The first thing I noticed when I slipped my foot into the Marana Vulc is the fact that they run a little big. I wear a size 9 (US) in most shoes, and this 9 is a tad bit big. I’d probably be better off with an 8.5. The heel hold is snug and there is a very prominent arch support. From the heel heading towards the toe, the shoe opens up to be pretty wide leaving plenty of space for your toes to stretch out. The collar and tongue are made of a breathable mesh providing some much needed airflow. All in all, it is a pretty comfortable shoe. This shoe is built to endure the harshest abuse you can give it. Due to their tank like construction, the break-in process may take a bit longer than expected. The STI Evolution foam footbed provides good support for impact and everyday wear. The vulcanized version of this shoe is definitely more appealing aesthetically than its cupsole counterpart. The cupsole interpretation has a bigger logo on the side and kind of reminds me of some crappy Etnies mall shoe, but it’s vulcanized brother has a more subtle skateboarder-friendly vibe.
This past Saturday we hosted the very first contest, called March Radness, over at the new Kennesaw Skatepark. We had no clue what to expect. We were just hoping for the best and biggest to turn out. I must say it was everything we were wanting and more! People of all age groups were there. Dads competing. Girls competing. Young and old bucks blasting huge airs. Moms and grandmas watching. And, the Vans Tour bus with Tony Alva rolled through. It was great. Doing raffles throughout the day to keep families entertained. Multiple photographers and videographers covering the event. We really couldn’t ask for much more. After that, it was all up to the skating for the rest of the action, which I was able to get plenty of photos of for you guys to check out. Huge thanks to all the sponsors and people that helped make this contest bad ass!
In my opinion, there is only one thing to do on a perfect weather day. That is go skate. Cool, blue skies, a light breeze and fresh Georgia air got me out of the house real quick. I rounded up a couple of the Ambush boys Wes and Zeke as well as the good homies Dakota Plumley and Brenden Lagna. We all met up at the new Kennesaw Skatepark to start a sweet day of shredding. We put in a solid 5 hours of non stop skating. Here is a little montage to show what we got!
What’s up everyone? Ambush is proud to announce that it will be hosting the first contest at the new Kennesaw Skatepark called March Radness. No mushy flat ground game of skate. This is REAL street/pool style skateboarding for your eyes to see. This is your chance to show Ambush what you got and show the City of Kennesaw why it was such a good idea building this park. Don’t wanna compete? It’s free to watch and come hang out with the Ambush crew. There will be tons of talented locals putting on a awesome show! Big thanks to all the sponsors that help contribute to making this contest happen!
Check out the trailer to see just a glimpse of the action that will be going down!
The guys from VOX recently came into town to stack footage for a new web series on Network A. Check out the fruits of your labor in the form of this ATL-based web edit. Kennesaw got a lot of shine. Huge shouts to VOX and everyone for coming out.
More from VOX and Network A.
After almost a decade in the making it is finally here, a world class skatepark in Kennesaw, GA. The opening was amazing, with thousands of people coming to skate, show support, and watch our team break in the the park alongside Ryan Sheckler and Torey Pudwill. A huge thanks goes out to the city of Kennesaw, California Skateparks, Rob Dyrdek, and Red Bull for making this day a reality. Check the video below for a recap of the day, then do yourself a favor and go check the park our for yourself.
Kennesaw Skatepark on Facebook.
The time everyone has been waiting for is here. The Kennesaw Street League Skatepark is ready for shredding. Opening Day is tommorow at 10AM. Ice your ankles, rest your legs, eat your veggies, brush your teeth, and get a good night sleep ’cause it will be going off tommorow! Ryan Sheckler and Torey Pudwill, two of the nation’s top pros, with be there. Also, the Ambush crew will be on site as well! Lucky enough, the Ambush crew was actually able to get a little preview shred today!
This is just a short and sweet preview of what’s available at the park to skate! It will be a great time tommorow. Red Bull will be providing music and entertainment. Also we will be doing tons of raffles and giveaways! So, everyone come out for a fun, eventful day to celebrate this amazing skatepark! Thanks to everyone who helped out throughout the years and never gave up!
It’s still summertime and I’m living the good life.
Last weekend I rode the MegaBus up to Nashville, TN with Max and CatNip. Boy was that a good time. We did a lot of skating, met the Fully Torqued RV Tour guys and partied our asses off. To give you the info on the Fully Torqued RV Tour, it’s Clint Walker’s RV that he is living in for a whole year. Clint is traveling the U.S with people from the Ambig and Birdhouse teams. Clint Walker, Clive Dixon, Dirty the Photographer, Trevor Vaughan and filmer Trevor Owens were all out on the road together. Clint has a cousin that lives in the boonies of TN with a bunch of land. So, Clint was nice enough to pack the RV full of the three of us and all the Nashville homies and take us out there. Chugging, grilling out and shooting mad fireworks! It was an awesome time. Big thanks to Clint!
As all of you know this past weekend was the Legacy Game Of Skate. As usual, we had a great turn out, great music, and great people skating, watching, and working the event. Rumor out there that this might have been the last Game of Skate. We might be taking all of our new skate contest to Swift Cantrell Skatepark when it opens. Only time will tell. Big congrats to all of the winners! Lets see who all came out:
Jeremy Williams IN DA HOUSEEEEEEEEEEEE
Taco Bell’s finest JUAN up in hereeeeee
“Can I stick my middle finger up? Is this going online? I hope my mom doesn’t see this or she will hit me with a switch or a paddle.” – These kids’ moms.
Yep boys, its that time. The Legacy Game of Skate is coming up. Will it be the last one? Only time will tell. I’m linking a link of a PROPER game of skate. Just to keep you guys in check!
The Kennesaw skatepark is finally in the works! Cant wait til its done! Big thanks to everyone who is making it happen! We at Ambush are hyped!
I wanted to give a big thanks to Travis Glover and RB Umali over at Zoo York for hooking me up with a lens for my Canon 60d! That should be in sometime this week. So look forward to see photos/video of Travis and all the other Ambush team riders!
It seems the Ambig video Modern Art is done! Can’t wait for it to be sick! Hopefully our very own Trey Abad (a.k.a. Catnip) made the cut! We will find out soon!