Top South Florida Aerialist Surfer Blake Burns joins the Team X8
PRESS RELEASE - X8 Brands, LLC, makers of the X8 Energy Gum, announces the signing of Blake Burns to its roster of world class athletes. Regarded as one of the best aerialist in South Florida, Blake is known for charging in big hollow conditions and seeks to constantly find the best to Surf. Blake joins Team X8’s mission to expand and develop X8’s elite performance nutraceutical gum products through real world performance.
At 28 Blake stands out in South Florida as an amazing world class athlete, former Hockey player turned animal surfer.… Surfing, has earned him worldwide recognition competing in WQS events and now a free style surfer.
In addition to X8, Blake is also sponsored by Lost Clothing and Surfboards, Kaenon Polarized, Freak Traction, Nomad Surf Shops, Catalyst and Fin-S.
“I am very excited to be part of the program and excited to help another South Florida Company grow” said Blake, “And making Team X8 standout in the surfing community!” Jason Bodnick Co-Founder of X8 said “Blake is recognized talented competitor, who is passionate about the sport and giving back to the community. We are excited that Blake is joining the X8 family and look forward to growing with him.”
South Florida Professional Surfer, Model and Skater: Jensen Callaway Joins Team X8
X8 Brands, LLC, makers of the X8 Energy Gum, announces the signing of Jensen Callaway to its roster of world class athletes. Regarded as one of the premier competitive surfers in all of south Florida, Jensen is known for his innovative above the lip style of surfing.
Jensen joins Team X8’s mission to expand and develop X8’s elite performance nutraceutical gum products through real world performance. At 24 Jensen stands out in South Florida as a wonderful role model for the surfing community. In addition to donating his time as a surf instructor, Jensen also sponsor “The Jensen Calloway Gromtest” which is a charitable surf contest for young kids ages 5 to 17 promoting surfing and community activism.
In addition to X8, Jensen is also sponsored by Guanabanas, Sector 9, Kulcha Shok, Xcel, Nautilus Surf, Arcade Mfg. and Eric Rumaner Surfboards
“I’m super happy to be a part of the X8 Family of athletes. I have used a lot of energy products and X8 Energy Gum is the best energy product I have ever used”, said Jensen. Robert Di Marco Co-Founder of X8 stated “Jensen is recognized talented surfer, skater and great team player. Best of all, Jensen identifies with the X8 Brands’ mission of giving back to the community. We look forward to working with him in 2013 and supporting all of his surfing, skating, and community efforts.”
Free Surfing “Madman” Peter Mendia joins Team X8
X8 Brands, LLC, makers of the X8 Energy Gum, announces the signing of free surfing standout Peter Mendia to its roster of world class athletes. Regarded as one of the top free surfers in the U.S., Peter is known for burying the rail like no other, bone breaking cut backs, and devouring oncoming lips like a madman. Peter joins Team X8’s mission to expand and develop X8’s elite performance nutraceutical gum products through real world performance.
A top surfer for 24 years Peter stands out among his peers as a world class athlete. A gifted athlete, Peter played baseball, football, basketball, until he found his true calling… Surfing, this has earned him worldwide recognition. In February 2013, Peter was featured on the cover of Surfer Magazine.
In addition to X8, Peter is also sponsored by Billabong, Nomad Surf Shop, L W, Zippo, Freck, Proctor Surfboards, Moana Surf Co., Traction and Ted Shreds
“I’m excited to be part of Team X8. X8 Energy Gum really delivers. Once I tried it, I knew I had to be involved.” said Peter. “And I look forward to working with X8, they are really innovative, and understand their athletes.”
Rob Di Marco Co-Founder of X8 said “It is great to have a guy like Peter on the Team, not only is he a tremendous athlete, but he is an amazing person and family man, the type of guy we want our brand tied to and welcome him to our family.”
X8 Brands: Manufactures and distributes a line of functional chewing gums using a patented pharmaceutical active ingredient delivery technology. X8 Energy Gum is a performance engineered Dual Layer Compressed Energy Gum containing a blend of B-vitamins + caffeine. Zero Sugar, Zero Herbal Stimulants, & only 2.5 calories.