Emerald City To Host Pro Skate Demo

Emerald City, The Boarding Source, invites all SouthCounty residents to its 2nd annual Pro Skate Demo on Sat. Aug. 24 from Noonto 4 p.m. at the Bonita location 724 Otay Lake Rd (opposite Bonita VistaHigh School).

The event will feature:
-Trick skating contests that will include professional, amateur and kidsdivisions.
-Guest appearances from professional skate companies such as Osiris, Circa,Element, Illenium, Sessions and Zero.
-A line up of live DJs and live bands.
-A raffle drawing and free give-aways from Billabong, Black Label, Blind,Darkstar, Quicksilver, Rusty, Stussy and other brands.

Emerald City will hold a back-to-school sale taking 20 percent off theentire store inventory from Friday Aug. 23 thru Sun. Aug. 25.

“We put on these events to supports the kids and the community and wehopethey will return the favor and support us,” Larry Kraus, owner of EmeraldCity The Board Source, said. “Times are tough right now, especially after9-11. We really need their support and we try to do everything we can forour customers by offering the best selection and service in addition tohaving a price matching policy on all our products.”

Since 1988, Emerald City has been the source that stays ahead of theactionsports industry trend curve. The first Emerald City opened in Coronado in1988, shortly followed by a second store in Mission Beach five months later,and then Bonita. Strategically located throughout San Diego, Emerald Citycaters to a young and hip crowd, merging a pop action sports lifestyle withan urban sensibility.