Posts Tagged 20 years of girl
  • Christmas in Hollywood
    • Last night was the annual Girl Christmas Party at Musso and Franks in Hollywood. Pretty sure I've only missed one in the last 11 years, it's always a blast.

      Last night was the annual Girl Christmas Party at Musso and Franks in Hollywood. Pretty sure I’ve only missed one in the last 11 years, it’s always a blast.

    • Mike was there last night acting as official photographer. With the lens cap on. Shier wasn't impressed.

      Mike was there last night acting as official photographer. With the lens cap on. Shier wasn’t impressed.

    • Sal and Cheeks aka Steven A. Smith and Skip Bayless were hosting the "Skaters who don't know enough about sports but still talk shit Show". Sketchy table to get caught up at.

      Sal and Cheeks aka Steven A. Smith and Skip Bayless were hosting the “Skaters who don’t know enough about sports but still talk shit Show”. Sketchy table to get caught up at.

    • Eric Anthony was dressed to kill last night, Bill Nye science guy styles.

      Eric Anthony was dressed to kill last night, Bill Nye science guy styles.

    • Double Daniels.

      Double Daniels.

    • Then on the other side... These guys have been torturing each other since forever.

      Then on the other side… These guys have been torturing each other since forever.

    • Sam somehow manages to  get up in front of everyone and give an awesome speech every year. Last night was no exception.

      Sam somehow manages to get up in front of everyone and give an awesome speech every year. Last night was no exception.

    • Two Mikes and a Jerry. I think MikeMo looks so hard cause of the Mike's hard lemonade he was double fisting.

      Two Mikes and a Jerry. I think MikeMo looks so hard cause of the Mike’s hard lemonade he was double fisting.

    • Dubbs and Reda. Two class acts.

      Dubbs and Reda. Two class acts.

    • Wheatley and Scooch over by the bar. Scott is tall too, I swear.

      Wheatley and Scooch over by the bar. Scott is tall too, I swear.

    • Chris and Marc were having a Back 40 power lunch.

      Chris and Marc were having a Back 40 power lunch.

    • Rickk, Dubbs, Rudy and Eldy.

      Rickk, Dubbs, Rudy and Eldy.

    • EMB over here. Good to have Lee back in town for one night at least.

      EMB over here. Good to have Lee back in town for one night at least.

    • Cheeks and DL!

      Cheeks and DL!

    • SOTY sandwich with Rickk!

      SOTY sandwich with Rickk!

    • Then as is the tradition it was time to take the shitshow out into the parking lot. I think this was the first time no one ended up in a pile on the ground. We did manage to find a "working" pay phone tho. Merry Xmas Everybody!

      Then as is the tradition it was time to take the shitshow out into the parking lot. I think this was the first time no one ended up in a pile on the ground. We did manage to find a “working” pay phone tho. Merry Xmas Everybody!

  • The Making of an OG

    Watch the making of Tavu’s OG wooden doll for France’s Official Skateshop in honor of Girl’s 20th Anniversary.

  • ESPN’s 20 Years of Girl video

    After 20 years in the biz, see what Carroll thinks about being Cc’d on an email.

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  • Orchard 20 Year Art Show…

    …narrated by Ben Colen, of course.

  • Video Hype/Van Life Part 2: A River Runs Through It
    • The Salt Lake Demo ended with the best product give away situation I've seen to date. First up a push up contest, last one going gets the board.

      The Salt Lake Demo ended with the best product give away situation I’ve seen to date. First up a push up contest, last one going gets the board.

    • Even Rickk and Eldy wanted in on the action! Casey would make a very effective cult leader.

      Even Rickk and Eldy wanted in on the action! Casey would make a very effective cult leader.

    • Backwards race up the bank. Pure comedy.

      Backwards race up the bank. Pure comedy.

    • These parents were stoked!

      These parents were stoked!

    • These guys are such demo machines they had to keep it going by the van. Elijah reenacts his greatest hits for the kids.

      These guys are such demo machines they had to keep it going by the van. Elijah reenacts his greatest hits for the kids.

    • Human Hippie Jumps!

      Human Hippie Jumps!

    • You ok big dawg?

      You ok big dawg?

    • Koston ended it with a free swing clinic for all the golf fans in attendance.

      Koston ended it with a free swing clinic for all the golf fans in attendance.

    • Then it was on to the SLC nightlife. It started out mellow.

      Then it was on to the SLC nightlife. It started out mellow.

