Isle Skateboards is launched

Paul Shier and Nick Jensen’s new skateboard company has been revealed as Isle Skateboards today. Chris Jones is their 6th and final rider alongside previously announced team riders Sylvain Tognelli (who is pro), Jon Nguyen and Tom Knox.

In an interview today Nick Jensen explains the meaning of the name Isle: “We are thinking of it in terms of an independent piece of land that is related to a larger part. In the way that each skater has their own uniqueness that relates to the team as a whole…”

Download their Spring/Summer 2013 lookbook here and take in what’s in your local skate shop this Spring.

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Palmer and Moss pro for Death Skateboards

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Death Skateboards kick off 2013 in fine style following the release of their epic ‘Ordinary Madness‘ DVD a few weeks ago. The team welcome two new pro’s to their ranks today. Dean Palmer and Adam Moss, will now have their names on infamous Death wood after some serious dedication to the brand. The Dean Palmer ‘Death dome’ model has been released first with art by Alastair Mooney and a new edit from Down Under that you can watch in this page. Look out for the release of Moss’ deck soon.

Richie Jackson has a new Stoned graphic pro model out this month as an 8.125″, and Patrick Melcher’s new Bottle deck will hit your local skate shop in 8.25″. Both decks have graphics by AyeJay. There’s a brand new Ordinary Madness swirl deck (graphic by JayBone) also winging it’s way into stores in 8.25″ size. Start 2013 with a new rig and get yours ordered today.