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Exploring all genres of skateboarding.

Skateboarding is so much more than one style. Whether you're a surfskater, slalom skater, long distancer, street skater, dancer, downhiller, freestyler, electric skater or casual cruiser, it's all valid. The ride is the reward.


Highlighting skateboarding's diverse community.


Preserving skateboarding's rich history.


Making skateboard education more accessible.

Our Journey


Michael Brooke launches SkateGeezer, one of the earliest skateboarding websites.


Publishes The Concrete Wave (History of Skateboarding) which sold over 42,000 copies. Co-founded the world’s first longboard magazine with Tom Browne - International Longboarder.


Publishes the first issue of Concrete Wave Magazine, which runs for 16 years. It also spawns a 52-part TV series that airs on Fuel TV.


Starts a movement of peace, balance and justice called Longboarding for Peace. Worked with police departments to trade unwanted guns for skateboards and highlighted the stories of the wrongfully convicted.


Billy James starts Shred Shack, a website to help those researching skate setups. In April, he launches a YouTube Channel.


Billy and Michael partner, merging the soul of Concrete Wave Magazine with the digital prescence of Shred Shack, rebranding into Concrete Waves.

The Team

Michael Brooke

Director Of History

Billy James

Director Of Digital

Tyler Mixon

Director Of Detail