Shop name: Left Skateboardwinkel
Year shop opened: 1995
Owner's name: Miesj Hoffstaetter
Your name and job title: Marco Hart, Shop Manager
Address: Hartmansstraat 22 A, Westblaak 28-30, 3012 VA Rotterdam , Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)10-4145777
Fax: +31 (0)10-4130559
Shop hours: Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 18:00, Friday 10:00 - 21:00, Saturday 10:00 - 17:30, Sunday 12:00-17:00
Web site: Left Skateboardwinkel
How's the shop doing?
Who is your typical customer?
Do you have any interesting shoplifting stories?
No, but we hit first, talk later.
Do you get any crazy people coming in off the street?
Yeah, they are called customers.
Name the most popular skate videos currently playing in the shop.
Do you do any special events (video premieres, signings, demos)?
All of us are dying to see the YéS video!
Do you have any future events coming up?
A YéS video premiere somewhere in 2006, and hopefully we can have the éS team do a demo at the Westblaak skatepark.
Are there any skateparks near your shop?
The Westblaak skatepark is 10 meters away! It's one of the biggest outdoor skateparks in Europe, and has a street course, mini-ramp and vert ramp.
Who are your shop team riders?
Ricardo Paterno, Tim Zom, Sebastiaan Vijverberg and Shajen Willems.
Do you have any shop team riders who are flowed by éS Sales Reps or team flow?
Ricardo Paterno, who recently made it on the éS Europe flow team!
What's the best part of running a skate shop?
Which éS shoes sell the best in your shop? Why?
The Accel, simply because it’s the best skate shoe.
What's the best part about éS?
The Accel, need I say more?