Page 2 February 2011
Today, éS is celebrating the launch of the year 2010 on the timeline website, Skateboarding Starts With éS. This site gives an in-depth view into the éS brand over the past 15 years and caps off 2010 with an interview with the founder of éS, Pierre André Senizergues. Learn how and why éS was created and where it's going in the future.
To celebrate the timeline launch of 2010 and 15 years of éS, we created an iPad application for the 15 Years of éS and Atiba Jefferson Photography book. Find out more information about the iPad application. We are also giving away a brand spanking new iPad to one lucky winner who is the first to correctly answer the questions based on the history of éS in the contest below.
éS iPad Contest Rules:
Please research the éS Timeline website at http://skateboardingstartswith.eS for all of the answers to the questions. Each question is based on a different year, and all questions can be answered by researching the website. Answer all questions in order and submit answers to eSskateboarding@gmail.com. Please number each answer so that it is clear. One lucky winner will be chosen on February 25, 2011.
éS iPad Contest Questions:
1995 – Who got the first pro shoe on éS?
1996 – Who was the “acting” éS team manager in 1996?
1997 – What was one of the special features on Chad Muska’s first pro shoe?
1998 – What was a “first-ever in skateboarding” feature of the Koston 2?
1999 – Arto Saari joined the éS team. Which three tricks did he do for his introductory éS commercial?
2000 – What was the last trick Rodrigo Tx. did in Menikmati?
2001 – What trick did Rick McCrank do for his introductory ad?
2002 – What trick did PJ Ladd do for his introductory ad? Who was on the éS team at that time?
2003 – In the first éS Game of SKATE, who were the final two skaters, and who won?
2004 – How many stairs are on the Hollywood Bowl hubba that Rick McCrank grinded in 2004?
2005 – A 10 year-old Nyjah Huston joined éS. Which two major contests did he win this year?
2006 – Bobby Worrest joined éS. What were the first and last tricks in his sponsor me video?
2007 – Which éS team rider had the last part in the éSpecial video?
2008 – How many shoes were in the éS line for 2008, and what were the names of them?
2009 – Which éS pro debuted his first-ever pro shoe in 2009? Where was the launch party?
2010 – Name each am and pro on éS in 2010. Which pros had shoes, and what were the names of the shoes?
Good luck everyone!
Since the launch of the brand in 1995, éS has been about progressive, innovative and technically advanced footwear and apparel. To emphasize its innovative nature and its constant drive for progression éS is proud to present the 15 Years of Atiba Jefferson Photography 1995 – 2010 book as an iPad App. The book is a visual representation of the brand’s history and heritage and clearly shows the brand’s legacy within skateboarding.
In 2010 the Atiba book was only available in limited print quantities for those who bought the éS Square Two Atiba shoes. For all the people that have not been able to lay their hands on this unique piece of skateboard history, éS now brings you the book as an iPad App. The éS iPad App is now available for download...and the best thing is that it’s for FREE!
The unique App features an overview of photos that legendary skateboard photographer Atiba Jefferson shot for éS over the past 15 years. The digital book brings you a vivid interactive consumer experience with features as videos and animated sequences that really bring the contents of the book to life.
If skateboarding or photography are your thing, this is a must have. So, what are you waiting for, the éS iPad App is NOW available for FREE in the iTunes App Store!
Introduction by Chris Nieratko
Videos linked to the photos
Photo captions written by Atiba himself
Extra article from The Skateboard Mag, shot by Atiba, that is not included in the printed book
Possibility to enlarge and save images
Share functionality for Facebook and Twitter
Check out this video which shows the features and the functionality of the éS iPad App.
This past summer the éS team embarked on a 6 week tour to the South and South Eastern United States. It was hot as hell, but a ton of skating and other great shenanigans took place. Check out the video and images from the trip below. Also check out the exclusive feature from SLAP Magazine in two parts, go to part one and part two here.