#139: Pow-wow 10 Primer

Do you even Florida, bro?

Pow-wow 10 will be returning to the historic Kona Skatepark in lovely Jacksonville, Florida, March 12-15 for a long weekend of skating, camping, live music, and general shenanigans.

Phil and Krans talk with Blake Taylor over Skype about what to expect during the weekend, the bands scheduled to play, where and when beach day is going down, and other pro tips to make sure you get the most out of your weekend.

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