The Emerica family would like to warmly welcome new am rider Brandon Westgate to the Emerica team. For those of you who don’t know, be sure to peep the upcoming 5boro video,...
The X-treme circus is in town! I know it’s an orgy of corporate sponsors and extreme youth marketing, but in case you happen to live in or around the greater Los Angeles area and...
Emerica pro Andrew Reynolds has finally finished editing the Baker video, which is set to premiere August 10 in Hollywood. Andrew, Erik Ellington, Kevin “Spanky” Long, Bryan Herman and Braydon Szafranski worked really hard on their parts, so they are finally able to relax a little bit now that it’s done.
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We here at Emerica would like to congratulate team rider Leo Romero for shredding his way into 1st place at the Soka Fest Best Trick contest on July 30 in St. Louis, Missouri, beating out the likes of Billy Marks, Chris Cole, Jamie Thomas and a slew of other heavy hitters, and taking home a cool $5,000 for his troubles.
As you may remember, Leo placed 7th at the Snickers contest in Rotterdam, Holland two weeks ago. (See photo above.) Kid is on fire! Between these two events, Leo had just enough time to visit Emerica World Headquarters to work on a top-secret project that you are going to be stoked on.
We’ve sent you packin’ over to Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, before via a few subtle little links. Now check out what they have to say about Emerica.
Guess what the UPS driver dropped off in my office today? That’s right, four brand-Spanky-new glimmering complete Baker Skateboards! Look at them laying there in all their glory: The official shred sleds of Erik Ellington, Andrew Reynolds, Bryan Herman and Kevin "Spanky" Long.
One of these pups—plus a copy of the upcoming Baker vid and one pair of Emerica shoes of your choice*—can be yours by winning this simple little contest. Don’t delay, as we will close up shop on this major online event on August 12, 2005.
*That are available on our site.
As promised, we chucked a couple of more things in the More section: A Sponsor Me Video Review featuring Abdias Rivera and a Zine Review on Self Educated No. 6. Stayed...
It’s been talked about for so long now, and soon it will become reality. We’re talking about the long-awaited Baker video, of course, which is set to premiere on August 10 in Hollywood. Emerica pros Andrew Reynolds, Erik Ellington, Kevin “Spanky” Long, Bryan Herman and am Braydon Szafranski are out skating together and filming the last tricks for the video, and Andrew, of course, has been hard at work at the editing console. After getting a sneak peak of a bit of the video, I can tell you that the wait will be well worth it! We’ll keep you posted on exactly when and where it will premiere.
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Check out this sweet lil’ bit o’ footie of Emerica pro Leo Romero et al at that big ol’ phat Snickers World Championship of Skateboarding contest that went down in Rotterdam, Holland a few "days" back.
While you’re at it, the next time you see him, you should congratulate Leo on his fine 7th place showing! Can’t get enough of Leo? Scope this tight-ass interview from way back in 2003. That should tide you over until the full team report, coming tomorrow.
If you haven’t checked out the More section lately, now is the time to do it, as we’ve "recently" added in some Web Site Reviews on VA Fleezers and Flikr, a Sponsor Me Video Review...