I found out something the other day that made me pretty happy.  Jamal Smith, the skateboarder known for absolutely destroying quarter pipes, dancing, and of course eating cereal makes beats under the Soundcloud alias Poptart Pete.  The best part is that Jamal Smith’s foray into the musical world is no Terry Kennedy tomfoolery, but actually very successful.  Poptart Pete’s sample-based …


The Up-Turn Presents: A Conversation With Philip Post

For our first interview (of many to come) I talked to Philip Post, the brains behind dertbag.design.  Phil is a 16 year old who is quickly making a name for himself through his brand.  He has recently garnered the support of a bunch of members of Odd Future, youtube video skate filmer extraordinaire, TJ Gaskill, and rising online magazine The …

tccarr14The Up-Turn Presents: A Conversation With Philip Post

ATIBA EVANS (Original Music by Panda Bear)

This is honestly one of the coolest things I have ever posted since we first started this site over a year ago.  It is a skate video filmed by the legendarily awesome Atiba Jefferson and Ty Evans with original music by Panda Bear.  The skating is amazing, the filming is amazing, the music is amazing, I don’t even know what …

tccarr14ATIBA EVANS (Original Music by Panda Bear)

Antwuan Dixon in “Baker Has a Deathwish”

Every once in a while I’ve gotta throw something skateboard related up here.  Antwuan, aside from being one of the most amazing skateboarders ever, is one of the most interesting people ever (if you want to learn about him I would highly suggest watching this, this, and this).  I posted this just because I was blown away by Dixon’s video …

tccarr14Antwuan Dixon in “Baker Has a Deathwish”

Longboarding Costume Contest!

Besides making awesome videos on Youtube, Original Longboards are doing great things to promote the sport of longboarding.  This Halloween Original is hosting a Longboarding Costume Contest, where they are asking riders from all over the country to post videos of them riding in ridiculous costumes.  Winners receive great prizes so any longboarder should definitely check them out.  The reason …

pkelly94Longboarding Costume Contest!

Pontus Alv

Pontus Alv is one of my favorite skaters, but you only find something new from him 4 or 5 times a year.  Today I was going through a bunch of his videos and found this old gem where Pontus skates some of the spots he made himself in his home city of Malmö, Sweden.  If you watch you will see …

tccarr14Pontus Alv

Vampire Weekend and Longboarding

[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.934760&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Here is an amazing video of longboarding in Thailand with a musical soundtrack of Vampire Weekend’s I Stand Corrected, and Young Folks by Peter Bjorn and John. This kid is a junior rider named Colton Killoran and there are some awesome shots of tricks and moves in some beautiful Thailand. -PK

pkelly94Vampire Weekend and Longboarding