Lake Forest, Calif. – etnies is proud to welcome Brett Simpson to its surf team. A local Orange County pro, Simpson grew up in Garden Grove and currently lives in Huntington Beach California.
Coming off an unbelievable year, Simpson was recently named “2005 Triple Crown Rookie of the Year. At only 20 years old, Simpson’s strong showing at the OP Pro at Haleiwa gave him a fourth place finish that moved him up the WQS ranks from 41st to his current ranking of 22nd.
“Brett is a strong competitor and he brings a lot to the team, said Brandon Lillard, etnies surf team manager. “Brett proved himself on the WQS in 2005, and etnies’ is excited to support him through 2006.
Welcome to the team, Brett!
Established in 1986, etnies is the first skateboarder-owned and operated global action sports footwear and apparel company. etnies not only pushed the envelope by creating the first pro model skate shoe, but it pioneered technological advances and changed the face of skateboard footwear forever. Today etnies’ vision is to remain the leading action sports company committed to creating functional products that provide the most style, comfort, durability and protection possible. etnies stays true to its roots by sponsoring a world class team of skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, moto x and BMX athletes and continues its dedication by giving back to each of these communities. For additional information, visit etnies.com.