Brands RSS < Skately Library http://skately.com/rss/library The latest brands added to the Skately Library. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 8:06:38 +0000 http://skately.com/img/layout/rss-logo.gif Brands RSS < Skately Library http://skately.com/rss/library Primitivehttp://skately.com/library/brands/primitiveWed, 11 Jan 2017 14:49:35 +0000Primitive

Primitive was founded by Paul Rodriguez in 2008 as a retail store front in Encino, California. Through a unique collection of hard to find items, Primitive quickly gained traction and amassed quite the loyal following. A Primitive apparel line wasn't far behind, and then in 2014, introduced a line of Primitive decks with a group of skaters which continually push the boundaries of technical skating.

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Bro Stylehttp://skately.com/library/brands/bro-styleWed, 17 Aug 2016 11:37:39 +0000Bro Style

Bro Style is a grip tape and accessory company that jokingly started around a New Mexico campfire in 2012. Founded by Leo Romero and Griffin Collins, Bro Style never takes itself seriously but instead celebrates the time spent and positive vibes of skating with your bros. Bro Style team riders include Leo Romero, Chima Ferguson, Daniel Lutheran, Jaws, Brandon Westgate, and Matt Bennett to name a few.

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Lowland Kingshttp://skately.com/library/brands/lowland-kingsWed, 30 Dec 2015 15:15:47 +0000Lowland Kings

Lowland Kings is a deck and apparel company that was founded in early 2015 by Sammy Baptista and Andrew Pott. Lowland Kings was created as a reflection of the various skateboarding and street cultures across the world. Lowland Kings team riders include Sammy Baptista, Andrew Pott, Shmatty Chaffin, Richie Amador, Collin Slew, Jacob Walder and Rahn Handcox.

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Lifeblood Skateboardshttp://skately.com/library/brands/lifeblood-skateboardsWed, 27 May 2015 09:39:28 +0000Lifeblood Skateboards

Lifeblood Skateboards was established in around 2010 with the idea of skating any and all terrain. And with a group of transition rippers including Kevin Kowalski, Cody Lockwood, Mason Merlino, Dalton Dern, and Mark Scott, Lifeblood has carved a niche for itself and gained quite the loyal following.

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Send Helphttp://skately.com/library/brands/send-helpTue, 04 Nov 2014 11:46:17 +0000Send Help

In 2012, The High Five was forced to change it's name and re-booted as Send Help Skateboards. Send Help is the embodiment of Todd Bratrud's art and humor and offer decks which use Midwest maple and are made in the Midwest. Team riders have included Steve Nesser, Randy Ploesser, Todd Bratrud, Marty Murawski, Horsey, Brian Heck, Steve Fauser, Justin Modica, and Preston Harper.

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Tired Skateboardshttp://skately.com/library/brands/tired-skateboardsTue, 04 Nov 2014 09:57:52 +0000Tired Skateboards

Tired Skateboards was started in 2014 as the brainchild of Dutch artist Parra. Tired utilizes humorous illustrations to reflect the funner side of skateboarding and to celebrate the old and tired who still skate for the love of it. Tired is distributed through Big Time Distribution.

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Dickieshttp://skately.com/library/brands/dickiesTue, 04 Nov 2014 09:16:02 +0000Dickies

Dickies is a workwear inspired clothing company that was founded all the way back in 1922. Dickies briefly entered into the skate market in the late 1990s and then gave it a more serious go in the early 2010s. Dickies team riders have included Vincent Alvarez, Peter Hewitt, Jim Greco, Dan Plunkett, Stevie Perez, Tom Remillard and Kevin Terpening.

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Deadbolt Truckshttp://skately.com/library/brands/deadbolt-trucksThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:18:43 +0000Deadbolt Trucks

Dead Bolt Trucks was an early 90s truck company that was backed by Airbourne Skateboards. The Dead Bolt truck design used an upside-down hexhead king pin that sat a bit lower and was guaranteed unbreakable. A few Dead Bolt team riders included Oscar Jordan, Chris Griffiths, Ozzy Alvarez, Dan Tag, Ben Horton, Mike Denton, Jak Barnett and Ty Gilbert.

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Skate Workshttp://skately.com/library/brands/skate-worksTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:17:55 +0000Skate Works

Skate Works is a Northern California based retail store that was started in 1988 by the Strubing family. With deep roots in the skate community, Skate Works has grown to include multiple locations, one of which houses an indoor mini-ramp. Skate Works also offers skate lessons to private individuals, groups and birthday parties.

