We're stoked to be checking in again with one of our favorite brands, Traffic Skateboards.  They just dropped a brand new edit tonight and chose to premiere it exclusively here at TOA. Featuring: Luke Malaney, Brendan Carroll, Kevin Coakley, and Yonnie Cruz, and with appearances by Mark Wetzel, George Hanuschak,  Pat Stiener, Hiroki Muraoka, Deshi, and Rich Adler.  Video by Joe Bressler.

ORCHARD SKATESHOP: DOUBLE EXPOSURE

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About a week and a half ago the TOA crew made a trip up to Boston for Pep Kim's Static 456 photo show at Orchard Skateshop, marking the second time his photos from the making of the video have been exhibited.  Besides going to show their support for the show, Dustin Eggeling, Aaron Herrington, Kevin Coakley and Brian Clarke came along to meet up and skate around Boston with the locals.  Click ahead for video of the event.

WHO IS MATT NORDNESS?

It's hard enough to get noticed in the skateboarding world these days considering how good everybody is. But you at least stand a chance if you live in California or, in recent phenomenon, New York City.  But if you live anywhere w/in the interior of the United States it's so difficult that you almost have to cover your body in lighter fluid and set yourself ablaze to get some eyes pointed in your direction. But in my opinion, it's these little-known cities and underground scenes that often have some of the most interesting styles and personalities. Read on...

I feel like he’s a tail slide 270’er
— Brian Clarke