Mike V won the first ever Tampa Pro. Here he is 18 years later at this year’s Tampa Pro…still ripping as hard as ever:
Episode 2 of SPoT Life from the Ride Channel finds the crew in Las Vegas for some trade show fun.
…can switch board companies or start his own thing as many times as he wants. The dude is a legend. This is the best two and a half minutes of skateboarding I have watched in quite a while. – Nicks
I thought that this “Industry News” was especially appropriate today since it is “Time Capsule Thursday”. Mike Vallely is once again wearing Airwalk shoes…check the official press release here. Not quite sure what to think about this. Anyway, apparently it also happens to be Airwalk’s 25th Anniversary and in celebration of that milestone they are going to be doing some limited edition re-releases of classic Airwalk shoes, including the Enigma model shown below.
$75 seems a bit pricey, but maybe there are some hardcore collectors that are chomping at the bit to get a pair of these.
Mike Vallely, no comply over a rail…2005.
Check out this “Never-Seen-Before” footage of Mike Vallely, Ed Templeton, Chris “Dune” Pastras, and Felix Arguelles on a “World Industries/ The New Deal” Tour in the summer 0f 1990!
It has only been about 6 months since Mike Vallely quit Element Skateboards to start his own company, By The Sword Skateboards. Well, By The Sword has already called it quits and Mike has once again joined forces with Powell Peralta. No matter what your opinion on this is, the fact is Mike has always been true to himself and at 40 years old he is skating as hard as ever! Also, it looks like they are blowing-out By The Sword decks over at Regulator Distribution for $27! Get one while you still can!