Thursday, January 23, 2020

DC LYNX OG "DARKROOM"

DC Skateboarding's first "LYNX OG" drop of 2020 releases this Saturday, January 25th at 10:00am in shop. The "Darkroom" collection is a tribute to the legends behind the lens that are forever dedicated to capturing the culture. Remember to always thank your filmer/photographer! 

"LYNX OG" - $100.00
Photo Credit: Mike Blabac (@blabacphoto).

Wax Attack

Waxing your snowboard regularly prolongs the life of your base and makes you go faster. Let us help you out with a wax and tune for $20. 
If you're a do-it-yourself kind of person, we carry all of the waxing supplies you need from Dakine and One Ball Jay to help you reach maximum speeds on the hill. Don't forget your fast glasses...
Dakine Super Tune Kit - $125.00 
Everything you need including a waxing iron, edge tuner, and much more.
 Dakine Deluxe Tune Kit - $65.00
Includes wax, p-tex, file, and more. The Deluxe Tune Kit does the job.

NIKE SB

A new shipment of Nike SB just arrived at the shop and it does not disappoint. The 'Hack It' Blazer Mid Edge ($95.00) and 'Truck It' Dunk Low Pros ($100.00) are here, so stop by and lace up a pair of SBs today. 

 The 'Truck It' Dunk Low is stylized with 70's style road trip themes.


 The cactus lace lock is just one of the many details that give this Dunk Low a south-western vibe.

 The Blazer Mid Edge is part of the 'Hack It' Pack which pays homage to the OG way of 'hacking' your shoes by using different materials to create a look and feel that is truly yours. 

 The Swoosh has been removed from the lateral side and placed along the toe box. 



A removable 'Dunk Low Pro' tongue makes an appearance on the Blazer Mid Edge. Take it off and customize another pair of your SBs maybe? 

Monday, January 20, 2020

Thunder Best Grind Contest

Come out to The Encounter Indoor Skatepark on Friday, February 7th to participate in our 'Best Grind Contest' presented by Thunder Truck Co. A ten minute rail jam will begin at 6:00 p.m. and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 best grinds done on the park's 'flat-down' rail. This event is FREE (with paid Encounter session) and open to skaters of all ages, abilities and genders. 

Union Milan Binding

Union's "Milan" is a great option for any girl who likes to ride park or cruise around the whole mountain. The playful and softer flexing Minidisk base provides a more surfy feeling ride. Union pro Jamie Anderson rides this binding so you know it's gotta be good. 

"Milan" - $219.99

Sunday, January 19, 2020

CVT - BUCK HILL x ZOMBIE

The 2020 Core Values Tour kicks off this Saturday, January 25th at Buck Hill presented by Zombie Boardshop. Registration is from 10:30-12:00 and is free to enter with a valid lift ticket. There will be intermediate and expert divisions with 30-minute jam sessions in 3 side-by-side zones with the single best trick in each zone counting. The top 3 riders in each division will receive prizes and the top 10 qualify for finals at Trollhaugen. Practice your maneuvers and we'll see you on Saturday!

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Mammoth Hot Laps - Episode 1

Mammoth Mountain is known for its awesome natural terrain and getting pounded with snow every season. They're also known to have some of the best parks in the country, if not the world. Check out Johnny O'Connor, Zeb Powell, Scott Stevens, Dylan Alito and friends destroy the pink steel at Mammoth.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Volcom Women's "Shadow Insulated Jacket"

The "Shadow Insulated Jacket" from Volcom is a solid addition to your winter wardrobe on and off the hill. With a longer fit, it provides room for movement and extra layering for those sub-zero temps. Zip Tech, removable faux fur hood trim, adjustable powder skirt and goggle pocket are some of the other features that round out this jacket.  

"Shadow Insulated Jacket" - $260.00

Thursday, January 16, 2020

CORE VALUES TOUR

Due to inclement weather, Saturday's (1/18/20) stop of the Core Values Tour at Hyland Hills has been postponed. Stay tuned for additional info. 

Electric "Kleveland" Goggle

Created in collaboration with Marcus Kleveland, one of the world's most innovative snowboarders, ELECTRIC's "Kleveland" is the best of the new. This goggle is Over The Glasses compatible, has anti-fog, anti-scratch hard coating, and an overall comfortable, stylish fit. Don't get caught in a snow storm without goggles, try the Kleveland. 

"Kleveland" (Bonus Lens) - $129.95
"Kleveland" (Bonus Lens) - $129.95
"Kleveland" - $119.95

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

NIKE SB P-ROD DUNK HIGH

Nike SB is releasing this limited edition Dunk High Pro to celebrate Paul Rodriguez's 15th year with the swoosh. Inspired by P-Rod's Mexican heritage and his love of boxing these Dunk Highs are loaded with details. A white silhouette covered in vibrant shades of red and green sits a top a sole of the same Mexican themed colors. The tongue label mimics a boxer's trunks, the insole features an image of P-Rod's wrapped fists and to top it off there's even a 'Championship Belt' lace dubrae.
These will be released via in-store raffle. Please read the following raffle rules:

- Raffle goes from now until 6:00 p.m. on Friday. (1/17/20)
- One FREE raffle ticket per customer. 
-One additional ticket for every $25.00 spent in the shop.
-Winners will be drawn and contacted on Friday (1/17/20) after 6:00 pm.
- Winners must purchase and pick up shoes by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday (1/19/20)
- Any unclaimed pairs will be re-entered into the raffle until they are claimed. 
-Limited sizing. $125.00. No phone calls or DM's please.

