Monday, September 30, 2019

ThirtyTwo 19/20 Boots

Boots are probably the most important part of your snowboard setup. Don't play around and come try on some ThirtyTwo's at the shop. Their lineup is looking fresher than a pillow with a mint on it.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Vans All Weather MTE

Get prepped for fall/winter and grab your all weather Vans "Sk8-Hi MTE's" before it's too late! Your feet will be hyped.

"MTE" -$84.95
Reverse Waffle Cup traction. Niiiiiice.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Retrograde Collection // The Harrow

The Interior Plain Project's "Harrow" is one of the most well-rounded boards we carry. Playful yet poppy, this minimalist camber shred stick comes standard with a sintered base, blended triaxial glass and carbon stringers in the nose and tail for added stability. We should have the "Retrograde Collection" in the shop any day now. Get hyped!

"Harrow" 156 - $439.99

Pilot Alex Kirkland properly demonstrates some maneuvers that are possible on the Harrow. Keep your eyes peeled for this young buck in IPP's "Retrograde" movie dropping this fall.

Friday, September 27, 2019


Our friends down the street at The Back Alley are throwing a get-together tomorrow, Saturday, September 28th from noon to 7:00 p.m. We'll be there skating the mini ramp, so come on down and hang! There is lots of other action too, so find what's "up your alley" and enjoy The Back Alley Live with us.  

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Never Summer 19/20

That's it. Snow has fallen in the mountains which means it's officially time to start thinking about boarding. Want a bullet proof ride that's made in the US? Never Summer is the way to go. Stop in for more info.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Damage Does Oktoberfest

On Saturday, September 14th we poured beer with GND REC at the first annual Oktoberfestival and it was a good time to say the least. All of our tips will go towards building the GND REC Skatepark and we raised $2500 over two days! Thanks to everyone who donated and shout out to our awesome crew. Here are some highlights from the night.

Stone cold skatepark fundraising went down!
The crew on the craft beer side of things tore it up all night.
Wyatt made a new friend.
The boys with some festival goers.
Team Kuno and Taylor kept the pitchers full. 
Dillon demostrates the "perfect pour."
Lederhosen Larry had a great time!
Fact: if you smile at people they tip more.
The crew celebrating a successful night at Oktoberfest. Let's get this skatepark built!

Tom Asta eS Skateboarding

eS Skateboarding pro Tom Asta has a mind melting opener in Santa Cruz's new video "Til the End" Vol.3. Try one of Tom's favorite shoes like the "Accel Slim Plus" and maybe you'll turn into a skate wizard too.

eS "Accel Slim Plus" - $79.95 

Monday, September 23, 2019

Frank Jobin Raw Files

ROME Snowboards Am Frank Jobin put in some work last season. Here's 17 minutes of his raw footage from last year's Absinthe video "Stay Tuned." Winter is the meantime you can come check out some of Rome's 19/20 boards to keep the stoke alive. 

Sunday, September 22, 2019


 Josh has been ripping for as long as we can remember, and now he's the newest member of our skate team! Whether he's crushing demos, teaching kids at the local parks how to ollie or putting out mind melting footage he's always just stoked to be on his board. He's your favorite skater's favorite skater and defines what it means to be a "local". You've earned this Kuno. Welcome to the skate team. Check out Josh's KIDDO part online and come to the shop to grab a copy of the video today! 

Oh and by the way this dude is the first ever DAMAGE rider to represent BOTH the snowboard and skateboard team. Kuno Kills! 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Back Alley Live

Next Saturday, September 28th our friends at The Back Alley are hosting "The Back Alley Live." Running from 12-7, this event will feature local food and craft vendors as well as a skate jam on the mini ramp. Come on out for good vibes and good times!

Friday, September 20, 2019

Union Binding Co.

 You can't go snowboarding without bindings. That's just common knowledge. Two of Union's heavy hitters for this season, the "Force" (left) and "Strata" (right) are ready to find their forever homes! Mount them up on your board of choice and you're ready to rip. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Never Skip Leg Day

It's time to start training those legs for winter. You think Mikey Leblanc skips leg day? Hell no. Check out this tank of an ollie from the end credits of the 2010 Videograss film "Bon Voyage."

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Carnival of Carnage Recap

On Saturday, September 8th we hosted the "Carnival of Carnage" at the new Cloquet skatepark after a 13 year hiatus and it did not disappoint. Around 50 skaters came out to participate in the festivities and some really heavy skating went down. Relive the days' events through these photos by Matt Kako.

Carter took the top spot with moves like this down the stairs.
Garrett was ripping all day.
Cloquet native Jackson going up the a-frame rail.

