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Dragon Signs Griffin Colapinto- Surfing’s New, Next Rising Star

Griffin Colapinto Signed by Dragon

Dragon signs Griffin Colapinto, where he joins some of the sport’s top surfers San Clemente, Ca. (August 25, 2016) – It’s not often that a one-of-a-kind surfer of such high-caliber and potential comes along. That’s why Dragon is excited to have signed San Clemente local and rising surf star Griffin Colapinto to its list of global

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Shred Optics and Slytech Protection Appoint New Italian Distributor – DSB Bonandrini

Shred Optics and Slytech Protection Appoint New Italian Distributor

Shred Optics and Slytech Protection continue their upward momentum with the addition of DSB Bonandrini to their team Venice, Italy (17 August, 2016)— Continuing their unbelievable momentum within the bike/dirt community Shred Optics and Slytech Protection are thrilled to announce a new Italian distribution partner for the mountain bike market, DSB Bonandrini. “We are so

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Nixon Expands Global Surf Team with Addition of Kelia Moniz and Leila Hurst

Nixon Adds Leila Hurst and Kelia Moniz to Global Surf Team

Nixon adds the two accomplished surfers to the brand’s Global Surf Team, each bringing their own unique style and energy Encinitas, CA – Nixon is excited to announce the addition of Kelia Moniz and Leila Hurst onto the brand’s Global Surf Team. Both accomplished surfers in their own right, Moniz and Hurst each bring a

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Sole Technology Annouces New President

Sole Technology Annouces New President

Esmail Mawjee Joins Executive Leadership Team As Company Positions For Future Strength LAKE FOREST, CA. (August 11, 2016) – Today, Sole Technology, manufacturer of action sports footwear and apparel for brands etnies, éS, Emerica, Altamont and ThirtyTwo announced it has appointed Esmail Mawjee as interim President of the company. In his role as president, Esmail

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Tactics Expands Team to Include Pro Female Skaters

Tactics Welcomes Alana Smith and Nora Vasconcellos to Team

Tactics Welcomes Alana Smith and Nora Vasconcellos EUGENE, OR – Oregon based boardshop Tactics and global management agency Women’s Skateboarding Alliance are proud to announce the expansion of Tactics’ skate team to welcome female professional skaters Alana Smith, age 15, and Nora Vasconcellos, age 23, as new ambassadors. The announcement culminates a partnership between one of the skate industry’s

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Frank Messmann Named CEO of Absolute Board Co.

Frank Messmann Named CEO of Absolute Board Co.

Frank Messmann brings over two decades of industry experience to his new role with Absolute Board Co. Brisbane, Australia, 4 August 2016 – Absolute Board Co. (Absolute) is stoked to announce Frank Messmann has been appointed Global Chief Executive Officer effective 15 August 2016 and will be based in our Oceanside, USA headquarters.  The move

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KEEN, Inc., Welcomes Global Adventurer & Prolific Photographer Chris Burkard to Ambassador Team

KEEN Inc. Welcomes Chris Burkard as Newest Ambassador

  KEEN, Inc.’s newest brand ambassador Chris Burkard is a world-renowned photographer known for capturing images of travel, nature, and action PORTLAND, Ore. (August 11, 2016) – From frigid Icelandic surf breaks to remote backcountry haunts and dramatic landscapes around the world, renowned photographer, artist, and global nomad Chris Burkard calls these places home. From

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Glenn Brumage joins FourLane LLC – SeatRack as Director of Business Development

Glenn Brumage Joins SeatRack

Glenn Brumage will guide and direct the direction of SeatRack’s expanding business Hot on the heels of SeatRack’s introduction in July, FourLane LLC announces that Glenn Brumage has joined the company to drive the direction and implementation of their expanding business. “Glenn started with us as a consultant back in March” said one of Fourlane’s

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RAEN Hires Industry Vet John Gothard as VP of Sales

RAEN Hires John Gothard as VP of Sales

Industry influencer joins the RAEN team as company continues to grow in overall market share (Oceanside, CA) August 4, 2016 — RAEN Optics, the handmade eyewear brand from Southern California, announces that John Gothard has been hired as the new VP of Sales. With over 30 years of experience in the Action Sports industry and

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KEEN, Inc., Hires Footwear Industry Veteran John Eberle as GM of Outdoor, Lifestyle, and Kids

Keen Welcomes John Eberle to the Team

Bringing more than 26 years of footwear experience, Eberle joins KEEN as the company continues its investment in high-level talent as it builds for the future PORTLAND, Ore. (August 4, 2016) – KEEN, Inc., a values led, independently-owned outdoor and lifestyle footwear brand known for its original and versatile products, expands its depth of footwear industry experience and

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K2 Sports Names Hayter Comm PR Agency of Record

K2 Names Hayter Communications as PR Agency of Record

Hayter Communications returns as the agency of record for K2 for the 2016/2017 season SEATTLE, WA (August 3, 2016) – K2 Sports announced today that Hayter Communications will return as its agency of record for the 2016/17 season, rekindling a relationship that spans nearly two decades. Hayter Comm will resume responsibility for editorial coverage surrounding K2’s portfolio of

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Scott Keating Steps In As New Snowdays Foundation Executive Director

Scott Keating Named Snowdays Executive Director

Scott Keating will use his extensive industry experience in his new role with Snowdays Portland, OR—When longtime executive director Spencer Fransway stepped down, Snowdays knew his boots would be tough to fill. His experience and intimate familiarity with all facets of the organization were unmatched. After a lengthy search, Snowdays is happy to welcome Scott Keating

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Doug Palladini appointed Vans Global Brand President

Doug Palladini appointed Vans Global Brand President

12-Year Vans veteran Doug Palladini to continue the brand’s growth and expansion as Vans Global Brand President.