Madrid report: the Longboard Girls Crew 100K Party, Moyano Slide Jam, and more

100,000 likes on Facebook is pretty crazy stuff. So when the Longboard Girls Crew realised they were going to reach that they planned a party. And not just a little thing – the LGC 100K party was a weekend-spanning MONSTER! The friendliest, happiest, most stoke-filled monster imaginable… Longboard living… My decision to go to the Longboard Girls Crew ‘100K Likes’ party and…

Thane Magazine issue 03 – the web edition. By longboarders, for everyone!

Thane Magazine issue 03 – the web edition! This is the International Issue, rebuilt in regular web-friendly format, just for all you people who don’t have iPads… Included in this issue: Bo Peep ‘pre-peep’ video and interviews, Longboarding in China, Greener Pastures interviews and videos, Brazil: punk, skate, rock, art, And much more: We hope…

Moyano Planet – where we want to be (chilled longboard nirvana)

Madrid’s famous Moyano slope, a magnet for longboarders. At 1:30am after a great Slide Jam session the locals were chilling out… (This is another Planet Stoke image – use the buttons to change your view.) Interactive panorama image: click and drag to look around, use the shift and control/command keys to zoom.

Bo Peep longboard downhill race venue – the pre-peep visit

Late in March Thane magazine joined a small group of skaters at Bo Peep hill, in East Sussex, to try out the downhill track (the dead-end road) and prepare for June’s IGSA downhill event: Bo Peep Crash & Burn! We talked to the dedicated skaters, drove groups to the top then filmed them coming down…

Longboard Tarp Surfing in Madrid, with Jacky Madenfrost

Jacky Madenfrost surfs some tarp The day after the Longboard Girls Crew’s ‘100K Likes’ party in Madrid, Goat Longboards hosted a Tarp Surfing session, with loads of laughs, prizes, friends and (of course) stoke!  

Pavel boards, a brief briefing by Louis Selby on new longboard designs

Louis Selby talks about Pavel’s new decks, including a Louis and Bruno design Louis Selby and Bruno Oliveira both ride and design for Pavel, the highly respected slalom (and pool, and downhill) longboard specialist. See the Louis and Bruno pages on the Pavel site. Here, Louis gives a brief insight into what they’re riding and…

Hogtoberfest 2011: longboard downhill and slalom event photos

Hogtoberfest 2011 Images from the last Hogtoberfest skate event of 2011 – Redbridge Cycle Centre, North-West London. click the image to view the interactive panorama, then drag to look around click the image to view the interactive panorama, then drag to look around click the image to view the interactive panorama, then drag to look…

Skate ‘n’ Social: longboard warehouse partying

The Skate ‘n’ Social party at Yannick’s place: ‘Skate Warehouse’ East London, Saturday night, March 3rd – skateramps, hippy jump, music, projection madness, beer, snacks, crazy stunts, a smoke machine, and best of all: longboard friends! click the image to view the interactive panorama, then drag to look around click the image to view the…

’Thane issue 02 – the web edition. By longboarders, for everyone!

Welcome to ’Thane magazine issue 02: The Secrets and Stoke Issue! This is the February/March 2012 edition of ’Thane magazine, the international publication for the entire longboard scene. This is an HTML-based production that approximates the interaction of the iPad issue. We hope you like it – please let us know!

Thane 02 cover

Thane issue 02 will be arriving shortly. While you wait, here’s the cover:

Hogtoberfest 2011: longboard slalom video and race report

In October 2011 the last Hog’s Hill event of the year was held. Rob Ashby wrote a great report and Will delivered a great video, but due to production deadlines it didn’t appear in the first issue of Thane magazine. It was too good to lose, so here it is. We’re looking forward to the…

What’s your ride? We’d love to know…

Tell us more about your longboard obsessions! Let us know what longboard you ride, how it is set up, and what your dream deck is too. Fill in as much or as little as you like, it’ll take less than a minute:

’Thane Issue 01 (web edition)

Welcome to ’Thane magazine! ’Thane issue 01 for iPad is currently going through the initial Apple approvals process. But issue 01 for web is available… now! This is an HTML-based production that approximates the interaction of the iPad issue as much as possible… For full funky goodness you’ll need to wait a little longer, grab…

Thane 01 cover

Issue 01 of Thane Magazine will be out shortly! In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of the cover for the iPad edition (vertical orientation). We hope you like it!