Shop Interview: Left Skateboardwinkel

Posted December 9, 2005 by éS

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?
All right!

Who is your typical customer?
Core skateboarders.

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?
The shoes.

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?


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There's 26 responses to "Shop Interview: Left Skateboardwinkel"

  1. haha, i grabbed the first comment

    woolymastadon21 Posted: 9 years ago
  2. not that i had anything to say..

    woolymastadon21 Posted: 9 years ago
  3. Wooly Mammoth.

    garry Posted: 9 years ago
  4. hell no
    mastadons are the way to go

    woolymastadon21 Posted: 9 years ago
  5. Giant Ground Sloth (Megatherium).

    garry Posted: 9 years ago
  6. Billy sweat

    brownjamin Posted: 9 years ago
  7. WOOOO LEFT THEY THE BEST SHOP wonder is they gonna interview Rollin skateshop :P

    Wouter2005 Posted: 9 years ago
  8. interviem lamina from finland. or ponkes. Lamina is big, they have like 2 brands, happyhour skateboards and aste skateboards and the best dudes ride for them. or micmac, which is finish also. louie barletta just joined their team man!!

    Pimpero Posted: 9 years ago
  9. dude, do you ever read what your typing? or do you just bash your forehead into the keyboard a couple times and hit the enter button?

    woolymastadon21 Posted: 9 years ago
  10. shut up wooly

    Wouter2005 Posted: 9 years ago
  11. yeah hollad im gona call that nuba and be like u guys have aby clogs ahha jkjk

    esfootys Posted: 9 years ago
  12. what?

    Matt42892 Posted: 9 years ago
  13. Me rug op

    Josh P. Posted: 9 years ago
  14. nice Josh P :P quick dutch learner eh the word asshole means klootzak

    Wouter2005 Posted: 9 years ago
    has been updated.

    spt Posted: 9 years ago
  16. haha go Left! Next: Antilope! AGGA, je weet toch!

    Fajsha Posted: 9 years ago
  17. Eep, op, ork, ah-ah!

    garry Posted: 9 years ago
  18. ihan sama voisin vaikka vittuilla woolymastadon21:lle mut en jaksa. suomi on paras.

    Pimpero Posted: 9 years ago
  19. The shop looks pretty tight, first time seeing it. I need to go the Netherlands!!

    itspolaris Posted: 9 years ago
  20. what language is pimpero speaking?
    i didnt know you were foriegn earlier

    Matt42892 Posted: 9 years ago
  21. Matt42892 Posted: 9 years ago
  22. im speaking finnish, or im not speking it NOW but earlier... you think i think your idiots when i have to mention that im not speking finnish right now, eh?

    Pimpero Posted: 9 years ago
  23. why did i write "speking" TWO times???? i mean speaking

    Pimpero Posted: 9 years ago
  24. are you finnish?

    Matt42892 Posted: 9 years ago
  25. Are you finnish'ed, cause u better be.

    That shop owner sounds like a weirdo, no offence. But the shop looks cool; is that a dwarf in the window?

    solidsk8 Posted: 9 years ago
  26. yes im finnish

    Pimpero Posted: 9 years ago

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