Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace founder Liberty Ross honors long-time friend Dr. Dre, with the creation of the official, limited edition skate for the 30th anniversary of Dr. Dre’s 1992 Death Row Records album, The Chronic. The launch of the line coincides with the public opening of Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace in London today – November 11th.
The Chronic Skate was engineered by Paris-based Flaneurz – the premier creators of detachable and customized roller skates. The skate reflects Dr. Dre’s favorite, signature white trainers and features the iconic Chronic leaf.
Skate enthusiasts and die-hard sneakerheads can get their hands on a pair of skates via sweepstakes registration on flippers.world between 10th – 14th of November. The winners of the two signed pairs of authenticated and numbered skates will be announced on the 15th of November.
Additionally, a limited number of The Chronic Skate will be released for purchase with the style not tipped for re-release. They will be available in-store at Flipper’s London and the Flipper’s New York City Retail Shop on the 16th of November and on NTWRK on the 17th. Excluding the sweepstakes, all pairs are allocated on a first-come first served basis.
The short film, Flipper’s Skate Heist, made its global broadcast premiere today on MTV Live, MTVU, MTV Biggest Pop, and across MTV’s global network of channels, as well as on the Paramount Times Square billboards. The Flippers Skate Heist short film can be viewed below:
The short film follows two masked skaters as they rob a guarded NTWRK truck for a pair of legendary Dr. Dre roller skates. They race through the city in spectacular fashion, escaping at high speed for a fun night at the legendary Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace. Viewers are taken on a gripping journey through urban landscapes, featuring the history and energy of skating’s lifestyle while embodying the rebel energy of today’s skating culture.
The film is directed by Ben Dean and produced by Jason Cole, Jimmy Iovine, Liberty Ross, and Michelle An. The Executive Producer is Danielle Hinde.