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January 3, 2014

NHS INC TO DISTRIBUTE RAYNE IN THE USA

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Rayne Longboards has been hand crafting quality, performance downhill skateboards and longboards since 2004. As we enter our 10 year anniversary, we are very happy to announce we will be continuing to focus on what we do best - making and skating longboards and skateboards. 

As Rayne's presence has grown in the USA, so has the "business" end of making and selling skateboards. We here at Rayne believe we do a hell of job making quality, performance, rider driven skateboard products and want to focus on what we do best. With 40 years of skateboard experience, NHS Inc., the parent for brands like Road Rider, Independent, Santa Cruz, Flip and Creature, will take over servincing Rayne's USA wholesale accounts and help deliver the exceptional service our retailers deserve.

All Rayne Longboards will continue to be made in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in our Alley Factory. All Canadian and International sales will remain the same and are welcome to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information or just to chat, we're always stoked to hear from you. 

Rayne Longboards to be distributed in the USA by NHS, Inc.

NHS is proud to accept the USA distribution rights for Rayne Longboards, starting January 2014. The Rayne spring product launch will take place at Agenda-Long Beach and Surf Expo-Orlando tradeshows in both the Rayne and NHS booths.

Partnering up with NHS in the USA is a great opportunity to continue Rayne’s success and growth,” says Graham Buksa, President of Rayne. “It allows us to put more focus on what we do best; product design, community building and marketing as we tap into NHS’ core strengths; ease of ordering, on hand inventory and customer service. We are excited and honored to work with such a well-established and respected organization as NHS.

Rayne Longboards first and foremost have a great product offering and are a great group of guys.” says Bob Denike, CEO and President of NHS. “They remind us a lot of the early days of NHS, where it was all about product innovation and passion for going as fast as possible and bombing hills. When you add the amazing group of team riders, differentiated marketing, consistent quality and a high performance product offering, it truly is a complete high end package. We are excited to be working with Rayne and look forward to helping them grow in the USA.

Also joining NHS as Rayne Longboards Sales Rep is top pro downhill racer Kyle Wester. Kyle will work with the existing NHS sales team to ensure a smooth transition of distribution with a focus on customer service. Kyle is also a pro rider for Rayne, Road Rider Wheels and Mob Grip.

I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with two solid companies while also balancing it with my pro career,” Kyle states. “I think the vision and values of both companies complement each other and I look forward to applying my product knowledge and sales expertise to help grow this brand and product.

Contact Kyle Wester at 720-369-6290, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , skype: Kyleowester and/or contact your existing outside or in-house sales rep at NHS 831-459-7800.

AGENDA: NHS booth #BX25, Rayne booth #C6

SURF EXPO: NHS booth #3581, Rayne booth #3780

NHS Inc. was founded in 1973 by Richard Novak, Doug Haut and Jay Shuirman. In 2013 NHS celebrated its 40th anniversary and was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame and also received an award for being a "Top 95 Best Work Places" in Northern California. NHS brands include Independent Truck Company & Apparel, Flip Skateboards, Krux Trucks, Ricta Wheel Dynamics, Mob Grip, Nor Cal Clothing, OJ Wheels, Creature Skateboards, Santa Cruz Skateboards, Surfboards and Snowboards, Gold Cup Skateboards, Road Rider Wheels, Bullet Skateboards & Safety Gear, Skateboarding Is Not A Crime, and Strangenotes.com. For more information about NHS Inc. and our brands, visit www.nhsb2b.com.

Contact:
NHS, INC.
104 BRONSON ST #9
SANTA CRUZ, CA, 95062 USA
P. (831) 459-7800 
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www.nhsb2b.com
www.nhs-inc.com

SALES:
HOLLY ANDERSON
SENIOR SALES MANAGER
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P. (831) 600-1157

KYLE WESTER
LEAD USA SALES REP- LONGBOARD PRODUCTS
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P. (720) 369-6290 Skype: KYLEOWESTER

Les Robertson

Papa Les has been falling off a skateboard since the invention of roads... problem is he still falls... a lot. Most of the time you'll find him safely behind a desk, holding a camera or driving Tiffany, the rest of the time WATCH OUT!

 

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