In 2016 they are among the finalists of ISPO Brandnew: Up Stream Surfing presents its spectacular rope pull system for surfers for the first time at the Inn in Innsbruck. It's a mixture of river surfing, surfing and wakeboarding.
Boardriders clarifies the succession of Pierre Agnès: According to a statement, the former confidant Dave Tanner succeeds the lost boss of the US sportswear group, which includes the brands Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes.
A few days ago, the four-time windsurfing World Champion Philip Köster had a close encounter with a white shark but now he’s visiting ISPO Munich for the first time. He’s impressed by the world’s biggest sporting goods trade fair.
The Australian surf, skate and snow specialist Billabong, which also owns the brands RVCA, Element and von Zipper, will be taken over by Boardriders. The US board sports specialist is said to have paid a three-digit million Dollar sum for the competitor from Australia.
The watch and accessories brand Nixon now has Scott Kerslake as the new Chief Executive Officer. He will continue to drive forward worldwide expansion. Kerslake is coming from the yoga and outdoor clothing manufacturer Prana, where he was CEO since 2009.