    • Then Rickk took it up a notch.

      Then Rickk took it up a notch.

    • Koston tried to kick it into high gear.

      Koston tried to kick it into high gear.

    • And before you know it...

      And before you know it…

    • "This happens every time you try to hang with the kids, RIckk."

      “This happens every time you try to hang with the kids, Rickk.”

    • The next morning it was time to drive to Denver. First we had to film a quick "where's my ID rap video".

      The next morning it was time to drive to Denver. First we had to film a quick “where’s my ID rap video”.

    • Then Cory and Elijah tried to get in on Carroll's exercise regimen.

      Then Cory and Elijah tried to get in on Carroll’s exercise regimen.

    • It's a great team building exercise as well.

      It’s a great team building exercise as well.

    • On the way to Denver the Coalatree guys invited us over to their ranch for a BBQ. Paradise.

      On the way to Denver the Coalatree guys invited us over to their ranch for a BBQ. Paradise.

    • MJ was born for this shit.

      MJ was born for this shit.

    • Locals.

      Locals.

    • The mini-ramp session was firing! Serendipitous doubles with Mike and Elijah. The ramp was rad enough to bring Carroll out of retirement!

      The mini-ramp session was firing! Serendipitous doubles with Mike and Elijah. The ramp was rad enough to bring Carroll out of retirement!

    • Raven blasts while Mo eats.

      Raven blasts while Mo eats.

    • "Enough with the surprise photo shoots!"

      “Enough with the surprise photo shoots!”

    • Cory is going to be in the next X-Games vert contest. Watch.

      Cory is going to be in the next X-Games vert contest. Watch.

    • Still got it! MC.

      Still got it! MC.

    • Sick place to stand, Cory.

      Sick place to stand, Cory.

    • Meanwhile Eldy was filling out an application to move in.

      Meanwhile Eldy was filling out an application to move in.

    • Then as the sun went down and it started to get cold, Cory decided it was a perfect time to take on the rapids.

      Then as the sun went down and it started to get cold, Cory decided it was a perfect time to take on the rapids.

    • On ramp.

      On ramp.

    • See you in Denver, Cory.

      See you in Denver, Cory.

    • Ended the day with some solid country living.

      Ended the day with some solid country living.

    • "You sure you know what you're doing Mike?"

      “You sure you know what you’re doing Mike?”

    • Rick and Beebs by the fire.

      Rick and Beebs by the fire.

    • Time to get back in the van. Thanks for an epic day Coalatree! Next stop, Denver....

      Time to get back in the van. Thanks for an epic day Coalatree! Next stop, Denver….

  • Video Hype Van Life Part I
    • Back in June the whole crew went on a good old fashioned demo tour across the US to hype up the Pretty Sweet video. You can read a real article about it in the new Thrasher that's out now, and there's gonna be a bunch of video episodes on their site. Here's a bunch of photos that weren't in the article. This is our posse when we set sail. Not too shabby.

      Back in June the whole crew went on a good old fashioned demo tour across the US to hype up the Pretty Sweet video. You can read a real article about it in the new Thrasher that’s out now, and there’s gonna be a bunch of video episodes on their site. Here’s a bunch of photos that weren’t in the article. This is our posse when we set sail. Not too shabby.

    • Professional survival kit. Ready to go.

      Professional survival kit. Ready to go.

    • Our first stop was at Active out in Rancho Cucamonga. The dudes killed the demo but the best trick was Cory stealing the giant skateable shark head and ripping around with it.

      Our first stop was at Active out in Rancho Cucamonga. The dudes killed the demo but the best trick was Cory stealing the giant skateable shark head and ripping around with it.

    • The kids loved it.

      The kids loved it.

    • After the demo we had our first of many 4 hour signings. Here's Eric with the first Elijah defacing of the tour.

      After the demo we had our first of many 4 hour signings. Here’s Eric with the first Elijah defacing of the tour.

    • Beebs is down for the fans. Shotgun at the signing? Why not!

      Beebs is down for the fans. Shotgun at the signing? Why not!

    • Another satisfied customer.

      Another satisfied customer.

    • When you have a couple hour demo, followed by a four hour signing that ends around midnight, the van ride ends up feeling kind of like this. For full effect stare at this photo for 5 hours and play Chief Keef on repeat as loud as possible. "I can't stay sober."

