News From April 2003

Foundation Foundation's European Vacation tour.

F European Vacation

The long awaited and much anticipated Foundation European Vacation tour is about to kick off! Ethan Fowler, Corey Duffel, Daniel Shimizu and Leo Romero are going to a smorgasbord of European countries. Which include (but not limited to) England, Belgium, Holland, Russia, Germany and France. In that order! May 13th - June 10th. Below are the dates and locations that you can expect to see the mighty F in person.

May 17 - Demo at Playstation Park - London.
May 22 - Demo at 911 Park - Brugge, Belgium.
May 27 - Demo at Moscow Skate Hall - Moscow.
May 31 - Demo at the Etnies Cup - Munich, Germany.
June 7 - Demo at Teenage Tour 3 - Paris.

All kinds of goodness is expected to go down on this tour, so you can not miss it! Check out for anymore info that you may need or if you just wanna browse around the high tech site.

Posted April 30th, 2003 by tour planner extrodinare

Deathbox Deathbox Mid-Atlantic Pool and Bowl Championship.

Mid Atlantic Series

It's happening!!! The time has come!!! We've always had ass kicking skaters in the mid-Atlantic, now we have a bunch of ass kicking pools and bowls to skate! Come out and see the best pool and bowl skaters at the Deathbox Mid-Atlantic Pool and Bowl Championship Series.

Several great skateparks, with awesome pools and bowls, have been popping up throughout the mid-Atlantic. To take advantage of the great parks and the growing hoard of pool and bowl skaters, Curt Kimbel and Jay Westcott, with tons of support from Deathbox, Surfrider, and several others, are organizing a three contest series for skateboarders of all ages and abilities.

Dates/Locations are:

17 May 2003: Charles County Skatepark, White Plains, Maryland.
14 June 2003: Vans, Woodbridge, Virginia.
28 June 2003: St. Mary’s County Skatepark, Lexington Park, Maryland.

Entry fee is $10, proceeds go to the Surfrider Foundation.

The contests will use a jam session format. Classes are: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40+, and women.

The series winners for all 8 classes win Allian Snowboards!

Details at

Posted April 28th, 2003 by Curt Kimbel

Tum Yeto Position Available - Accepting Resumes

Sales Position Available
Reputable San Diego, CA skate company seeking experienced internal sales manager for large, established domestic territory. Experienced, positive, driven team player needed-Must have experience in sales/action sports industry. Salary+ Commission, benefits. Lackeys need not inquire. Fax resume to 619-232-9666 Attention HR Puff and Stuff
Posted April 17th, 2003 by HR Puf and Stuff

Ruckus Metal Winner for March!

Ricky______ the blank! Ricky the scandalish. Ricky the winner. Ricky comes to us from a far, far away land, where cheaters never win and winners never cheat. A land of cliche and honesty. None the less Ricky______ is the winner for the Ruckus box for March. Congrats Ricky_____! He is very excited and wants this victory to be one of great moral fiber, one of the willing, if you will. He wins a set of the new Ruckus Low Pro trucks in hornet yellow, a patended Ruckus multi tool, 2 tees, a cap, and some stickers. Woohoo. Ricky is from Florida and will be getting his package very soon.

If you too want to be unscandalish and free of guilt, then enter the contest. Just use the Ally oop menu and click on contests, duh!

Posted April 16th, 2003 by el ztaffo

Foundation Corey Duffel punching bag?

Duffel Punching Bag

Get one of your very own for only $15.00! Very limited to only 600! The ultimate Corey Duffel collectors item. While supplies last.

From one of these fine online skateshops.

Posted April 16th, 2003 by el ztaffo

Tum Yeto Inferior Media.

Heckler #62: Ruckus Lows review on page 14. Get the new Toy Machine tour video, Sucking the Life with a subscription on page 19. James Atkin locks in a 180 nose grind on page 44.

Skateboarder May 2003: Billy Marks gets the contents page with a switch Barley grind on the contents page. Austin Stephens divulges a big interview on pages 54-59 Corey Duffel rocking an 88 ad on 60. Billy Mark’s bag of tricks on pages 84-89.

Strength May 2003: Toy Machine sponsors the letters page, if you think your letter rules you could win a complete. Than & Now with Kris Markovich on page 36. Josh Harmony mini-interview on 56-27. Leo Romero is killed the pooch on 66-75. Adam Crew is so good with a switch 180 to 5-0 on 81. Corey Duffel bs nose grinds through the kink on 92.

Thrasher May 2003: Billy Marks is whooping ass and taking names! Kickflip 50/50 on the contents page. Corey Duffel’s first ever pro board graphic hits the streets! Toy Machine ad with the dates of the Berzerker tour. The first Dekline ad hits the streets. Billy Marks kickflip 5-0 on 78-79. First Pig wood ad, double page with Adrian Mallory. Again Billy Marks, kickflip crooks on 144-145. Tony Silva switch kickflip on 150. Josh Harmony backside heel on 161. Leo Romero gets a kickflip front board on 166. Win one of Corey Duffel’s new pro boards on

Slap May 2003: Josh Harmony is one sided with a fs blunt on 69. Daniel Shimizu has a rocking interview on 100-105. Ed Templeton nose blunts on 106-107.

TWS Photo Annual: Leo Romero hurricanes is way into the contents page. Richie Belton is back! With a big stalefish off a loading dock on a no numbered page. Corey Duffel is always big switch ollies at Rincon. Austin Stephens with a looong 5-0. Neil Hedding’s over the deep end latter.

Big Brother May 2003: Billy Mark’s pop-shove it smith at Tampa AM page 96-97.

TWS June 2003: Be Gilley gets the contents page with a monsterous 23 stair 50-50! Billy Marks pop-shove at the best trick at Tampa page 98. Ethan Fowler on the subscription page132. Full Hollywood in Europe article. Kris Markovich stale fishes on pg. 190-191. Don Nguyen ollies a huge bar on 193. James Atkin f/s flips on 194. Gareth Stehr heelflips page 250-251. Pig wheels are most wanted on page 260. Diego is in the Zumiez ad.

Posted April 15th, 2003 by el ztaffo

Toy Machine flow rider

watch out for Alex Parker, our newest flow rider.
Posted April 9th, 2003 by ed

Toy Machine Sucking the Life is out now!

Sucking The Life

Holy cow! The new Toy Machine tour video is coming with a sickness. It is soooo good. And best of all it's out in your local skateshop now! So go buy a copy and check out the insanity. Featuring Ed Templeton, Diego Bucchieri, Austin Stephens, Caswell Berry, Billy Marks, Josh Harmony and Nathan Broussard. It's amazingly gay! In a happy way, not a gay way.

Posted April 9th, 2003 by Turtle boy

Toy Machine Win a copy of the new Toy Machine video.

You know Toy Machine is looking at and always trying to kick a brudda down, so you know that with the release of the new Toy Machine video we'd be teaming up with someone and giving you a chance to win a copy. and its free! We'll its not actually totally free. You really need to have a computer which can be pricey and then of course internet isn't free. So its a not so free, free contest! Go check our friends of at and try your luck. This is a skillz contest so if any of you'all have been paying attention in school, you have a real shot.
Posted April 8th, 2003 by el ztaffo

Ruckus Metal Win a set of Ruckus Lows!

You can win a set of the new Ruckus lows at All you have to do is write a funny caption for (one of the funniest) photos I've ever seen! It's great. Go check it out and see what you can come up with.
Posted April 8th, 2003 by el ztaffo