News From November 2004

Pig Wheels Donate to Neil Heddings this Christmas.

Hey guys, I know a lot of other people are way more behind this and I just wanted to help make sure we all don’t forget. Neil Heddings is innocent. Don’t forget to donate what you can to make sure he has the best possible chances at defending himself. The holidays are coming and the bums already have it made. Even if its only $5 or $10 can go along way.
Posted November 19th, 2004 by Pig Wheels

Pig Wood New sponsors for Pig Wood riders.

Charlie Catselluzzo now rides for Mada Clothing.

Shuriken Shannon has a new shoe sponsor and is rocking Osiris.

Posted November 19th, 2004 by Pig Wood

Dekline Dekline welcomes Matt Ball to the team.

All the new Holiday 2004 styles have arrived and will be in stores very soon. Check out to see the new styles. You can also find a shop locator.

Birdhouse rider Matt Ball is the new addition to the Dekline program. Matt is a ripper in hiding, from Vegas, getting ready to explode all over So Cal. Watch for him, he’s really good, lots of style.

Posted November 19th, 2004 by dekline

Foundation FOSKCO trips, videos and roster hops.

Gareth Stehr is returning home to New Zealand for the holidays. Along with him is Daniel Shimizu and the entire Skateboarder Magazine staff. A tour of New Zealand Gareth will guide, with all those top secret spots he likes to hide, Daniel and Gareth will shred a couple of hot new spots, in Skateboarder there will be an article shot, coming out soon…this issue will be hot!

Rhyming is stupid.

Holloween night was a great night for Adrian Mallory, Corey Duffel and the rest of the 88team starting the evening off with their new video "Destroy Everything Now"! Adrian's part was rocking with big tricks qand smooth lines while Duffel ended the video with huge rails and giant gaps again having enough amazing footage to fill up 2 complete songs! Enough said.

Matt Allen now rides for Mada Clothing.

The World’s Biggest Skateboard as finally been accepted into the Guinness Book of World Records!! The qualifications and details for record attempts are very exact and specific, so I can tell you with confidence that all World Titles are very serious. Foundation Skateboards, Tod Swank is now a very proud World Record holder. Look in the next issue 2005 for our record. You can also check out for the actual certificate, sizes, video clips, photos and more. Plus, stay tuned for a world record sized press release in the very near future.

Posted November 19th, 2004 by el ztaffo

Toy Machine The whirl wind and other news.

The new Toy Machine video “Good & Evil” has just premiered on Oct. 22nd at the House of Blues in Anaheim Disney Land!! 2 sold out shows of approx 1500 people were in awe when the video hit the stage. Ed Templeton, Billy Marks, Diego the Butcher, Austin Stephens, Josh Harmony, Johnny Layton and super secret Toy rider Matt Bennett destroyed everything from huge sets of stairs in Barcelona to So Cal flip to rail wizardry. Good & Evil did not disappoint and will leave you on the edge of your seat for years to come. Available at finer skateboard shops Nov. 24th.

Top secret Toy Machine AM is none other then Matt Bennett!!! Matt B. hails from Corona, California. Big welcome to the team!

Billy Marks killed it at Active’s annual Bling fest best trick contest. Coming directly off the premiere night.....on Saturday, Billy Marks whooped ass and beat everyone in the best trick contest. He won a crap load of cash, a guitar and amp to go with his new tires and rims!! Nice prizes, he's all hooked up now, spinners...what!

Billy on the rampage also recently won the Sun Diego Sports Arena double set replica best trick contest to the tune of $4,000. On fire!

After Josh Harmony’s amazing part in Good & Evil, Ed Templeton and the team decided to turn him pro. Josh Harmony is now pro!! Look for his new pro model in stores this holiday.

If you’re living in London, you’re gonna be pshyched! Josh Harmony, Austin Stephens and JLay will be visting the UK for the Cross Fire Christmas Skate Jam on December 11th. An arena sized skateboarding event that promoters are expecting will be thousands of pounds of fun. Check with your local London area shops for more details on the event.

Ed Templeton has an art show in London, starting January 20th 2005.

Johnny Layton has been busy filming at FULL FORCE for the new Vans video. We hope its better than his Toy Machine part cause that sucked.

Posted November 19th, 2004 by small cheese

Toy Machine Good & Evil USA premieres.

This is a wrap up from all the US shops that held premieres over the weekend and all the critics agree...

Howie from Satallite 13 in Cinncinati - "the new tm. video soooooooo hot right now!!!!!!!!"

Rob from Plus Skateboarding in Detroit - "We had over 200 kids at the movie theater down the street from the shop. Kids were getting hyped! I'd say Good and Evil matches Welcome to Hell. Everybody has great parts, and good music. Those backside Barley grinds have to be called Bennett grinds! That shit is unbelievable! Artsy, but not too artsy. Fucking RAW, but fun. The cartoon is rad! You had some high standards to live up to and I think you did."

Posted November 15th, 2004 by el ztaffo

Tum Yeto Donkey Punch video premiere!!!

Come along for the ride and experience what most critics are already calling the feel good hit of the season. You'll cry, you'll laugh, you'll fall in love, you'll be left heartbroken, you'll faint and hopefully you'll vomit on your DVD player as you join the Donkey Punch Crew on their misadventures throughout the world of skateboarding. This is raw and uncut skateboarding from all your favorite skateboard superstars like Hans Stacy, Jeff Morris, Mike Brown, Gautam Sahi, Travis Carlson, Justin Holmes, Philly Phil, Purtle and others. Plus some break out parts by UNKNOWN rippers like Gareth Stehr, Corey Duffel, Tony Silva, Matt Allen, Daniel Shimizu, Pat Rakestraw, The Nuge, Justin Roy, Dorian Tucker, James Atkins, Ben Gilley and many more.

"Sure to become an instant classic..." from the dead guy of Siskel & Ebert.

Available for sale exclusively at and 21TEN Skateboard Super shop in San Diego, CA USA.

Posted November 15th, 2004 by el ztaffo

Toy Machine Transworld Good & Evil giveaway!!

Get a load of this folks! Transworld Skateboarding Magazine and Toy Machine have gotten together to present to you, a contest of epic proportions!! To win, you gotta do this: Make a list of every pro and am skater that has ever ridden for Toy Machine. It's easy!! Or is it?

Go to to get more details and to submit. You will submit.

Posted November 11th, 2004 by el ztaffo

Toy Machine Billy Marks wins the Sun Diego best trick contest!

Billy Marks won the $4,000 this Saturday October 30th with a switch frontside bigspin heel down the Sports Arena Double Set Replica! It was a tough call between Bastien Salabanzi and Billy Marks more and see picshere.
Posted November 4th, 2004 by elztaffoooooo

Toy Machine poll

Go to and vote for the Toy Machine video!!

Do it now!!

Posted November 4th, 2004 by elztaffo

Toy Machine Good & Evil premiere story and photos.

Corey from Pharmacy just dropped some knowledge on me. And came through with some photos and a
Posted November 1st, 2004 by el ztaffo