Beats by Dre and now Apple by default just took a page out of Nike’s playbook by dropping The Game Before The Game for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Cut to “Jungle” by X Ambassadors, Jamie N Commons, the almost five minute viral features: Neymar Jr. getting a pep talk from Neymar Sr. before the big game.
So for those who don’t know, or aren’t really familiar…there is a STRONG, and bubbling skate presence in Uptown, NYC. At the crest of this wave is Mira CoNYo, a clan of creatives and skateboarders, myself included, who’s M.O. is pump out nothing but prime, quality product. They’ve been in the game since 2008 when they put out their first skate video. Since then, there have been many creative endeavors from T-shirts to TV shows. Without giving too much away, Mira CoNYo, and the newest purveyor of fly, uptown’s own The Flagrant Club, are hosting an event tonight with free beer and good vibes. Doors open at 7, premiere starts at 8.
The Trials of Muhammad Ali (In Select Theatres Nationwide) is a documentary that tells the story of Ali’s court battle to overturn his five year sentence for refusing to serve the US Military in Vietnam. The documentary is directed by Bill Siegel and produced by Kartemquin Films, the non profit film company behind critically acclaimed documentaries like Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, and No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson. The film also deals with Muhammad Ali’s relationship with the National of Islam and his image during the period that the undefeated champion and Gold Medalist was away from the ring. Be Sure to check out the film when it’s in a theatre near you. For listings visit: www.thetrialsofali.com.
You’ve seen their socks all over Instagram and Tumblr, now check out Huf’s riders as they shred through the streets of NYC in style, with style. Also pass by their website HufWorldwide.com to check their Fall collection, very clean stuff.
If you live in New York City you’ve definitely heard all the fuss about these new Citi bikes. Whether it be the bikes are too heavy, too slow, or too ugly the dudes over at Animal Bikes and their team-rider Tyrone Williams wanted to shut the haters up and drop this video of Tyrone killing the streets in one. Love them, or hate them the video is sure to bring a smirk to your facial as Tyrone pops wheelies and bunny hops all over NYC.
5Boro Skateboards presents a new pin-up board series in collaboration with Brooklyn’s own Smith Street tattoo parlor. The series features six boards and one shirt, all designed by artists Bert Krak, Steve Boltz, Eli Quinters and Daniel Santoro. The six decks and the T-shirt are inspired by the city’s beach scene and are adorned with pin-up girls wearing swimwear. A portion of the proceeds are going to the Rockaway Beach Skate Park, which was heavily affected by Hurricane Sandy. $40 a pop via your local skate shop or 5Boro’s online.
Gamers all across America will rejoice as the 25th edition of EA Sports’ Madden Football is released this week. This year’s edition of Madden has Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders on the cover and boasts the new Run Free system, which adds 30 new moves to unleash on the defense when running the ball. Whether you’re a novice or have been playing the game since the days the ambulance drove out on the field, this year’s Madden has special offers to entice gamers.
This October right before the start of the 2013/2014 NBA season, we will all have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and see for ourselves how Jeremy Lin’s incredible run unfolded that magical February of 2012 right before the New York Knicks considered releasing him.
From Krakow to Paris, London to New York , Mexico City to Puerto Rico, the democratization of polo is in full swing.
Urban bike polo with it’s 3 on 3 players, swinging mallets atop fixed speed bikes is no different.