After working full-time (yes, the skateboard company is a side-gig) for Arizona State University 19 years in west Phoenix, I transferred to the Tempe campus. I am an ASU alumni and have spent many many many hours skateboarding the campus. My department services all the campus’ and I am in the field quite often. In […]
It was time for some new hats and time to branch out some High Roller product. Embroidered on really cool Richardson Trucker Snapback Hats that are made well and fit better. Starting out with three color combos: Red, White & Blue / Black & Gold / Navy Blue & Orange. $21.99 / FREE SHIPPING!
WHEN: WHERE: Saturday, February 24, 2018 12-2pm Volunteers show up at 11:30 with two skateboards. Doing BBQ first, then Skate! Thank you to our sponsors: Skateboarding has no boundaries. AZPX believes skateboarding is the purest form of all-inclusivity. Skateboarding is Deaf, Dumb and BLIND. A lack of vision is by no means a deterrent to […]
AZPX Resident Ripper Rad Pinckard hit me up about making his nephew some AZPX tees and of course I said yes. While I was at it I made a small batch for public consumption. Available in sizes 2T, 3T & 4T. Rabbit Skins Brand 4.5 ounce, 100% cotton jersey. Red, Heather Grey & Royal Blue.
Background: “In 1956, Penn-Mor Manufacturing Corporation, a subsidiary of Walter W. Moyer Company, Inc., of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, announced that it would open a factory in Tempe. A 37,000-square foot plant was built on a ten-acre site at 1501 South Rural Road by local contractor Cliff Seibert. It started operation in February 1957 with 20 employees […]
It’s a day late and two dollars short but at AZPX we don’t give a fuck. I am only post one photo of AZPX Skater of the Year Ryan Swick because there are just too many. Do a search of @ryanswick and a plethora of rad images will appear. This dude has been on a […]
If you were skateboarding in the Phoenix-Metro area in the early 1990’s this flyer should speak volumes to you.I was cleaning out some stuff and came across this Mike Button designed flyer for an event he made up for the sake of having an event. Why the hell do I say this the greatest skateboard […]
Ever hear of a skateboard company owner sponsored by the competition? Me either until I was thrown into the ranks of “Sponsored by Rattlecan Garage” by Dave Duncan during the 40+ Contest at last year’s Skatercon. At this point in my life, I am way fine with calling Craig and Kim Kent (current owners at […]
On Saturday, October 14, Arizona’s first and longest running skate shop is celebrating 40 years of bringing shred and stoke to the valley starting back in 1977. A vintage board swap meet, local skate vendors, live music and killer food will all be going down starting at 9am. Killer music from Kevin Daly & Friends, […]
Rad Pinckard called me up randomly and said he wants to film a video part. I said no problem, I’ll do it myself with my cell phone on a Sunday morning. Rad agreed but forgot Sunday mornings are not the best time for the 20 year old party animal to skate but he sucked it […]
Over the past 15 years of existence, AZPX has compiled a treasure trove of photos that few have seen. It’s now time to start sharing these photos and memories now that I have a website that can handle it. Cowtown Skateboards had an epic halfpipe squeezed into their warehouse in Phoenix that pretty much took […]