ABF in the News in 1994!

Matt’s Mother Mary Danza in ABF in 1994!  Without her none of this would have happened! North Brunswick Sentinel, August 25, 1994 First Day Fashions Short pants, big shoes go back to school this year by Kevin Byre Staff Writer NORTH BRUNSWICK-While teachers are beginning to stock up on chalk, erasers and […]

Sign Up for Spring 2019 Skate Lessons in Point Pleasant!

Point Pleasant Spring Lessons Season is almost here! Weekend mornings starting April 13th. 7 week program for kid’s ages 5 to 14. Sign-Ups start Tuesday March 5 for Point residents, a week later for non-residents. Looking forward to another fun season! Sign Up thru the Point Pleasant Boro Recreation Department Community Pass […]

Point Pleasant Spring 2018 Group Lessons Starting Soon!

Point Pleasant Spring Lessons Season is almost here! Weekend mornings starting April 14th. 7 week program for kid’s ages 5 to 13. Sign-Ups start Tuesday March 13 for Point residents, a week later for non-residents. Looking forward to another fun season! Sign Up thru the Point Pleasant Boro Recreation Department Community Pass […]

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 […]

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!