The Zoo York Skate Team is now underway with it's almost three week long tour of Europe. With almost two weeks left to go, they recently left the UK and are currently on their way to Amsterdam, so we wish them happy travels as they fly, train trek, drive, and skate their way through the rest of the tour. Check the blog posts below for when they're going to be near you, and go get some zoo york gear, so the team can sign up whatever you want - check the pics and see how some fans of Zoo York let the guys get wild with their signature styles. Check back often for more updates and pics of the Zoo York Euro tour 2008!
June 19, 2008
Check out the very cool eight page interview of BMX rider Chris Bohm in LOVE BMX, an online publication from Czechoslovakia. Learn about his BMX loft apartment and a program he started called "BMX Therapy", where he aids ill children in attaining a happier outlook on life. His show will be on air on the RTL channel (German TV) "Stern TV", starting on the 30th of July, 2008 at 22:15. Check out the article here!!!
June 3, 2008
Grab your skateboard, some vintage tees, rock a bandana, and then hitch a ride to Marina di Ravenna, Oasi Skatepark at Taverna Bukowski! It's freak out time!
Slamtrick, freak out edition, will be under the hippie influence of English artist Fergadelic who will give his freaked out point of view to the event. If you're too cool to hitchhike, take your vintage Renault 4 and 2 cheval and make them ready for the road on the 28th and the 29th of june for the freakin’coolest international skateboarding contest.
Here's the format for the event:
-Qualifiers on Saturday 28th June @ 3pm to win a spot into the final contest of invited skaters. Music will be played by Diego from Impact and Strike.
-Saturday 28th at 5pm is a massive beach party at Boca Barranca in Marina Romea for all the freaks with a non stop dj set by international artists as: WAY OF THE ANCIENTS (Thomas Bullock: Rub-n-Tug, Map of Africa/NYC), Daniele Baldelli (Cosmic), Misha (P.A.M./Australia), dj Hendrix, Uovo (pasta boys), Volcov and Fergadelic himself and many other special guests.
-On Sunday 29th June, the event begins at 4pm for skaters to try and win in the following categories: Best trick, Skater of the day, best freak out trick, and The Cosmic trick. Special guest deejaying: Nikki (Tropical Pizza).
Slamtrick 2008 is sponsored by CARHARTT, GLOBE, ZOO YORK, STUSSY, ANALOG, ZOO YORK and TONITE leading brands in the boardriding and streetwear industry, and the usual and successful collaboration with M.Casale Bauer, distributor of FENDER in Italy, who will award the best skaters with an acoustic guitar customized by the artist in a special freaky style.
The event is organized in collaboration with the CITY OF RAVENNA.
Stay tuned into www.slamtrick.com for news and updates.
Clark Magazine, a street culture, graphic, and music magazine from France is proudly featuring Zoo York's Ghostface Killa skate deck collaboration in their 30th issue. Good look Clark!