Josh and Jonas throwing down some unique crowd pleasing tricks.
Carter Kills, locked and loaded.
Twin Cities based musician and skater Jaw Knee Vee was pumping out the tunes for everyone.
The "King of Carnage" award hand painted by Duane Mullen.
Matt Anderson took it home along with a Toy Machine Tech Deck. I heard he's got a finger board edit in the works... Thanks for all you've done to get this park built Matt!
Carter won the Pocket Park event the day before then took top honors at the Carnival. Can't say anyone was too surprised. 
15 and Under
1st - Jace Boord
2nd - Julian
3rd - Christina 

16 + 
1st - Carter Nguyen
2nd - Caleb Gibson
3rd - Josh Kuno

Sideshow Best Tricks
Ledge - Carter
Deep End - Caleb
Hippie Jump - Simon Walters
Stairs - Zach Anderson
Most Bails - Christina

Honorable Mentions
Simon and Manda

Body Carnage 
Jonas Bodovinitz

King of Carnage 
Matt Anderson

Group shot! Thanks so much to everyone that came out to this year's Carnival of Carnage. Hyped to do it again next year.

Capita - Defenders of Awesome

Ultrafear, DOA, Horrorscope...which CAPiTA rig will be under your feet this season?? Come take a look at their 19/20 lineup and we can help make the decision easy on you.

Monday, September 16, 2019

2019/20 PUBLIC Snowboards

Want to support a rad Minnesota brand? Set up a Public snowboard this season. Joe Sexton's brand is in its 4th year and they offer boards for riders of all abilities. Tear up the rope park on the "General Public" or explore the backcountry on Darrel Mathes' "Diplay." 
Their lineup of clothing is looking fresh as well... Just in time for early fall weather, check out their selection of hoodies, crews, caps and beanies. 

Sunday, September 15, 2019

VANS 2019/20 Boots

Yet again Vans has put out an impressive lineup of boots for this 19/20 season. This year they're introducing all new "Pop Cush" insoles so you can expect an even more comfortable ride. Drop in and lace some up before winter hits. It won't be long now!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Spitfire's "Keep The Fire Burning" Video

There is no shortage of heat in Spitfire's latest edit "Keep The Fire Burning." Watch the team destroy everything in their path as they road trip around the Pacific Northwest. 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Stevie Williams Pack

Stevie Williams is an iconic figure in the skateboarding world and DC brought his pro model shoe back! This limited release drops tomorrow, Saturday September 14th so be sure to get here early to claim your pair. DGK also dropped some decks and tees to go with the shoes. Pick up the whole pack! Stevie forever. 

Damage x Frost River

It's never to early to secure your Damage x Frost River mitts! Keep those fingers toasty this winter with one of our three colorways. Perfect for tow rope sessions or a nice walk in the woods.

Thursday, September 12, 2019


Looking for a totally badass shred weapon? We just received a handful of 19/20 ROME boards. These rigs are capable of mass destruction from the mountains to the streets. Be the first to get your hands on one of these bad boys and you'll be ready to tear it up when the snow starts to fall. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

FP VS Every Insole

Joey Brezinski came up with a science experiment to see if any other insoles could absorb as much energy as Footprint insoles. The results are shattering. Get it? They really are the real deal. Grab some today!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Mike Vallely's brainchild "Streetplant" is here! Come check out the lineup of unique shapes and rad graphics. These boards riiiiiiip.


Stevie Williams is one of a kind and the DC Williams OG embodies him perfectly. Unmatched style, super human pop, an immaculate trick selection and pure talent set Stevie apart from the crowd. His parts in "The Reason" and "The DC Video" completely changed the game, and now his iconic pro model from DC shoes is back! This memorable grey and yellow colorway drops this Saturday, September 14th. 

Monday, September 9, 2019

2019/20 ThirtyTwo boots

As each day passes we're getting closer to booting up and hitting the slopes. ThirtyTwo's lineup is out on the sales floor and looking very solid. They offer boots for all kinds riding and abilities. Stop by and take a look. Cold weather is creeping in!

Surf Wax

We are fully restocked with surf wax just in time for those fall swells!

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Pocket Park Challenge Recap

The Pocket Park Challenge went off yesterday as skaters young and old tore apart the oldest park in Duluth. It was a cloudy day in the 60's, a perfect recipe for everyone involved. A new 40+ "Fedora" division was added this year to join the "Jacket" and "Tie" age groups. Big ups to Girl, Chocolate, Royal, Lakai and Happy Hour for sponsoring the event. Check out the Photos and results below!

Photos: Lloyd Fisher
Winners from left to right: Carter put together some impressive runs to take home his 4th "Jacket" title, Ollie cruised to his first "Tie" victory and his dad Eric skated solid all day and claimed the "Fedora" division. Josh Kuno took home best trick on the new DIY rail. Nice work dudes! 

Jacket Division
1st - Carter Nguyen
2nd - Caleb Gibson
3rd - Stephen Pestalozzi
Tie Division
 1st - Ollie Christopherson
2nd - Ian Gunnelson
3rd - Otto Winnings
Fedora Division
1st - Eric Christopherson
2nd - Bill Howes
3rd - Mark Villasenor
Eric greases a mean front board on the new DIY rail over the grass.
Josh Kuno stomped a front board pretzel out on the grass gap rail to take home best trick. Whether it's snow or concrete, Kuno riiiiips. 
 The trophies: jacket, tie and fedora.
 Boss man Ben hyping up the judges and crowd.
 Smooth operator Stephen Pestalozzi with a nosegrind on the bench.
 It might be a contest but everyone is friends here.
Damage legend Kyle Walczak with that POP over the bank.