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BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — New York’s daily online source for skateboarding news, events and history, NYSkateboarding.com unveils its latest incarnation this Wednesday, January 19, 2011 with new features and sections, improved organization and a fresh look. Three months in the making, this is the first major redesign for the site since its original launch in July 2009. The update paves the way for upcoming partnerships within the New York skateboarding community and kicks off what promises to be NYSkateboarding’s biggest year ever.

Highlights of NYSkateboarding.com‘s Version 2.0 include:

HOME PAGE:

  • Daily posts featuring the latest news on New York skateboarders, companies, skate shops and spots
  • New features area that spotlights the month’s biggest stories in the New York skateboarding world
  • Upcoming events showing New York video premieres, contests and more with Google Maps integration
  • Quick access to NYSkateboarding’s favorite NY videos on Vimeo & YouTube and a new featured video of the month
  • Cleaner more organized presentation

BLOG:

  • New blog page showing a week’s worth of NYSkateboarding’s latest posts
  • Easier than ever options to view content by tag, category or date
  • Users can now comment via their Facebook accounts

NY EVENTS:

  • Improved calendar view that organizes NY events by date
  • Photo and video coverage of skateboarding event news

VIDEOS & PHOTOS:

  • Hours of NYSB-curated YouTube & Vimeo clips
  • A featured video of the month
  • Original NYSB videos straight from the events, places and people making news in the New York skate community
  • Original NYSB photo albums

SHOPS, SPOTS & PARKS:

  • New interactive Google Map that includes skate shops all throughout New York
  • COMING SOON: NYSkateboarding online shop selling stickers, T-shirts and more

MADE IN NY (formerly NYSB Goods):

  • Page features NY-based brands on an ongoing basis
  • Comprehensive archives of decks, wheels, clothing and more hard and soft goods

WEBSITES:

  • Featured website of the month spotlights NY’s best online destinations
  • The latest news and links from all NY sites and blogs

 

Thank You to all the sites that spread the announcement!
Focus Skate Mag
The Skateboard Mag
5Boro
Billy Rohan
Uptown Skate School
Shut
Twin City Boarders
Philly PM
Mei’s Blog
SkateDaily.net
Quartersnacks
5onthat