HAROSHI AND BATTLE AT THE BERRICS

Has anyone here been keeping up with the 6th Battle At The Berrics? The level of skateboarding is downright nuts.

This year’s trophy was created by Haroshi, and artist who makes incredible things out of recycled skateboard decks, and who also skates. We thought it was pretty rad.

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“Battle At The Berrics” is the most watched game of S.K.A.T.E in the world, with top pros battling head to head, working their way through the brackets to become the Battle At The Berrics champion. The winner walks away with this incredible trophy made by Japanese artist Haroshi, know for his intricate work using pieces of reclaimed skate decks.

HAROSHI THE SKATEBOARD ARTIST

Japanese artist Haroshi has just exhibited a new body of work at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. The famous sculptor known for his use of skate decks as his material has for this exhibition created a pair of Airwalks, bullets, skulls and an incredible life size skateboarder doing a hand plant. Haroshi has consistently used old skateboards as his medium for his artwork and this latest exhibition shows has continued love for skateboarding and art.

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