Company Profile: Kaltik Hardware

Kaltik has been going strong for many years now with the UK and Ireland being its main markets. As of recent, Kaltik created a lot of buzz within the community by releasing their latest product the "Stealth Flat Frames", a frame with an uniquely shaped h-block to allow for a new experience in flat skating. Be-Mag sat down with company owner Conor Manweiler to discuss his approach with Kaltik, his views on the industry, product developement as well as Kaltiks new flat frames that have just hit the shops.

Skatepark Checkout: I-Punkt Skateland Hamburg, Germany

We are only one week away from this year's German Inline Championships, the X-Mas Jam 2010, held at the I-Punkt Skateland in Hamburg, Germany. Local ripper Pawel Wieleba prepared a big story exclusively for be-mag that features an up-to-date park edit, facts on the city of Hamburg, an Interview with veteran Jonn Rübcke and some old-school stuff. Take some time and enjoy it.

Up and comers: Eric Michael

You wonder who the heck is Eric Michael? But you probably remember the guy doing that desaster true top-porn at this year's SDSF Open? And yeah that's Eric Michael. For most of the people this Florida resident came out of nothing. That's just one reason to catch up with Eric.

Up and comers: Camill von Egloffstein

I remember commenting his first handrail grinds, when he was still one foot smaller than me. That's hardly a few years ago. Today he's a rolling entertainer! So I still love to comment on him, even though I have to be aware, with him being more than one foot taller than me, right now. He made his way as one of the youngest of the Munich rollerbladers from the early 00s, to become the Munich answer to Tory Treseder, somehow. Whether T-Rex or not, I have to admit that he is doing his thing. Being a reliable down to earth friend, who is loving life and rolling for life.

Nicky Adams 2010

For those of you who didn't know, Nicky Adams won the X-games back in 1999 when he was 16. He was pro for Salomon until they stopped supporting...

Dan Barnes Profile

Dan Barnes has been holding it down for Buffalo and Upstate New York for years now. Dan isn't one to seek the spotlight, but those who know Dan know his smoooooth skating style and laid back personality. He's finally coming into some of the attention he deserves having recently been picked up by Razors. Dan and Nick DeMarchi worked hard on this interview capturing street skating pics all around Buffalo as soon as the snow started to melt. Enjoy this long overdue profile on Dan Barnes!

Richie Eisler Retrospective

About a decade ago I met this guy somewhere on the streets of Regina. Where, when, and how must be as dull as the city itself, for I lack the memories. But I do hope all the other experiences and knowledge I've gained from knowing such a person will stick with me forever.