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Skater of the Month -

May we introduce our Skater of the Month for May!  You might have seen Willow cruising around the West coast spreading the stoke with her local chapter in Bend, Oregon, or perhaps crossing the states to coach her unique style at various camps and clinics! Either way, if you don't know her, nows your chance to get to know the one and only Willow Parker! Full Name: Willow Parker Skater Name: Sometimes my skate pals call me Mama Willow Instagram: @willowparcoeur Chapter: Chicks in Bowls Bend How did you come into roller skating? In high school, I found out our...

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Photographer of the Month -

We're wearing our hearts on our sleeve with this months Photographer of the Month! Cross Your Heart Studios has been capturing roller skaters all over the US. Primarily based in Florida and capturing the epic crew of CIB Jacksonville, you'll see this photographer venturing up and down the East Coast to show just what the skaters in this scene are capable of! That's enough from us!  Read on to check out some of Nathan's work alongside stories of inspiration behind his insane captures. Name: Nathan Beard / Cross Your Heart StudioInstagram: @cross_your_heart_photographyWebsite: www.crossyourheartstudio.comFacebook: facebook.com/crossyourheartstudioLocation: Jacksonville, Florida, USA however, location changes every 3 years...

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Skater of the Month -

Meet Iris, our Skater of the Month for April!Our team was in awe of the raw energy and style this skater has, which must be pretty contagious if it can be captured through images and felt across the globe! This bilingual interview comes all the way from Buenos Aires and gives amazing insight into the local scene, telling tales of amistad, pasión y  diversión (friendship, passion, and fun)! Fun fact, we were so inspired by Iris that we made Stair Gaps the Trick of the Month for May! Full Name: Iris Cattafesta Skater Name:  Iris Instagram: @ xchamigaedgex Location: Mar Del...

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Skater of the Month -

We're all about spreading the stoke! Each month our Skate Team nominates skaters who've been going above the coping and beyond in the community to spread the stoke! We're loving Octane Jane and her contagious style and smile!

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History -

Part 2: Pay Attention To Your Dreams. By Duke Rennie Fred Blood and I skated at Skateboard World in Torrance, CA a few times together and became fast friends. He invited me to skate with him at the beach. One of Fred’s good friends at that time was Steve Rocco. I’d met Steve at school; we all went to Redondo Union High School. Steve Rocco was an amazing Freestyle Skateboarder. Fred and Steve both lived in Hermosa Beach. What I found was these guys would put on impromptu Skate Demos at the Hermosa Pier. These shows would gather huge crowds...

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