Bustin Boards Shop of the Week

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Events, News, NYC Street Report, Reviews, Upcoming Events

This Friday will be our first post celebrating the beautiful differences between all of our partners in retail all over the world. In other words, the shops that work with us to get Bustin Boards in the hands of our Bustin Boards “Skate Everything” faithful! Just as riders of Bustin Boards tend to be the kind of skaters that ride everything from ditches, parks, pools, downhill and street, so do our retail partners have that same varied approach to presenting there shop mantra. So check in every Friday to explore with us some of the sickest shops around, how they operate, what they offer and where it is they call home!!

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Create & Skate Design Contest STARTS NOW

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in News, Ryan's Report

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If you follow Bustin, you know that each year we do a ‘Design-A-Board’ contest with a unique theme.  This year we’re excited to launch the contest using our brand new Bamboo-X Series boards, by far the finest constructions we’ve.  We’re also stoked to build the campaign promos around three rad individuals from the Bustin Family and who epitomize both the love of skateboarding and the thirst for creative expression.

HOW THE CONTEST WORKS:

(1) Be a unique individual with your own style and passions.

(2) Design A Custom Board through our interactive website at www.bustinboards.com/custom

(3) Post a screenshot of your design to Facebook and/or Instagram tagging @bustinboards.

(4) In the Comments describe “why this board is you” and include hashtags #createandskate and #bustinboards.

(5) Wait for us to announce the winner on July 4th for an all-expense paid trip to skate with us in NYC.

 

Fine Print: We allow one entry per person, per day. Bustin staff will choose our initial top 10 favorite entries and then submit those to our followers to vote on #1. All radness reserved, Be You.

 

 

 

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Skate Everything Project (Ditch SLAP) Winning Videos

Skate Everything Project (Ditch SLAP) Winning Videos

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Events, News

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Last week, our team decided to kick-off our first Skate Everything Project challenge of 2016 at one of our favorite annual events, Ditch SLAP, in Albuquerque New Mexico. The concept of our Skate Everything Project events are to inspire and promote skaters thinking outside of the box, get them trying new moves and styles of riding, give away some $$, and well as to promote a universal and open vibe within skateboarding culture. With the help of our team riders William Royce, Josh Dunn—as well as SLAP organizer Joe Lehm—we came up with a fun list of tasks for the registers Ditch SLAP event skaters to do, of which, the participants had to film one of their team members doing the tasks, post to Instagram, and tag and add the appropriate hashtags. At the end we had $500 cash to give to the winning team. Ultimately, the judging was focused on completion of the above, as well as a strong emphasis on Style, Creativity, and Smiles.

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Bamboo X Series Giveaway Winner Announced!

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in News

 

We are happy to announce Brandon McKinney as our Bamboo X Series newsletter signup giveaway winner. Congrats dude! Check your email for confirmation. Thanks everyone else for signing up and for our newsletter and for all the stoke shared about our new Bamboo X Series boards. These boards are shipping now to your favorite shops world wide and will be available at BustinBoards.com on May 13. WE ARE  FIRED UP!!!

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Bamboo-X Release Date – May 13th

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in News

We’re excited to update everyone on the Bamboo-X Series release, which is now happening May 13th!  Boards are currently in shipment to your favorite shred-shops around the world and we’ll be ready at www.bustinboards.com to join them for the big launch in 8 days!  Our first batch is expected to sell uber fast, so get spotted outside your favorite shop or in front of your computer on May 13th!

Here are few pics to inspire further impatience.  One Love from Bustin HQ

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Check Out Rachelle Vinberg!

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in News, NYC Street Report

Krook at Knickerbocker in Bushwick Brooklyn.

Krook at Knickerbocker in Bushwick Brooklyn. Photo; Rob Rodrigues

Rachelle is from Long Island, NY. She’s riding the Bustin 8.0″ Street Series. She skates in NYC every weekend and will be moving into Brooklyn for college this summer. Looking forward to having her shred with the rest of the Bustin Street Crew

Kickflip at Chelsea Piers Skatepark. Phot;Rob Rodrigues

Kickflip at Chelsea Piers Skatepark. Photo;Rob Rodrigues

Lots of Freshness to be pouring out of the NYC team this summer, give @bustinstreetcrew an Instagram follow to stay in the loop.

Contact; robrod@bustinboards.com

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NYC GREEN SKATE 2016

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Events, News, NYC Street Report

Green Skate 2016

This Sunday in Central Park

Our friends at Ghost Skate NY are hosting a Green Skate this weekend. In conjunction with Earth Day, Green skates are being organized in cities around the planet with greenskate.org to Celebrate and encourage the low impact of Skateboarding on our environment as an eco-efficient form of travel and recreation.

Check out the Face Book Page link for detailed info.

 

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Bustin Boards Welcomes Marcus Bandy as Marketing Director

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in News, Ryan's Report

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Baltimore, Maryland – Bustin Boards is extremely excited to announce the recent addition of legendary skateboarder and community leader Marcus Bandy as our Global Marketing Director. Marcus has a lifetime of experience in the skateboarding industry and he will now be responsible for curating and distributing all of Bustin’s media as well as working hand-in-hand with our expanding team in building the world’s most innovative, diverse, and inspiring skateboard brand.

“I am amped for this opportunity to work with Bustin Boards as their new Marketing Director.  Alongside their growing team of skaters, creators, and other innovators; I am looking forward to furthering Bustin’s efforts of raising awareness, building participation, and growing innovation in all facets of skateboarding.” – Marcus Bandy

As many are aware, Marcus is the founder of the global skateboard magazine Wheelbase Magazine and also it’s current Editor In Chief.  Following his transition into a new role at Bustin Boards, Wheelbase Magazine will soon enter a new phase with new management and contributors, but it will MOST DEFINITELY LIVE ON—more details to come.

Again, the company is happy to announce Marcus as the newest member of our growing Bustin Boards team and looks forward to building the Bustin brand as one of the most innovative and valued skate brands in the industry.

About Bustin Boards:

Bustin Boards is skateboard company with retail and office locations in Brooklyn, NY and Baltimore, MD.  Since 2001, the company has been focused on crafting a diverse lineup of boards and components designed for every type of skateboarding.  To learn more about the company and their products, visit www.bustinboards.com.

Contact:

Marcus Bandy

mbandy@bustinboards.com

www.bustinboards.com

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