Posts From December 2010

Foundation Dan Murphy

Not quite sure what's Dan Murphy's plans are for New Years eve but I'm guessing it has something to do with this bus parked down the street from his house......
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Posted December 31st, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation What the F?!?!

Hey F posse. We have these two new MSRP $40 dollar decks in stock now. Buy local and demand from your local shop today. If they don't or won't represent let us know and we'll chase them down. Make your own circle F mark and take a picture of it and send it in. F = space travel and skateboarding chaos. 
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Posted December 30th, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation Anthony Yankovic F Cruisers!

 Hey party animals. What is the haps?  I was cruising through the HQ and saw some cool proddy. Anthony Yankovic, http://anthonyyankovic.com/ has done a bunch of cool shit for us here at the F.  Here are two new custom graphics for us on two cool ass cruiser shapes. Hot Diggity 8 x 32 and SnakerSnack 8.375 x 32.5 with sidecuts. 
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Posted December 30th, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation Dan Murphy and Taylor Smith Bug Out!


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Taylor Smith
Posted December 30th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Corey Duffel's New Years Resolutions.

Read Corey's New Years Resolutions over at ESPN
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Posted December 29th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Dan Murphy and Taylor Smith

more NC updates..
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Dan warmed up at Duke University.
Posted December 28th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Best of TWS Montage

Check out TWS best of 2010 montage featuring: Dan Murphy, Nick Merlino, Abdias Rivera and flow ripper Nick Palmquist.
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Posted December 27th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Taylor Smith

Taylor is on a killing spree. Austin Squire was there to document this backsmith.
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Posted December 27th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Happy Holiday's

From Dan Murphy and Indy Dog!
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Posted December 24th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation SIerra Fellers on cover of new CCS log!

Business up front, party in the back, Siera Fellers, appears on new CCS log-a-rama. Rocking a Foundation "F-Bar" deck 8.125".
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Sierra....Killing it!
Posted December 22nd, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation Back to Back Cackalak

Dan Murphy and Nick Merlino both graced the cover of FTK skating out in NC. If you haven't seen these pick one up at your local skateshop.
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NC STATE!
Posted December 22nd, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Leticia Bufoni update

Leticia just won Best Female Skateboarder! Here's the proof!
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Posted December 21st, 2010 by SInclair

Foundation Pig Skate Tool Rules the Earth!

Seriously, I go into shops and they have these crappy ass tools and the Pig tool is MIA. WTF?!?! Maybe people just do not even know it exists. It's a great compact skateboard tool. What sets itself apart is the self aligning axle threader on such a compact tool. There is one other, the AWS tool, that has the axle threader but it is massive and will not fit in your pocket. What else? 3/8, 1/2 and 9/16th sockets. 1/8 and 7/32 allen head and a phillips heads. Demand from you local shop. If they refuse then go here and get it. http://shop.tumyeto.com/pig-skate-tool.html

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Posted December 21st, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation Nick Merlino NBD / TWS Skatepark

Nick Merlino and Abdias Rivera shred the TWS skatepark......Back Noseblunt Big Spin? 
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Posted December 20th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation F Super Decks

Doods we are working on new stuff all the time. Got these bold Super decks going on. What do you think? FYI John McGuire and I have been working on some cool and funny graphics that I will post up for you to see and feedback on. John is master illustrator and has done many graphics for the F posse!
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I want to maybe replace the EST with Super! What do you think?
Posted December 20th, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation Chad Tim Tim rocking Dekline!

Right on! Chad Tim Tim is now rocking Dekline kicks. How are we not siked on that?!? Yea I know he doesn't ride for Foundation. But Dekline is in our family! It's a big party!

www.tumyeto.com/videos/68/chad+tim+tim+welcome+video/
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Posted December 20th, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation 29 degrees

Taylor battles the freezing weather and comes up. Sorry for the terrible photo, I couldn't get out of the van.... Rodent and Cody Green battle the harsh conditions like champs! 
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Terrible shot of a warm up bump to 50-50
Posted December 20th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Swank Poweredge Cover April 1989

Oh shit. I'm sorry. Frank Atwater recently contacted me wanting to score some Pig Wheels from us. How could I saw no. It's Frank Atwater. Today I got this copy of Poweredge Magazine from Frank. Myself on the cover slapping a rock April 1989. Hmm. Twenty one fricking years ago. That's right when I started Foundation Super Co. WTF!?!

