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San Leandro, CA

by: John Davis

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San Leandro, CA – Skate Shop News: Figgy Doses Us Up With His 2nd Pro Shoe

The Figgy Dose is Justin Figueroa's second pro model for Emerica. Designed by the Big Fig himself. The Figgy Dose features a newly designed rubber compound we're calling Formula G, designed and tested to be even grippier and longer lasting than the standard rubber formula. A shoe you can skate just as hard in concrete...

San Leandro, CA – Skate Industry News: Welcome Back To Skating Cory Kennedy

Professional skateboarder Cory Kennedy was released from prison last month, after serving a 3-and-a half-year sentence for vehicular manslaughter. In 2017, Kennedy was driving under the influence of alcohol in Vashon Island, Washington with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.10. Legal limit in Washington is of 0.08. Kennedy failed to navigate a turn while driving...

San Leandro, CA – Skate Shop News: Blind Has A Regrowth Sustainability Mission

Blind is a skateboard company founded by Mark Gonzales in 1989 under Steve Rocco's World Industries distribution company. Gonzales has since left the company and today the company continues under the ownership of Dwindle Distribution. The company produces decks, wheels, soft goods and accessories. The company's logo for many years was a stylized grim reaper. Upon the brand's launch in 1989, Jason Lee moved from World Industries to Blind...

San Leandro, CA – Skate Shop News: Ace Takes Their Turn With The New AF1 Formula

Ace Trucks has just launched their brand new formula The Ace AF1!  They are claiming it to be the most technical truck ever made!  From the looks of the trucks they just might be right! Here's the list of improvements on the new AF1 Trucks AceTrucks.com states -   01. STRONGEST CAST TRUCK EVER MADE All-new proprietary...

San Leandro, CA – Skate Shop News: Mask Up With Your Favorite Skate Brands

News that California will finally emerge from nearly all pandemic restrictions on June 15 included one glaring exception: The face coverings that have hidden our grins and grimaces for the better part of a year are not going away. Given a chance to provide a glimmer of hope for ending California’s mask mandate, Gov. Gavin Newsom and...

San Leandro, CA – Skate Shop News: Bones Wheels Still Dominant After 4 Decades

Powell Peralta is an American skateboard company founded by George Powell and Stacy Peralta in 1978. In 1979 Stacy Peralta wins Skater Of the Year award from Skateboarder Magazine, who is the biggest skateboard magazine in the world at the time. Peralta then retires from pro skateboarding to focus on the business of Powell Peralta. He decides to make a skate...

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