Portraits of Fame in Black and White

(DGIwire) – “I bring music to every shoot,” writes celebrity photographer Jesse Dittmar in the opening pages of two, his extraordinary debut book. As we at ReviewLoft browsed the 62 black-and-white portraits—all taken between 2013 and 2015—in this impressive, oversized volume, we felt the music as well: the rhythms of Dittmar’s keen photographic talents and […]

THE 2017 SLS NIKE SB WORLD TOUR TOUCHES DOWN IN BARCELONA

  Nyjah Huston Wins First Place and a Golden Ticket to the Super Crown Yuto Horigome and Dashawn Jordan Join the 2017 SLS Nike SB World Tour (DGIwire)  The 2017 Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Nike SB World Tour kicked off this weekend with the third annual SLS Nike SB Pro Open in Barcelona, Spain. Returning […]

Hey Skaters: Illuminate That Board in Blazing Colors

(DGIwire) – Skateboarders are a striking sight to watch…during daylight hours. But we at ReviewLoft know that as the sun starts to set, it can get harder to see all their daring moves. Which is why we were intrigued when a package filled with Board Blazers showed up at our doorstep. These fully customizable, self-adhesive, […]

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 […]

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

(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

(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

(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!

(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

(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 […]

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