Billabong has placed a “trading halt” on their stock while the action sports fashion world anxiously awaits news of former US Billabong President Paul Naude’s takeover or kickout.
In a statement Billabong said:
Unless ASX decides otherwise, the securities will remain in Trading Halt Session State until the commencement of normal trading on Thursday, 9 May 2013, or when the announcement is released to the market.
It won’t be long now. We’re guessing the takeover will roll right through the approval process.
[Link: Saturday Night Live]
Apparently, the official word has gone out regarding New Balance Numeric’s skate team. Here it is: Levi Brown, Tom Karangelov, Arto Saari, and PJ Ladd.
[Link via SkateDaily]
Wanna get like totally freaked out? This is a trip man. This chick, she can like sit on the back of her own head. It’s sick, man. Like she’s all double joined and stuff. And it’s all part of a new video series from Stance socks. Apparently, with the right socks you can take some crazy, crazy trips. Forget surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding, these socks can help you do circus acts in dark rooms wearing leotards. Speaking of which, we have to go get ours on right now and get torquing.
The black Vaider high top is not only elegant enough to stroll down any red carpet, but it also features two SUPRA footwear technologies: the black Satin TUF upper employs SUPRATUF abrasion resistance technology, and the sole is made from lightweight SUPRAFOAM which provides comfort and impact protection. The all black Vaider has red traction pods, custom red G-Shock sock liner, and the tongue features the “It’s About Time” clock set to 8:13 (20:13 in military time).
The Supra “It’s About TIme” watch will be in G-Shock stores on May 11, 2013 the same day the shoe will be in Supra retailers. Wait, so if we want both we have to go to two stores? Seriously? For the official word follow the jump. Continue reading ‘Supra + G-Shock = It’s About Time’
On Monday morning at 9:17 AM, April 29, 2013 Gotcha founder and ourCaste backer Michael Tomson, 58, was reportedly arrested “on suspicion of driving under the influence and on suspicion of cocaine possession” and charged with “two felony counts of DUI and possession of a controlled substance” after getting involved in a traffic accident in Laguna Beach, California, according to the LA Times.
Tomson posted $100,000 bail and was released. . . A caller reported a traffic collision involving a 2008 Mercedes E550 and a 2008 Nissan Rogue at 9:17 a.m. Monday at Glenneyre and Calliope streets in Laguna Beach. . . Tomson, who was driving the Mercedes, was heading south on Glenneyre when he rear-ended the Nissan being driven by a 65-year-old woman from Santa Ana, police said. . . The woman was hospitalized for minor to moderate injuries.
Sounds like a bad day all around and we’re bummed for everyone involved. Luckily, no one was more seriously injured.
[Link: LA Times]
The pop-up will feature everything Keep A Breast has to offer and more including: merchandise from http://shopkab.com and our partners; KAB breast casts; Non Toxic Revolution prints from artist Shepard Fairey and others; Kassia Meador photo collection; ltd skate decks from Todd Bratrud; and interactive breast cancer prevention learning lounge. The pop-up shop will also feature a series of special events such as a KAB Treasured Chest breast casting day for survivors.
KAB will kick things off with an grand opening party at 6 PM Friday, May 3, 2013. The evening features music by DJ Tony Larson. The Univ Garage is located at 1057a South Coast Highway in Encinitas, California. For the full schedule of KAB events planned for the month of may, follow the jump
Seems like Van Styles‘ photos have been turning heads all over the action industry. Now, he sits down for a short Brainstorm with Kayo TV. And yeah, it’s good to see where he’s coming from, because everyone seems to like where he’s going.
Freewaters Footwear has named Robert “Bob” Kelley as CFO. Previously Kelly held positions at Adidas, Tyr, and most recently at Sanuk.
“I had the distinct pleasure of working with Bob for over 8 years while at Sanuk” said Freewaters CEO John Vance. “He knows every aspect of how to stage a company for profitability, while being flexible to the changing markets and spending needs. All of us at Freewaters feel very fortunate to have such a seasoned professional and genuinely good human on board with us at this early stage in our brand’s history.”
Freewaters has also added reps in the southwest, midwest, and in Florida. For the official word on Freewaters spring ramp up, follow the jump. Continue reading ‘Bob Kelly CFO At Freewaters’