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Recently we had the pleasure of hosting Lizard King and Erik Ellington to do a little cross promotion for their new Supra Footwear pro models. When I heard that they were gonna be coming by the shop, I knew I had to get some questions together

Chima Ferguson is one of the top pros out right now. He's been killing it for years, and steps his game up with each new part he puts out. From Volcom's "Let's Live" to Real's "Since Day One" to the his latest part in Vans "Propeller", Chima puts down gnarly tricks with an unmistakably smooth style. While still being a…

This month, the SW Aux Cord got passed to Griffin Chiou. Griffin writes the majority of material you read here on our blog (assuming you’re cool enough to lurk here ;), and does a damn-good job doing it. Outside of work, Griff is regularly skating and he’s a true good-time-having man. You can hear it in the jams he sel…

Skateboarding is fun. Hell, ask most anyone that works here at Skate Warehouse and you would hear a unanimous statement- that it’s the greatest thing ever. However, in order to enjoy it to it’s full potential there are a few basic things you need to learn

Expedition pro rider, brand manager and creative director Rob Welsh came by SW to check out the shop and hang out. Not wanting to miss a great opportunity, I sat down with Rob to pick his brain. What was set out to be a couple short questions turned into an in-depth, hour long conversation. Rob and I talked about Pier…

We've all had that moment before. Right after a good slam the thought runs through your head, "I'm done with this shit!" This thought is quickly replaced by, "I'm gettin' it, right here!" Well, you shoulda stuck with your first instinct. How old are you? 14? 19? 24? You're too old for skating! Time to put the toys away…

When we heard about the new bearing brand Bronson Speed Co. we had to get our hands on a few sets and put 'em to the test. Bronson claims high performance advancements and top level manufacturing, and has the evidence to prove it. While NHS went through rigorous research and development before putting their new bearing…

If you're looking to spice up your transitions game, the backside Smith grind is great all-purpose seasoning. Mini ramps, pools, vert walls and anything else with coping is a perfect candidate for this trick. Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to backside smith grind, then peep the video for a closer look.

We headed up to the Cliché Gypsy Life premiere and realized everyone going with us was either too fat, too dad or too hip to get any tricks. So, we decided to bring SW resident ripper Alex Knight to take care of business. Hangovers, heat and limited time couldn't slow him down and tricks were stacked. Enjoy!