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C.J. Group of Companies Acquires SBC Media Brands

Just Announced: The C.J. Group of Companies has acquired the iconic brands of Toronto-based SBC Media, Canada’s premier action sports lifestyle media company. The acquisition includes six magazines, two annual guides and all related websites, social media platforms and assets which will operate under the C.J. Oyster Publishing division of the C.J. Group. The titles and brands moving to the C.J. Group umbrella include: Snowboard CanadaSBC Skateboard SBC Skier SBC WakeboardSBC BusinessSBC Ski & Snowboard Resort Guide (Annual)Snowboard Canada Women’s (Annual)SBC Surf “SBC is woven into the fabric of skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing, wakeboarding and action sports across Canada. Our vision...

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SBC Media Statement

It is with great regret that SBC Media Inc. has announced that it has filed for bankruptcy protection. Rosen Goldberg Inc. has been appointed to oversee company assets and will be reviewing expressions of interest received from a number of parties. It is anticipated that the sale process will be organized quickly to maintain SBC’s iconic and longstanding action sports lifestyle media brands so they can continue to support the amazing industry, riders and...

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Jake Burton Released From Hospital

Burlington, VT (June 24, 2015)—Right after the 2015 Burton US Open in March, Jake Burton, Founder & Chairman of Burton Snowboards, was diagnosed with a type of Guillan-Barre Syndrome called Miller Fisher Syndrome. Miller Fisher is an extremely rare disorder that results in the body’s own immune system attacking the nerves. Jake had a very severe case that caused temporary paralysis of his entire body, so he was put on full life support in the ICU for nearly two months at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. In late April, Jake made enough progress in his recovery to move...

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Kip Arnette Announces Retirement

Electric announced today that Kip Arnette, Electric Co-Founder, is retiring after 15 years with the brand. “For the first time in a long time I have decided to make a selfish decision in order to follow my passions and seek new adventures outside of work. I am proud of the brand’s success and am confident I am leaving Electric in great hands. I still plan to be a part of Electric, just not on a day-to-day basis. Thank you once again to those who have poured their heart and soul into making Electric what it is today.“ – Kip Arnette “Kip’s...

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Vans Canada Announces New Apparel Sales Manager

Montreal, Canada (June 16, 2015) –Vans Canada is proud to welcome Marianne Demers as the Vans Apparel Sales Manager. Marianne is responsible for participating in the creation and execution of the Apparel strategy, while supporting the sales team throughout Canada.  “Marianne brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experiences as both, a wholesale and retail leader. This is a new addition to the Vans sales management structure that will allow the brand to be more focused on the Apparel business and maximize the brands exposure ” says Jason Good, Sr. Sales Manger, Vans Canada.   “I am very excited...

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