Danny Way And Collin McKay Receive Equity Interest In DC Shoes, INC.
Vista, CA. . . . Fulfilling an agreement made several years ago, DC Shoes, Inc., is pleased to announce it has granted shares of DC stock to athletes Danny Way and Colin McKay. Two of the most recognized professional skateboarders in the industry, Way and McKay have been with DC since the company’s inception. Integral to the company’s foundation, Way and McKay inspired DC’s first two signature skate shoes, launched in Winter of 1994.
“Both Damon (Way) and I are very pleased to finally make good on this promise, DC President Ken Block said. “These guys have been a huge part of our success since the beginning….It’s nice to finally have it official because they deserve it. The timing couldn’t be better and DC is stronger than ever.
When asked about being made a shareholder, Danny said, “Since day one, Colin and I have had a strong commitment to the company….This has been something we’ve been discussing with Ken and Damon for a long time and now is a good time to put it in place. Colin and I are blessed that Ken and Damon committed to do something like this for us. We couldn’t be happier.