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50 Second of Fame
By Tom-E at 2007-01-18 18:55

50 Seconds of Fame is a new section on Skateboard-City in which the best video submitted will be featured every Friday.

To create equal fighting grounds, every video must abide by these rules:
-Be uploaded using Youtube
-Be of yourself skateboarding
-Be exactly 50 seconds long

To Participate:
-Simply create a thread in the 50 Seconds of Fame forum . No one but you and the judges will be able to see and reply to this thread.
- Please clearly copy the link to the Youtube URL in the thread. It will automatically turn into a hyperlink.

H.264 Compression Tutorial.
By bahaha at 2007-01-14 21:00
How to compress using quicktime H.264.

ive been noticing a few threads about compression and noobs complaining about massive file sizes and all that kinda stuff so im going to teach you how to compress using h.264, the most effective .mov codec. viewers will need quicktime 7 to watch these movies, which is free, and for you to compress your videos using h.264 you'll need to buy qt 7 pro which is 30 bucks. honestly, dont go downloading it. its 30 fucking bucks. both are available from the apple website.

ok, so the first step is to export your file from whatever editing program your using, whether it be premiere, vegas, final cut, moviemaker, whatever, as a full quality .avi or .dv. this is pretty straight forward. mac users will want to do something like this and pc users can figure it out themselves cuz this shit is the simple part.

How to Mount a Skateboard on Your Wall
By grimcity at 2007-01-05 13:49

Lots of skateboarders have decks that have some sort of sentimental value... some of us have boards that we hold onto because they're limited editions, the graphics are tight, they're autographed, or maybe the skater just has special memories associated with the plank in question. This article will show you one of several ways to hang a board on your wall so that you can enjoy the graphic, and allow your prized possession to be a work of art.

One of the complications with hanging a board is that they don't rest flatly on the wall... the nose and/or tail cause them to pop out a few inches, so nailing them directly is out of the question (unless you have some pretty long nails). Another problem with nailing the board directly is that you run the risk of missing the nail and smashing into the board itself... which may not matter if it's a used board, but if you're trying to mount a board while keeping the graphic in mint condition, consider this method. Here's an example of two (of several) boards I recently got around to mounting:

Merry Christmas!
By Tom-E at 2006-12-24 00:50

Merry Christmas to all!

Skateboard-City received it's share of presents today!

The release of the Skateboard-City Bag of Tricks Video along with our Forum reaching 1 million posts!

Great job everyone who was a part of the Bag of Trick's video! And of course, a great job by everyone who is part of this site in any which way. January 2007 marks Skateboard-City's 7th Birthday!

1 million posts is a huge landmark! The great job our moderators do to keep things clean, our writers to entertain you, and of course our members's is what keeps pushing this board (and site) forward! (pun intended)

SB-C - Bag of Tricks
By kristian at 2006-12-23 23:56

Skateboard-City's first full length instructional skate video. Skateboard-City's Bag of Tricks:

eS Square One
By shampoo at 2006-12-19 10:10

Imagine if Mr. Reynolds 3 had a baby with Miss eS Accel, now

what would you have?....

One beauty of a shoe, the eS Square One.

Available in: black/blue, black, brown, tan, red/white/black,


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