Michelin Marana: New & Improved feat. Chris Joslin

The most durable skateboarding shoe on the market has partnered with one of the world’s top manufacturers of premium rubber to develop an outsole that is 3X MORE DURABLE. The original Marana was an incredibly durable shoe, but contrary to most skate shoes, the upper was so long lasting that the 400 NBS rubber outsole could not keep up. We were able to identify a weakness in the outsole as an opportunity to make the shoe even better than before and in an effort to continuously improve the world’s most durable skateboarding footwear, etnies joined forces with Michelin to translate the performance and durability of Michelin tires to the outsole of a shoe.

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Mark Appleyard | The Nine Club With Chris Roberts – Episode 58

The show that has skateboarders talking – Mark Appleyard discusses growing up in Ontario Canada, his first Christmas complete, getting on birdhouse at Tampa Am, quitting Birdhouse for Habitat, Arto Saari cold calling him to get on Flip, shooting his first Thrasher cover, filming for the Flip video “Sorry”, winning Thrasher’s Skater of The Year, leaving Circa to ride for Globe, filming for the new Element video and much more…

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