TransWorld SKATEboarding Business
June 2002 – Volume 13 Number 6


Biz Biz Buzz, Shoe Box, and Roster Hops
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 is named Best Console Sports Game Of The Year, and skateboarding loses a couple members of the family.

IASC Update
Here’s the story…our story.

Nine Shops, One Question
How has the increase in skate accessories affected merchandising in your store?


China–Whether We Like It Or Not
Jeff Harbaugh asks, “What’s to do?”

Made In The U.S.A.
Labelling a product’s country of origin is serious business.

Moscow International Sports Show
Action-Sports brands and distributors converge in the Russian capital.

Giving It Away
Tony Hawk Foundation wastes no time in helping communities.

For-Profit Skateparks: The Money Game
It’s not as easy as it looks.

Bag It
Skate packs are now part of the uniform.

Manufacturers And/Or Distributors
Who and what are you getting your inventory from?

Snow Schmow–Let’s Skate!
Northeast shops and parks partner up to overcome Mother Nature.

I-Beams And Axles
Grind King reinvents the truck.

Times They Are A Changin’
Nixon gives skaters a reason to tell time.

Grassroots Research And Development
Eight sponsored skateboarders go on a garage-sale mission to find the future of skateboarding.

Old School Skate Jam II
Skatelab hosts another classic skate bash.

What’s holding your trucks on?

Harassment? Just Wait.
New laws make companies even more vulnerable to harassment complaints.

Destination Skate Camp
Summer offers plenty of alternatives to kids just hanging around your shop.

Moving Nuts
Is hardware a hot seller?

High Cascade Skate Camp
Vans camp expands skate and snow programs.

Have Skate, Will Travel
The emergence of personal obstacles.

True Grit
Griptape gets noticed.

Newt And Harold’s
Ten years later, Boise skate shop is alive and thriving.

The Sausage Man
Dale Smith brings over 30 years’ worth of skate experience to his safety equipment.