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Posts tagged ‘Eric Koston’

eS ONE | Exclusive Preview

18 June 2009, 00.44 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers | 5 comments »

Rad Collector - eS ONE Exclusive Preview
Oh shiznit! We bring you an exclusive preview today of the new ONE from eS. A vulc throwback to the eS Koston and rumored to be dropping in the fall, it is gonna be straight bananas if eS, Lakai, and SB all drop Koston’s at the same time. Dude is like Big and Pac put together – and he’s still alive! More looks at this banger after the jump.

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Koston on SB | Pro Reactions

15 June 2009, 20.58 | Posted in Skateboarding, interviews, team | No comments »

Rad Collector - Koston on SB Pro Reactions
The Skateboard Mag sent Animal Chan’s LurkerVision to the Debacle premier to ask a bunch of pros what they thought about Eric Koston signing to Nike SB. Check out Danny Supa, Daryl Angel, Reese Forbes, Lance Mountain, Omar Salazar, Theotis Beasley, Rodrigo Petersen, Ray Maldonado, Lewis Marnell, Justin Brock and more as they drop what amount to be not the most scintillating reactions to Koston joining the team. Kinda seems like they all knew already. Hmmm. The best part is Dan Murphy bringing it back for the ams. Watch the whole video here. Via Skate Daily.

Koston on SB

10 June 2009, 22.51 | Posted in Skateboarding, team | No comments »

Rad Collector - Koston on SB
After much speculation, it doesn’t come as a huge surprise that Eric Koston has signed with Nike SB. Its going to be fun to watch the message boards light up about this! Here what he had to say about it.

“Not only am I psyched to be a part of the great group of guys that makes up the Nike SB team, but I’m equally as excited to work with them creatively. I’m sure many people know that a lot of different Nike’s have been the inspiration for my shoe designs over the last 12 years, so I feel like a fucking kid in a candy store when it comes to this partnership between Nike and I.”

One thing is for sure, he’s gonna get a hell of a pro model.

Koston x SB For Real?

03 June 2009, 17.57 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers, speculation | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Koston x SB For Real?
This doesn’t seem like enough evidence to confirm anything yet, but according to Ferrari Murakami Koston has officially made the switch to SB. Here’s the shot of his text message that “proves” it. We’ll just have to wait and see what happens next!

Eric Koston | First Try Fridays Shoe Sponsor Mystery

30 May 2009, 20.28 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers, speculation, videos | 4 comments »


Eric Koston just did a First Try Fridays segment with Wieger Van Wageningen and stoked the flames of the debate as to his new shoe sponsor by wearing bags over his kicks. Sneaky, sneaky! Who sponsors Wieger though? Hmmm. Via Ferrari Murakami.

Lakai | Final Kostons

22 May 2009, 01.26 | Posted in Pro Models, Skateboarding, Sneakers | 2 comments »

Rad Collector - Lakai Final Kostons
In what is starting to seem like illuminati machinations, Lakai has chosen to show us all the final Koston 1 which was to be released for Fall but now will never be, except in the hands of some clearly Masonic Lakai bigwigs. How they gonna do us like that? Word is, Obama may join the cause to get these things made, he especially likes the purps. Black and red after the jump. via CtotheJL.

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Koston x SB?

22 April 2009, 23.58 | Posted in Sneakers, speculation, team | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Koston x SB?
The blogosphere is all a-Twitter today with the release of the above photo of Eric Koston rocking a pair of Nikes. Does this mean he’s on SB? A lot of people think so. It actually looks like everyone is Tweeting in this pic although it came via Felix Arguelles.

Girl x Jenkins x Carroll x Product (RED)

21 April 2009, 20.08 | Posted in Fundraisers, Skateboarding, collabs, decks | No comments »

Rad Collector - Girl x Jenkins x Carroll x Product (RED)
Girl Skateboards Art Director Andy Jenkins has created another set of skateboards for Product (RED), the global effort to eliminate AIDS in Africa, this time in collaboration with Mike Carroll. Jenkins’ previous Product (RED) collabo was a set of two decks with Eric Koston in 2007. Again, both boards combine to complete the Girl logo inside the (RED) embrace. With every board sold, Girl gives a majority of its profits to the Global Fund. Support by buying one or both now at the Product (RED) site. Take a look at the Koston decks after the jump. Via Club Mumble.

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Koston off Lakai

14 April 2009, 15.48 | Posted in Shoes, Skateboarding, Sneakers, team | No comments »


Eric Koston leaves Lakai? Well, rumors are spread and this funny press conference video by Lakai might be a late April Fool’s… but it’s not as the Lakai page states. So far, there’s no information on where Eric is heading. Possibly he’s joining his Berrics-buddy Steve Berra on DVS, possibly he’s not and starting his own company. But one thing is for sure – Koston won’t be sponsorless for more than a few days. We’ll keep you updated.

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