How do you know when is the perfect time for a skater to turn pro? For starters, the skater has to completed such tasks as nailing a few video clips, covering a few articles in magazines and blogs, traveled with a few tours, made some shop appearances, and earned their stripes with a few contest winnings. Once that skater has done so, the skateboard industry would be sure to have a demand and desire for a few products with his name on it.
Well this years newest addition to the professional aspect of the skating industry is Element’s very own Evan Smith. His video entitled “The Evan Smith Experience drops this Thursday, March 21st along with his very first signature product.
In other news, skater Paul Zitzer has recently been added to Roger Skateboards. Paul Shier & Nick Jensen’s new skate company has publicized 5 of its 6 team skaters as of now. In addition to themselves of course, the squad features Tom Know of the UK, Sylvain Tognelli, along with Jon Nguyen. The question now is, who’s going to have the last slot?
Stereo Skateboards has officially added Ben Fisher to their squad of skaters. Chris Russell has been welcomed to the crew over at Creature and Nick Tucker recently enlisted with the Supra team.
The Vans half cab is celebrating its 20th birthday this year, and as a way to celebrate the life of this icon was to release a limited edition signature label every month during the summer. Vans will commemorate and reflect on the history and success of this shoe. The designing of the labels will be a joint effort of four Half Cab artists including the one and only Steve Caballero himself.
The brands very first drop will showcase Morizen Foche commonly known as Mofo, a legend in the in skate industry. He’s also well known for his hand in starting Thrasher Magazine during the early 80′s. His actions led to the raw setting of the industry that evolved into the notorious brand that its known for today. Morizen took the infamous picture of Steve Caballero that became the origin of the label that appeared on Half Cabs over a period of 20 years.
The first step for a skater to be recognized can be a number of things. It all starts with dedication, commitment, and hard work. It could start with the first day you stepped on your board. The dedication aspect will tie into your development as a skater, whether it may be a few injuries or countless pairs of shoes to damage. In the end you reap what you sow, and if you think you have what it takes, then the opportunity is here for the taking.
Element along with the Berrics have been hosting a contest across the nation for an opportunity to prove yourself. Its not too late to compete in the finals, all you have to do is send in a one minute video of yourself at any skatepark showcasing your best tricks. The winner of the finals will not only take a completely paid trip, but they’ll be able to spend a day at the Berrics with the Element crew, along with the possibility to be sponsored by Element as well.
Skating has no boundaries and limitations. It doesn’t matter where you’re from, whether its the frosty climate of Europe or the tropical aura of the islands. The sport of skating runs deep through the veins of countries everywhere. In this case, a skater from London and Jamaica proved it. One Distribution was pleased to announce the induction of two amazing skaters of Lucien Clarke as well as Chewy Cannon. The two skaters were split up behind One Distribution’s powerhouse brands. Lucien Clarke is officially enlisted under the Supra team. The ambitious twenty-four year old made his journey through an array of living arrangements while harnessing the essence of his talent. Chewy Cannon made his way to the scene coming out of a barren landscape. He grew up on the coast of England in a city by the name of Great Yarmouth. As a true seed of the sport, Chewy declared his own path and destiny despite the rugged landscape of nowhere that he grew up in. Due to his hard work and many painkillers, Chewy is officially riding for the Krew team.
With all in all being said, make it happen.
In case you guys didn’t know or weren’t aware of, Stix has switched their entire system and is running on an entirely new and efficient site that allows for way more accessibility than before. We now offer coupon discounts and an abundance of new products coming in weekly. Make sure you check it out and spread the word. As of now, we have received a few shipments from the hottest brands out right now including Acrylick and Huf. Do yourself a favor and be sure to get your hands on these limited products. They’re going fast so don’t miss out. While you’re there you might want to check out our awesome selection of sale and clearance items that are selling for incredibly low prices, no matter what your price range and budget is theres always something in store for you here at Stix.
Supra, a brand in its own category, in its own lane, unrivaled and without competition. A company that ensures originality and ingenuity. Therefore creating masterpieces and works of art for us to adore and cherish. With some of the most unique designs available, Supra’s efforts on making classics doesn’t go unnoticed. They are labeled as artists and their pieces are to be worn and shown off. Aside from the design, their works are made from exclusive materials in turn making every product that much more valuable. With an abundance of designs and color schemes, Supra’s variety spreads across a list of genres and identities that come to appreciate their efforts.
When you think of Supra, you might think of modern art, or contemporary masterpieces. It focuses on detail and quality, craftsmanship and comfort. It goes above and beyond your average idea of design, and surpasses your idea of unique. It has a union of distinction and exceptional proportion. It brings about a combination of music, art, skateboarding, and the industry as a whole.
The list goes on when it comes to the names and faces behind this brand, including Terry Kennedy, Chad Muska, Jim Greco, as well as their new addition Stevie Williams. With its attention to detail and styling, Supra’s products are unprecedented if you will. For example, the all new TK Society Mid, it comes in a variety of different color schemes and features a mid top cut that allows for all around comfort and functionality. It combines everyday skate fashion with a cross of the latest street trends. Just slide into a pair of Supra’s and you’ll become acquainted with luxury and comfort, as well as support and resilience.
Stix rideshop will be having a blowout Black Friday Sale with incredible savings. Don’t Miss out, this is a sale that you’ll only see One time a year. Take advantage of it and shop Stix!
- All T-shirts, Jewelry, and wallets will be 30% off.
- All button-ups, hoodies, and sweaters will be 25% off.
- All shoes will be 20% off.
- All hats, fedoras, beanies, and jackets will be 15% off.
- Rustic Dime slim and skinny fit be be on sale for as low as $29.99
- Not to mention our clearance rack will have an additional 50% off!
Knock out some of your christmas list with us and save a bundle.
We’re also having a sale on our decks and bikes as well.
- Stix decks starting at $29.95 and all Pro decks Always starting at $39.95!
- As well as complete boards going for only $89.99
- We have a new addition to our store with the new Penny skateboards for only $89.99 also.
- And last but not least we have our Fixed Gear Aluminum Stixies (Fixies) starting at an incredibly low price of $300
With top brands to choose from such as:
- The Hundreds
- Herschel Supply Co
- Anti Hero
- Diamond Supply Co
- Plan B
- Alien Workshop
- Santa Cruz
- Sector 9
- Thrasher Magazine
- World Industries
- Zoo York
AND MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM!