In putting together this article, we wanted to present you a variety of ways that contests can be run, from people that have run them. If you’re inclined to start putting on a contest, make sure you learn from these folks. Not only have they been there and done that, they’ve probably paid for the T-shirt.
MADRID Madrid has new downhill pro models from Andrew Mercado and David Price. All of the new downhill boards are 8 plies of maple with two layers of Formica, with wheel wells, CNC-shaped in California. fullcircledistribution.com
SMOKIN MAD LOVE - Coming to a hood near you: the Electric Mayhem, a 1" double-drop topmount freeride; the remixed Musello, our double-kick freeride drop-through; the A.M. Bus, a topmount downhill speedboard; plus your favorites the 5150, Chello and Muse. And the Poolie! Empty out your neighbor’s swim hole and tear it up, or test its awesome tech slide abilities. Pick one up at a skate shop near you! And stay tuned for the RPC composite race decks; Jon Butler is at it again – innovative dreaminess from our shop to your feet! Check out smokinmadlove.com.
LOADED Loaded presents their fifth iteration of Freeride Gloves. Constructed with the same lightweight, breathable mesh and Coolmax® wicking fabric, these gloves also feature several new improvements. The palms are now synthetic leather, providing higher durability and comfort; the glove-side palm Velcro is now double stitched. Finger shapes have been modified for a more ergonomic fit, and non-articulated thumbs are positioned to lie flat instead of curving in a gripping position. This helps prevent accidental dragging during slides.loadedboards.com