      When you have a couple hour demo, followed by a four hour signing that ends around midnight, the van ride ends up feeling kind of like this. For full effect stare at this photo for 5 hours and play Chief Keef on repeat as loud as possible. “I can’t stay sober.”

    • Before our signing in Vegas we got a couple hours of street skating in. Human knee bone at the spot? No biggie.

      Before our signing in Vegas we got a couple hours of street skating in. Human knee bone at the spot? No biggie.

    • Malto has a very eclectic fan base.

      Malto has a very eclectic fan base.

    • Seriously.

      Seriously. Everybody loves this guy.

    • The guys aren't scared to fan out on each other. Raven got his baby Carroll shirt signed by middle aged Carroll.

      The guys aren’t scared to fan out on each other. Raven got his baby Carroll shirt signed by middle aged Carroll.

    • Elijah's having a show at New Image gallery this December. Look out Tempster!

      Elijah’s having a show at New Image gallery this December. Look out Tempster!

    • Then it was on to Salt Lake City for more action. Try and figure out who's wearing this Batman mask.

      Then it was on to Salt Lake City for more action. Try and figure out who’s wearing this Batman mask.

    • Cory showing off some pre-signing stretch techniques in Salt Lake. Gotta stay limber for these things.

      Cory showing off some pre-signing stretch techniques in Salt Lake. Gotta stay limber for these things.

    • Pre-signing fishbowl. Mandatory.

      Pre-signing fishbowl. Mandatory.

    • The non-smoking guy pretending to smoke thing never gets old. Meza hitting that shit.

      The non-smoking guy pretending to smoke thing never gets old. Meza hitting that shit.

    • I'll never understand this one.

      I’ll never understand this one.

    • Demo time. Everybody killed it again. The demos on this trip were really good. Raven blasting.

      Demo time. Everybody killed it again. The demos on this trip were really good. Raven blasting.

    • Malto, small kickflip.

      Malto, small kickflip.

    • A real life SLC Punk! This jacket rips. More to come next week...

      A real life SLC Punk! This jacket rips. More to come next week…

  • 20 Year Cruisers

    Girl’s 20 Year Cruisers, artwork by Andy Jenkins, are now on the CrailStore. So good, even the Chocolate guys love ’em.

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  • Ed Banger x Girl Series now in the Crail Store

    Our collaboration with Ed Banger Records (celebrating their 10 year anniversary and our 20th) is now available in the Crail Store. And if you haven’t yet seen this Sean Malto re-edit to honor the occasion, you’re tripping.

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  • Orchard Picks 20

    Our dear friends at Orchard made a VHS style mixtape of their favorite Girl & Chocolate parts from our last 20 years.

  • Twenty-two things about 20 Years of Girl. And no, it’s not that Anthony Pappaladro.

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  • 20 Years of Girl, what’s in a name?

    Twenty years ago Mike Carroll and Rick Howard set off to come up with a name for their new skateboard company. This is their story.

  • Our 20 Years of Girl show is headed to Boston this weekend, hosted by our friends at Orchard. Come hang.

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  • Girl & Chocolate in Vancouver

    Our hostess with the mostess, Supra Distribution, invited us up and put together an edit of the weekends events; demo, 20 Year’s of Girl Artshow, Leeside session, signing and Rick Howard Day, of course.

  • Girl at Metro

    A little demo action and some art show too. Up in Canada this time.

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  • Rick & Mike 20 Year Interviews

    Our friends at Route One did some lengthy interviews with Rick and Mike concerning all things 20 year.

  • Girl + Poler Stuff

    We are proud to present a very special collaboration with Poler Stuff to celebrate the first 20 years of Girl Skateboards.

    Limited edition Girl + Poler tents are now available on the Crailstore in both one and two man sizes.

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  • OG Series

    Come celebrate our 20th year in board form!

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  • Our friends at CCS put together some nice photos and an edit from Saturday night.

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  • Skateboarder Magazines’s 20 Year’s Vid

    Our boy Bagley did a rad edit showing the making of the show and some deep thoughts with some of the heavies on being two decades old.

  • Erica and the Ride Channel’s take on the 20 Year Show.

  • Stance x Girl

    The Stance and Girl Skateboards collaborative socks depicting artwork from three classic Girl films: Goldfish, Mouse and Yeah Right! are now available in the Crail Store.

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  • 20 Years of Girl Skateboards

    Tomorrow night’s the night. Click below for details. And a quick note, the Crailtap Pop-Up Shop won’t be open until Sunday at noon.

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