We've been getting ahead of ourselves with all the recent snowboard video premieres going down -- and opening day still at least a month away at most Colorado resorts -- but some of our favorite local film crews have been reminding us of an important fact: It's still skateboarding season. After the jump: Sick clips filmed at some of our illest local skate spots...
First up, director Tristan Minton of Royal Stain heads to the Parker Skatepark with Julian Christianson, Travis Emmite, Wyatt Milhollan, and Phil Hansen in a teaser for the forthcoming H-DTS Down to Skate video:
Leo Lehrburger hit up a night session at the Denver Skatepark for Denver Park Killaz:
Team skaters from Null Skateboards and Trick Factory were making a list and checking it twice in this edit from last month's 2011 King of the Chode (a goofy-fun skate-scavenger video hunt similar to Thrasher Magazine's King of the Road contest) with stops at the Longmont Skatepark, Louisville Skatepark, and other Colorado spots:
303 Boards (1338 East Colfax Avenue) is featuring a new edit from its CLFX team skater Spencer Semien, who makes the whole city into his own personal skatepark:
And what the heck, how about a longboarding video, too? Mark Riley rips some hills near Boulder in this promo from Never Summer Industries:
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