Heavenbound7 Sk8 Shop on Fulton Avenue serves as haven for youths

A local skate store is using spiritual virtues with a passion for skateboarding to connect with the community. Heavenbound7 Sk8 Shop on Fulton Avenue is

For kids in the community, the skateboard serves

For kids in the community, the skateboard serves as a tool for expression to help them grow and develop. (Credit: News 12)

THE BRONX - A local skate store is using spiritual virtues with a passion for skateboarding to connect with the community.

Heavenbound7 Sk8 Shop on Fulton Avenue is run by Henry Pena, who once served as a church youth leader to guide children down the right path.

Kids in the community who come to the skate shop say Pena has been a big influence in their lives. For them, the skateboard serves as a tool for expression to help them grow and develop.

Pena is also the coach to a competitive skate team that travels to various locations in the tri-state area representing the Bronx.

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