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Braydon Szafranski Joins Active!

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Active is proud to announce that longtime friend Braydon Szafranski is now an official member of the their 2007 professional skateboarding team. Braydon has continually supported Active throughout his career, and his transition onto the pro team has been a long time coming.

Active president Shane Wallace states, “Braydon has been a part of the Active family for several years, and we are really proud of his accomplishments as a professional skateboarder. His determination, perseverance and smile inspire everyone at Active. Our entire family proudly welcomes Braydon to the Active team.”

Braydon was also recently named Rookie of the Year by TransWorld Skateboarding. Check out his newest Active ad shot by Atiba Jefferson in current issues of TransWorld, Thrasher, Slap and The Skateboard Mag, and don't forget to pick up a free limited-edition Braydon Szafranski poster at Active while supplies last.

Win a Trip to Film With the Emerica Skate Team!

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Note: This is a video editing contest, not a sponsor me video contest.

Submit your best-edited footage on the contest page for a chance to win a Stay Gold filming trip with the Emerica team! The winning editor gets to hang out with the riders and assist with filming during production of the new Emerica Stay Gold video! The Grand Prize trip includes airfare, lodging and group transportation for two, plus a $1,000 Zumiez gift card! Two runners-up will receive an engraved 2 GB iPod Nano™ containing the Emerica team’s favorite songs, as well as a $250.00 Zumiez gift card! You can also text ZUMIEZ to 44648 for a chance to win one of three additional iPod™ Nanos just like those mentioned above, plus a $250.00 Zumiez gift card.
Your footage must be your own original footage, 30-45 seconds long, submitted here on the Emerica site. We only accept footage in .mpeg or .mov (Quicktime) formats with a maximum size of 40 MB! The contest ends on August 5, 2007. The winner will be chosen by the Emerica filming team!