2004: Koston Lands Worst Trick

Posted November 23, 2005 by éS

Javier Sarmiento joins the éS team. His smooth, technical style will continue to inspire a whole new breed of tech skaters.

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The éS team embarks on the Hotlanta to Tampa Tour, Eastern Canada Tour and Europe Capitals Tour.

Eric Koston lands the Worst Trick at Tampa Pro, then decides to open his own secret indoor training facility in Los Angeles.

Cale Nuske wins Australia’s Skater of the Year award, taking home a cool $5,000, as well as bagging a cover and interview in Slam magazine.

Rodrigo Tx., Justin Eldridge and Cale Nuske endorse éS Apparel, bringing a stronger focus to the line and putting faces to the name.

The éS Game of SKATE turns into a national amateur series.

P.J. Ladd takes the top spot and $10,000 at the second annual Eric Koston's éS Game of SKATE Pro Finals at the Action Sports Retailer trade show in San Diego.

Eric Koston appears in Tony Hawk's Underground 2 video game and plays celebrity basketball with Justin Timberlake.

Movie star Rick McCrank makes his first cameo acting appearance in Ethan & Elliot, a homemade film by Anti-Social filmer Ben Wagner.

Justin Eldridge completes an amazing part in Chocolate Skateboards' Hot Chocolate video, then he and éS filmer Scuba Steve each buy their own condos.

Unofficial éS Footwear fan sites multiply like bunny rabbits on MySpace.

The éS Spring line adds the APS, the Catch, the Cradle, Rick McCrank's third pro model skate shoe, the McCrank 3 (unreleased), the Reaction and the Workout 100. The Fall line adds Eric Koston's sixth pro model skate shoe, the K6, plus the Discover.

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The Holiday line adds Tom Penny's second pro model skate shoe, the Penny 2, as well as special P.J. Ladd colorways for the Accel and the Accel Plus.

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2004 Headlines

  • The European Union bans the import of poultry from Thailand, as bird flu spreads throughout Southeast Asia.
  • The CIA admits that there was no imminent threat from weapons of mass destruction before the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
  • The City and County of San Francisco begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples as an act of civil disobedience.
  • Simultaneous terrorist bombings on rush hour trains in Madrid kill 190 people.
  • Former President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, dies at age 93.
  • SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately-funded vehicle to achieve spaceflight.
  • Groundbreaking of Freedom Tower at Ground Zero in New York City.
  • Armed robbers steal Edvard Munch's The Scream, Madonna and other paintings from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway.
  • A jury finds Scott Peterson guilty of murder of his wife, Laci, and unborn son, Connor.
  • Heavy metal guitarist Dimebag Darell is gunned down and killed during a performance in Columbus, Ohio.
  • The strongest earthquake in 40 years originates in the Indian Ocean off the West Coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, measuring 9.3 on the Richter Scale and creating tsunami tidal waves that sweep across the coastlines of Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. At least 290,000 people from South Asia to Somalia, Africa die.


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There's 17 responses to "2004: Koston Lands Worst Trick"

  1. I thirst for first.

    Crankers' third was suhweet!

    garry Posted: 9 years ago
  2. Where's the Accel and Accel Plus lol and PJ ROCKS YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

    Wouter2005 Posted: 9 years ago
  3. I had no clue the Rick McCranks were un-released

    Bestskater Posted: 9 years ago
  4. the worst year for éS ! Except Koston 6, Cradle/radle and Penny, only basic modeles without design.

    ToNyXeS Posted: 9 years ago
  5. i didnt even know that the other models existed lol i only knew the k6 cradle and penny

    Wouter2005 Posted: 9 years ago
  6. ahahah i never knew there was a shoe from ES that is called the workout 100

    esfootys Posted: 9 years ago
  7. i saw them aerlier today but never mind.
    bring back the APS and Reaction EOS K4,K1,EK-01,K5,K2 and K3 also McCrank 2.

    Alex Posted: 9 years ago
  8. K1 yeah and old Accel Colorways man they hot

    Wouter2005 Posted: 9 years ago
  9. And Penny 1s.

    AzFaz300 Posted: 9 years ago
  10. I liked the catch and workout 100 they were nice too bad they died after about 1 seaseon. The mccrank3's were so much better than the anti-social tey actually looked unique...the k6's and penny 2's are classics...I hope when penny goes to supra he reamkes the penny 2...

    dope_nose Posted: 9 years ago
  11. you guys need to release the mccrank 3, the toe area sort-of looks like the new reynolds shoe.

    woolymastadon21 Posted: 9 years ago
  12. hopefully, the team was so good on this year !

    ToNyXeS Posted: 9 years ago
  13. sweet, i'd buy a pair

    woolymastadon21 Posted: 9 years ago
  14. garry why are the pics in the time 2002, 2003 an 2004 arent enlargebla? i always save those pics like to remember back then the nice shoes they had.
    they still do but i liked them better before.

    Alex Posted: 9 years ago
  15. Koston pulling a fakie crooks on handrail. =D

    Peete Posted: 9 years ago

    boint Posted: 9 years ago
  17. man, nothing will beat the accel plus!

    deaners Posted: 9 years ago

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