Last night at the Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, NY, we served up a screening of our skate micro-documentary, We Out Here. Along with the current Already Famous skate team, the rest of the stars of the documentary, as well as industry folk and journalists were on hand for the viewing. Here’s a few of our favorite pics. When you’re done checking them out, head over to Fader to check out their full recap including the streaming documentary.
Longtime Airwalk skater Andy Mac once again proved to us that age is just a number. This past weekend at the Kimberly Diamond Cup, Andy took third for the Big Air contest with a varial lien air (video below) and also snatched up top honors in Vert. With another win under his belt, and sixty grand in his pocket, Andy is probably out shopping for luggage to fit that gigantic check.
Airwalk surfer Anastasia Ashley snatched up third place at the 2013 Red Bull Qiantang River Surfing Tournament in China last weekend. Shoot her a tweet and say congrats!
We’re stoked to announce the release of our Hunter Collection today! This two piece collection features the Hunter shoe, which fuses skateability and street style. This limited edition release is made up with a suede upper, vulcanized sole and a gum rubber bottom. Right along side it is the Hunter tee, sporting one of Harold Hunter’s most classic quotes. A portion of all sales goes to benefit the Harold Hunter Foundation.
Photographer Paul Park was slated with following our Already Famous crew around the streets of Brooklyn to capture a day in the life of these guys. Skaters Justin Kinard and Wade Yates had a full day of hanging with little kids, stopping by a local sub shop and of course hitting up the best shred spots in the city.
Check out the full album on Already Famous facebook page.
Earlier this month we hooked up with the Harold Hunter Foundation to send some of our Already Famous riders out to Woodward for a week of camp. Skaters Wade Yates and Carlo Carezzano boarded a bus, decked out in Airwalk gear, and had a killer time skating, hanging out, and apparently eating a lot of junk food.
Last week at Woodward Camp, Airwalk skater Andy Mac held his annual Up Hill Tic Tac race. Three heats of campers have to tic tac on their boards all the way up a hill. The winner of each heat got a boatload of swag, but the fastest overall time got a a free week at camp for 2014! Check out the video above to see how it all went down.
Airwalk surfer Anastasia Ashley made a jump from coast to coast trading in crashing waves for honking taxis. While she was out in New York she caught up with Relapse Magazine who put together an amazing photo shoot. We have a few behind the scenes photos up above, but head over to Relapse’s website to see the full spread.
Anastasia has been all over the place lately, from viral videos to TMZ interview, she’s been a busy little lady! This time around we’re stoked to share TMZ’s recent post on our favorite surfer, which includes Anastasia’s best photos from this summer. Click here and enjoy!
Airwalk and the Harold Hunter Foundation have teamed up this summer, providing free skate clinics to the youth in Brownsville, Brooklyn with the help of Mt. Ollie Baptist Church. HHF developed a partnership with Mt. Ollie Baptist Church in Brownsville last fall. Concerned about the areaâ€™s youth and children in their congregation, Mt. Ollie asked HHF to help provide programming that would expose the kids in the area to new activities and divert them away from the negative influences like gangs and drugs that are abundant in the neighborhood. HHF, with monetary support from Airwalk, was able to develop the Mt. Ollie Summer Skateboarding Program, a five-week program that also includes Saturday field trips. Already Famous crew member Wade Yates is one of the lead instructors of the program and he grew up in Brownsville.
â€śIâ€™ve always wanted to find a way to give back to my community,â€ť Wade says. â€śIntroducing skateboarding to these kids is awesome. When I was growing up in Brownsville, when all the other kids were playing ball, getting into fights or gangs, I would just go into the city, and just skate by myself. I want to give kids that option too.â€ť
More photos and a video of the Mt. Ollie Skate Program coming your way soon.