Author: Jill Ellsworth


For over 20 years, éS has provided some of the most influential designs in skate footwear. Today, éS is excited to introduce the new SWIFT 1.5 that incorporates inspiration from two top 90’s éS designs. When you see the embossed éS accent in the ollie area, and the large embroidered éS Script logo on the lateral mesh panel, you’ll instantly recognize which shoes the SWIFT 1.5 was inspired by. Check this video of Ronnie Creager and Tom Asta wearing the SWIFT 1.5 at the infamous West LA Courthouse in Santa Monica, California.   The beauty of the SWIFT 1.5...

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Frosted Skateboards – Creating a Skate Company at 17

When Jérémy Séguin was 16 years old he was working his first job at a bakery; now, just 3 years later, he is the owner of Frosted Skateboards.  The brand, which Jérémy created at age 17, currently has distribution in over 10 shops in Quebec and is continuously picking up speed in the Canadian skate scene. He is proof that age is not a barrier when it comes to chasing what you love. Jérémy admits that starting his own company from the ground up wasn’t easy. Figuring out how to establish products, create a website, and build a skate...

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Columbia OutDry Extreme ECO Jacket Review

Review by: Melissa Kurtin   A few months ago I received the Columbia Women’s Titanium Outdry Ex Eco Jacket and thought, oh great another rain jacket! You might think I’m being sarcastic, but I’m definitely not; I was so stoked! A good rain jacket is a hot ticket item for someone who works a lot of outdoor events. This year has been particularly horrible for weather; out of the 8 wakeboard events held in Ontario, it rained at 6 of them, which really sucks. When I first opened the box, a plastic-looking white jacket was staring back at me....

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éS footwear has united with DGK Skateboards for a brand new Fall 2017 collaborative collection that meshes the brands together flawlessly. This premium collection taps into the high quality materials, design and style that both brands are known for.   This exceptional éS X DGK collection integrates the iconic éS footwear styles: ACCEL Slim, the ACCEL Slim Mid, and the premium SESLA that are merchandized with T-Shirts, Hoodies, and accessories. Helping to support this collection are éS and DGK riders Wade DesArmo, DeMarquis McDaniels, Juan Moreno, and Shinya Masuda. The éS X DGK collection is available globally at your...

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Rayne Longboards and Origin Distribution Partner for Manufacturing and Worldwide Sales

VANCOUVER, BC – June 26th, 2017:  Origin Distribution and Rayne Longboards are proud to announce a new agreement under which all Rayne products will be manufactured and distributed worldwide out of the Origin Distribution warehouse and factory in Washington state. The partnership marks the beginning of a new chapter for both Rayne and Origin alike. Since being founded in 2004, Rayne has widely been known as an industry-leading innovator in board design. With Origin managing manufacturing and distribution, the Rayne team will be provided the opportunity to directly focus on the product innovation and progressive development that defines the...

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