Christchurch’s Josh Stewart seen here with a top notch fakie frontside 180 down the the well known Countdown 11. Photo by Jack Grant. Head over to the @manualmagazine to peep the full image. #fridayphoto #nzskateboarding #skateboarding

Thanks for all your amazing entries to our Corona (@corona_nz) #manualwinterescape competition! We’re stoked to announce the winner…

Bryce Madsen (@brothersbreakfast), you just won yourself a day of heliboarding with Heli Tours NZ (@helitoursqueenstown) worth $1750 for you and your buddy @joliversmith for uploading this sweet pow pow pic. Booyah! Slash one for us.

Stay tuned for the winners of the runner up Corona merch packs.

Happy birthday Dan! Keep it up top dog. #yesterday @daniel_gemmell. Photo by @davidread

Luke Hodges is pole jamming in this week’s #TTT feature. Get on over to the @manualmagazine site now to check it out along with more imagery like this from Kingsley Attwood. @lukehodges96 @kingsleyattwood1 #nzskateboarding #skateboarding

R.I.P. Jay Adams.

This week’s #FridayPhoto focuses on Tim Geoghegan as he launches over this rail in Tauranga. Photo by @connor__hill. Head over to the @manualmagazine site for a look at the full size image. #nzskateboarding #skateboarding

We dug deep for the latest #ForExample and came across this gem of James Wright with a switch bigspin heelflip. Taken from the pages of #Manual #28, The 10 Year Anniversary issue. Photos by @davidread. #nzskateboarding #skateboarding

Another epic photo sent in by @scoleman2001 for the #manualwinterescape competition. Share your best winter photos or video, tag in a friend along with @manualmagazine, @corona_nz and #manualwinterescape for your chance to win a one day heliboarding experience for two with Heli Tours, Queenstown. Prize will be drawn on August 18th, August 18th, 2014.

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Head over to the @manualmagazine site to check out the results and a photo set from Saturday’s Astrolabe Skate or Die Ramp Jam put on by @thegoodroom.

@chase__collins seen here with a 360 flip to fakie. Photo by @connor__hill. #nzskateboarding #skateboarding @adidasnz @defmfgco @likewiseclothingco @astrolabe_brewbar

We caught up with DC photographer, Mike Blabac, to ask him a few questions following the release of his latest book project, Defy Convention. We’ve also been lucky enough to receive a copy of the book to giveaway.

Head to the @manualmagazine site now to check out the exclusive interview and to enter the draw.

@blabacphoto @dcshoes