Custom-Built Wooden Watercraft Combine Beauty and Power


(DGIwire) – Can a watercraft be a work of art as well as a mode of transportation? For many kayak enthusiasts, plying the waters is just part of the excitement: the quality and beauty of a craft adds considerable value to any marine adventure. Dan Thaler and his wife, residents of New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, […]

Skateboarding Trivia: Did You Know…


(DGIwire) – In the skateboard community across the country, it’s not uncommon to hear skaters challenging each other to do tricks that would make average mortals quake with fear. Games like S.K.A.T.E keep track of the challenges as each skater accelerates the skill and intensity of a trick and the next in line has to match […]

Intense Debate Over Chemicals in Tents

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(DGIwire) – A night spent camping in a tent under a starry sky: what better way to commune with Mother Nature? Ironically, however, some have raised red flags about whether this activity is as healthy as it sounds—due to the presence of certain types of chemicals in the tent fabric. According to a recent article […]

Shane O’Neill Wins the 2016 Street League Skateboarding Nike SB Super Crown Championship; Lacey Baker Takes Home Top Pro-Women’s Skateboarding Purse


(DGIwire)  —  The 2016 Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Nike SB Super Crown World Championship touched down in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 2nd, for the first time in history delivering one of the most riveting competitions ever to go down in skateboarding, with seven skateboarders notching up at least one 9 Club score at the […]

A RevOlution in Balance


(DGIwire) – What can you buy a kid who lives and breathes skateboarding? Certainly a skateboard, trucks, wheels, bearings, grip tape, t-shirts, protective gear and a helmet are all good ideas. Then, of course, there are sneakers, which are a complete necessity about every three weeks thanks to the effects of grip tape and sidewalks! […]

Skateboarding Sensations Hurtle Toward 2016 World Championship


(DGIwire) – August 28, 2016 was a day to remember for skateboarding fans in the Garden State. At the Prudential Center in Newark, the world’s top skateboarders convened for the 2016 Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Nike SB World Tour. These extraordinary athletes brought their best to compete for the $80,000 prize—as well as for last […]

Skateboarding’s Top Competition to Rock the Garden State

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(DGIwire) – Love skateboarding? Circle Sunday, August 28, 2016 on the calendar! The 2016 Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Nike SB World Tour returns to the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey that day. Get ready to witness a full roster of the best skateboarders in the world competing to advance to street skateboarding’s official world […]

Champion Golfer Cristie Kerr’s Latest Hole-in-One: A New Wine Label

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(DGIwire) – Cristie Kerr is one of the most accomplished professional golfers of her generation, with two major championships and 18 titles to her name. She is also a wine enthusiast. Her passion for wines began in 2006 with the creation of Curvature Wines, a partnership with Suzanne Pride Bryant, co-owner of Pride Mountain Vineyard. […]

NYC SHUT Skate Celebrates 30 Years of Shredding

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(DGIwire) – As a way to beat California boredom during the surfing off-season, skateboarding first appeared in the late 1950s. Simple as it sounds, kids found flat planks to surf the streets when there were no waves. More than than 65 years later, the U.S. skateboarding industry is worth more than $5 billion with more […]

When You Play Hard, You Pay Hard; Unless You Have THIS in Your Medicine Cabinet!

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(DGIwire) – Every once in awhile a product comes along that makes one wonder: Will the promise of the product be delivered? Such skepticism arose when a tube of  Arnicare Gel by Boiron, arrived at ReviewLoft. As we discussed who would test its validity, it came down to a hockey mom, a football mom and a skateboard mom. Ultimately the skateboarder’s mom earned […]

Skate Free Miami: A Lot, Vision, Passion and Community Spirit

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(DGIwire) – Look closely at this picture because Skate Free at Lot 11 in Miami, FL is a prime example of what can happen when three people who share a vision and passion—and an immense love for skateboarding—come together for the benefit of many, working with city officials to bring positive change to their community. Professional […]

Skateboarding Champs Make History in Chicago


(DGIwire) – October 4 was a momentous day in the world of professional skateboarding. At Chicago’s UIC Pavilion Center, two Brazilians, Kelvin Hoefler and Leticia Bufoni, took home top honors at the 2015 Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Nike SB Super Crown World Championship—the official street skateboarding world championship as recognized by the International Skateboarding Federation. […]

Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Brings Women Into World Championship Skateboarding

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SLS Expands To Include all Demographics of Elite Skateboarding in the Road to the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship Contest To Be Webcast Live Around the World on (DGIwire)  Street League Skateboarding (SLS)  announced that the coming SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship – the official street skateboarding world championship as recognized […]

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