Mauka is a Hawaiian word, which means  toward the mountains : inland, upland Start here on Day 1 and 2 Day 3 and 4 Day 5, 6 and 7 "What is the Mauka Maui tour?" Jack Meyn, Miles Jones and Ian Coggan are traveling to Maui, skating and experiencing the Hawaiian island Maui. Not as a [...]

Mauka is a Hawaiian word, which means  toward the mountains : inland, upland Catch up on Day 1 and 2 Continue reading Day 3 and 4 Hop's word on "What is the Mauka Maui tour?" I have been asked a few questions about this tour, so I'm starting today's blog by answering the  "why" question. Jack [...]

Mauka is a Hawaiian word, which means  toward the mountains : inland, upland Catch up on Day 1 and 2 here Hop's intro: The Mauka Maui tour is three NSW Central Coast homies: Jack Meyn, Miles Jones and Ian Coggan traveling, skating and experiencing the Hawaiian island Maui. A skate trip captures everything epic about skateboarding. [...]

Mauka is a Hawaiian word, which means  toward the mountains : inland, upland Hop's note: The Mauka Maui tour is three Central Coast homies: Jack Meyn, Miles Jones and Ian Coggan traveling, skating and experiencing the Hawaiian island Maui. They are mainly staying in the small county of Kihei. There is a long tradition of going [...]

I thought I would do a quick article on the changes on the Hopkin website, and how to best use what we have created here at Hopkin. First off, we currently don't have a traditional bricks n mortar skateshop. The St Leonards skateshop was closed and a new skateshop popped up called Basement owned and [...]

Brennan Bast is one of Australia's fastest downhill skaters, and one of the most down to earth people you will ever meet. Last month while skating in Queensland he had a bad crash and fractured three of his vertebrae. If you want to read the full details, go to Adam Yates GoFundMe campaign. The deal [...]

Cloud Ride wheels are running a competition at the moment, and New Zealand skater James Robertson has managed to get himself as one of the top three photos! (his photo is number one) You have 12 hours to vote him up. Voting ends around 9am on Friday May 13th (Australian time) or the afternoon  of [...]

Here's an interesting find. I zipped out to a back street in Canterbury Bankstown early one Sunday morning a while back in my only true love. I had been told by a Melbourne collector that there was a add on Gumtree for a fibreglass Aquarius ?? skateboard for sale.    I arrived at 7.30am because the person [...]

After displaying my basic Bennett made skateboard collection at the 2014 Old Mal Day on the grounds of Bennett Surfboards in Brookvale I had an enquiry from an old guy who was looking at my collection & asked why I didn't have an example of an old Bennett made skateboard using the classic large diamond shaped BB [...]

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