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: Marcus Carr DOB: 02/16/88 Years Skating: 13 Sponsors: Premium Skateboards, Orion Trucks, Wreck Wheels, Freedom Boardshop, Super Tuff Hardware, Hammer City Hometown: Compton, CA Setup: 8.5 Premium Board, 150 Orion Trucks, 52 mm Wreck Square cut wheels, bones bearings, whatever grip tape I an get my hands on usually with a black sabbath stencil or HCSG on it. Terrain: Whatever’s clever, I like skating flat ledges a lot and baby tranny Projects: Boss Ballin 4 which is the last video in a local Arizona legendary series by the god David Smith should be out this winter or early next year. Also working on a video called “Don’t Quit Your Day” a video by Mike Tyler should be out next summer and that ones gonna be real sick too. I’m also going to do an Internet part as well for Orion and probably get it finished by Spring. Usually the in the winter I can film a lot of stuff because the weather is so good! Music: Young Jeezy, Black Sabbath, Juicy J, Jay-Z, The Delfonics, The Supremes, The Dramatics, The Four Tops, 2 Chains, Jadakiss, Styles P, The Diplomats Interests: Chillin with my son Maddox or my sister Carrie, going out with a nice Yung lady, but for the most part im cruising with the homies. I love skateboarding. WhyPremium? Because Premium is rad and it’s a skateboarder owned company!! I’m siked to be a part of it! Philosophy: Everything happens for a reason and god will never give you more than you can handle
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.