ThirtyTwo "Zephyr Jones" Boot

The surf inspired "Jones Zephyr" from ThirtyTwo is a softer flexing boot you can ride anywhere. A 3D molded tongue, STI Evolution Foam Outsole, and articulated cuff make it a no brainer for both park laps and pow turns. Another bonus is the waterproof lace cover that keeps your feet dry all day long. The Zephyr is a solid boot for beginners and pros alike. 

"Jones Zephyr" - $239.99

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Never Summer "Proto Type Two"

Never Summer's "Proto Type Two" is a staple in their lineup year after year. It's the perfect asymmetrical combination of the "Funslinger" and "Ripsaw" featuring Ripsaw Rocker Camber Profile which offers mid flex and a lot of pop. Deeper heelside sidecut, NS Superlight Wood Core, and Vario Power Grip Sidecut are just a few features that make this snowboard an all-mountain destroyer. Available in 154cm and 157cm.

"Proto Type Two" - $589.99

Monday, January 13, 2020

ROME D.O.D. Binding

The "D.O.D." is ROME's working class hero in their binding lineup. Built on their Full Underwrap platform, loaded with Antishock 2.0 Highbacks, Ultralight Ankle Straps and more. The D.O.D. is a straight up beast of a binding. Do or die, there is no try.  

"D.O.D." - $299.99

Sunday, January 12, 2020

CVT Hyland

Get ready because the 2020 Core Values Tour kicks off this Saturday, January 18th at Hyland Hills presented by Cal Surf. Registration is from 10:30-12:00 and is free to enter with a valid lift ticket. There will be intermediate and expert divisions with 30-minute jam sessions in 3 side-by-side zones with the single best trick in each zone counting. The top 3 riders in each division will receive prizes and the top 10 qualify for finals at Trollhaugen. Practice your maneuvers and we'll see you on Saturday!

Friday, January 10, 2020

All Ways Down: Minnesota Madness

You guys snowboard in Minnesota? Oh ya, you betcha. Watch ROME team riders Brandon Kirkland, Eddie Fauth, Max Lyons, and Jeff Hopkins terrorize the greater twin cities area.  

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Children of the Gnar

CAPiTA's "Children of the Gnar" snowboard is inspired by their award winning "DOA" series featuring a hybrid camber design that delivers the pop and response of a camber board, with the predictability of reverse camber. This is the go-to, do-it-all board for the youth on shred. 

"Children of the Gnar" - $349.99


Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Adidas Outerwear

Adidas consistently puts out some of the freshest looking outerwear in the industry while still performing in winter conditions. Piece together your kit and get out and ride!

"BB Snowbreaker Jacket" - $150.00









The "Utility Bibs" pictured on the left at $220.00 and the "Riding Pant" on the right at $130.00.
"Premiere Riding Jacket" - $180.00

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

DC Women's Search BOA

When looking for a snowboard boot, comfort should be on the top of your list. DC's women's "Search BOA" boot delivers that and more. The mid flexing Search features ultra grippy Unilite outsole, cozy Red lining, and hassle free BOA lacing system. Try a pair on today!

"Search BOA" - $209.99

Monday, January 6, 2020

DC Kalis Vulc

The "Kalis Vulc" is DC's vulcanized version of the Kalis OG and Kalis S shoe. Featuring excellent board feel and that signature Kalis style, these will surely be a popular choice for a wide range of skaters. 

"Kalis Vulc" - $65.00

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Core Values Tour Coming Soon

New Year, New Decade, New Graphics, New Snowboarding Contest Series! Mark Your Calendars, It's On! The First Stop Is In Just Under Two Weeks On Saturday, January 18th At Hyland Hills.

Free Contest Registration w/Valid Lift Ticket.
2 Divisions - Intermediate & Expert
30 Minute Jam Sessions
3-Zone Park Setup (Side By Side)
Single Best Trick In Each Zone Counts
Top 3 Receive Prizes At Each Event
Top 10 In Each Division Qualify For Finals

Shop Sponsors: @calsurf_88, @zombieboardshop, @damageduluth

Brand Sponsors: @vanssnow, @volcom, @romesnowboards, @skullcandy, @theinteriorplainproject, @thisispublic

Saturday, January 4, 2020

LET'S GO SKATEBOARDING

Are you in need of a new skateboard to go cruise the recently re-opened Encounter? We carry Real, FA, Girl, Welcome and more. Swing by and grip up a fresh board before the session!

Friday, January 3, 2020

Academy Propaganda

The "Propaganda" is Academy's true twin, zero camber board that excels in the park but can handle the whole mountain. Features include a sintered base, Vario Power Grip Sidecut, Elastomeric Underfoot Stabilizers and more. This board crushes the park, tree runs and more. Available in sizes 149cm, 152cm, and 156cm. 

"Propaganda" - $419.99

Thursday, January 2, 2020

THE ENCOUNTER IS BACK!!!

After a two year hiatus, The Encounter is back!! The newly remodeled park has opened it's doors once again, so grab your crew and go skate! 


Hours Of Operation:
Tuesday: 4-8 P.M.
Friday: 4-8 P.M.
Saturday: Noon - 4 P.M. 
The cost of a session is just $10.


 The Encounter is located at 
201 E. 1st St. Duluth, MN. 


For additional information contact The Encounter by calling (218) 722-9820 or visit www.headofthelakesyfc.com