King of the Groms 2012


Everyone in the Midwest knows that 3rd Lair puts on the best skate contest; and every kid knows that The King of the Groms/AMs is one of the best junior contests ever.  Combine the two and you have the best venue and contest in the universe.

King of the Groms/AMs has three different events: Bowl, Mini Ramp, and Street.  Each event is a blast to watch but the AMs Street riders really stepped up this year.  With only 4 more stops on the tour the King of the Groms/AMs Championships is right around the corner.  Tune in next time. Read More

Get To Know Your Skateboard

Let Gold Coast Longboards and science help you understand your skateboard.

Play Date Skate Video Teaser

Danny Kern and Kenny Peterson teamed up with their crew to make a skate video titled Play Date to be release this winter.  There isn’t too many detail – but it should be hot. Read More

That’s So Skate Tour Video Premiere – #thatssoskatetour

If you want to see local love go to any Working for the City Video Premiere.  After what seamed like months on the road, the Working for the City crew arrived back in Minnesota from their Oregonian tour to film a fun skate/lifestyle vid titled ‘That’s So Skate Tour”. Read More

Vans Half Cab 20th Anniversary

2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the Vans Half Cab.  In 1992 Vans released the Half Cab to respond to the demands of street skaters.  In the late 1980s and early 1990s kids cut down the Vans Caballero high-tops…Vans picked up the trend and designed the Half Cab.  Good on you for listening to what the kids want. Read More