Name: Moritaka Ogido DOB: 11/2/76 Years Skating: 17 Sponsors: Premium Skateboards, 13Mind, Deathmix Store, Sensai Glip, Relax Skatepark Hometown: Sendai City Setup: Premium 7.625 deck, 54mm Wheels, Bones Bushings, Swiss Bearings, Randoms, and Independents (loose). Terrain: Anything, as long as I’m skating. Projects: Opening up a skatepark in the city next to where I live. Music: I’ll listen to anything, but I like Rock the most. I’m feeling Dinosaur Jr. lately. Interests: Watching DVDs and Youtube Why Premium? The best quality on the market and the best team/connections Philosophy: Continuance is power
Name: Max Dufour Hometown: Montreal, Canada Resides: San Marcos, CA Sponsors: Premium Skateboards YearsSkating: 29 years…damn i feel old SetUp: 8.25 Max D 15 wb, 60mm type S wheels, Tracker axis 149mm Terrain: Vert / Concrete. Skate everything Influences: My dad! CurrentProjects: stay healthy BesidesSkating: Surfing and skating as much as possible Music: Metallica, Daft Punk Philosophy: focus!
Name: Kosei Toyooka DOB: 2/23/83 YearsSkating: 10 Hometown: Nasukarasuyama-Tochigi Sponsors: Premium Skateboards, Blackhole Grip Setup: 7.625 C-7 Concave, 53mm Autobahn Wheels, Indy Stage 9′s a little on the tight side Terrain: Skating that is not skating. Projects: Being on Premium and 13Mind is a huge project Music: Y U I Interests: fishing for fish and crab Why Premium? The boards are hard and have mad pop!, the name Premium really lives up to the boards quality, and they have 2 Japanese pros that I really look up to. Philosophy: To know something is a little embarrassment, but not knowing something will embarrass you forever.
Name: Kazuki Tatemoto DOB: 9/28/76 YearsSkating: 16 Sponsors: Premium, Murasaki Sports, Custom, Autobahn,Supra, Krew, Nixon, Eastpak, 3S, Bern, Red-Hat family, X-Dome Hometown: Fukuoka, Japan Setup: 7.625 board,52mm wheels, loose trucks Terrain: Curbs Projects: Opening skate schools and contests, bringing up the next generation Music: Hip Hop, Reggae OtherInterests: Surfing, Darts WhyPremium? I just feel comfortable with them Philosophy: Being aggresive and open-minded
Name: Go Ueda DOB: 8/13/75 Home: from Tokyo, lives currently in Saitama Sponsors: Premium, OG clasixx, Redi, Csutom Trucks, Crock Wheels, Vision, Nibansenji Bearings, Coalheadwear, Horihito Horimei Tattoo. Set Up: 8.0 Steep Concave, 53mm Crock Wheels, 139 Custom Trucks(loose!), Nibansenji Abec 7 bearings. Stance: Regular Terrain: Anything. That is what skating is all about, right? No, wait. Jumping out of transitions. Projects: I distribute Premium through my company, 13Mind. I ride for, promote, and manage Premium in Japan. I’m a busy bee, just like Max! Music: The Music that my friends make(reggae and hip hop). Also, the soundtracks for Queen and Rocky. Interests: Cars man, my car looks sick! Why Premium? Because I love Canada and Max and Alex Gavin, and Premium, and the decks are real. Philosophy: Fight and Guts.
Name: Akinori Jahana DOB: 6/2/86 Skating: 10 Sponsors: Premium, Tufleg, Custom, Emerica, Quintin, rede, MazioRa Works Hometown: Okinawa, Japan Setup: 8.0 board,52mm wheels, loose trucks Terrain: everything Projects: It’ll make to be surprised. Music: Okinawa music Other Interests: Works of handmade, Fishing Why Premium? 100% Canadian maple , Love Premium crew. Philosophy: Leave the face of heart.