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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MFG Profile: Omen Longboards
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.

Sikk Shades at Maryhill Festival of Speed
April 5, 2014 – 1:47 PM | No Comment
Sikk Shades at Maryhill Festival of Speed

Volcanic Promotions is pleased to announce a new partnership with Sikkshades® by Eddie Bauer, Jr., as the “Official” eyewear of the 2014 Maryhill “Festival of Speed”. “When Eddie Bauer Jr. came to us to discuss sponsoring the event we were excited at the possibilities”. Over a few days of discussions and reviewing the eyewear they are producing, it was clear we wanted to align with such a quality group.

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.

Sector 9 Driver Slide Gloves 2
February 25, 2014 – 7:14 PM | No Comment
Sector 9 Driver Slide Gloves 2

The new generation of the Sector 9 Driver glove has arrived and they’ve brought you some new colors to slide your hands into. Newly reinforced fingertips, foam padded wrists and palms, and sweat resistant dye treatment will extend your sessions longer than ever!

Latest Blast of Concrete Wave Noteworthy
January 4, 2014 – 4:28 PM | No Comment
Latest Blast of Concrete Wave Noteworthy

Start the year off with the first blast of Concrete Wave Noteworthy for 2014! Featuring the new lineup from Madrid Skateboards, Loaded’s recently released Truncated and Cantellated decks, Harfang wheels, Rojas’ and recaps from 2013.

Concrete Wave Noteworthy Fall 2013 Part 2
November 23, 2013 – 8:50 PM | No Comment
Concrete Wave Noteworthy Fall 2013 Part 2

Latest Blast from the Fall 2013 Concrete Wave Magazine. Get all the ins and outs of the latest in gear and company info. This issue showcases companies such as Loaded with the cork board finished Tesseract, Predator Helmets new FR7 Helmets, Zombie Bone Precisions, and many more. Check out part 2 of the Fall 2013 Noteworthy right here on AXS Gear.