Since parting ways with Ford earlier this year, Ken Block has been freed from the contractual shackles of the Blue Oval. This is good news. As it means his non-Ford cars that have been locked away for years are starting to come out of the woodwork. Cars like his 2006 world-record beating, Monster-Energy branded Subaru […]
Following the aquisition of Supra Footwear Company along with brand Kr3w, as part of the takeover of their parent company K-Swiss back in July 2019. “In May 2019, Xtep disclosed that it was acquiring 100% of the outstanding shares of E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc., the owner of K-Swiss and Palladium brands for a cash […]
BIG WELCOME to Tom Wood, who joins the Favour & Fortune Family. It didn’t take long for Tom’s passion for skateboarding and education?/#! Hang on a minute… He’s a teacher who skates… Right… Like I was saying, Tom’s passion for teaching and skating shone through right off the bat, travelling to distant lands to spread […]
Supreme, a streetwear brand with 12 stores and a cultish following, is being sold to the parent company of Vans and Timberland in a deal that valued the apparel maker at roughly $2.1 billion including debt. VF Corp. VFC -1.86% is buying Supreme from founder James Jebbia and a pair of private-equity firms, Carlyle Group Inc. CG 1.96% and Goode Partners LLC. Mr. Jebbia […]
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On April 12th – 14th 2019 the premiere of the UK Skateboard Championships will take place at Graystone Skatepark in Manchester. This is the first official national skateboarding competition to be held in England, with competitors earning qualifying points for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.
Competitors for the event will be invite only, with a selection process which includes: current UK ranking, previous competition standing, sponsored and professional status and future potential in the two event disciplines.
Confirmed skateboarders for the event include Sky Brown, Alex Decunha, Jordan Thackeray and Alex Hallford, all of whom were recently selected for the Skateboard GB aspirational squad.
Skateboard England CEO, James Hope-Gill: “We’re excited to announce the launch of the UK Championships. The most talented skateboarders from around the country will compete in the first event and with Olympic qualification points at stake, it is set to be one of the highlights in the skateboarding calendar.”