Monday, July 22, 2013

Skate life on an Indian Reservation...(Montana Pool Service skateboards)

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Montana Pool Service is a skate company created by Jeff Ament, bass player and co-founder of Pearl Jam.
In late 2011, Jeff and Vitalogy Foundation teamed up with Jim Murphy, Mark Hubbard, Walt Pourier (from Stronghold Society), Vans, Wounded Knee Skateboards, The Tony Hawk Foundation and other supporters to join the Pine Ridge community in building a world-class skatepark on the Native American reservation.

Wounded Knee Skateboards worked on a deck with Montana Pool Service to promote and educate about the tribes in the Montana area and ultimately, help in supplying decks to skaters on the reservations. There are two decks in this collaboration available... one is a 9" wide, 16" wheel-base square-tail, the other a 8.25" wide, 14" wheel-base round-tail deck, both with punk points.
Vans made a video with Jeff about his involvement with helping to build skateparks on the Pine Ridge Reservation below.  Also, watch Stronghold Society's, "Skate Life On An Indian Reservation"... two of the best videos I've seen about educating, building and working in positivity to build a community of support through skateboarding.

Pass the Bucket with Jeff Ament from Vans OffTheWall.TV on Vimeo.

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