DC’s Groundbreaking in stores todayCheck out DC’s homepage dcshoes.com. Info will be up on skateplaza.com shortly.
Premium just opened an office and distribution center in Oceanside, California.
Max Dufour finished the Dew action sports tour contest strong by taking first place in the Best trick contest in Orlando in October. He landed a kickflip tailgrab 360 to fakie. First time he landed this trick…actually first person to ever make that trick.
Dayne Brummet and Josh Evin went to China for a 2nd time this year. They went to the brand new opening the of the Shanghai skatepark. This skatepark is insane. It is the biggest outdoor skatepark in the world…no joke. It has everything, marble ledges to huge bowls. Dayne also had a Pro interview with the Chinese publication called Grip magazine. Worked magazine gave Dayne Brummet a pro spotlight in issue 8.Antoine Asselin won the Red Bull combat contest in Quebec City on June 24th. The contest was held downtown on a unique street course on a slope. By qualifying through the DC Canadian nationals this summer, Antoine competed in the Slam City jam as an Amateur in August. He finished 10th in the finals. Antoine has also been busy working on his upcoming interview in SBC. Be sure to look out for it in 2006
Premium French rider Alex Giraud finished the year on a great note…he won the Bowlbash finals. Europeans best bowlriders pushed each other to new heights. 23-year-old Alex Giraud from Marseilles showed an incredible performance and conquered the BowlBash 2005 title.
Thomas Parent has joined the amateur ranks of the Premium team. Thomas placed 3rd at the AM getting paid contest last September.
New to the AM team from down under: Geoff Cook. Geoff is becoming a household name in the Australian skateboard scene.