE SOUTHBANK!

London’s Southbank undercroft has gained the reputation as one the UK’s most legendary skate spots – even making the cut to feature (terribly) on Tony Hawks Pro Skater 4! Over the past few years the undercroft has slowly been reduced in size, until now when the spot is threatened with altogether relocation. The area is [...]

May 1, 2013 covanaut ART, BMX, NEWS, SKATEBOARD, SPORT, UK & IRE 0

VIDEO | A SKATEBOARDING HISTORY

VIDEO | A SKATEBOARDING HISTORY

A little history lesson of skateboarding by the skateboarders who made it. Credited with introducing skateboarding to Punk Rock, Duane Peters was not only the first person to attempt the loop, he also invented a host of our staple tricks from the Indy air to the Disaster. [...]

December 14, 2012 andrew NEWS, SKATEBOARD, VIDEO 0

Skateboard | Meet The Stans – Adventures in Central Asia

Skateboard | Meet The Stans – Adventures in Central Asia

“Meet The Stans” is a skate/travel video I stumbled across this on my daily trawl of Vimeo (don’t forget to check into the Covanaut Vimeo Channel for the best new snow, street and surf edits). Being a sucker for people adventuring in alien places with boards in tow, I was instantly drawn in, and subsequently [...]

November 5, 2012 covanaut ASIA, SKATEBOARD, TRAVEL 0

Skateboard | Minus The Million – Skating Ordos

Skateboard | Minus The Million – Skating Ordos

Ordos is a ghost city, built for a million people but inhabited by a mere few thousand.  We could easily sink into a discussion about the waste of such a place, with its wealth of natural resources and packed public infrastructure, especially when we consider its location, a region of Northern China struggling with water [...]

October 17, 2012 covanaut ASIA, SKATEBOARD, TRAVEL, VIDEO 0