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FTC skate shop grew from family values

Kent Uyehara discusses landmark San Francisco skate shop's emergence

Updated: February 22, 2012, 6:53 PM ET
By Joel Rice

The Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in fog. Fisherman's Wharf bustling with tourists. Alcatraz Island floating in a blue bay. San Francisco suffers no shortage of internationally recognized landmarks.

Likewise, when it comes to the skateboarding subculture -- whether it's Fort Miley, China Banks or the Clipper Street ledge -- few cities boast as many monuments.

And certainly one such San Francisco skateboard monument is FTC, the stalwart skate shop now in its 26th year in ...

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