Grand Rapids ‘Movies in the Park’ Series to include Open Skate and Transition DEMO, July 24th

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Events, Mike Stories, News | 0 comments

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GR Movies in the Park Series featuring, “Hook” on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/366119706907133/-s

Afterparty is at Pyramid Scheme because our boy Pete Croce will be slamming the hits, join the event on Facebook for the gritty: https://www.facebook.com/events/684340081712636/

The details: Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc was a partnered title sponsor of State Games of Michigan: Grand Rapids Urban Downhill Skateboarding event and now DGRI has included Bustin Boards & AGA Nation Action Sports Agency in DGRI’s Movies in the Park format downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Every Friday in the heart of summer, DGRI plays a series of curated movies on an inflatable jumbo-screen on the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum lawn, next to the Grand River.  The event has a beer/wine permit allowing guests to enjoy beer & wine while hanging out in  Ah-Nab-Awen Park.  There are food vendors, entertainment and the movie begins at dusk.  This week features the movie “Hook”, and AGA Nation will provide a bunch of skate ramps and features for a pro skate demo, followed by free-skate.  Bustin will also have a special push event announcement, coming soon…

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White Pine Trail Distance Skateboarding – Grand Rapids, MI

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Events, Mike Stories, News | 0 comments

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Michigan longboarding roots are dense in distance skateboarding.  Commuting point A to B is part of everyone’s life, and it feels good on on a skateboard.  Only the past 30 years or so the majority of Americans have invested a major chunk of their savings into automobiles, and bikes- to commute point A to B.  Automotives are rad!  Bikes are pretty cool too.  But, you can’t drive an automotive on a State-Trail networks.

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The Divide Distance Skateboarding Challenge: Sunday, July 19 – Manton, MI

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Events, Mike Stories, News | 0 comments

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The Divide Distance Skateboarding Challenge- Manton, MI: https://www.facebook.com/TheDividebikerace?fref=ts

The Divide Distance Skateboarding Challenge is a hybrid skate event offering 5k/10k distance races + a hybrid push with speed sections.  Longboard skateboarding was added to the Manton, Michigan event because the road is closed for a bike race and the bikers are interested to see how skaters can keep up on a course with climbs and descents.  The course is not very technical, but does offer thrilling speed sections, corners and climbs.  There is a campground on a nice lake in Manton where we’ll camp out for the evening should you choose to stay and hang out in northern Michigan for the evening – bring a tent.  Family friendly event, until someone takes their pants off.

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