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Tired of being a minority within a predominantly male-dominated industry, The Longboard Girls are a welcome deviation within the sport of Longboarding. Perhaps best described as a global community, The Longboard Girls are dedicated to aligning their passion, skill and inherent athleticism for Longboarding into a venue and platform for the sport from a girl’s perspective. With over 40 crews around the globe, they continue to dominate the landscape by creating a niche that rivals even that of the male crews.
Japanese electronics giant Casio is bringing its longstanding technical know-how and rugged pedigree of the G-Shock series of watches into the mobile phone market, with the new G’zOne Commando phone. And to celebrate the phone’s heralded toughness, Casio is releasing a series of video shorts showcasing the high-octane sporting environments in which the phone is designed to excel, like longboarding, parkour, climbing, and base jumping. Powered by the wireless carrier Verizon, the phone is billed as both ‘smart,’ and ‘tough,’ capable of withstanding water immersion, repeated drops, and prolonged exposure to dust, while offering the user an intelligent interface and a bevy of features for life in the boardroom as well. You can stay abreast of any other HYPEBEAST news updates or information on the forthcoming G’zOne here. Additionally, you can stay up to date through the G’zOne Facebook page here.