Sick of hearing how important local skate shops are to the culture of skateboarding yet? Don’t be because their importance cannot be overstated!

Here we have a bunch of pro’s, shop owners, and more talking about their memories of the local shop and what an impact it made on them. Don’t think you have many ever lasting memories about buying something off Amazon now do you?

 

Sample:

“For me, the skate shop is the root of a city’s skate culture; it brings people together. Events like this are great for local skaters because they meet people from lots of different countries.” – Sam Partaix

 

 

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🏄🏽 Photo by @sebzanella

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