Sorry I'm lame for posting myself on here. Thanks Frank. I'm siked!
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What a pussy!
Posted December 17th, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation CCS / Raleigh, NC

Dan Murphy stopped by the CCS Crabtree Valley Mall location to say hello to the staff do a little Christmas Shopping. A few months back Dan and a few other Tum Yeto riders were present for the store's Grand Opening. 
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Posted December 16th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Back to South Cacka

Had to roll back to South Cacka to head indoors
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Best spot ever
Posted December 16th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation REBATE! Master of Diaster needs your help!

PLEASE HELP THE MASTER OF DISASTER

You can thank Duane Peters for skating the way you do. You can thank Duane Peters for defining skateboarding in the 1980s, and setting it on its current course. He took the elegant freestyle of the 1970s and shoved it through a meat grinder. He took skateboarding "Off The Wall" and went balls-to-the-wall. He put the snarl in gnarl, the punk in rock, the fuck in you. Duane Peters isn't a relic--he didn't invent the Indy Air and disappear, retire, or fade away. Pushing 50, DP has been charging as hard as ever, skating, touring, slamming, and getting right back up to do it again. But recently the Master Of Disaster had a bad knee injury turn worse. Gangrene. The doctors prepared to amputate his leg, but Duane pleaded to save it. He knew that no leg would mean no skating. And without skating, he'd descend into old habits that would pretty quickly kill him. He's been cleaning himself up, sharing the rough road with thousands of Twitter followers (@DuanePeters), and keeping his head straight to be able to raise his son, Clash. But skateboarding is the compass that makes that effort possible. No leg, quite simply, means no skating. And that would mean the end of the Master Of Disaster.

Saving his leg means saving himself. "Skate or Die" has never been more true than it is for Duane, right now. But to save his leg, Duane's been undergoing intense treatment and therapy. It's rigorous, painful, and very expensive. He's been selling everything he owns on eBay, and he's got thousands of dollars in medical bills stacked up against him. Duane needs our help (not just you or me, but us). He would never ask, so we are asking. The dozens of members of this coalition we call Rebate. It's about skaters helping skaters. It's about seeing a brother like DP backed against the wall and doing something about it. Whatever you can. If we all lend a hand, two things will happen: we will collectively raise some money to help Duane save his life, and in our efforts Duane will realize what he's given us all. Over the decades he's remained a champion for skateboarding. A champion of what skateboarding means. Do your part. Do what you can. Donate money. Donate a valuable collectible item for auction. Whatever you can. But DO something. Help the master Of Disaster get through this, and get back on his board where he belongs. He deserves this. And you deserve this opportunity.

Send checks (payable to Duane Peters) and any items product/Art/Pictures (signed if possible)  for auction  by Feb 18th 2011 to:
Duane Peters REBATE
17421 Nichols Lane, Suite L
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
To make a cash donation via  Pay pal -dpdisaster@aol.com
Thanks for your generosity.
-Rebate
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Posted December 15th, 2010 by swankzine

Foundation Meet Corey Duffel!

December 18 Saturday at 1:30pm Pleasanton mall. Come hang out with me and play the new Tony Hawk game. Lots of free stuff and autographs. Don't miss out. Come hang n support. Thanks Corey
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Posted December 14th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Taylor Smith

Started the day off below freezing
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frontboard pop out
Posted December 14th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Taylor Smith

Taylor is still out in NC with Murphy checking the spots.
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Varial Heel
Posted December 13th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Dan Murphy

ESPN gets some Face Time with Dan Murphy
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Posted December 11th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation It's Freezing!

Indoor lines all night long, Cacka Style.
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Posted December 11th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Taylor Smith

Warming up at the Durham Skatepark
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Posted December 10th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Cacka update


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New Spot
Posted December 9th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Headed back to NC

Headed up to NC to stay at Murphy's for a few
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Posted December 8th, 2010 by Sinclair

Foundation Skateboarding Hall of Fame 2010

We went to the Skateboarding Hall of Fame on Saturday night at The Cooper Building LA CA. Inductees are Patty McGee, Torger Johnson, Stacy Peralta, Steve Caballero, Eric Koston and Bob Burnquist.  Special awards to Craig Stecyk and Larry Stevenson. We drank, we ate, we laughed, I fanned out. It was so lame it was great.  Not one teamrider or employee of Tum Yeto came. Luckily my brother, his babe and his friends were hyped to be there. Rasises cash for non profit charities.
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Watson Laminates made the one of a kind award decks for each inductee. I set them up using Sure Grip trucks and wheels. I ate a fake salami sanwich with pepper jack cheese and mustard.
Posted December 6th, 2010 by swankzine