Us 14th ANNUAL SKATE COMPETITION ON THIS WEEKEND!

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TIMETABLE – 14th Annual Us Xmas Comp Sunday 11th December 2011 (Subject to change) Rain Day FEB 2012.

10.00 am Set up Starts.

11.15am Entries accepted for all divisions.

11.30 All entries must be in for The U12 Comp must be in Max Entries 28. Entries not accepted after the comp starts.U12’s Start

11.40 U12 Warm Up

11.45 U12 Comp starts – Jam format split into heats running for 5 min each with 7 skaters in each. No break between heats.

12.10 Finals of the U12 Comp Top 5-8 will get a 2 45sec runs each.

12.30 All entries must be in for The U16 Skate Comp. Entries not accepted after the comp starts.

12.40 U16 Warm up.

12.45 U16 Comp Starts. 2x 1mins runs each. No break between heats.

1.15 Finals of U16 Comp – Top 6 Skaters based one highest run from heats. Places will be decided on top 2 runs overall combined. Sudden death final will happen to decide 1st 2nd 3rd if required. Each skater will get 1 1min run in the final.

1.25 – 1.40 Free skate and warm ups and rego for open.

1.45 All entries must be in for The Open Comp. Entries not accepted after this time.

1.45 Open Warm up.

1.55 Open Comp Starts Comp Starts. 2x 1mins runs each. No break between heats.

2.30 Finals of Open Comp Start – Top 6 Skaters based one highest run from heats. Places will be decided on top 2 runs overall combined. Sudden death final will happen to decide 1st 2nd 3rd if required. Each skater will get 1 1min run in the final.

3.00 Prize Giving.

3.30 Pack down and Park Clean Up.

NOTE: Should it rain hard the comp will be postponed until Mid February. A final call to Cancel the comp prior to starting will be made at 11am and will be posted on our website and details will be available be calling the shop.

http://www.undergroundskate.co.nz/ for more info

December 8th, 2011

Us Team Rider Christy Prior Season Summed Up

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If you havnt heard the name Christy Prior in New Zealand Snowboarding scene then you have been stuck in a cave.

Christy has been turning heads not only in the street but everywere you might find a flick of snow, she is rated one of N.Z top female snowboarders and is one to keep a close eye on.

Unfortunately Christy was out for all of August with a shoulder injury and only just started back on the snow a day before the last TRIC slopestyle at Remarks on the 24th of September but she still managed a couple of results including a career best at the Auckland big air.

Christy has been invited to train with the New Zealand Olympic team at the spring camp which will be held ar Cardrona starting on Monday 3rd October. She then will be heading back over to Breckenridge, Colorado where she will be back training and aiming to attend the Dew tour, US Open and possibly the World Champs in Oslo.

Here are a few highlights of the 2011 season.

Top media:

My own edit of ‘Hot Laps with Christy Prior’ on NZsnowboard.com http://www.nzsnowboard.com/articles/1334/video__christy_prior_-_hotlaps

Surf¹n¹snow write up and competition around my write up:

http://www.facebook.com/notes/new-zealand-surf-n-snow-tours-nzsst/mountain-d

ew-ambassador-christy-prior-snowboarder/282674161745801

Video edit of rodeo 720 at AK big air (June Œ11)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq_m01C8tx4 or full edit http://www.nzsnowboard.com/videos/1256/video__skullcandy_big_air_and_aucklan

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2011

Northern Hemi Results:

  • 1st Game of S.K.A.T.E. Open division men & woman. Breck, CO USA. (12th Feb)
  • 3rd  Compound rail jam, Breckenridge CO open division men &woman.USA. (12th Feb)
  • 7th Burton AM, Winter Park, CO, USA. (29th January).
  • 3rd ŒCampus Rail Jam Tour¹ Boulder, CO, USA. (3rd March) € 1st CMC rail jam, Leadville, Colorado, USA (19th March) € 1st Volcom PBRJ, Keystone, Colorado, USA (9th April) € Made finals at the PBRJ world championships in Mammoth (15th April) New Zealand Season
  • 1st Auckland Big Air invitational women¹s division (5th June) € 1st OVERALL Auckland Big Air invitational women¹s & men¹s ski/board divisions € 1st Boxzilla Rail Jam. The Remarkables, Queenstown. (3rd July) € 1st Remarkables Slopestyle, Queenstown. (30th July) € 2nd Remarkables Slopestyle, Queenstown. (24th September) Link to one of my runs second day back on my board, back 180 to cab 540 combo:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150397491671287

October 13th, 2011

Us Mates Rates Skate Deal

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Last week JAMES started working for Us. Hes a keen skater from New Plymouth and want ‘s to get to know all our MATES!  So hes had a chat with us and twisted our arms into giving you all a MATES RATES skate deal!

Choose any DECK, TRUCKS & WHEELS from the brands below and only pay $199

Thats a mates rates deal and Im sure James will start accumulating pleanty of new mates after this! Make sure you keep an eye out for James in and around Orewa.

James Front Tail Kicky Out


October 12th, 2011

Famous Apparel NOW Instore & Online

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Famous Summer stock has landed

History

Famous Stars and Straps (also known as FSAS) is an American clothing and accessory line created by Travis Barker, best known for being drummer of the pop punk band Blink-182. It was founded in 1999 hence the slogan, “Doing Our Own Thing Since 1999″. The company is based in Corona, California. Famous Stars And Straps clothing is influenced by music genres such as punk rock and hip-hop.

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September 21st, 2011

New Sunnies Arriving For Summer

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With Summer just around the corner we thought we stock up on some new styles by the best brands available.


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This Summer DRAGON has some wiked new colourways in the JAM, FAME, DOMO & CALAVERA. They have also introduced the VICEROY which is  super steezy retro styled.

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VON ZIPPER…. We have all owned a pair! VZ has a great range of styled frames available. We’re sure to stock the latest and greatest,  if its not in stock dont worry we can get it for ya…. The DESMOND is my pick for Summer so make sure you check it out!

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ELECTRIC never miss a beat! They have added some wiked colourways to the mix…. Make sure to check out the new poppy TONETTES!! We have picked up  the *NEW* JAILBREAK & SHAKER styles so be sure to check these out instore…

September 13th, 2011

GoPro Cuts Prices again!

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The have done it again, with the release of the NEw GoPRo HERO2 they have slashed the prices of all GoPro Product.

Such as;

GoPro LCD backpack was $160 now $135

 GoPro Naked HD1 was $359.90 now $319.90

Also keep an eye out for the new

Wi-Fi-enable your HD HERO2 or original HD HERO camera with the Wi-Fi BacPac™ and Wi-Fi Remote.

The Wi-Fi BacPac attaches to your HD HERO2 camera to enable long range video remote control via the Wi-Fi Remote or a smartphone, tablet, or computer running a free GoPro App. Waterproof and durable, the Wi-Fi Remote enables complete control of up to 50 HD HERO2 cameras at a time.

When paired with the Wi-Fi BacPac, the HD HERO2 also supports live video streaming and remote control via smart-devices, computers and the Web wherever Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot is present. Record one video stream to your HD HERO2?s SD card while sending a second video stream via Wi-Fi to your smart-device, computer or the Web.

The original HD HERO is also compatible with the Wi-Fi BacPac and Wi-Fi Remote with support for remote control functions only. Video streaming is not available on the original HD HERO camera.

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August 26th, 2011