Common questions

Is Deathwish owned by Baker?

Is Deathwish owned by Baker?

In the early 2000’s, Reynolds and fellow professional skateboarders, Jim Greco and Erik Ellington, established Bakerboys Distribution, a company that distributes many brands, some of which are owned by past and current Baker riders: Baker Skateboards. Deathwish Skateboards.

Is Deathwish the same as Baker?

In 2007, Baker decides to start their own warehouse and distribution company called Baker Boys Dist. In April of 2008, they officially launch Deathwish Skateboards featuring a stacked team of Jim Greco, Erik Ellington, Lizard King, Antwuan Dixon with AMs Brian Hansen and Furby.

Are Baker and Deathwish sister companies?

Deathwish Skateboards was created in 2008 by Jim Greco and Erik Ellington. Deathwish Skateboards is run through Bakerboys Distribution, a sister company to Baker Skateboards, also owned and run by Greco, Ellington and Reynolds.

Does Erik Ellington own Deathwish?

Professional skateboarding Erik Ellington turned pro for Zero Skateboards in 1999 after their second video Misled Youth. The company provides distribution for closely related skateboard companies, Deathwish, Baker, Shake Junt, Birdhouse, Heroin, Psockedelic and Max Allure. Erik co-funded Supra footwear in 2006.

Where are Baker decks made?

Generator Distribution / BBS Generator Distribution produces skateboard decks for a lot of popular brands. Baker, Heroin, Alien Workshop, Krooked to name a few. They have factories in both the USA and Mexico.

Why did Cyril Jackson leave Baker?

Last year for reasons unknown Cyril Jackson was kicked off the BAKER Skateboarding Team. One reason that Cyril did state in the deleted post was that Reynolds told him BAKER had to make room for the younger guys on the team. Thanks to Pro Skateboarding News, the post had been saved and can be seen below.

Who skates for Deathwish?

Featured skaters are Neen Williams, Taylor Kirby, Jamie Foy, Jake Hayes, and more—watch the mix above!

Where does Deathwish make their boards?

North Hollywood
Their large warehouse is located in the area of North Hollywood. If you’re looking to stand out while boarding, Deathwish has the gear for you. Constructed of 7 ply maple, Deathwish skateboard decks are strong and durable.

Who created shake JUNT?

Shane Heyl
Shane Heyl founded the brand in mid 2000’s and it started as a small and un-organised business. The very first products were iron-on t-shirts and printed out stickers which were individually cut by scissors. Today, Shake Junt is still owned by its founder and distributed by Baker Boys Distribution since 2008.

What does shake JUNT stand for?

1. The Shake Junt name and brand derive from Three 6 Mafia. For access to exclusive gear videos, celebrity interviews, and more, subscribe on YouTube!

Is Erik Ellington married?

Amy Guntherm. 2018
Erik Ellington/Spouse

Are Baker Boards good?

It’s a really good board. The only thing is that the trucks are really squeeky when you first buy it. It’s fairly easy to assemble. The grip tape is nice, and not really hard to put on.

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