During the month of September, Schillereff curated an exhibit at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., dedicated to honoring 25 years of art inspired by skateboarding. Hear his thoughts on what this means for the sport.
Last week, Pitcrew re-opened at its new location after its former shop was flooded earlier this year. Shop Owner Tim Reardon weighs in on what it means to be a specialty retailer, his favorite parts about the job, and how Pitcrew got its name.
Rome’s Josh Reid & Paul Maravetz on The Sessions @ SIA In early 2000, Josh Reid and Paul Maravetz—college buddies and fellow snowboarders—took a long, hard look at the marketplace and saw a lot of value tied up in non-snowboarding brands. “We felt at that time with what we had learned, and the snowboarding we’d done since ’84, that we wanted to give it a go and focus on the type of brand that’s really rooted in the people who have organized their lives around snowboarding,” says Reid about founding Rome Snowboards. At the time, the company was a huge departure from some of the larger, established brands on the market. Co-founders Reid and Maravetz joined us on the set of The Sessions @ SIA earlier this year to explain the history behind their New England based brand. While a ton has changed over the course of the past 15 years, Maravetz says that the brand has stayed the course when it comes to riding. Even though they haven’t consistently averaged the stellar 100 days per season that they started out with, the business owners says their “love of snowboarding hasn’t changed at all.” Get the details on Rome’s % For Snowboarding program
Damage Boardshop is celebrating a decade in the business this year. Owner Ben Olson and his shop crew know how to balance the busy day-to-day with the right amount of fun to keep them all hyped at running a successful brick-and-mortar business. Find out how they get it done.
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