It’s been a while since you heard news from Xsjado. The rumors of the brand quitting business were in the streets for quite some time but no official statement was made until now.
The Xsjado Farewell is your last chance to grab a piece of skating history as this is our last skate to be released.
We want to thank all the individuals, designers, skaters, photographers and videographers, distributors and dealers who made Xsjado possible, who worked hard and helped us with their talent and expertise, specially during the development of the Xjsado 2.0 model and who kept the brand alive, staying by our side during these past hard years of skating recession. Thank you all for your support.
But look forward with hope because every end is a new beginning.
“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” - Jack Kerouac. #bladexsjado #xsjadoskates #xsjadofarewell
Your style was always beyond time. You included your own comment and opinion to inline skate. How the Latimer’s style was formed? In generally, how would you define your style?
When I started there were only frontsides, so that’s all we did. Then I saw a soul grind, so that’s all that was done. We perfected our ideal image of each trick, rather than spreading ourselves thin trying everything in the book. Before even tricks we were skating backwards around cones, being comfortable in any direction. There was no book then. When it all progressed I looked up to the likes of Chris Edwards, Arlo, TJ Webber, Earnie Villarino, ETc for the elements I liked and tried to mimic. Of course over time I just let all those elements marinate into what I was, and so I became. […]
Full Dustin Latimer’s Interview on Patende.com | Archive.
Classic Section. Amazing file by inline skating’s greatest, Chris Farmer. Filmed in the beautiful skate heaven of Barcelona.
The Xsjado Skate Company presents a film by Paul John. The Xsjado Video, starring: Chris Farmer, Jeff Stockwell, Ben Schwab, JC Rowe, Paul John, Dustin Werbeski, Victor Galicia, Kevin Yee, Lee Martin, Mike Obedoza & Marcus Benavides. Filmed by: Brandon Negrete, JC Rowe, Paul John. Edited by Paul John.
Music: Bounty Hunters - Orphan.
Previously: Jeff Stockwell - The Xsjado Video (2013).
Classic Section. The Xsjado Skate Company presents a film by Paul John. “The Xsjado Video”.
Starring Chris Farmer, Jeff Stockwell, Ben Schwab, JC Rowe, Paul John, Dustin Werbeski, Victor Galicia, Kevin Yee, Lee Martin, Mike Obedoza & Marcus Benavides. Filmed by Brandon Negrete, JC Rowe, Paul John & Chris Farmer. Edited by Paul John.
Music: “Feel So Good” by Dick Dale & His Del-tones.
Pre BC - Dustin Werbeski & Brandon Calleja on Xsjado Farewell skates. Xsjado’s last release, the XSJADO FAREWELL skate. Get those blades in your favorite skate shop as long as they are available.
Long time Xsjado supporter and South African super skater Earl Abrahams teams up with Greg Fraser for a topnotch au revoir to Xsjado’s last release, the XSJADO FAREWELL skate. Get those blades in your favorite skate shop as long as they are available.
More infos soon on the future resurrection/ transformation of Xsjado to Shadow under the umbrella of USD skates. Skates: Xsjado Farewell PB with Kizer Level 3.1 frames. Video: Greg Fraser. Location: Capetown, South Africa.
Some of my last clips on Xsjados. #RIP. - Aarin Gates.
Music: Sylvan Esso - Mami.
A part from the USD Skates team spend a few weeks in Eskilstuna, Sweden to hang out and teach skating at the amazing ZeroOneSix Skatepark for the next generation of Swedish shredders.
Richie Eisler, Chris Farmer & Montre Livingston flew through the park in multiple setups, creating long time memories for all participants.
Goodbye is too good a word, blade. So Dustin just says farewell. Xsjado Farewell PB with Kizer Level 3.1 & UC Richie Eisler 68mm 88A wheels. Location: Regina, Canada.