MARCH 27, 2006

Weather was pretty nice this past weekend. Flips, Tony and myself had a bit of a session out at the HVR.

Brother Tony gettin' his SKATE on.

MARCH 6, 2006

John Fudala sent me this collection of images from the legendary "Autumn BOWL" in NYC

Also .. here is a short VIDEO CLIP of John ripping the fuck out of that bowl

summer 2005 - july 2005 - june 2005 - may 2005 - april 2005 - march 2005 - february 2005 - january 2005 - december 2004 - november 2004 - october 2004 - september 2004 - august 2004 - july 2004 - june 2004

random acts of cHa0S

localCHAOS SKATE VIDEOS - made in the great cH&OS style

    "BOWL BASH 10" was another EPIC party. Brewce and the CIA do it again
    "Blackwoods Blowout 10" is now history
    "BOWL BASH 9" - The CIA sure know how to throw a party

TSHIRTS! Printing of tshirts and patches is in FULL EFFECT. Here are some of the designs we have come up with

The localCHAOS:REUNION 2005 was a TOTAL success! A bunch of the old posse got together and shared stories, beers and lots of skating. LOTS of photos and video footage was taken during this 3 day event. You can eyeball all the action right here ---> REUNION PIX.

ALL the cover images that have been used on the localCHAOS website

Simplicity SK8 Park has been the scene of lots of KILLER sessions ever since they opened. Good vibe and good people. GO skate with bros Bradd and Jordan
Here is a story about my return to skating - I lost 10 years of my life to bullshit. Never again
The HVR is very real - Come Skate
park review - huntington woods, michigan
"a fountain of youth?" park review - lansing, michigan
The SAD truth about the Troy, Michigan skatepark
wes gets interviewed by RIPCORE! Records/'zine from Argentina
Road Trip to Modern Skate in Grand Rapids, Michigan - yerb writes up a story about this amazing pool and cool locals we met
Agustin, a skater from Argentina sent us some of his "pen drippings". Check it out!
sticker collecton! - I have always LOVED stickers!
Wes shapes a new deck - my version of a stretched Dogtown "Bigfoot"
"When we were Kings" - a page of rough scanned images that appeared in localCHAOS 'zine
Some "found" pictures of a contest at the "Dude Ramp". 1986?
Rick shares a cool memory - about meeting the "ORIGINAL" Ann Arbor skate crew for the first time
"past sessions" - the "pro building" by yerb
3 old friends reunite for a session in Mason, Michigan- LONG overdue. July 2003

localCHAOS history

skate gallery - over 700 images and growing! Most from 1980-1992. Now including some recent activity

the old skate gallery until i can get all the pictures reorganized

the 'zine network - over 100 underground skate/music 'zines from 1980-1992ish

Skot Werner shares some history of the PLAYLAND skatepark that was located in Flint, Michigan
Pat Shutte shares some of his skate history. Go check out THIS 70's action
localCHAOS the 'zine - covers and info on each issue from 1982-1986
Britt Parrot's WEBSITE that documents the M.E.S.S. skate series that took place here in the MIDWEST during the early '80s
wes' skate history - my story from my perspective.
wes' "wood collection" - a sample from my skateboard collection. more to come.
a page of random ramps that we skated over the years.
Curtis Settino, a skater from the the Northville area,shares some pictures of a session at Hadley's Ramp from 1985.

Brian Mank at the NUDE Bowl around 1990

links and SHIT
Andy Macdonald's website - Andy is an old bro. He skated with us all through out the 80's and early 90s. - More Michigan Bros out there showing why Michigan RIPS
BullDog Skates - Wes Humpston's art lives on
More Bulldog Art
Cherry Skateboards - Colorado based company with cool decks, shirts and stuff
CONCRETE DISCIPLES listing of Michigan skateparks
DayKare Skateboards - Michigan based company - blanks, oldschool, wheels, custom printing
Five Points Skateboards - Custom roller planks. Hand crafted for originality and STYLE
FOSSILNIGHT.COM - WEST Michigan rippers in FULL effect - go here. be amazed
Independent Trucks - fuck all that lame trendy shit! Independent will always RULE!
Hazard Skateboards - Ann Arbor home-grown skateboarding company offering low priced decks and shirts. Skater owned and operated.
Heated Session - Chicago based skaters with a cool forum and shit
JUICE magazine - THIS is the shit!
Nemesis Skateboards - Michigan based company with good decks, awesome team and one cool skate/owner. ;-) Rock on Garold.
Middle Age SHRED! - UK based old school
NegativeION - all you need to know is "fruit of the vine". This is good stuff.
Old School Board Riders Society - a bunch of old fucks who are still on their boards
Paying in Pain - cool 'zine from Cali.
Poi-Dog Skates - HawaiianJohn's website of skate kulture
Pro Designed knee pads - the BEST pads in the WORLD!
PLUS Skateboarding - Michigan skate shop. Skater owned and operated
Simplicity Skate Park - SWEET indoor rip. Located in Canton, Michigan. Go check this OUT!
Santa Monica Airlines - Skip's got some of the purist decks going on! This is world class
SKATOPIA - skateboard anarchy at it's finest
SKATOPIA THE MOVIE - website on the up and coming movie - awesome collection of skate kulture - Old School skateboards and equipment
Salbaland - Steve Alba's website
tiLe fEtiSh - one of the cooler sites on this internet crap
Check this out!! OLD school skate pics from Bill Butske (northville crew)
"Larvae eats my brain" - 80's skate site by "slydelongboard"
WAREHOUSE SKATE PARK - New indoor park in Lapeer, Michigan. NICE 7' tall halfpipe
Z-SPORTS - Retailiers of FINE skateboards and shit (dogtown, sma, bds, koping killer)
Z Products - the place to get "wood"

Mark Gonz midway thru a channel boneless on VERT
photo by Flips - check the board style for the year