Bob Burnquist and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Vert Ramp

Bob Burnquist Rio Vert Ramp and Why Skateboarding Matters from Skatelite on Vimeo. From downhill slalom and freestyle flatground, to vert and street, the history of skateboarding runs deep and has evolved quite a bit over time. One thing that hasn’t changed is the need for a ramp surface that’s fast, smooth, weather resistant and […]

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The Retreat – Lopez Island knows how to party!

An estimated 3,000 people showed up on August 17th for the dedication of the new Lopez Island skatepark and for the first annual Retreat! A week long vacation for legendary skateboard and BMX pros built up to a full day event featuring a ribbon cutting and dedication of the new park donated by Skatelite, a jam session […]

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The Retreat Shop Tour

We took a trip up through the Pacific Northwest to spread the word about The Retreat, which may we add, is just 10 days away. Making our way up from Seattle to Bellingham to Vancouver to Victoria, BC, we saw so many cool shops and met so many awesome people along the way. We’re so happy […]

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Blue Scholars to Headline The Retreat

We are pleased to announce that Seattle’s own Blue Scholars will be headlining performers at The Retreat! DJ Sabzi and MC Geologic, who make up Blue Scholars sparked an authentic interest in hip hop in an area and time dominated by rock and grunge. They will be bringing that same authentic hip hop and overall good vibes out to Lopez Island on […]

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Pre-made Skate Ramp Kits

Brendan Rohan, owner of Skate Ramp Parts has developed do-it-yourself traceable halfpipe and quarterpipe plans to cut out kits for bowls, and skate ramp surfacing.

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