The skatepark needs a new power washer to keep the park clean. Jesse Martinez and the VSA donate their time every day to make sure the park remains clean and skate-able 365 days a year. Help ’em out with a donation if you can.


There’s a benefit show going down tomorrow February 9th at Marginal Way Skatepark to replace some stolen tools and keep the building going. Cruise out an hear music from Colonix, Same-Sex Dictator, Don Peyote and Frustration. Over $2000 worth of prizzy up for grabs! Don’t miss out. Find more info here.


fullerton skateparkThe Fullerton Skate Park at Independence Park has been temporarily closed for potential repairs, to address safety concerns, and for consideration of the future plans of the facility. These items include graffiti removal, potential fencing improvements, and resolution of numerous liability and other insurance issues related to activities at the facility.
You are invited to meet with Parks & Recreation staff to discuss these issues on Thursday, February 2, 4:30pm at the Fullerton Main Library, Osborne Room. We would like to gain your feedback and hear your concerns as we prepare to present some options to the Parks and Recreation Commission on February 13, 2012, 6:30pm, in the City Council Chambers. PLEASE COME!! SUPPORT SKATE PARKS!!!


We got an email from Burnside that deserved some play. Congrats to the park that started a DIY revolution for securing non-profit status. After all the work it’s about time! For more information on how to donate to the park go to


With the same passion that created the Burnside Skatepark, we strive to maintain and improve the park and its unique reputation, as well as develop and sustain park relations, allowing the park to engage the community and support the efforts of social justice.

Burnside Skatepark, built by skateboarders, for skateboarders, without prior city approval, is arguably the most famous skatepark in the world. The grandfather of the DIY skatepark building movement, the park has inspired countless renegade, skater-built projects, and played a vital role in the rebirth of the modern skatepark.

We are proud to announce that Burnside Skatepark has acquired 501(c)(3) non-profit tax status. All donations to the park are now fully tax-deductible.

Burnside has existed for 21 years through the efforts of innumerable dedicated volunteers and through donations from individuals, organizations, and companies just like you and yours. Please support the on-going maintenance and improvement of this landmark of skateboarding. Along with the addition of new board members, the newly obtained non-profit status and your donations will help carry Burnside into the future.

Donations can be made via paypal on our website, or through postal mail.

Keep skating, keep building,

PO Box 14094
Portland, OR 97293

“Built without permission, by skateboarders and later sanctioned by the city, Burnside is the preeminent example of action. Burnside’s unique growth and evolution -through the sweat and blood of a handful of dedicated individuals- have matured into one of the best skateparks in the world.” –

Burke Morris
Treasurer, Board of Directors
Burnside Skatepark, Inc – Non-Profit


We’re always down for more concrete. Maybe we can convince them to drain that pool in the back and let the kids skate it too! The city of Dothan, Alabama is raising funds for a permanent skatepark. The guys involved started a facebook page so go like it, it’s just as good as signing a petition. Read the full story of of the park here. If you’re down to donate to the park you can drop a tax deductible check to:

Jennings Wardlaw Memorial Youth Park, Inc.
410 Southgate Rd
Dothan, AL



Carolina Cook Out at Backdoor Skatepark in Greenville, North Carolina at 5pm today, November 21, 2011. Signing to immediately follow at Backdoor Skate Shop with Toy Machine pros Leo Romero, Colin Provost, Josh Harmony, Matt Bennett, and Daniel Lutheran.


See Tom Remillard, Vincent Alvarez, Kevin Terpening and a special guest from Deathwish at Skatelab tomorrow for the Dickies Skate Demo. There will be a live performace by TRASH TALK. Wear Dickies and get free prizzy! Demo starts at 2 and goes til 7. Autographs from 12-2 at Working Gear in Simi Valley.


Stronghold Society a Live Life Call To Action Report by Walt Pourier

On October 15, 2011, all the supporters of the Stronghold Society’s Live Life Call To Action Campaigns came together to help gift the WK4-Directions Skatepark Toby Eagle Bull Memorial to the Pine Ridge Community (South Dakota)… HUGE SUCCESS!

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“Big shout outs to Stronghold Society supporters Jeff Ament & Pearl Jam / PJ10 Club, VANS Steve Van Doren and Chris Overholser, Tony Hawk Foundation, Miki Vuckovich and Chris Saaca and Ben Harper. To Monk, Matt and Grindline Skateparks a big thanks for their over and beyond efforts! Thanks to the Lakota Skate Culture Movement and Pine Ridge Community who are joining in and working hard to support or youth. The WK4-Directions Skatepark is the best in the state of South Dakota and maybe even surrounding states.

Jeff Ament took a break from the Pearl Jam Tour to join us in Pine Ridge, and Jeff and Jim Murphy wasted no time jumping in the bowl and skating with the youth! Jeff even found time to shoot some hoops with the locals!

Ray Barbee joined Chris Overholser and VANS TV “Pass The Bucket” crews Luke Korver to capture all the moments of this awesome day. VANS has been a huge supporter in all the Stronghold Society efforts. Ray skated with the youth and jumped on our basketball court stage and rocked some blues!!!

