Carlsbad, CA — Dragon is proud to welcome Aaron Checkwood as the new Global Surf Team Manager. Aaron comes to Dragon with a lifetime of experience to help strengthen and build the Dragon team globally. Aaron will immediately take over the helm of the Dragon team with the some of the best surfers in the world.
“We are stoked to have Aaron coming on board here at Dragon, stated Will Howard, Dragon’s Founder and CEO. “He is a surf industry insider, is quick to build relationships, he knows our team, and has an eye for talent. All these things will help continue the momentum Dragon has built over the years.
Aaron, An Oceanside, California native, comes to Dragon from Body Glove International. As Marketing Manager at Body Glove, Aaron oversaw the marketing execution for the brand worldwide. Aaron’s experience also includes six years at Transworld Media as an editor including a role as Senior Editor and Photographer at Transworld SURF. As Global Surf Team Manager at Dragon, Aaron will utilize his experience in working with Dragon’s team to help the brand maintain it’s elite status in the surfing ranks while helping with the brands growth.
“Chuy Reyna has always been a hero of mine and I feel honored to try and fill his huaraches, Said Checkwood. “Dragon’s like a homecoming for me because I’ll not only be close to my family and friends, but I’ll be working with old friends as well. It’s a win-win situation.”
Dragon is a global lifestyle brand worn by the world’s most elite athletes in surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, racing, BMX, wakeboarding and motocross. For more information on Dragon, visit www.DragonAlliance.com or call 1.888.DRAGON.8.