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Crossroads returns to San Diego with over 100 brands

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June 22, 2010 3:56 PM

Carlsbad, CA (June 22, 2010) –Crossroads returns to downtown San Diego with over 100 skate brands already signed on to participate in the event. On August 13th-14th, the PetCo stadium parking lot adjacent to ASR will transform into the definitive collection of skate hard goods, footwear and apparel. The location provides a convenient platform for retailers to see the latest progression of skate.

“We’re psyched on the industry’s response to Crossroads. It’s a skate show with skateboarding being the focus, the way it should be,” says Jamie Thomas, professional skateboarder and Founder of Crossroads. “The dates of this show are also finally conducive to the skate industry’s calendar, which will hopefully help us all serve the industry.”

Skate specialty buyers traveling to San Diego for Crossroads will combine with ASR, CLASS@ASR and Sacred Craft’s global mix of specialty skate/surf lifestyle, boutique and department store buyers. The fusion of categories makes ASR Marketplace a unique platform for labels to reach their ideal buyers and media.

“We allocate a lot of time to exploring what’s new and different and what to bring in more of. It’s our job to capitalize on what’s next. Crossroads is an important ‘hands on’ piece of deciding our buys for the season,” says Nick Owen, Owner of Escapist in Kansas City, MO.

While Crossroads focuses on skate hard goods, footwear and apparel geared toward the skate market will also have a big presence. Footwear brands including Adidas, Circa, DVS, Converse, DC, Dekline, Fallen, Vox and more will preview spring 2011 footwear at Crossroads. Skate apparel will be represented by a strong brand mix including Insight, Analog, Brixton, Element, Elwood, Innes, JSLV, Mighty Healthy and Quiksilver.

Crossroads’ Best Trick Contest returns on Saturday, August 14th from 4:00-6:00. Pros and ams from all the participating brands will battle it out at Crossroads for the $10,000 prize purse.

Visit Crossroads-show.com to learn more about exhibiting at or attending this one-of-a-kind trade event in San Diego, CA, August 13th-15th.

A sampling of Crossroads brands includes:

5 Boro

Adidas

Adio

Alien Workshop

Almost

Analog

Anti Hero

ATM Click

Baker

Black Label

Blind Blood Wizard

Blueprint Bones

Brixton

Bullet

Circa

Cliché

Consolidated Converse

Creation Dakine

Darkstar

DC

Death

Deathwish

Dekline

DGK DVS

Dwindle

Element

Elm

Elwood

Enjoi

Expedition

Fallen

Famous Stars & Straps

Flip

Force Trucks

Foundation

Fury Given Globe

Gold Wheels

Gravis

Grind 4 Life

Habitat

Heroin Hi-Fi Hook Ups

Hosoi

Hubba

HUF

I Path

IASC

Independent

Innes

Insight

Iron Horse

JSLV

Krooked

Krux Lakai

Loser Machine

Lowcard

Lucky Matix

Mob

Momentum

Mystery

Nixon

OJ III

Organika

Osiris

Pig

Plan B Powell

Project

Quiksilver

Real Red Reflex

Ricta

Roger Skateboards

Ruckus

S ONE

Santa Cruz

Satori

Sector 9

Shake Junt

Silver

Sk8Mafia

Skate Mental

Skateboarder

Skateboarder

Skull Skates

Slap $lave

Speed Demons

Spitfire

Stereo

Teenage Runaway Wheels

Tensor

The Skateboard Mag

Theeve

Think

Thrasher

Thunder Tony Hawk

Toy Machine

Transworld

Unit Upful Hardware

Venture

Volcom

Vox

Western Edition

World

Zero

Zoo York

 


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