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Etnies (1986 - Sole Technology Inc)

etnies is an American footwear and apparel brand based in Lake Forest, California.

Also known as: Etnics [original name]


 

Name:

The brands original name was Etnics, derived from the word ethnic, but was later renamed etnies due to legal issues.

Products:

etnies is primarily a maker of footwear designed for skateboarding, but in more recent years they have also created shoes and clothing for snowboarders, BMX and motocross riders, and surfers.

Skate Team:

2009 - xxxx: Christoph Wildgrube [willow]
2009 - xxxx: Devine Calloway
2009 - xxxx: Davis Torgerson
2009 - xxxx: Mike Taylor
2008 - xxxx: Jose Rojo
2008 - xxxx: Tyler Bledsoe
xxxx - xxxx: Axel Cruysberghs
xxxx - xxxx: Charles Collet
xxxx - xxxx: Juergen Horrwarth
xxxx - xxxx: Julian Furones
xxxx - xxxx: Kyle Leeper
xxxx - xxxx: Ryan Sheckler
xxxx - xxxx: Sean Malto
xxxx - xxxx: Tuukka Korhonen
2007 - 2009: Jason Dill
2006 - xxxx: Ali Boulala
2005 - ????: Ronnie Creager
xxxx - xxxx: Rune Glifberg
xxxx - xxxx: Eric Fletcher
xxxx - xxxx: Alessandro Magnani
xxxx - xxxx: Dominik Dietrich
xxxx - xxxx: Theo Derrien
1997 - 2005: Mike Vallely
1990 - xxxx: Sal Barbier
1988 - xxxx: Pierre Andr Senizergues


Surf Team:

xxxx - xxxx: Chris Malloy
xxxx - xxxx: Dan Malloy
xxxx - xxxx: Eric Geiselman
xxxx - xxxx: Jamie O Brien
xxxx - xxxx: Keith Malloy
2006: Mason Ho
xxxx - xxxx: Aamion Goodwin
xxxx - xxxx: Anthony Tashnick
xxxx - xxxx: Asher Pacey
xxxx - xxxx: Brett Simpson
xxxx - xxxx: CJ Kanuha
xxxx - xxxx: Kai Otton
xxxx - xxxx: Mark Mathews
xxxx - xxxx: Ryan Carlson
xxxx - xxxx: Evan Thompson
xxxx - xxxx: Ford Archbold
xxxx - xxxx: Ian Bloch
xxxx - xxxx: Keanu Asing


Snow Team:

xxxx - xxxx: Joe Sexton
xxxx - xxxx: JP Walker
xxxx - xxxx: Markku Koski
xxxx - xxxx: Simon Chamberlain
xxxx - xxxx: St虱e Sandbech
xxxx - xxxx: Tyler Flanagan
xxxx - xxxx:Stian Solberg
xxxx - xxxx: Wille Yli-Luoma

Bmx Team:

xxxx - xxxx: Morgan Wade
xxxx - xxxx: Ruben Alcantara
xxxx - xxxx: Sergio Layos
xxxx - xxxx: Brian Kachinsky
xxxx - xxxx: Jamie Bestwick
xxxx - xxxx: Aaron Ross
xxxx - xxxx: Anthony Watkinson - flow
xxxx - xxxx: Barry Khne - flow
xxxx - xxxx: Luke Marchant - flow
xxxx - xxxx: Mark Vos - flow
xxxx - xxxx: Joe Rich
xxxx - xxxx: Josh Stricker
xxxx - xxxx: Taj Mihelich
xxxx - xxxx: Adam Baker
xxxx - xxxx: Brett Walker
xxxx - xxxx: Dave Freimuth
xxxx - xxxx: Garrett Byrnes
xxxx - xxxx: Hannu Cools
xxxx - xxxx: John Heaton
xxxx - xxxx: Sandy Carson
xxxx - xxxx: Dustin Guenther


Moto-X Team:

xxxx - xxxx: Andre Villa
xxxx - xxxx: Brian Deegan
xxxx - xxxx: Grant Langston
xxxx - xxxx: Justin Brayton
xxxx - xxxx: Kyle Loza
xxxx - xxxx: Tim Ferry
xxxx - xxxx: Todd Potter
xxxx - xxxx: Jeremy Stenberg [twitch]

