Are You Experienced?
PRESS RELEASE: Carlsbad, California – June 6, 2013: Last year, Osiris Shoes topped the charts holding its first ever “Osiris Experience” skate contest in Amsterdam. This year, it’s shaping up to be even bigger. On Saturday, June 15th, Osiris will be holding its 2nd annual Osiris Experience in Prague, Czech Republic.
This event will incorporate many of the elements in which the brand is passionate. This includes a 32 man head-to-head skate contest with cash prizes, live artwork, and live music at the historical Mystic Skatepark venue.
“Last year’s contest really showed us the insane level of talent the European amateur skate scene has to offer” says Osiris’ Global Marketing Director, Hans Molenkamp, “it’s great to see the comradery among the skateboarders and it feels great to give back to the skate community. To have this event at Mystic is a true honor for Osiris Shoes and for the growth of the Osiris Experience.”
Osiris Co-Founder and VP of Sales/Operations, Doug Weston along with International Sales Manager, Joe Marckx have both been key players in planning this event. “The Osiris Experience in Prague brings together the best elements of skateboarding in Europe” comments Weston, “the top amateurs in Europe will compete in an innovative contest format with premier title sponsors such as our media partner Transworld Skateboarding as well as Monster Energy, GoPro, Boom Movement and SPY Optic ensuring we’ll have an Experience like no other.”
“This event is our way of supporting the best skaters in Europe and allowing them to showcase their talents in an entertaining format” says Marckx, “by combining the contest with our global sales conference, we also bring a broad industry element to the event that allows all of our reps, distributors, employees, and pro riders to interact, share ideas, and continue to grow the Osiris brand.”
The event will have full coverage on all Osiris’ social media outlets, the Transworld Skateboarding website, as well as a designated Facebook page (www.facebook.com/
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About Osiris Shoes
Osiris was created in 1996 by the executive team of Tony Magnusson, Tony Chen, Doug Weston and Brian Reid. The Osiris brand was born out of a need in the market for quality skateboarding footwear that also incorporated lifestyle street elements. The executive team combines over 50 years of footwear, design and product knowledge with over 70 years of combined experience in the action sports industry. This combination of experience has allowed Osiris to be one of the premier action sports footwear brands worldwide for over 15 years.