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Community Push x Ryan Sheckler on Transworld Skateboarding

Derrick Dykas has done so much for the Detroit skateboard scene through his organization Community Push. It has transformed our skateboard scene and captured national attention (and capital!). His commitment and motivation have inspired Ryan Sheckler to Donate Concrete tools to help the cause. Community Push is behind "The WIG" a DIY skatepark located at 801 Selden and The John C Lodge Service Drive.Hyped to see Transworld Skateboarding covering the efforts and undoubtedly bringing more attention to our cause. Thank You!

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Go Skateboarding Day at the WIG recap

  Go Skateboarding Day was this past Sunday, June 21st and we spent it at The WIG in Detroit. Community Push organized local shops to hold a contest on a feature. We picked the main center quarter pipe feature and it went down.   So, it turned out to be more of a contest in who could snake the best, but some trick still went down and prizes were won. As the sun was setting Derek Dykas ran a Dad Jam contest. While I was pretty much skating by myself, I cleaned up and took home the win.Once it was sufficiently dark, Robert Gutowski premiered his all night footage Detroit video, Nightbird. With the help of Redbull Detroit, the video...

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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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