Appleyard & Globe Renew Vows

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Back-to-back winner of TransWorld Skateboarding‘s Skater of the Year and Reader’s Choice Skater of the Year, Mark Appleyard, has signed another multi-year agreement with Globe Footwear. Globe recently released Appleyard’s new signature shoe: The Eaze.

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* Series of Closely Repeated Multidirectional Traction Lugs
* Unmatched Combination of Grip and Flexibility
* Maximum Shock Absorption Through Energy Transfer
* A lighter Outsole with Better Performance

Here’s more from the press release:

This milestone also signifies the beginnings of the new Globe Skate film project, which will feature Apples, as well as Chris Haslam, David Gonzalez, Jake Duncombe and the rest of the Globe skate team. “Apples has put out some of the most memorable video parts in Skateboarding, with parts in The Flip Sorry series, Globe’s United By Fate series, plus memorable parts at the Berrics and now with Element Quattro,” says Steve Black, Globe’s Skate Marketing Manager. Adding, “Apples will continue to be a driving force for the Globe skate brand, especially with our new film effort in the coming years, and will still be designing, developing and wearing the most innovative skate shoes Globe has ever offered.”

“Apples has been an integral component of the Globe brand since 2005 and with this new agreement, we are stoked to continue to build our successes together. We couldn’t be more pleased with Mark’s continued involvement with our brand,” said Matt Hill, Globe’s CEO.

Apples adds, “Over the past 6 years Globe has become my home. I’m super stoked on the brand and where it’s heading. I’m looking forward to the future and what it holds for us together.”


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Globe is a unique action sports brand-built on a heritage of skateboarding and surfing-with a healthy disrespect for the established way of doing things. Today, Globe serves the worldwide action sports culture through an authenticity that is apparent in its forward, stylish, and functional designs. Globe’s continuous support and dedication to the action sports is evident in its long list of team riders and events worldwide, including, but not limited to: professional skateboarders Rodney Mullen, Mark Appleyard, Chris Haslam, and David Gonzalez; Free Surfing Savant Dion Agius, World Champion surfers Mark Occhilupo and CJ Hobgood, top (WCT) surfers Damien Hobgood and Taj Burrow; as well the “United By Fate” and “0000" brand projects.