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TORRO NYC – 6 Year Anniversary & New Website (2018)

Rodney Torres is celebrating his 6th anniversary today running TORRO! Skateboards. They also just launched a new website at TorroNYC.com featuring videos, team profiles, product and info about the brand. Congratulations to Rodney, his team and everyone else...

Fridge Magazine Summer School Ramp Jam (2001)

Taking it back about 17 years ago with this footage from the Fridge Magazine Summer School Ramp Jam which was hosted on a midtown rooftop back in 2001. It was filmed and produced by Mike McGraw - Fridge's Art Director at that time. Mike's nephew recently came across...

Full Movie: We Are Skateboarders by Ben Duffy (2012)

You can now watch Ben Duffy's We Are Skateboarders documentary (2012) on YouTube. The 2-hour doc includes interviews with Lance Mountain, Rodney Torres, Greg Lutzka, Rob Dyrdek, Peter Smolik, Christian Hosoi and many others discussing the soul of skateboarding. You...

Leo Heinert Turns Pro for TORRO! Skateboards (2017)

Last night Alex Corporan and I hosted "Go Skateboarding Night"  at Sensei Gallery Bar in the lower east side of downtown Manhattan. After the GSD session at the newly renovated LES skate park was over, the New York City skateboarding community gathered together at...

The King of Queens: A portrait of Rodney Torres (2017)

After a life in the tumultuous and cut throat world that is professional skateboarding, pro skateboarder and local NYC legend, Rodney Torres decided it was time to give back to the community and moved forward with the creation of his own brand, TORRO! Skateboards....

Joseph Gil Checkout in TWS (2017)

Hot off the press! TORRO! rider Joseph Gil graces the pages of Trans World Skateboarding magazine with a full page check out in their February 2017 issue! Photos shot by Damian Argi. Words by founder Rodney Torres. There's also a Video Checkout with Joseph cruising...

Introducing: The Rodney Torres Channel (2016)

We're extremely proud to officially launch the first of many NYSB CHANNELS with the one and only Rodney Torres. As an OG NYC professional skateboarder, community leader and skateboard company owner (Torro! Skateboards), Rodney's channel will include a mixture of...

Exclusive Interview: Welcoming Rodney Torres (2016)

It's been a little over three years since we initially interviewed the "King of Queens" Rodney Torres aka "El Torro". Since then he's been active in the community, skating of course, building his brand Torro! and just recently joined our NYSB Cruë. Here's a little...

Rep NY With Some New Summer T’s (2012)

Here's a collection of  Summer T's from our favorite brands here in New York. Click each thumbnail below to see a larger view, check your local skate shops for availability. After Midnight DQM [gallery link="file"...