Now Making Pole Jams!

Who wants a Pole Jam?  15″ high, 30 degrees on the front, 60 degrees on the back. Hit it both ways. It’s a 2 3/8″ diameter pipe. $60 gets it. Skater made right here in Central Jersey. Let me know if your interested! If you like the one @forthunionap this is a […]

ABF Skateboards Now Available!

Looking for a complete skateboard for kids?  I got you covered!  $100 gets you a high quality hand made in the USA ABF deck, grip tape, trucks, wheels, hardware and bearings, assembled by yours truly!  Widths of 7.5″, 7.75″, & 8″ available specifically sized for kids.  Shoot me an email at mattdanza@abfskateshop.com […]

Join the 2017 ABF Skate Trip to Penn Skate!

Hey guys! Seats are going fast for the 2017 ABF Skate Trip to huge indoor Skatepark Penn Skate in Allentown, PA! We’re picking up in Hazlet at 9am & Bridgewater at 9:30, we’re skating from 11-4, with delicious box lunches and swag bags and chances to win skate raffles along the way! […]

Attention Point Pleasant: Skateboarding Lessons!

Sign-Ups are now open for fall skateboarding lessons at Point Pleasant Skatepark! They are open to Point Pleasant residents & start at the beginning of October! I’ll be teaching these again for Anderson Surf Camps & am looking forward to sharing my passion for skateboarding with dozens of great kids, so if […]

Keyport Skate Jam Saturday 9-24-16!

Just wanted to give you all a heads-up about a Skate Contest coming up soon in our area! What: Skateboard Contest When: This Saturday, September 24, 2016 Where: Hazlet Skatepark, 1776 Union Ave, Hazlet, NJ.  Time: Sing-Ups and Warm-Ups start at Noon, Contest 1-4. Divisions: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced   Costs $10 […]

Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market!

Stop by the ABF Skate Shop booth at the Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market Saturday June 4th! I’ll have our classic Punch Buggy T-shirts, our one of a kind steel flat bars, and vintage skateboards for sale!  I’ll also have some great old pictures of New Jersey Skateboarding from the 80s […]

Thank you Dave!

Thank you David Farrell Art & Frame for the wonderful surprise gift! A beautiful frame around the recent ABF newspaper article! If you need anything framed be sure to contact my homie & neighborhood skate buddy Dave Farrell! Btw, that’s Aidan back there painting a skateboard! All skating all the time!

7 Prez Sk8 Jam This Saturday May 21!

I can’t even express in words how wonderful it is for ABF Skate Shop to be participating in New Jersey Skate Culture again. Seeing the old punch buggy here among all these awesome companies…if i think about it too long, I start tearing up. Hope some of you can stop by our […]

Viewing Party!

Join the Skate Asbury boys & me to watch the Red Bull Hart Lines event at @apyachtclub on Sunday at 2 pm. There will be plenty of door prizes from @stereoskateboards, @richerpoorer, @converse_cons & @asburyparkbrewery. All ages are welcome. 21 + with proper ID.

Skate Lessons!

Life’s About Experiences! Skateboarding teaches so many life lessons—perseverance, mastery, fitness, compassion, balance, and more. It’s a skill that will last a lifetime. Just look at me! Our lessons celebrate families getting outside together, kids stepping away from their screens, respecting and appreciating our community, and having a blast on the board! […]

Seven Presidents Skate Jam coming Saturday May 21!

The Monmouth County Park System is holding a contest at Seven Presidents Skateplex in Long Branch on Saturday May 21st from 9am to 2pm & ABF Skate Shop will be there!  I’ll have a booth set up hawking T-shirt and flatbars!  Come say hello!  Here’s the details! Held at the recently refurbished […]

Love Seeing Old Friends!

  It was a pleasure seeing Bryan Kienlen, bassist from The Bouncing Souls, again at the Skate Asbury “Here We Are” Photo Show this passed Saturday! What a great event with great people for a great cause!  Also got to meet his lovely & entrepreneurial wife Nicole!  Bryan worked at ABF for […]

“Here We Are” Photo Show this Saturday!

Come on out to the Photo Show at Cafe Volan to benefit skateboarding in Asbury Park. They have a long list of friends from New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia contributing to the event. The fun starts 7 PM and there will be beverages available for all ages.  The guys at Skate […]

Skateboarding is about DOING!

I love this article from 2011 on the Art of Manliness website.  It’s called ” Viewers vs. Doers: The Rise of Spectatoritis”  Here’s the link, I hope you’ll read it!  Skateboarding isn’t about watching, its about doing! http://www.artofmanliness.com/2011/08/28/viewers-vs-doers-the-rise-of-spectatoritis/

Philly Am!

Heads Up! Philly Am at the Bethlehem Skate Plaza, Saturday, May 14th.  And for all the Gen-X’ers out there (like me) getting back on the board,, there will be an over 30 division! Come on out! For more info follow @phillyam on Instagram!

Old Friends at TPRFM

Best part of the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market this past Saturday?  Reconnecting with old friends!  Kenneth Lee here used to shop ABF all the time back in the day, remembers ABF Mary (mom) well.  And it was great seeing original Team ABF rider 1989-1990, Pat Guidotti!  Even got to meet his […]

NJ Sk8 Legends Collection

Adding board #5 to my New Jersey Skateboarding Legends collection! Chris Pastras, aka Dune! I love this board & am tempted to set it up & ride it…but I won’t! For all my non-skater friends, Chris Pastras is from Metuchen & we skated together sometimes like at Kendall Park roller rink or […]

Skater Made in Central Jersey

Our flat bars are designed & fabricated right here in central New Jersey!  Support local skater owned & operated companies: buy an ABF Flat bar!  If you’re in NJ, I’ll deliver it personally free.  Our flatbars cost only $150 + tax & are 8′ long and weigh 50 pounds.  Compare that to […]