Comet DCDC Tour Part 2

Comet DCDC Tour

I meant to post this update to the Comet DCDC Tour as soon as it came out, but things were busy and it got shoved to the side and forgotten. While I was cleaning out my e-mail box today though, I found the e-mail with the link to the video again and gave it a quick watch. As expected it was straight fire, with Anthony Flis, Brian Peck, Eric Jensen and the rest of the crew shredding hard and having a ton of fun. My only qualm is now I want summer back, and that ain’t happening…guess it’s time to get used to winter.

Peep the second episode and leave a comment below with what you thought.

Comet Skateboards DCDC Tour Part 1

Comet Skateboards DCDC TourHellllllll yeah! This is the video I’ve been waiting for since seeing photos and video clips from the homies while they were filming this summer. Some of the Comet Skateboards team linked up with Anthony Flis’ old crew and went to some of the gnarliest skate spots in the mid-Atlantic for the Comet Skateboards DCDC Tour.

The DCDC Tour crew was made up of Comet riders Anthony Flis, Eric Jensen, Jared Henry, Dave Tannaci, Nick Ronzani, Nino Almazon, Brian Peck, Nick Ketner, and Will Seal, so you know things got nice and wild. These guys embrace the ‘skate everything’ mentality to the fullest and rip some gnarly pools and streets to shreds. This is only the first of a multi-part series too, so you can expect to see a lot more gnar like this in the near future.

If you’re living under a rock and aren’t too familiar, the Comet Skateboards crew is one of the raddest in the game, from bossman Jason all the way down to the homies packing boxes, they’re about having a ton of fun skateboarding and leaving the drama at the door – exactly what we love. They’re also based right here on the east coast, in the gnarly hills of Ithaca, NY.

Check out the first part of the DCDC Tour series and leave us a comment below. Don’t forget to subscribe to our mailing list below so you don’t miss out on new posts!

In Brief: Ithaca Skate Jam 2013

Wow. That’s all I can seem to keep thinking as I reflect back on what a rad weekend the guys at Comet Skateboards put together out in Ithaca, NY. There’s so much to say, show, and share with you guys between one of the gnarliest events ever seen out east and the epic pre and post sessions. I’ve got 5.5 gigs of photos alone, never mind the amount of video we took, too.

We’ll start with this photo series of Brian Peck popping an absolutely chiller ollie off the kicker and onto the hip to whet your whistles a little. Stay tuned for tons more soon.

Brian Peck pops an ollie, starts sweatin' uhhh.

Brian Peck pops an ollie, starts sweatin’, uhhh.

 

Video: Brian Peck in San Francisco

FINALLY! Brian showed me this edit a couple of weeks ago when he got the rough cut back from Blake Smith, and I’ve been waiting to type this post ever since. After joining the Comet team over the summer, Brian’s been on an absolute tear, shredding everything from Hawaiian mountains and Skatesgiving runs to snowy Connecticut parks, getting it in, keeping it chill, having a blast, and spreading the stoke.

At the beginning of the year he took a trip out to film with Matt K and chill with the Comet guys up in the Bay, creating what is for sure my favorite edit of the year thus far in the process. Brian keeps it light but spicy and makes San Francisco his urban freeride playground. Keep your eyes peeled especially around the 1:23 mark for a clip I had to go back and watch multiple times.

Hell yeah Brian! Can’t wait to see more soon.

Don’t Shred On Me: Volume 1

Watch as Brian Peck and Ryan Howard take to some snow filled parks in Connecticut as well as some local neighborhood hills for a perfect early spring east coast chiller skate day. The first volume of our “Don’t Shred on Me Series,” it sets the tone for the “skate everything” types of videos and articles you’ll see in this column. The weather was a bit nippy but the vibes were perfect and rays stayed steady enough to keep us going. All in all it was a great testament to what east coast skaters have to fight through to have a great session, and helps us really value those perfect days we long for. Give us a like, share with your friends, and subscribe if you already haven’t!

Video: Brian Peck vs. the 5-0

I chilled with Brian Peck and Ryan Howard the other day and got a ton of video clips, so expect a couple more quick videos featuring these two in the near future. This one takes you through the progression of landing a trick and the persistence it can take. Brian keeps it chill as always and just keeps at it until he finally makes it oo so smooth. Let us know what you think with a comment either here or on YouTube and remember to subscribe!

Video: Skatesgiving Hangs Loose

Not only do I think this is my favorite Skatesgiving 2012 video yet — this might be my favorite longboarding video. Our good buddy Brian Peck, Anthony Flis, Matt K, Patt Schep and Ben Dubes keep it super chill on a super fun looking downhill run as well as the Woodward Snake Run. I can’t express how jealous I am because that snake run looks like the most fun thing ever — a new thing on my bucket list without a doubt. Check it out and let us know what you think in the comments.

Video: Skatesgiving Does Soldiers of Downhill 2012

While record numbers of people flocked to New York City in October for the Broadway Bomb, another set of shredders headed out to Ohio to take place in one of the fastest races in the country, Soldiers of Downhill. The race course is gnarly and makes for some absolutely epic racing. This year the Skatesgiving 2012 crew made Soldiers part of their trip, and I couldn’t be more thankful. The East Coast’s own, Brian Peck, along with McLovin and Gabe took the the camera, displaying some smoooooth steadicam action and great camera angles; as always, Matt K kills the edit. Give it a peep and let us know what you think in the comments.

-Mike

Video: Brian Peck Chills the Pace

When a new Skatesgiving video comes out it’s automatically a good day, when it involves our good buddy Brian Peck, it’s even better. Brian is an east coast OG and one of the gnarliest skaters I know, both on the hill and in the park, and always manages to keep sessions fun and chill. Brian takes to what looks like an epicly fun and chill run in the Carolinas to show that while charging runs full steam is always fun, sometimes you gotta chill the pace back, relax a little, and get some good ole casual crusisn’.

-Mike

Video: Brian Peck and Matt K. in Hawaii with Paris

Confusing title? Not really, last month friend of the site and Connecticut native Brian Peck traveled to Hawaii with fellow Paris Truck Co. rider Matt Kienzle (Matt K. as he’s come to be known) to shred some mountains, film some video, and spread the word about Paris. This video is absolutely beast mode, I’m not a fan of videos more than a couple of minutes long at all, but the diversity of terrain and disciplines they show, all with absolutely gnarly stunts, makes it a captivating watch all the way through. Be sure to peep Brian’s fluid boneless and Matt K.’s edge of the sidewalk grind starting at 2:00 that I had to go back and watch a couple of times before moving on.

If you aren’t too familiar with Brian much stay tuned as we’re planning to do a rider profile with him before the summer’s out!