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Skate Shop Addict

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Lots of tourists are into museums and art galleries but skateboarders aren’t into that boring stuff. Unless you can skate them of course! Whenever I travel to a new city, all I want to do is track down anything to do with skateboarding. I’m always keen to check out all the skate shops. Skate shop […]

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Skate Photography Interview With Bart Jones

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Name, Age, Status, Employer, Hometown? Bartholomew Wilhelm Jones, 28, Single, The Skateboard mag son!, Geneva, Illinois. Lets start at the very beginning. I want to know what it took to spawn you. Tell me about your parents. What kind of people were they, what did they do, how were you conceived? Whoa!! That’s deep…

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Skateboarding in Japan

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Although skateboarding may seem like a purely American invention, and in fact the sport was created in sunny California, this activity has spread worldwide since the 1970s. In fact, skateboarding is quite popular in Japan. The burgeoning Japanese skate scene is…

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Design a Professional Printed Skateboard Deck

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I have been skateboarding for about 10 years. I always loved buying blank decks and placing my own designs on them. I always wished I could be able to professionally print my own designs without having to draw or spray paint them on…

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Skateboard bearings & ABEC rating scammers… separating fact from fiction.

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Skateboard bearings usually have an ABEC rating, and most skaters think the higher the number the better. ABEC 5 is better than ABEC 3, right? There are nine crucial features in the perfect skateboard bearing. ABEC is just one of the nine, and ABEC has nothing to do with…

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Buying The Right Skateboard For Your Child

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So you have a child who wants his first skateboard, or maybe you have a child who’s been skating for a while and wants a new skateboard? If you’re looking for your child’s first skateboard and they’re not too fussy, or you want to be sure the sport won’t just be a passing phase before you commit serious money to a fancy skateboard, you can get away with…

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Skate Shops

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Boardertown www.boardertown.co.nz New Zealand’s premier supplier of skateboards, snowboards, wakeboards and footwear. Freeride Surf Skate Snow NZ www.freeride.org.nz Freeride… fashion, skate, surf, and snow all in one. Hyper Skate – Hyper Ride www.hyper.co.nz Skateboards, longboards, miniboards, wheels, bearings, trucks and more. NYC Skate – Skateboard Shop www.nycskate.co.nz Online skate shop located in Helensville, New Zealand. […]

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