Zumiez Couch Tour 2007 Update

Remember how much fun we had last year? Well this year, our own Ben Kelly will be on the entire month long extravaganza updating skateboarding.com daily…



Geoff Rowley, Eric Koston, Rick Howard, Mark Appleyard, Andrew Reynolds, Chad Muska, Kenny Anderson, Rodrigo TX, Nick Dompierre, Arto Saari, Tosh Townend, Darrell Stanton, Leo Romero, Senses Fail, Saves the Day, The Bled, A Static Lullaby, and many more!

Everett, WA, May 1, 2007- Zumiez Inc., a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories, announces the seventh annual Zumiez Couch Tour. A dozen legs of the tour kick off June 2nd in Puyallup, WA. The Zumiez Couch Tour 2007 presents skateboarding demonstrations by pros Eric Koston, Andrew Reynolds, Chad Muska, Geoff Rowley, Mark Appleyard, and many more. The Zumiez Couch Tour 2007 also offers up live music performances by bands including Senses Fail, Saves the Day, A Static Lullaby, The Bled, Jamie Lynn’s band Kandi Coded, and Mike Vallely’s band Revolution Mother.

Catch a leg of the tour in one of 12 cities near you with skate demos from Adio, C1RCA, Element, eS, Emerica, Flip, Lakai, Vans, and Volcom. Admission to tour stops is free and includes sampling and giveaways from Zumiez Couch Tour 2007 promotional partners Jones Soda, Spy Optic, Skullcandy, TransWorld SKATEboarding, and Boost Mobile, LLC, a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand focused on offering premium Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services to the youth market. Tour stops will also feature autograph sessions with featured skate teams, an interactive festival area, legs, and Couch.

New this year, Zumiez introduces the first annual Zumiez ‘Best Foot Forward’ Amateur Skate Contest Series, presented by Boost Mobile. The ‘Best Foot Forward’ series is an invite-only jam format Am contest that will give up-and-coming skaters a leg up. A local contest will take place at each leg of the Zumiez Couch Tour 2007. The winner from each tour leg will be flown to the final leg in San Jose, CA on July 1 to compete in the ‘Best Foot Forward’ Finals. From there the three top skaters will be invited to compete at the Hometown Heroes Finals as part of the 4th annual Etnies Goofy vs Regular weekend in Orange County, CA.

The Zumiez Couch Tour legacy continues…


Zumiez Couch Tour 2007 Schedule

Date Location Lineup

June 2 South Hill Mall in Puyallup, WA Volcom skate team, Totimoshi, and Kandi Coded

June 3 Clackamas Town Center in Portland, OR Volcom skate team, Totimoshi, and Kandi Coded

June 6 Fiesta Mall in Mesa, AZ Lakai skate team, The Bled, and Lydia

June 9 Windhaven Plaza in Plano, TX Element skate team, The Bled, and Revolution Mother

June 12 Deptford Mall in Deptford, NJ eS skate team, Senses Fail, and Revolution Mother

June 14 Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, NJ C1RCA skate team, Senses Fail, and Revolution Mother

June 16 The Marketplace in Rochester, NY Vans skate team, Senses Fail, and Revolution Mother

June 20 Spring Hill Mall in W. Dundee, IL Adio skate team, Senses Fail, and From Autumn to Ashes

June 23 Maplewood Mall in Maplewood, MN Adio skate team, Senses Fail, and From Autumn to Ashes

June 26 The Shops at Northfield Stapleton in Denver, CO Flip skate team, A Static Lullaby, and Dear and the Headlights

June 28 Layton Hills Mall in Layton, UT Flip skate team, A Static Lullaby, and Dear and the Headlights

June 30 GREAT MALL, 432 Great Mall Drive, MILPITAS CA 95036, 408-956-9410. Emerica skate team, Saves the Day, and Dear and the Headlights


Volcom Geoff Rowleey, Mark Appleyard, Aaron Suski, Darrell Stanton, Nick Dompierre, Caswell Berry, Collin Provost, Brandon Westgate, Danny Cerezini, Grant Taylor

Lakai Eric Koston, Rick Howard, Mike Carroll, Cairo Foster, Rob Welsh, Brandon Biebel, Alex Olson, Guy Mariano, Marc Johnson

Element Mike Vallely, Tosh Townend, Chad Muska, Darrell Stanton, Tony Tave, Nyjah Huston, Dallas Rockvam

eS Nyjah Huston, Rodrigo TX, Rick McCrank, Justin Eldridge, Bobby Worrest, Danny Garcia

C1RCA Adrian Lopez, Colt Cannon, Jon Allie, Peter Ramondetta, Tony Tave, Windsor James, Sierra Fellers, Dennis Durrant, David Reyes, Julian Davidson, Danny Cerezini

Vans Tony Trujillo, Johnny Layton, Omar Hassan, Steve Caballero, Jon Goemann, Nick Trapasso , Andrew Allen, Scott Kane

Adio Kenny Anderson, Nick Dompierre, Steve Nesser, Ed Selego, Ernie Torres, Joey Brezinski, Chris Roberts, Brian Sumner, Anthony Schultz, Chris Troy

Flip Geoff Rowley, Arto Saari, Mark Appleyard, Lance Mountain, Rodrigo TX, Bob Burnquist, David Gonzales, Eric Fletcher

Emerica Andrew Reynolds, Heath Kirchart, Leo Romero, Brian Herman, Kevin ‘Spanky’ Long, Ed Templeton, Braydon Szafranski, Brandon Westgate, Marquis Preston, Austin Stephens, Aaron Suski, Chris Senn, Ben Gilley