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Some things never change

Some things never change

Posted onOct 10, 2011 by .

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Having lived in San Francisco for 10 years during the golden era of my youth (21-31). I will forever have a soft spot for “the city.” So many great memories, amazing friends and crazy stories… all of which had one single connection: Skateboarding. I skated almost everyday I lived in the city, and got to [...]

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Kyle Leeper, Rain or Shine

Kyle Leeper, Rain or Shine

Posted onMar 14, 2011 by .

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After watching this video, I had to ask myself why I don’t skate more in the rain. He makes it look so easy and fun. Maybe it’s because I don’t have a shoe sponsor like Kyle does? Either way, next time it pours here in Portland I’m going to pull out my skateboard and session [...]

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Sunny days and dry concrete are gone.

Sunny days and dry concrete are gone.

Posted onDec 09, 2010 by .

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For skaters in the Northwest, summer seems far away. Winter has hit hard this year with La Nina in full effect. Snow in both Seattle and Portland before Thanksgiving is a reminder that we are in for a long, cold, and soggy winter. Hurray for snowboarding… but wait! The winter season in the Northwest is [...]

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Burnside Creepers

Burnside Creepers

Posted onNov 09, 2010 by .

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Words by Scott Bannan Photos by Karmin Hadid Video by Collin Whalen Amidst the bridges of Portland lies one of the most well known concrete parks… Burnside. Known for being in a run-down, not so safe after dark part of town, a night shoot with an electric generator, lights, and expensive camera equipment could encounter [...]

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Department of Skateboarding closes it’s doors.

Department of Skateboarding closes it’s doors.

Posted onSep 09, 2010 by .

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As you may or may not have already heard, the building that The Dept. and Cal’s Pharmacy have occupied for the last 9 years was sold a few months ago. The new building owners weren’t going to immediately occupy the building and were able to allow the park to remain open but beginning next month [...]

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Skate Camp with Paul Rodriguez @ Dept of Skate still has open spots

Skate Camp with Paul Rodriguez @ Dept of Skate still has open spots

Posted onJul 28, 2010 by .

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Week 7 features a visit from one of the greatest pros in the world, Paul Rodriguez. We generally have additional pro visits throughout the summer and we’ll do our best to update who might come through during other weeks. Sign up for camp 3 ways: 1. online at departmentofskateboarding.com/skatecamp 2. call Cal’s Pharmacy Skateboards 503-233-1237 [...]

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Volcom brand jeans tour coming to the NW

Volcom brand jeans tour coming to the NW

Posted onJul 22, 2010 by .

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Volcom just announced their upcoming 2010 tour. Their entire skate team will be traveling all over the U.S. putting on demo’s, doing in-store signings, and straight ripping apart all of the local spots along the way. And they are coming through the NorthWest on the tail end of the trip. Click here for more info [...]

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