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Tony Hawk Acquires Birdhouse

The Hawk enterprise only continues to get stronger.  Apparently Tony Hawk is now the sole owner of Birdhouse Skateboards.  Once under Blitz Distribution, President Per Welinder will continue his focus on the remaining Blitz Brands—Baker, Flip, Fury, Sk8mafia, and Hook-Ups. However, Blitz will also continue to distribute Birdhouse. A pretty bold move to make with […]

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Burton on Melrose Gets a Roof top Half Pipe!

So as Burton plows its deep pockets into the purchase of DNA Distribution, home to Alien Workshop and Habitat Skateboards, they now have added another treat to their goodie bag. Gracing the rooftop of their 7th flagship store on LA’s hip Melrose Avenue, you’ll now see a fatty half-pipe in the makes. The construction began […]

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Jeremy Klein Retires

Wow! After 16 years of shreddin’ with Birdhouse, Jeremy Klein lays his board to rest. In honor of his career, Birdhouse has released his final graphic, a re-issue of his first pro deck. Some cool old footy of Klein during Birdhouse’s “The End.” Damn, I wish gas prices were as low as they are in […]

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