June 21st marked the 10 year anniversary of Go Skateboarding Day, to celebrate indoor skate park Commonwealth Skateboarding held an event with kegs of Kona Island Brewing co. beer, free skating all day, and live music from BOOM! Who is one part Guantanamo Baywatch, one part Memories, and one part White Fang, super group much!? Anyways, if you’ve never heard of Go Skateboarding Day read below and then check out all the cool kids who showed up. Stayed tuned for an interview with co-owners Lance & Jennifer, and as always, check out more Street Style shots from the event over at Portland’s Pretty.
The History: Go Skateboarding Day, held on June 21 every year, is the official holiday of skateboarding. The holiday began June 21, 2003 as an excuse for skateboarders to make skateboarding their top priority. Go Skateboarding Day began with a few simple skate sessions and bar-b-ques held in skateboarding’s unofficial capital, southern California.