November 25, 2014 – 2:57 PM | No Comment

Omen Longboards started with the Carbon Matrix, which was the collaboration between a bunch of local Seattle skaters including Nate Blackburn and Trevor Preston. Omen didn’t have a physical location at the time, so the Matrix was outsourced to a local company. Due to the relatively low price tag (compared to other carbon boards) Omen gained some notoriety pretty quickly. After a little under a year, Omen procured space in a north Seattle garage and started producing the first Pike prototypes.

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Ronin Welcomes Katie Neilson to the family
March 22, 2014 – 4:24 PM | No Comment
Ronin Welcomes Katie Neilson to the family

Ronin announced that they have a new member of the family. Katie is 26 years old and was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She’s been skating down hills for nearly 9 years, and won a Women’s World Championship title in 2011.

Bustin Boards Distributing Brooklyn Workshop Shoes
March 21, 2014 – 5:30 PM | No Comment
Bustin Boards Distributing Brooklyn Workshop Shoes

Bustin Boards is proud to accept the worldwide distribution rights for the Brooklyn Workshop Shoe Co., starting June 2014.

Fighting Human Trafficking with Longboarding
March 20, 2014 – 4:39 PM | No Comment
Fighting Human Trafficking with Longboarding

Most people don’t see the connection between long boarding and human trafficking. The two young men that proposed long boarding to raise awareness for those affected by trafficking found the link instinctive. A desire for change is passionately bridging that gap. Sparked by awareness, the two men responded to a call to action.