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Mountain Skate Co. transforms old shoes into custom skates


​​​When burnt out on the daily grind, some flip on the TV and slide into other peoples’ shoes to escape. Others outfit their own shoes with 70mm aluminum wheels and slide blocks and roll away.

Behind a door marked with a green moon and dagger, a staircase leads up to an otherwise unassuming building on the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. There, you’ll find the hidden workshop of Mountain Skate Co., a local specialist in sole-ful surgery.

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