The Eurosima association has elected a new chairman after incumbent Frédéric Basse resigned. The role has been entrusted by the association's members to Wilco Prins, General Manager of Rip Curl Europe.
The former boss of Rip Curl Europe is bowing out as head of the Eurosima association after nine years as chairman. A good opportunity then to look back and appraise the European board sport industry's situation in depth.
Frédéric Basse will step down from his role as President of the Eurosima association at the general meeting scheduled for 27th May. Rip Curl's former Executive General Manager has chaired the association for nine years.
After a satisfactory 2013-14 fiscal year, the Australian surfing brand continued to ride a positive wave in 2014-15, recording a rise of nearly 4% in sales at a constant exchange rate, for a value of $445 million.
The manufacturer of high-end cycling apparel Vulpine hopes to raise £500,000 in return for 9.09% of its company, as it looks to expand into the US and Asia. In three days it has raised 50% of its target.
The Californian skateboard and snowboard brand is expanding its European presence. Neff will open an office in Innsbruck, Austria, entrusting the regional directorship to Olivier Lemoine, formerly with Skullcandy, Rip...
On Thursday, February 12, the American Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) presented its 2014 Image Awards. Thirteen awards were handed out for the year’s best products and marketing campaigns.