Gabe Marquez never meant to own a skate shop, but when he realized his kids' friends needed a place to go, he started the West Side Skate Shop and incidentally created the skate club West Side Boys.
Get stoked for a high-flying, adrenaline-fueled adventure. Explore the underground movement that's helping Native American youth throughout the U.S. soar above life's challenges, one half-pipe at a time. Skateboarding is increasingly popular on Indian reservations, cultivating athletes, artists, entrepreneurs and mentors. From the streets of Albuquerque to New York City, from Washington, D.C. to Pine Ridge, SD, the sport is fueling a new form of self-expression and pride.
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