Element

Element
MADE TO ENDURE

Element is a globally conscious lifestyle brand, rooted in skateboarding, the arts and nature that creates well-crafted Made To Endure products inspired by workwear, outdoor, and military aesthetics. Element’s purpose is to be a positive force through the avenues of skateboarding, the arts, and nature.

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Element is set to release Peace, its latest in a long line of history-making skateboard films.

2018

Shortly after earning his first pro skateboard, Tom Schaar defends his title as winner of the Vans Pool Party event, followed up by a victory at the Vans Park Series event in Sao Paulo, Brazil one month later.

2018

Element celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a week-long celebration in Boise, ID, home of Element’s first retail shop/community center concept.

2017

Nyjah Huston wins the Street League Supercrown Championship event, marking his 20th title in the series.

2017

10-year-old Asher Bradshaw becomes the youngest person ever to land a 900 on a vert ramp at Woodward Skate Camp. The video goes viral and sets the stage for his entry into major Global competitions.

2014

Nyjah Huston wins the legendary Tampa Pro contest.

2014

The Element team is once again crowned "Best Team" at the annual Transworld SKATEboarding awards.

2014

Element launches No Board Left Behind, a project that combines grassroots community outreach with the brand’s “Conscious By Nature” philosophy, to repurpose used street skateboards into new cruiser skateboards by cutting them into a new shape and extending their life.

2013

Nyjah wins ESPN’s prestigious ESPY award for “Best Male Action Sports Athlete”.

2013

Element team rider Tom Schaar becomes the youngest X Games gold medalist after landing the first-ever 1080 in a competition (three complete rotations)…Tom also lands an appearance on the popular talk show, Ellen.

2012

The Element skate team wins “Best Team” at the Transworld SKATEboarding Awards, the largest showcase for skateboarders and skateboard brands.

2011

Element releases an outerwear collection, Wolfeboro, named after founder Johnny Schillereff’s family camp in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. As the first and only skateboard company to create technical outerwear, the Element Wolfeboro line continues to be a market leader.

2010

Elementatlity skate film is released featuring Bam Margera, Nyjah Huston, Mike Vallely, Colt Cannon, Tosh Townend and more.

2007

Element releases Tricks, a skateboard video featuring the Twigs (youth) team, aimed at inspiring younger skateboarders.

2005

This Is My Element skate film is released starring Bam Margera, Chad Muska, Nyjah Huston, Ray Barbee and more.

2004

Element is the first skateboard brand to launch its own amateur contest series, Make It Count, quickly expanding to 20 countries and becoming the worlds largest, grassroots contest series.

2003

Element signs seven-year-old skateboard phenom Nyjah Huston.

2002

Elemental Awareness, a non-profit-organization, is established to help at-risk through the avenues of skateboarding, the arts, and nature.

2001

Vanessa Torres joins the Element family as its first female professional skateboarder. She wins the Women’s Street Skateboarding championship and is considered the best female skateboarder in the world.

2001

Element becomes the first skateboard company to have its own skate camp, a creative wonderland of skateboarding, art, and music surrounded by nature to inspire youth around the world.

2000

Element becomes the first skateboard company to release a Women’s clothing division, created by Kori Schillereff, wife of founder Johnny Schillereff.

2000

Bam Margera joins the Element family, bringing a new attitude to company. With his hit television and film franchises Viva La Bam and Jackass, Bam becomes a household name and pop culture icon.

2000

Element releases the Burley, a signature pant from Donny Barley, which becomes a standard for skateboarders across the country.

1999

Element releases Third Eye View skate film featuring Donny Barley, Reese Forbes, Bill Pepper, Tim O’Connor and more.

1998

Element launches its youth division, Twigs, the industry’s first skateboard and apparel offering purpose-built to deliver optimal performance for smaller skateboarders.

1998

Element invents Featherlight skateboard construction. The lightest and strongest skateboard made, commanding more than 40% of the skateboard deck market.

1997

Johnny Schillereff, avid skateboarder, artist, and outdoor enthusiast pursues his passions and creates Element, the first skateboard and apparel company.

1992

SKATEBOARDS / GRAPHIC TEES AND FLEECE / JACKETS / BACKPACKS / ACCESSORIES / SKATE OBSTACLES / FOOTWEAR

Element is a globally conscious lifestyle brand, rooted in skateboarding, the arts and nature that creates well-crafted Made To Endure products inspired by workwear, outdoor, and military aesthetics.

NYJAH HUSTON / BRANDON WESTGATE / EVAN SMITH / MASON SILVA / GREYSON FLETCHER / JULIAN DAVIDSON / MARK APPLEYARD / RAY BARBEE / NICK GARCIA / TOM SCHAAR / MADARS APSE / NASSIM GUAMMAZ / JAAKKO OJANEN / BAM MARGERA / ASHER BRADSHAW / ORLANDO GARCIA / STELLA REYNOLDS / CAMP SCHILLEREFF / CHAD EATON / FRENCH FRED / BRIAN GABERMAN / JOHNNY SCHILLEREFF

Element is comprised of diverse and unique individuals with a wide spectrum of opinions, beliefs, and lifestyles. Some drive Ferraris and some ride bikes. Some are vegans and others hunters. We listen to punk, reggae, hip-hop, folk music and more. What we all have in common is a love of skateboarding and a positive vision for the world. Keep in mind we are a family – and a family accepts people for who they are.

Element’s purpose is to be a positive force through the avenues of skateboarding, the arts, and nature.

Element Womens was born from skate culture, the arts and nature. We believe in freedom of expression and finding your own unique path. Element women have their own unique style – genuine and creative with an independent streak and love for adventure.