Ohio Skate University

March 6, 2010

Blueprint Signing @ Old Skool Skateshop

Marty Murawski, Fred Gall(Habitat) and Paul Shier

This event literally brought in a crowd of all ages. Adults, teens, and even a toddler. It was pretty low key and the guys hung around afterwards killing time until the party at Kickstand(stay tuned for photos) by eating KFC and small talk and stories from the team. Paul told us about how he was driving through LA the other day and he looked over at a bus stop and saw an old man dressed in all black with the top half of a mannequin on his lap dressed in black with a black wig and the two (man and mannequin) were carrying out a conversation.

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July 26, 2009

More News

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Alien Workshop is putting on a tour sprinkled with demos and signings, a bit disappointing that there are no stops in Ohio but if you get a chance, go out and support them. Who knows, they may add stops as time goes on.

Evolution Skate Shop is hosting KOTR 09 and it starts August first. For more information click more.
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June 27, 2009

Chris Cole v. Mike V


Pre-game interview

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June 22, 2009

Local Festivities

 

Drama Signing Autographs

Drama Signing Autographs

To begin my travels during the weekend of Go Skateboarding Day, I first traveled to Miamisburg, OH for an appearance of Rob Dyrdek’s cousin and reality show star “Drama”. The event was held at Walker Auto Group on Saturday June 20th and was equipped with free food.

 

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A Brief Lecture

DC Shoes/Rob Dyrdek Skate Plaza in Kettering, OH

DC Shoes/Rob Dyrdek Skate Plaza in Kettering, OH

June 21st, 2009 was the 6th annual Go Skateboarding Day. This skateboarding holiday was created to urge skaters to put aside everything and take a day off to do nothing but skate and hang out. As skateboarding continues to grow, so does the holiday, as well as the number of people involved. Skate companies have begun to get involved over the years alongside skate shops, parks and organizations. Together, these groups have created contests, demos, fund raisers, park openings, etc. Skaters enjoy the chance to get out and skate and are overjoyed at a chance to be apart of an event that companies or teams they look up to, get involved with. Not only does this bring the skate community closer together, but the day also brings outsiders closer to our element. Parents and passer-bys get just as excited as the kids do when they see a pro fly through a park, or as someone makes an appearance to talk to and mingle with the skaters. How many skaters are out just impresses some people and they find themselves having to at least take a second look. This young holiday is growing to stand as a beacon for what the skateboarding community stands for, community. To find out more about this holiday click this link.

Check back to read about my travels over the weekend.

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