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A toast to all those extreme Dads out there!

Today it’s Father’s Day, and at Gaslamp bar we want to congratulate all the brave and extreme fathers out there that have shaped our lives and made it what it is today!! To honor this special day, which became an official celebration on 1972 thanks to president Nixon, here are some interesting facts about father’s […]
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Use your skateboard to workout!

Skateboarding is already a great sport, you gain great balance and it is great cardio. Skateboarding keeps many of us in shape when we cannot surf or snowboard. You can use your skateboard to workout at home as well. Skateboarding uses up far more calories than most other physical activities.  Depending on your size, you […]
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Summer X Games Austin 2014

The Summer X Games will be held from June 5th – 8th in Austin Texas The first wave of athlete invitations for X Games Austin went out this week to competitors in 17 BMX, Skate, Moto X, RallyCross and Stadium Super Trucks events. X Games also announced a new Battle of the Bands event to […]
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Kelly Slater Beyond The Beyond

Robert Kelly Slater was born on February 11, 1972, in  Cocoa Beach, Florida. He is an American professional surfer known for his competitive prowess and style. He has been crowned ASP World Tour Champion a record 11 times, including 5 consecutive titles in 1994–98. He is the youngest (at age 20) and the oldest (at age 39) to win the title. In May […]
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Gaslamp Hall of Fame: Tony Hawk

 Anthony Frank Hawk was born on May 12th 1968.    Tony Hawk is famous for completing the first documented 900 and for his skateboarding game franchise. In 2014 he was labeled as one of the most influential skateboarders of all time by Fox Weekly. When Tony was young his parents supported his skateboarding because it […]
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Billabong Rio Pro 2014: Men’s Round 2

2 – 4 foot waves were consistent throughout the Second Round The 1st Heat marked the level of intensity and level of surfing that would be present in this round. Rio Pro wildcard David Do Carmo eliminated the 3 time world champion Mick Fanning. In the 2nd Heat surfing legend Kelly Slater (11 time ASP world champion) […]
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What to do during Snowboard off season?

Unless you have the funds to travel where the snow is, the season is over. And if you do not find some good alternate activities to keep you in top shape, you might spend the first months of the season dragging behind! Longboarding It will allow you to maintain your core strength and balance. The […]
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Longboarding in Pikes Peak Colorado

Pikes Peak is the place to go for World Class Downhill The summit at Pikes Peak, a National Historic Landmark, is the most visited mountain in North America, and the second most visited mountain in the world. Over a half million people reach the summit house every year, via the Pikes Peak Highway, the world’s […]
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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter fought his final bout!

 The man who Bob Dylan wrote about     Rubin “Hurricane” Carter (May 6, 1937 – April 20, 2014) was an American middleweight boxer who was wrongly convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. In 1966, police arrested both Carter and friend John Artis for a triple-homicide […]
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The New York International Auto Show Starts This Friday

In 1900, the New York International Automobile Show became North America’s first automotive exhibition For over one hundred years, through depression, war, boom-time, oil crisis, recession and growth, it has continued its pioneering tradition of bringing new and innovative ideas to a national and world stage. In the last decade, the Show has boosted the […]
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Narcos: New series about the life of Pablo Escobar

Netflix announced this week it’s new series “Narcos” based on the life of Pablo Escobar This new series will be directed by Brazilian director Jose Padhilla (recently did Robocop), and promises to be something completely different that has been done before about Escobar. So far Netflix has ordered one season of 10 episodes and is […]
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