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Per Welinder talks Blitz Changes

Blitz President Per Welinder talks to Tiffany Montgomery over on shop-eat-surf.com about the future of Blitz. With the loss of some key brands (Birdhouse and Flip) over the last year.  Some are wondering what’s happening with Blitz. Per mentions that within the next 45 days that two established brands will be joining the company. Wonder [...]

A Detailed Analysis of Board Company Sales Over Six Years

Rob Meronek of the Skatepark of Tampa has been kind enough to share stats on deck sales for the last 6 years. If you’re in the Biz, you’ll appreciate this kind of info. You can see the full report here.

Emerica Design-A-Tee-9

Emerica introduces its ninth edition of their ongoing Design-A-Tee contest. The contest allows for anyone to submit their own t-shirt design to Emerica,  for the chance to be included in future catalogs. Three winners will be chosen and will get some pretty awesome prizes.

Manik Skateboards Day of The Dead Series

Seattle based Manik Skateboards keeps putting out some awesome products. Their new deck series entitled “Day of The Dead” is out now. Keep a look out for more Manik products dropping soon.

Consolidated x Rome SDS snowboard boot

Consolidated has collaborated with Rome SDS to produce a “Don’t Do It” snow board boot called the Libertine Drunk. I guess they’re trying to get the word out to support your core companies. Consolidated has been at this for a while, and now they have some support from the snowboard industry.

Pedal To Podium- Green Living and Fitness Program

Podium Distribution, manufacturer of DVS, Matix and Lakai, has impliment a new employee program that encourages Green Living and Fitness. Employees who choose to bike to work can take part in the Pedal To Podium incentive program. Benefits include gift cards to local bike shops, iTunes and even cash.  More employers should implement programs like [...]

20 Years of Black Label

Wow, 20 years of the Elephant. Check out the drunkerds at Hensley’s Pub. Also, be sure to check out the Black Label blog.

Andy Howell Launches ARTSPROJEKT

Artist, former Pro Skateboarder and entrepreneur Andy Howell has launched his latest venture called ARTSPROJEKT. ARTSPROJEKT Zazzle to develop an on-demand skateboard printing system that allows anyone to put their art on a skateboard. Also, artsprojekt has a lineup of art from amazing artists and brands for you to choose from. At launch, ARTSPROJEKT artists [...]

Baker Boys Distribution has a new website

The guys that bring you Deathwish Skateboards and Brigada Eyewear have their new web site up and running. Check out Baker Boys Distribution for all the latest news and hijinx.

August Benzien shakes up the skate shoe world

Dekline‘s Co-founder and lead designer is featured in the latest San Diego City Beat . If you’re not familiar with August or Dekline, well you’re missing out. First of all August is a super talented designer and an all around good guy. Back in 2002 he and Kevin Furtado started Dekline footwear, under the Tum [...]