Drawing Boards Spring Tour

BrokenTreeLeigh Broken Tree, Skateboarding, Skateboarding Australia, Skateboarding Events, Store

So the Drawing Boards Spring Tour kicks off this month which sees the lads hitting 16 cities from Cape York all the way to Perth in WA.  Each day on tour the guys will be doing demos at the local parks, free coaching lessons and giving away skateboards, dvds and shirts. And for all the kids who can’t make it …

Free Download Dreamkillers Panic Attack

BrokenTreeLeigh Broken Tree, Friends, Music, Music, The Dreamkillers

As most of you already know I’m the booking agent and manager for iconic Brisbane band the Dreamkillers. In recent times the band has undergone some struggles and a few line up changes and more recently an unforseen physical injury that led to the lads having to cancel their first show since the Rene’s Ryders Charity Gig last year. Luckily …

Bondi Bowl a Rama

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Words – Stuz – International Women of Mystery – Staff Writer at Broken Tree Bondi Bowl a Rama went down last week and I was lucky enough to be down there amongst the action. It poured the first day and that night most of the skaters were lurking at the pub. No one thought it was going to run. Then …

Local Photographers Making Moves.

BrokenTreeAnne Art, Brisbane, Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Hawaii, Japan, Life, Music, Music, New Zealand, Perisher, Redbull, Skateboarding, Skateboarding Australia, Snowboarding, South Africa, Store, Thredbo, Thredbo Boardriders

Hey Crew! So, it’s been a while coming and I have no other excuse than being crazy busy working over Summer… Definitely not a great excuse. Anyways, a while ago I started working on a piece that involved catching up with a few of my favorite local photographers. Here’s what they had to say about doing what they love for …

Thrash Thursday – Sam Vinall

BrokenTreeLeigh Broken Tree, Friends, Gold Coast, Music, Music, Punk

Live Review. Fireballs, Collins Class, Stereo Addicts, The Dirty F Holes Surfers Paradise Beer Garden. 14th February, 2013. By Sam Vinall. I remember back in the 90’s, the Fireballs toured my home town of Adelaide on countless occasions. Back when every Life Saving Club, Football Club and anywhere that had electricity and room for a crowd was turned into a …

Gypsy One.

BrokenTreeStuz Art, Broken Tree, Friends, Hawaii, Hot Chicks, Surfing

2009. Hawaii. I know no one, have nowhere to sleep and am almost out of money. I’m scared and honestly I want my mommy. Put yourself in my shoes. You’ve managed to tag along to a party, the locals are speaking broken English and you can’t think of one interesting thing to say. It’s not fun. I start drinking… And …

I am Thalente.

BrokenTreeStuz Broken Tree, Friends, Skateboarding, South Africa

I spent my formative years in South Africa. Easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world but riddled with poverty, racism and disease. My friends and I used to frequent the beach and befriended some of the kids down at the skate park. Drawn in by his charisma and charm we met Thalente. Aptly named Thalente( Meaning Talent …

Slave Skateboards End of the World Clip

BrokenTreeLeigh Clothing, Friends, Skateboarding, Skateboarding Australia, Slave Skateboards

$lave Skateboards is, Australian skateboarder, Matt Mumford’s project across the ditch in the US of A. Ben Horton delivers his take on the world with his artwork and influence oozing throughout the look and feel of $lave. Distributed by Jamie thomas’ Black Box Distribution it’s no surprise that $lave Skateboards continues to push the boundaries and question the authorities! Check …

DJ Valentine Stereosonic Set Preview

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As you know we love Miss Valentine and we support her efforts to be Australia’s hottest Female DJ. So on the eve of her playing at Stereosonic we thought we should share the shit out of her set preview that has just been uploaded to her Soundcloud account. We’re like proud parents we’re that proud of her and her efforts …

DJ Valentine Promo Clip

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As you all know one of my good friends and one of Australia’s hottest female Dj’s, DJ Valentine, often comes home to the Gold Coast. A couple of months ago she asked me to film and edit a quick promo clip for her and I jumped at the idea. So teaming up with my buddy Pineapple with his camera gear …