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Nightbird by Robert Gutowski

Robert Gutowski premiered his video, "Nightbird" on Go Skateboarding Day at the Community Push event. The video is all night footage filmed in and around Detroit. You can watch the full video for a limited time. Our dudes, Jesse Strachan, Brennan Richman, Tony Christopher, Justin Bohl and Quentin Boyer all had clips. The editing, filming and concept was rad! Rob Gutowski keeps making better films. I know he's sitting on a mountain of footage, I can't wait to see what's next...

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Go Skateboard Day 2015

Tomorrow, June 21st is GO Skateboarding Day! Stop by the shop noon to 5 for special deals. Buy a complete, get a People Milk Jug Shirt, People Face shirt, or People hat. All skateboard company shirts are 30% off. Sale Shoes are 20-70% off. You can combo them: 2 for $89 or 3 for $120. Sale shirts are $14-24 After that, head to The Wig at Selden and 3rd in Detroit for a contest with Community Push We'll have tons of PEOPLE apparel and prizes to give away. Stick around for the premiere of "Nightbird" at dusk. An all night footage video by Rob Gutowski. Our dudes, Jesse Strachan and Quentin Boyer have a parts in it (and probably others!)....

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King of The Ave 2014

Refuge puts on a skateboard contest every October that mimics Thrasher's King Of The Road. Teams are made of 5 skaters and 1 filmer (who can skate too) and the must film an edit of their exploits. There are challenges that teams can earn bonus points for completing. Budgets are smaller (or non-existent), so the only real limitation is that all the skateboarding must be filmed on Michigan Avenue which stretches from Detroit to the suburbs and beyond.People didn't have an official team this year, but we had skaters who are on our skate team as members in crews. The Team that had the most we have to offer was the Hot Boys / Good Do UP team. It was...

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