Tony Hawk hopped on his first skateboard when he was 8 years old, after his brother gave him one. Today is considered a pioneer in the skating industry. Imagine if he had the Best Skate Shop on Long Island when he was younger! Take advantage of the knowledge and gear at Long Island’s best Skate Shop. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Skate Shop on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bunger Surf Shop in Babylon Best Skate Shop on Long Island!
1. Bunger Surf Shop
50 E. Main St., Babylon. 631-661-1526. www.bungersurf.com
Don’t be misled by its aquatic name; Bunger Surf Shop, located on Main Street in Babylon, is also Long Island’s preeminent shop for skaters. There’s plenty of pavement and pipes to hit here on the Island, and Bunger has a long-cultivated reputation as the place to gear up with the right equipment and clothes.
2. Chapman Skateboards
127 Deer Park Ave., Babylon. 631-321-4773. www.chapmanskateboards.com
3. Sundown Ski and Sports Shop
2726 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown. 516-796-1565. www.sundownski.com