Javier Sarmiento at the 2006 éS Game of SKATE Finals.
Rick McCrank is currently on the Matix Grateful Shred Tour with new éS team rider Danny Garcia and the rest of the Matix guys. This coming Wednesday, September 20, they'll be doing a demo at Vancouver Skate Plaza, followed by another on Sunday, September 24 at the Millenium Skatepark in Calgary.
We here at éS Footwear we would like to wish team rider Rodrigo Tx. a happy birthday, which was actually this past weekend. After spending a few days here in California to enter the éS Game of SKATE Finals and visit our offices to work on shoe and apparel designs, Rodrigo headed back home to Brazil to celebrate his birthday with his family.
P.J. Ladd is currently up in Los Angeles, patiently waiting by his mailbox to receive an advance copy of a video game called Skate that he will star in with Danny Way and some other top pros. More on that as the story develops.
P.J. Ladd and éS shoe designer Rick Marmolijo.
Justin Eldridge has been skating with his friends up in Valencia, California. Rumors are flying that he may appear in an upcoming Cadillac commerical.
Like Rodrigo and Javier, Cale Nuske is also keeping it United (States, that is). He's expected to land on U.S. soil on October 2 to go on an éS filming trip. More on that later.
Nyjah Huston has been helping the Element crew bring down the biggies in one of his favorite places in the world, Puerto Rico. Speaking of Element, we'd like to congratulate éS flow rider Mike Barker for making the Element am team.
Silas Baxter-Neal is skating and hanging out with his girlfriend in Japan.
Mr. Bobby Worrest is out in North Carolina with Chris Hall and friends filming for Chris’ Get Familiar video.