All day we had FREE Product donated from VANS, Independent-Keith Wilson & Rhino, Bones- Michael Furukawa, Protec Helmets-Ariel Pe, JUICE Magazine-Terri Craft and Dan Levy, Wounded Knee Skateboards-Jim Murphy, Jeff Ament, Pearl Jam, Christian Fresco PJ/20 Ten Club, Stronghold Society, Lakota Art Studio…. big shout out to Outlaw Skateshop for hooking up the youth with some killer deals on skateboard product.

Conscious Alliance is a huge supporter of Stronghold Society efforts year round setup and they handed out FREE Food bags of healthy food to the Pine Ridge community… doing what they do best. Justin, you da man!

The Eagle Bull family is so awesome, they fed all the people and had an honoring for all the supporters! Music by Scatter Their Own, K- Dog, Chance Two Crow, Monk even rocked some punk, Ray Barbee and few
others set the rhythm for the day!

Lots of media on hand including, Oprah Winfrey Networks “Our America” with Lisa Ling…. The day whole day totally rocked!

Walt Pourier (Executive Director), Jim Murphy (Director of Skateparks), Lonnie Pourier (Kimimila Director), Board Members Allison Pourier, Danica Brown, Darius Smith, Donna Johnson, Marilyn Pourier (Mother/Elder Advisor) of the Stronghold Society would like to personally thank YOU for all your continued support… without you we could not do the work we do… “micante etan wopila tanka” Biggest thanks from within my heart. – Walt Pourier.


















The Juice Magazine Event Listing represents a mix of dates from press releases and current news outlets. If you see a mistake, please email us. All event listings are subject to change. If you have news or an event you’d like to have listed please email

1031 Tour

Nov 8 – 1031 Tour

Nov 10 – RS2 Solid Sound @ Tres Gringos (San Jose, CA)

Billly Al Bengston

Nov 11 – Billy Al Bengston @ Subliminal Projects (1331 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026) 7PM – 10PM

Shut Up and Skate

Nov 12 – Texas Style Transitionary Ritual @ Overground Project ( 2117 S. Ervay St. Dallas, Texas

Coldman Jam

Nov 12 – Cold Man Jam 5 @ Pier 62, NYC, NY, 10AM – 3PM

Nov 12 – Recent Work by Peggy Oki Opening Reception @ the Sojourner Cafe (134 E. Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara, CA 93101)

Harold Hunter Day

Nov 12 – Harold Hunter Day V @ 12TH L.E.S. Skatepark (New York City, NY)

Nov 12- Kar and Bike Show @ Downtown Wilmington, NC on Princess St. from Frount St. to 3rd St.

Nuclear Blast Scion Music Showcase

Nov 12 – Nuclear Blast presents Exodus, All Shall Parish, Origin & Decrepit Birth @ The Roxy (9009 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069)

Nov 12 – RAT Tour @ Lewisville Skatepark (1031 S. Railroad Park, Lewisville, TX 75057)

Nov 12 – Memphis Skate Park Grand Opening (Memphis, TN) 10AM

Nov 12-Dec 20 – Vans Triple Crown of Surfing @ North Shore, Oahu, HI

Nov 13 – Invincible Skateboards Launch Party/Art Show @ Tiger Tiger Bar in North Park, San Diego, CA) 6PM

King of Crete

Nov 19 – King Of ‘Crete Florida Bowlriders Cup @ Orlando Skatepark (400 Festival Way Orlando, FL 32803) 11AM

Nov 19 – Grind For Ray @ Greenfield Grind Skate Park (1701 Burnett Boulevard, Wilmington, NC) 9AM

Nov 19 – Punk Rock BBQ Make Up Show @ The Queens Wharf (555 Pico Ave. Long Beach, CA)

Nov 19 – The Ian Tilmann Foundation’s Benefit Rock Fest & Board – A – Thon @ MLK Community Center / Stirling Skate Park (550 Laura Lane Dunedin, FL 34698-4927) 10AM

Nov 19-20 – Telekom Extreme Playground @ Berlin, Germany

Nov 19- Dec 31- Surfing Santa and Surfboard Auction @ The Ritz- Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Nov 24-Dec 6 – O’Neill World Cup @ Sunset Beach, Oahu, HI (tentative)

Nov 26 – Venice Surf-A-Thon @ Venice Beach, CA

Nov 26 – Venice Thanksgiving Throwdown @Venice Beach Skate Park (Venice, CA)

Dec 1- 4 – Tampa AM @ Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Dec 1-Feb 28 – Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau @ Waimea Bay, Oahu, HI

Dec 3 – N-Men 2011 Christmas Party @ The Blue Lamp (Sacramento, CA) 9PM

Dec 8-20 – ASP World Tour Billabong Pipe Masters @ Banzai Pipeline, Oahu, HI


Agenda Trade Show

Jan 5 – 6 – Agenda @ Long Beach Convention Center (300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90802)

March 19 – 23 – The Ultimate Boarder Surfing on Seaside Reef in Cardiff, CA

Mar 23-25 – Tampa Pro @ Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa, FL

March 24 Ultimate Boarder Skateboarding @ The Del Mar Fairgrounds

May 12 – 13 – OluKai Ho’Olaule’a Ocean Festival (Maui, HI)

June 8 – 10 – 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival @ The Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, NV)

June 15 – 17 – AM2 2012 @ The Anaheim Convention Center (800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802)