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Weatherill named VP of Finance and Equity Partner at Bahne Skateboards

Longtime action-sports businessman and network television host Todd Weatherill has inked a deal with the classic and retro skateboard brand Bahne to become their VP of Finance, set up US distribution channels, and manage the brand’s profitability and US Business Operations.

“Bahne has a strong brand name recognition among enthusiasts. My goal is to build on that recognition while protecting the brand at the grass-roots. We are utilizing sustainable and renewable sources in the area, and will be supporting only US based, US manufactured materials. While many of the other brands have gone off-shore and ruined our economy, we are doing to opposite…We are building a US-supported company throughout.”

“Action Sports companies need to re-invest back in America to save our economy, our profits, and our environment. Tomorrow starts with what and where we buy today.”

“This is a lifetime dream and I am looking forward to working with the Bahnes to make us one of the big players again,” said Weatherill.

Save Gas…Bomb A Bahne www.bahneskateboards.com

For more information on Todd Weatherill: you may google search his name, or: www.toddweatherill.com Todd is a well-respected Key-Note Speaker, Sales Trainer, and Commercial Talent. Todd also hosts the one hour weekly syndicated talk show: Action Sports Central on www.latalkradio.com and freelances sideline, hosting, play by play and color for ESPN, ABC, Fox, and OLN.

Bahne’s history
In 1972, Bill and Bob Bahne began manufacturing skateboards. Based in Encinitas, California where the two brothers produced hundreds of thousands of skateboards during the seventies.

The brand is probably most well known for their flexible, fiberglass boards equipped with Chicago trucks and Cadillac Wheels, and the 1975 Bahne Cadillac Nationals at Del Mar Faigrounds where the birth of modern skateboarding took place.

For more information on BAHNE please visit their website at www.bahneskateboards.com

Posted by Cameron on Monday, August 11th, 2008 in Press Releases.

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