Girl Team:

xxxx - xxxx: Evelien Bouilliart
xxxx - xxxx: Ianire Elorriaga
xxxx - xxxx: Kristina Westad
xxxx - xxxx: Louisa Menke
xxxx - xxxx: Lauren Perkins
xxxx - xxxx: Leanne Pelosi
xxxx - xxxx: Leilani Gryde
xxxx - xxxx: Marie-France Roy
xxxx - xxxx: Mary Osborne
xxxx - xxxx: Nina Buitrago
xxxx - xxxx: Tarah Gieger


Flow Team:

xxxx - xxxx: Nick Fiorini

Norway Team:

20??: Andre Villa Fmx
20??: Eirik Ballo
20??: Jan Henrik Kongstein
20??: Christoffer Nilsen
20??: Jaran Jacobsen
2008: Tom Erik Ryen
2001: Jon Pedersen
2001: Fredrik Austb
2001: Petter Klemsdal
2001: Christian Brox

EMERICA: Henrik S誥hre (Bergen), Leif Kristian Thorvik (Hafrsfjord).

Tours:

2009: Etnies Recognition Tour

Products:

xxxx: Etnies Vallely

Stores:

etnies has outlet stores in the U.S. called etnies:exs that also carries other brands owned by Sole Technology, Inc.

Distributors:

xxxx: Turf [Norway]

Websites:

xxxx: Etnies.com [http://www.etnies.com/]

History:

1999: Etnies launches Etnies Girls brand.
1999: Etnies launches music team.
1997: Etnies launches Moto-X team.
1997: Etnies launches Snow team.
1996: Etnies launches surf team.
1996: Rautureau Apple puts the etnies brand up for sale, and Pierre gains the full rights.
1995: Etnies launches BMX Team.
1995: Etnies opens a Europe Office in Basel, Switzerland
1994: etnies USA changes its name to etnies America and the resturctures company.
1992: Pierre strikes a licensing deal with Rautureau Apple and begins designing etnies in the U.S.
1989: Pierre-Andr S駭izergues starts distribution in the United States as etnies USA.
1986: French company Rautureau Apple launces Etnics.


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Videos:

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2016: Tour Footage
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2015: Tour Videos
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2015: Welcome Videos
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Pictures:

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1988: Advertisments: Show Picture
etnies Natas Kaupasa Ad

2006: Advertisments: Show Picture
etnies Welcome Ali Boulala.

1999: Advertisments: Show Picture
Etnies | Mike Vallely Signature Shoe


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etnies Go Skate Eh Canadian Tour Footage [10/8/2019]
This past month, etnies brought out Yay Its Summer! Tour to Squamish Skatepark, in BC, then took over the city of Vancouver for Go Skateboarding Day, and brought things to a finale at Ambleside Skatepark, in BC.

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Taken straight from the months, weeks, and long days of filming during the etnies Album video.

etnies Skatepark 15-year Anniversary Footage [31/12/2018]
The etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest celebrated its 15-year anniversary on Saturday, December 8th!

Tum Yeto at Lake Forest Skatepark [8/8/2018]
The Etnies Lake Forrest park is a skate wonderland with endless possibilities. Established pros and new blood from Foundation and Toy Machine did their best to destroy the place.

Video Part: Barney Page in etnies Album (24h Only) [22/6/2018]
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Video Part: Ryan Lay in etnies Album (24h Only) [24/5/2018]
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Video Part: Matt Berger in Album (24h Only) [18/5/2018]
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etnis Album Norwegian Premier [20/4/2018]
The latest video from etnies is preiering at John Dee in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday May 5th 2018.

Trailer: etnies Album [23/3/2018]
Here is the official trailer for etnies upcoming video Album.

Pro Freestyle 2017 Results and Footage [21/6/2017]
Here are results and footage from the Pro Freestyle contest.

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2018: Movies [5/7/2018]

2011: Event Flyers [4/12/2011]

2011: Etnies Fu Tour [27/9/2011]

2011: Etnies Fu Tour [27/9/2011]

2010: Product Catalogs [31/10/2010]

2010: Advertisments [3/9/2010]

2010: Advertisments [1/8/2010]

2009: Event Flyers [9/10/2009]

2009: Event Flyers [30/5/2009]

2009: Websites [7/4/2009]