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Throwback Thursday | Steve Olson – Fulfill the Dream

Today marks two years since Guru, the front man of the legendary hip-hop duo Gang Starr, died of a heart attack. Gang Starr’s songs are littered throughout skateboard videos in the 1990s and had a huge influence on an array of artists from Wu-Tang and Jay-Z, to RJD2 and Christina Aguilera (Preemo has in fact produced a hit single for Christina). To pay homage to Guru and DJ Premier, check out Steve Olson’s part in Fulfill the Dream where he skates to “Above the Clouds”, the last big Gang Starr joint to blow before the duo split up in 1998.

Ambush Board Co. | Team Shoot Preview

Last week we had local rippers and long-time affiliates Mitch, Zerm, and Catnip out to the BSS mini ramp to take some photo’s. These guys are the newest addition to the AmbushBoardCo.com skate team. We are proud to make them part of the family and look forward to seeing what they have store for the future.

Keep an eye peeled for more photos and footage of these guys in the near future. We’ve kept the good photos in our back pocket….

Zerm

Mitch

Catnip

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DC Roll Like Chris Cole Contest Winners

Yesterday marked the conclusion of our DC Shoes Roll Like Chris Cole contest! We are proud to announce our three winners:

1.) Marla Seagroves of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
2.) Carrie Fehnel of Cordova, Tennessee
3.) Brandon Shiplet of Burkburnett, Texas

Congratulations guys! Marla, Carrie, and Brandon bought DC product from BuySkateShoes.com between November 23rd and yesterday, and were rewarded handsomely with one of three DC Chris Cole prize packages.

Now that you guys are “rolling like Chris Cole”, we expect to see all of your sponsor-me tapes on YouTube shortly after new years.

For all the latest and greatest DC Shoes and apparel, be sure to shop by brand at: http://www.buyskateshoes.com/catalog/shopbybrand/DC/

Stance Socks | BuySkateShoes.com

Skateboarding represents many things to many people; a way of transportation, a recreational activity, a job, and most importantly an art form. It has always been about expression and individuality, a perfect way to separate one’s self from the conforming masses.

Stance Socks embodies these ideas flawlessly. Celebrate bold expression and send a crystal clear “mixed” message that’s silently loud and quietly bold. Stance Socks are designed in California and worn everywhere. Celebrate the spirit of skateboard culture with Stance Socks and BuySkateShoes.com.

 

 

Stance Half Tone Socks (White)I love these classic tube socks because they’re an oxy-moron: they match but don’t match at the same time. Unofficial Fruit Stripe Gum collab? We’ll keep dreaming…

$9.99

 

 


Stance Half Commando Pack (Black) – $14.99 Three PairThese half-mast socks are a staple for your summer wardrobe. Rock them with shorts and get rid of that farmers tan quick. The elastic arch support keeps them from sliding around like those cheap, easily stretched-out versions found at department stores.

 

 

Maytal Socks (Rasta) – $9.99 (pair) – These tubes throw a conservative hue to the classic rasta colorway. These are on my feet right now. That’s why i’m walking around with no shoes in the office today…

 

 

 

Stance Sun God Socks (Orange) – 13.99

Behold my favorite socks of all-time, the Stance “Sun God” sock. The reason I have such a fascination with this image is because it’s also on the cover of my favorite record of all time: Bob Jame’s first album One. Bob James has been sampled thousands of times by hip-hop artists, most notably for Jay-Z’s “Dig a Hole” track off Kingdom Come.

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To see what all Stance has to offer head to BuySkateShoes.com and shop by brand then choose Stance.

Be sure to follow the crew at Stance on Twitter @StanceSocks.

For more about Stance and their message peep their homepage.

Behind the Scenes @ BuySkateShoes.com

Although BuySkateShoes.com is a virtual store, the process is about as real as it gets. Every employee we staff is completely committed to bringing you the best service and quality possible. Here’s a quick look into our world; the world of BuyskateShoes.com.

 

 

Meet Moe. He doesn’t speak much but can be a great listener. He gets locked up from time to time…but so do all the greats (MLK, Weezy, etc.). He recently picked up playing the harmonica.

 

 

 

 

Processing superstar Jordan Smith and House Videographer Max Yoder being guided by Creative Marketing Director Derek Davis (@SGT_Diamond). Check our Youtube HERE!

 

 

 

Stacks on deck somewhere back deep, deep in the depths of our mega warehouse. Cons have been killing it this holiday season.

 

 

 

 

 

The last thing these boxes see before they arrive at your door is Shipping Expert Garret Baumen’s purdy face. Ladies, he is single. Find him on Facebook.

 

 

 

<—Yes. We still use AIM but keep it #fresh with #hashtags.

 

 

 

 

 

Click HERE to see the madness secondhand on our YouTube page.

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Travis Glover | Zoo York | NYC

It’s great to see kids on the come up these days with good style.

Although the concept of good style is completely relative, it’s a term synonymous with the homie Travis Glover. Travis is from our hometown and it has been great seeing him create such a buzz in the industry. The kid is as charismatic off the board as he is on it and super down to earth.

Check out this video of Travis and Chaz Ortiz skating NYC on a recent Zoo York trip. Travis has a back tail smooth like a than a hot comb on nappy a__ hair.

“Episode 3 of the ZOO YORK POST features Chaz Ortiz and Travis Glover on their recent trip to NYC. Watch as the crew shreds all over the city, stops in at local hot spots, helps design next year’s apparel and much, much more.

Filmed and Edited by R.B. Umali for Zoo York Media Group.”

**Big shouts to Zoo York Media Group for keeping golden era hip hop alive.

**Follow Travis on Instagram: @tgloves

 

Kyle Nicholson Edit – BuySkateShoes | Axion Footwear Exclusive

We teamed up with Axion footwear to bring you this exclusive edit of Kyle Nicholson doing what he does best. The homies at Axion have been killing it lately. Check out the hotness that IS Axion Footwear & Kyle Nicholson.

Get all your Axion gear at BuySkateShoes.com today.

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