Gnarly News #23

in SkateHive3 days ago


Welcome back, everyone! You know how it goes, you're about to get stoked with what's happening in Gnarnia!

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Gnars are a new way to fund extreme athletes

We prefer a world where kids aren't sold energy drinks by their heroes. So as a community of action sports enthusiasts, we've formed a DAO to rethink how extreme athletes get sponsored.

Gnars are NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain

Based on Nouns open source and CC0 artwork, they're stored fully on-chain with no external dependencies. Each one gets you a DAO vote and memberships are available at auction, forever.

Gnars are dedicated to supporting the artistry of extreme athletes

News and Updates

Updates and OG Claim are Live!

The first of the upgrades we’ve been talking about have gone live at You’ll now see an updated interface along with a revamped playground! Another thing you may notice is the ‘Claim’ button in the top menu. This is where you can go to claim 2 free (plus gas) v2 Gnars for each OG Gnar you own. Read more in the announcement below and then head to the Claim page here.

Prop House is Coming

The Gnars Prop House has been created and soon enough we’ll be hosting our own funding rounds! Check it out here. Prop House is an awesome tool that will allow us to set funding amounts for each round and then allow proposers to submit their ideas over a period of time. Once submissions close, voting begins and Gnars holders get to vote on the proposals to select winners.

Remember to Vote!

Keeping up with proposals can be a challenge, but it’s important we all try to participate in every vote we can so I just wanted to drop a little reminder to everyone to stay up to date on our Snapshot to vote on Gnars proposals, and Federation to vote on Nouns proposals with our delegated Nouns. Federation is a cross-DAO governance platform that simplifies the process of a DAO participating in another DAO’s governance. If you ever have questions about voting, please don’t hesitate to ask in our discord.

Gnarving Update

As you can see, the protocol upgrades I’ve been referring to are starting to be rolled out, and the last changes will be coming with the next gnarving, so be sure to keep up with us every week to catch any announcements! For those that don’t know, the gnarving is when the duration of each auction doubles - think of it like a Bitcoin halving but for Gnars auctions - and this time the auction duration is going to increase from 40 to 80 minutes. At the time of this writing, there are 109 auctions left. Interested in learning more about how our auctions work? Head over to



We have lots of exciting proposal ideas constantly in the works. Please take a look and give feedback in the discord forum!


  • GnarsDAO x ComicsDAO - Gnarly tricks Strip comic + page (repeat)

This proposal is seeking 0.69 ETH to commission artwork that will be featured as a droposal and integrated into a single-page ad in the Nouns Comic series by Comics DAO.

Discord Thread | Proposal

  • Onboarding Bernardo Nassar (Big wave bodyboarder) [repeat]

This proposal is seeking 1 Gnar NFT to begin the athlete onboarding process for Bernardo Nassar, a big wave bodyboarder located in Brazil. He is also part of the NXF team, who as mentioned in the previous proposal discovered and are pioneers of “Avalanche”, one of the largest waves in Brazil. You can find his latest submission to That’s Gnarly here.

Discord Thread | Proposal | Instagram


  • Onboarding Carlos Bellumat (Big wave bodyboarder)

This proposal is seeking 1 Gnar NFT to begin the athlete onboarding process for Carlos Bellumat, a big wave bodyboarder located in Brazil. He is a part of the NXF team of surfers and bodyboarders who discovered and are pioneers of “Avalanche”, one of the largest waves in Brazil. You can find his latest submission to That’s Gnarly here.

Discord Thread | Proposal | Instagram

  • Sponsor Ashanti Maurice and Tyler Nelson w/ 3 ETH for That’s Gnarly IRL Activation

This proposal is requesting a 3 ETH travel grant for an on-the-ground That's Gnarly activation at Pharmacy Skate Shop in Hollywood, Mystery Skateboards + Church On Sunday's with Stevie Williams in LA, and That's Gnarly Expressions Session in New Jersey.

Discord Thread | Proposal

Community Highlights

OTG x Gnars Interview

Pin Pusher and Vlad represented Gnars at the Gnars event during ETHDenver and met up with Aubtoshi from Nouns OTG. Listen to the full interview with this gnarly gang at the link in the tweet below.

Gnarly Dog Short🤘

Check out @Graphicography_’s entry to the Nouns Short Stories Prop House round! His inspiration was the gnarly hot dog you’ve seen from Ilustradora.

Gnars Jam Sessions Podcast

Be sure to tune in every Thursday night at 8:00pm EST to catch the Jam Session live in action! Don’t stress if you can’t make it, all episodes will be published as a podcast for you to stream at your convenience.

Daily Drop at Gnar O’ Clock!

Every day on That’s Gnarly a new open edition drops at Gnar O’ Clock (9:30pm EST / 2:30am UTC) and hosts a live show on The Noun Square!

SkateHive and the Gnars Shredding Report

Check out the latest Gnars Shredding Report published on SkateHive! If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out SkateHive and SurfHive, where you can publish content and get paid for it!

Banner Artist

This week’s banner art was designed by Ilustradora!

That’s Gnarly Highlights

Here are the top 3 submissions from this past week along with a personal favorite.

In Other Nouns

Did you know there are quite a few other nounish newsletters? Take a peek at our favorites at

This week on Prop House ⬇️

Nouns Post is a new Nouns and Web3 education platform.

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ComicsDAO released a preview of the first seven pages of Nouns #1!

Remember the BigShot noggles I mentioned last week? Here’s an unboxing video by MikeGood.

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What is Mr Seaks up to now?

This would definitely be the best way to watch the eclipse.

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Nounder 4156 has released a new blog.

Liquid delegation is coming.

WeAreNounish is a dynamic art project by ChrisCoCreated, where the art is determined by the community that engages.

That’s all for this week! Keep proliferating and stay Gnarly ⌐◨-◨ 🤘


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