Kansas City’s premier locally owned and skateboarder owned skateshop, offering the largest selection of skateboard decks and footwear in the metro area. Escapist specializes in skateboards, accessories, clothing and footwear. Our employees have several years of first-hand skateboarding experience, which ensures that our customers receive knowledgeable assistance – something you simply will not find in the larger chain stores. Our crossroads location features a gallery and event space that frequently features skate-related artists, skateboard video premieres and other events. Please visit our site and follow us on social media to stay informed about art shows, events and sales.