John Alden by Kris Yavorsky

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John Alden sent through this dope handplant photo of him at the Canmore, Alberta park that his friend Kris Yavorsky shot. John’s been putting in work on his ‘Welcome to the Team’ edit so keep an eye open for that!

Chris Silva Interview on the Animal Bikes Site

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Chris Silva has a ‘What’s Good?’ interview up on the Animal site where he talks about his signature axle nuts, his trip down to NJ, and a bunch of other stuff. There’s also some great shots from Rob Dolecki in there, too. Go check it out on their site here.

Chris Silva’s NY/NJ Travel Diary

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Chris Silva just got back from a solid trip down through the States with the Animal dudes and sent over a ton of photos for a little travel diary update. Check out a stack of pics and words from his travels after the jump and keep an eye open for some new Silva goodness soon!

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John Manaras in ‘Forget About It’

Our Greek connection, John Manaras, and the Bogiatiland crew just finished and premiere their new video, ‘Forget About It’, last week. John’s been killin’ it this past season and this edit gives you an idea of what to expect from his part in ‘Any Means Necessary,’ coming soon. Thanks to the dudes at TCU for dropping this one for us. Filmed and edited by Anas Mansour.

Adam Piatek – Leftover Park Mix

Young Gun Adam Piatek has been recovering from a broken collar bone the last bit but is already out and shredding in the Vancouver area. He was sitting on a stack of park clips that didn’t make the cut for his part in our upcoming team video, ‘Any Means Necessary,’ so we put them together in this quick mix. Press play and watch out for his full part in ‘Any Means Necessary,’ coming soon!

Filmed by Pawel Podgorny, Owen Dawson, Zach Rampen. Edited by Zach Rampen.

Chijioke Okafo’s Fresh Calico V2

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Chijioke Okafo just built up a fresh Calico V2 and whipped up a sick custom paint job for it. Check out a couple more photos with a parts list after the jump and watch out for Chi’s official ‘Welcome to the Team’ edit, dropping soon. Both him and Jack Leonard have been putting in some serious work on it and it’s gonna hit hard. Stay tuned!

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Amos Franke by Zach Rampen

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Our dude Amos Franke with a stylish wall tap at Hastings skatepark in Vancouver. Photo by Zach Rampen.

South of the Border with Chris Silva

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Chris Silva’s been down in the States for the last bit touring around with the Animal crew and shredding some Jersey spots. Powermower tap on a DIY set up, shot by Corey Kuhling. Watch out for a travel diary post once he gets back.

Brandon Webster on Texas Concrete

Brandon Webster was down in Austin, Texas recently to finish up filming for his part in ‘Any Means Necessary’ with Charlie Crumlish. Brandon reportedly threw down some wild shit while he was there and even managed to put together this exclusive park edit for The Come Up. Press play and watch Brandon get down on some Texas concrete and watch out for his part in ‘Any Means Necessary,’ it’s gonna be nuts!

Welcome to the Team, John Alden!

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We’re pretty stoked on our team from top to bottom but when you get the chance to add another great rider and person to the roster, it’s hard to say no. That being said, we’re stoked to welcome Calgary’s John Alden to the family. John has been killing it for a long time now and has become a solid fixture in not only the Calgary scene but in Canada as well. Watching him roast a great concrete park is something to see and his street chops are just as dialed. John just built up a fresh Borato V3 with CKS forks, 9″ Tabarnak bars and some Defgrips, check out some pics of his whip below and be sure to peep his team page for some dope photos shot by his girlfriend, Kim Procyk. Expect to see more from John soon!

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