SCIENCE WONDER ARTFrom wonder we gravitate to science and art to express all. Science is the concern with knowledge that can be objectively verified. Wonder is the great unknown / known with faith; mystical, magical, miracle of our universe. Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities.  Continue reading


Left to right: Otis, Sy, Grayson, & Jayce

Left to right: Otis, Sy, Grayson, & Jayce

This is the main reason why I keep making skateboards; the future generations. This Cayucos gang has rode there Mini Kroozers down. Thanks to Brandon Headland and family for keeping them rolling all these years.

Road to SK8PRK

SLUG A SLO Movement Zine

Notice the BACON SKATEBOARDS phone number 805)549.9764 recognize it? Yep Rootamental’s number since 1993 thats because we were the founders: Scott, Joel, Ethan, & Orr back in the early 2000’s

We at Rootamental started working towards a SLO SK8 PRK since back in 2001/’02ish. In the second issue of SLUG …A SLO MOVEMENT ZINE #2 we interview Heidi the director of Skate Park Association-USA to find out “HOW DO WE GET A PERMANENT SKATEPARK IN OUR TOWN” Check out the image below for the complete how to list.  Continue reading


Jack-Eidt-Condor-Cave am inspired by the Keystone beings like the Condor. From Wikipedia “The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is a New World vulture, the largest North American land bird. This condor became extinct in the wild in 1987 (all remaining wild individuals were captured), but the species has been reintroduced to northern Arizona and southern Utah (including the Grand Canyon area and Zion National Park), the coastal mountains of central and southern California, and northern Baja California. Although other fossil members are known, it is the only surviving member of the genus Gymnogyps.”

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SLO Community

Higuera Street has been the center for business in San Luis Obispo for over 100 years. It was named for the Higuera family who immigrated to California in 1774 during the De Anza Expedition. They settled in the first pueblo San Jose.SLO late 1800s Continue reading

Sout Pa’a

Rootamental’s San Luis Obispo Skate Products “SLO SK8 PRO” is humbled, grateful and proud that the most amazing Sign Artist around hand painted a SLO Deck to help us raise FUNds for community SK8NITE events we are planning.


Southpaw Sign Comapny’s “SOUT PA’A” Sean Beauchamp

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So stoked to know amazing sign painters who are generous to offer their skills and talent to raise money for our San Luis Obispo skateboarding community. The proceeds from this SLO deck will go towards a fun SK8NITE event at our new SLO SK8 PRK.
This guy can make just about any kind of sign. We have a saying “Eric’d” (there is even a sign to the left of his head). The guy is so knowledgable about all materials that when he does something he does it complexly and blows your mind. Check out his pinstripping… hence it got Eric’d.


This is famous Eric Malicoat he grew up in a sign shop and used one shot as his first finger paint. This guy is a wealth of knowledge and he is gracious to share it all.

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