DJ AlBow aka MP3J aka plain old Alex Bowers is back here in Innetech smashing keyboards to output Bowers' Banter. These are his descriptions of some new things we've seen pass through the doors here at the bid'niss back offices of Skatepark of Tampa. This new gear from Vans, Emerica, and Huf is in stock and shipping now.
SK8-Hi Iron Maiden 30th Anniversary Shoes:
Vans and the infamous metal band, Iron Maiden, collaborated once again on the world-loved SK8-Hi to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of Iron Maiden's classic album, Number of the Beast. The high-top has artwork from the album on its canvas uppers, plus everything you know and love about the classic SK8-Hi, including vulcanized soles, classic Vans waffle grip, and thinly padded collars and tongues.
Classic Slip-On Iron Maiden 30th Shoes:
Vans and the infamous metal band, Iron Maiden, collaborated once again on the world-loved Classic Slip-On to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of Iron Maiden's classic album, Number of the Beast. Everything you love about the Vans Classic Slip-On is still at hand, including vulcanized soles, waffle grip, and canvas uppers, but with these you get the Number of the Beast album artwork in fine vibrant detail.
106 Hi Shoes:
The 106 Hi is a vulcanized skate shoe with Vans waffle grip soles, canvas uppers, and padless collars and tongues. This shoe has a simple silhouette and solid toe caps, giving the wearer free range to make the 106 Hi work for their own unique style.
Cobern 2 Shoes:
The Cobern 2 is the ultimate Vans OTW Collection chiller! It has vulcanized soles with flat OTW grip, premium leather and canvas uppers, moccasin stitched toe caps, and padless collars and tongues for a free feeling fit.
Breton Boot Shoes:
The Breton is an OTW Collection, boot-style chiller with all the accoutrements of an all-terrain mountain climber. Its classy design includes premium suede and canvas uppers, and Vibram outsoles for maximum comfort and wear, plus reinforced stitching in high-abrasion areas, furthering durability. Moisture wicking liners also come into play, keeping the feet dry all day.
The Alomar is a trendy high-top shoe that’s part of the Vans OTW Collection. It has stitched cupsoles with full-length EVA midsoles, leather and canvas upper materials, padded collars and tongues, solid toe caps, and notchback heels for an improved and comfortable fit.
Justin "Figgy" Figueroa Baker Laced Shoes:
The iconic Emerica slip-on chiller, the Laced, now comes in a limited colorway by Figgy, one of the most chillest shredders ever on a board. It has herb green and black suede uppers with hints of toxic green stitched labels, cushioned EVA footbeds, and a gum rubber cupsole. These kicks are guaranteed to go quick, so get your feet in a pair here at SPoT before they run out.
Bryan Herman G6 Shoes:
Here at Skatepark of Tampa, Bryan Herman releases his sixth shoe with Emerica, the G6. Its low-cut skate shoe design features super grippy rubber cupsoles with full-length internal EVA midsoles, suede upper materials, padded collars and tongues, and solid toe caps with strategically stitched paneling in high-abrasion areas, creating smoother flick for flip tricks and an all-around more durable skate shoe.
Limited Edition Tampa Am 2012 Burnside Backpack:
Given to the finalists of Tampa Am 2012 as part of their prize packs, this limited edition Dakine Burnside backpack is now yours to own exclusively from Skatepark of Tampa. The Burnside is a heavy duty, flap-top skate pack with a cinch closure that carries your skateboard, 15 inch laptop, and about 28 liters of dirty clothes while you are on the go. It has padded shoulder straps and handy internal organizers, the laptop sleeve is padded and fleece lined with side zipper access, and the adjustable sternum strap stabilizes the bag and keeps it snug on your back while you jet from spot to spot looking like a winner.
The Southern is a low-cut skate shoe with vulcanized soles, padded collars and tongues, and suede uppers. They also have solid toe caps and strategic paneling in high abrasion areas, making them more durable.
Huf 1 Vulc Shoes:
The HUF 1 Vulc is a mid-top skate shoe with vulcanized soles, suede upper materials, padded collars and tongues, and Drytex interior lining. They have the similar silhouette and paneling of a Half Cab, one of the most skated shoes of all time, ensuring a more enjoyable and memorable session.