2016 Tampa Am Format Changes

Attention skaters and team managers! This year we’re instituting a new qualifying system for Tampa Am. Friday will be known as the Open Qualifier, while Saturday will be the official Tampa Am Qualifier. Here’s the full breakdown of who will be skating each day, and which of them will be advancing to the next rounds.

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TBT Wheels of Fire Montage

This is 80s skateboarding in its purest form. Jeff Kendall, Hosoi, Salba, Grosso, Natas and a bunch of others chopping it up on street, mini ramp, vert, and even that weird tranny spot in the desert that Jaws did a McTwist on not all that long ago. The best part about this montage though might be the song, one of if not thee greatest skate rock songs of all time.

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Emerica Made Chapter 2 Video Premiere Coverage

The follow up to Emerica's "Made" has been snapping necks all over the place, and we got to premiere it here in Florida. As usual, we did it in total SPoT fashion, with a Best Trick contest, BBQ and giveaways. The video was fire and definitely made us want to go right back to skating afterwards. Here's a recap of the day.

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SPoT Skate Camp: October 10 & 12

Day off from school? Don't let your kids sit on the couch... COME SKATE! Registration is open now for SPoT Skate Camp single-day sessions, October 10 and October 12. It's open to all levels of experience and campers are supervised at all times. We're even offering free transportation to SPoT on October 12 for Pinellas County kids. Questions? Email spotskatecamp@skateparkoftampa.com.

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SPoT Product Watch: Nike SB Orange Box Dunks

To honor the past, our friends at Nike SB will be releasing a limited-edition Nike SB Dunk Low Premium ‘Orange Box’. This one-time limited release kicks off a series of unique SB Dunks inspired by early SB shoe boxes.

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