Eines der interessantesten Skateboard Videos für 2009 ist ganz klarAlien Workshops Mind Field.
Ein Release Date stand bisher nicht fest. Doch nun hat der französische Vertrieb V7 zu dem Thema gesagt, dass man das Video zum 2. Februar 2009 erwartet. Ob das stimmt, bleibt abzuwarten, AWS hat bisher kein Veröffentlichungsdatum angegeben.
Flip Skateboards und Blitz Distribution gehen getrennte Wege. Flip wird absofort von NHS vertrieben. Traut man den Gerüchten, will Reynolds ebenfalls den Vertrieb mit Baker Skateboards verlassen.
Santa Cruz, Calif. (Dec 1, 2008)–NHS, one ofskateboarding’s largest and most successful manufacturer/distributors,is proud to welcome Flip Skateboards to its brand roster. NHS willutilize its global sales and distribution reach to realize Flip’s fullpotential as a dominant skateboard brand.
Bob Denike, President and CEO of NHS had this to say, The additionof Flip strengthens our position to be the #1 skateboard supplier inthe industry. The NHS strategy is simple; strong brands across allcategories, innovative product development and working with the bestpro skaters; past, present, and future. The Flip brand together withthe global Flip team are a powerful and welcome addition to NHS. Andfrankly, it’s about f*#king time!“
Jeremy Fox, CEO of Flip states, „This move makes perfect sense forthe Flip brand as well as for NHS as our new distribution partner, andwe feel that there is great synergy in terms of direction andcommitment between the two companies.“ Per Welinder, one of theoriginal owners of Flip Skateboards Inc., and the CEO of BlitzDistribution states that „This deal will allow Blitz to focus on BakerSkateboards, Fury Trucks, Birdhouse Skateboards, Sk8Mafia, Hook-Up’sand JSLV Clothing. Furthermore, this will allow Blitz more time andeffort to flow into developing new brands.“
Geoff Rowley, Pro Skater, co-owner– Flip Skateboards Jeremy Fox, Flip founder, says“This move makes perfect sense for the Flip brand as well as for NHS asour new distribution partner, and we feel that there is great synergybetween the two companies both in terms of business direction andcommitment to skateboarding.“