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Surprise Skateboardshttp://skately.com/library/brands/surprise-skateboardsThu, 16 Oct 2014 10:31:03 +0000Surprise Skateboards

Surprise Skateboards was founded in around 2013 as a throwback brand to the 1980s, back when skateboard graphics meant something. Surprise offers artwork from various guest artist and honors the time honored tradition of silk screening their decks. Their decks are made in America and are available in a variety of wider sizes and shapes. Surprise team riders include Vince Duran, Red Bryan Whalen, Billy Roper, and Dylan Fulford.

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Skate Ragshttp://skately.com/library/brands/skate-ragsThu, 16 Oct 2014 09:31:04 +0000Skate Rags

Skate Rags was a Southern California based clothing company that operated from the mid 1980s to early 1990s. The Skate Rags tagline was "To Fit and Survive" and marketed their apparel as being a bit more durable. But as the skateboard landscape changed in the early 90s, Skate Rags struggled to find their spot in the marketplace and folded. A few Skate Rags team riders included Mike McGill, Tom Groholski, Monty Nolder, Sam Cunningham, Ben Schroeder, Mark Partain and Rob Mertz.

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The Denver Shophttp://skately.com/library/brands/the-denver-shopThu, 25 Sep 2014 11:18:28 +0000The Denver Shop

The Denver Shop was a skate shop that was located in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Shop was a big supporter of the local skate scene, and produced several team videos from the mid to late 2000s.

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Wray Broshttp://skately.com/library/brands/wray-brosMon, 11 Aug 2014 14:05:10 +0000Wray Bros

Wray Bros Skateboards was founded in 2012 by Jeremy & Jonas Wray along with longtime friend Paul Luna. With a focus on top quality products and promoting skateboarding in a positive light, Wray Bros has quickly and organically gained a loyal following. In 2014, Wray Bros further strengthened the brand by bringing longtime pal Pat Channita into the fold.

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Elephant Brandhttp://skately.com/library/brands/elephant-brandFri, 09 May 2014 14:34:21 +0000Elephant Brand

Elephant Brand Skateboards was founded by Mike Vallely at the end of 2011 after parting ways with Powell. With shapes and graphics which are reminiscent of the 1980s, Elephant Brand has found a loyal following amongst skaters and collectors alike. A few Elephant Brand team riders have included Mike Vallely, Jason Adams, Kris Markovich, Neal Hendrix and Kyle Berard.

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Grizzly Griphttp://skately.com/library/brands/grizzly-gripFri, 09 May 2014 13:18:47 +0000Grizzly Grip

Torey Pudwill first started making Grizzly Griptape in 2001 by stamping out the Bear Logo for himself and local friends. This was a short lived endeavor, but in 2010 Torey teamed up with Diamond Supply Co. to handle the production and distribution of Grizzly Griptape, in addition to a full line of Grizzly Griptape apparel & accessories.

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3D Skateboardshttp://skately.com/library/brands/3d-skateboardsFri, 09 May 2014 12:43:39 +00003D Skateboards

3D Skateboards is a deck company that was founded by Brian Anderson in 2013. After over a decade with Girl, Brian saw 3D as a vehicle for his art/humor and as something he could call his very own. Brian brought along Austyn Gillette and also teamed up with his old friend Brad Staba to form Big Time Distribution.

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Volume 4http://skately.com/library/brands/volume-4Fri, 09 May 2014 12:18:05 +0000Volume 4

Volume 4 is a clothing and accessory company that was founded by Don "Nuge" Nguyen & Sammy Baca under the banner of Baker Boys Distribution. Volume 4 first delivered for Fall 2013, and found an instant following through a throwback style that's reminiscent of 70s rock n' roll & life on the road.

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NSIhttp://skately.com/library/brands/nsiFri, 14 Mar 2014 11:01:39 +0000NSI

NSI was an action sports video production company from the 1980s. NSI created videos for most of the bigger NSA contests and more.

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Aurora Wheelshttp://skately.com/library/brands/aurora-wheelsTue, 11 Feb 2014 11:04:48 +0000Aurora Wheels

Started in the early 2000s, Aurora was a short lived wheel company that was based out of Southern California's Orange County. Aurora team riders included Ron Whaley, Mike Santarossa, Jake Stewart, Anthony Carney, Austen Seaholm and Jud Heald.

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Officialhttp://skately.com/library/brands/officialFri, 31 Jan 2014 11:45:29 +0000Official

Founded in 2007, Official is the manufacturer of premium headwear, apparel and accessories. Originally known as Official Crown of Laurel, Official draws their influences from skate, street and DIY fashion to create a line of unique pieces. Official team riders have included Austyn Gillette, John Cardiel, Stefan Janoski, Rodrigo TX, Jose Rojo, Miles Silvas and Marquise Henry.

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