Friday, March 29, 2013

shoes of the week: GLOBE'S The Mahalo

company: Globe
skater: Mark Appleyard
color-way: white/navy
weight: 13.8 ounces (for a size 9)
construction: Inspired by the effortless style of Mark Appleyard, the GLOBE footwear team with Mark’s direction set out to design a shoe that embodies the Aloha spirit. This low top vulcanized shoe blends casual styling with high impact skate performance. The incredibly resilient GLOBE PU “Shockbed” absorbs the heaviest of impacts while retaining it’s performance for the life of the shoe. The Mahalo comes in the highest grade shaved suede/canvas combination as well as a clean super canvas for those who like to feel the island vibes under their feet. Hawaii Tested, Mark Appleyard Approved!



Thursday, March 28, 2013

deck of the week: Mikey Taylor x Keith Haring by AWS

company: Alien Workshop
skater: Mikey Taylor
width: 8.0"
length: 32.0"
construction: Another limited edition series collaboration using some of the late great artist Keith Haring's best pieces, brought to us via the Keith Haring Foundation and AWS. 7-ply construction with some of the best concave that AWS has to offer.
price: $55

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Emerica Presents The Reynolds, in the shop soon

Emerica is releasing a new Andrew Reynolds shoe (first as a mid then as a low later this spring) and it is currently on it's way to The Shack Board Shop. Should arrive next week. Stay tuned for The Boss' new shoe, and in the meantime check out an in-depth review of them right here.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

TW SKATE Perpetual Motion premiere April 6

On Saturday, April 6th we will be holding our very first movie premiere here at the new Shack Board Shop. It'll be TransWorld SKATEBOARDING's 25th film, Perpetual Motion

A film by Jon Holland and Chris Thiessen, Perpetual Motion features Silas Baxter-Neal, Julian Davidson, Jimmy Carlin, Walker Ryan, Josh Matthews, and Tom Remillard.

The premiere is going to start at 7pm and we'll be doing a bunch of raffles/giveaways. Peep the trailer below and get stoked for Perpetual Motion.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

clip of the week: Marc Johnson B-roll from Lakai

Marc Johnson's B-sides are still better than lots of guys' A-sides. Peeps these leftovers from Pretty Sweet, and then come peeps the new Lakai's we just got in this week! More and more tight gear just keeps showing up on our doorstep these days...

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Announcing the March Radness S-K-A-T-E Tourney with JETTY

On Monday, April 1st we will be holding the first (of what is hopefully many to come) March Radness S-K-A-T-E Tournament. We've partnered with JETTY (seeing how they have lots of experience in running bracket style tournaments) to present this kick off event here at The Shack Board Shop.

It'll kick off at 1pm and will be limited to the first 32 entrants. You must be 25 or younger to enter, and it will be a FREE entry! It'll be a tournament style, head to head bracket of flatland games of S-K-A-T-E. There's going to be some HUGE prizes for the Final Four, and of course the victor is going to be taking home some legit gear (plus bragging rights of course).

Get in the shop ASAP to sign up and register, as we said, it's limited to the first 32 entrants.

Friday, March 15, 2013

ReUse A Shoe Program: Trade in your old shoes, get a discount on new ones

During March & April, bring in an old pair of skate shoes and receive 15% off ANY regularly priced shoes or an additional 5% off any already on sale shoes.

We will have them recycled through Nike's ReUse A Shoe Program, which uses the shoes to build tracks, courts, and other athletic surfaces. Be green and get some new shoes this spring!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

We now have Fourstar in stock

Like we mentioned with the arrival of MATIX in February, we are beginning to offer some of the best cut and sew apparel brands from the skate industry. Hence, Fourstar.

In case you are unfamiliar with the brand, Fourstar makes some of the nicest apparel within the industry—and we're proud that it's going to be one of our clothing anchors here. Plus, their team is complete filth: Eric Koston, Shane O'Neill, Guy Mariano, Ishod Wair, Tony Trujillo, and Lucas Puig, just to mention a few.

We just received our first at-once order from them today, and will be receiving a full offering from the Spring '13 line any day now. Peep the video from their recent Florida tour below, and stay tuned for much more we've got in the works, especially with the great brand that is Fourstar.

Friday, March 8, 2013

deck of the week: Shane O'Neill P-Rod Denied by Skate Mental

company: Skate Mental
skater: Shane O'Neill
width: 8.0"
length: 32.0"
wheelbase: 13.75"
construction: This O'Neill pro model 7-ply maple with slight concave Skate Mental deck features an iPhone in Shane's hand with Paul Rodriguez calling and Shane has got better things to do so he is denying the call. Tested and approved by one of the best flatland skaters, Shane O'Neill!
price: $55

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Daweon Matix x Almost Giveaway

Head over to Matix's Facebook page to have your chance at winning a pair of Matix jeans, a Matix t-shirt, and an Almost Daweon deck over the next 5 weeks. Freebies!