Ryan Clements discusses his first time dropping into vert, starting his first business in his early twenties, how he started working at The Skatepark Of Tampa, getting fired from The Skatepark 0f Tampa, starting his company The Boardr, managing skaters sponsorship deals and their finances, what goes into putting on skate events and much more…
In an era where multitudes of skilled skateboarders are emerging as top ams or pros with sponsors or not, The Boardr has recently launched a funding option similar to GoFundMe on every skater profile on their site. This goodwill feature functions as an “always open” fund to contribute to skaters travels, entry fees and more. Have a look.
The Boardr crew recently collaborated with Mark Gonzales to uncover some of his unique possessions and pieces of skateboarding history from a few rented storage spaces in NYC. Together, with the support of adidas the birthed the #GonzStorageSpace art show which had select items from the collection on sale, on auction, and on display at The Boardr HQ in Tampa for one night on March 4, 2016. Have a look!