Archive for September, 2012

2nd Annual NYC Street Invitational

Posted in Give Back Contests, LB-CAM Pics, My Ramblings, Rolling Events, Sessions, Support Rollerblading with tags , , , , on September 23, 2012 by lordbrian

After a borough to borough spot change, a tight knit comp info secrecy and criticism for holding a street comp in a skate park, the 2nd Annual NYC Street Invitational went down. Needless to say that it was an amazing event with ALOT of bladers coming out to support what we all love to do. Aside from catching up with many old faces in the crowd I managed to snag a bunch of random pics with my fogged lense LB-CAM aka iPod Touch. I apologize in advance for my pics being shittier than usual but take from it the ambience of a great time in NYC rollerblading.

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2012 Cozmik Memorial Session: Pier 25 Skate Plaza

Posted in Dedications, LB-CAM Pics, Limited Editions, RESPECT, Respect Due, Rolling Events, Sessions, Support Rollerblading with tags , , , on September 16, 2012 by lordbrian

In celebration of the life of Brian “Cozmik” Scott, NYC bladers united as one for a session in honor of our fallen brother. Many bladers showed up, traded great stories about Cozmik and had an amazing session. Many thanks to IRollNY, Flatlines Skateshop, Rollerwarehouse & Tri-State Skate for providing prizes to those blading hard for this memorial event. Here are some random pics that I snapped during the day…enjoy!

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Sam DeAngelis: The SLDean Interview

Posted in Exclusive Interviews, Hear It From..., RESPECT, Respect Due, Up & Coming All-Star with tags , , , , , , on September 2, 2012 by lordbrian

At a time when I was going through a personal dark period without a pair of blades to call my own, Sam reached out to me offering me blades not even knowing me all that well. That is a testimony to his generous character. While working on this interview I learned a lot about Sam DeAngelis through his detailed answers making this one of my favorite interviews that I have ever done for ShutupandSKATE. He definitely deserves all the exposure that is coming his way and I would like to wish him the best on his current trip to Africa with the Spine Africa Project.

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