Monthly Archives: May 2012

How To Find Sunglasses For Your Face

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How Find Sunglasses For Your Face

I needed some new sunglasses so I decided to look through some past blog post from evo for ideas and stumbled upon this gem from former evo and now Burton employee Chris Zimmerman…and I found some cool new sunglasses that fit perfectly.

Do you ever finally find a pair of sunglasses that you are so excited about then you put them on and realize that they do not fit your face? At all. Talk about an ultimate letdown. Turns out that face shape really dictates what style of frames look good on you, and more importantly, which ones don’t.

Face shape is one of those things that you don’t want to admit to yourself. Who wants to admit that they have a “square” face? Everyone is different and unique so why would we want to group our face shape in to one of six shapes? Well if you want to get some sunglasses that fit you’ll have to jump that hurdle or you’ll be accenting your square face with square shaped glasses, and that’s no good.

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Have You Seen This Logo?

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Northwest Riders

New Arrivals: Northwest Riders Clothing Now at evo!

 Have you seen this logo around Seattle over the past couple of years? Well, it is finally coming to evo! Check out the newest brand to hit the shelves at evo Seattle, Northwest Riders Clothing!  Based in Issaquah, Wa, Northwest Riders is a clothing brand that operates within the PNW action sports scene.  They pride themselves on being a little brand with big ideas, saying that their goal is, “to spend our revenues wisely and put them back into supporting our community, environment, and the riders that choose to call the Northwest their home.”

You’ve probably seen their tree logo stickers on lift towers, handrails, cars and boats, but maybe didn’t know who exactly the logo belonged to.  In truth, Northwest Riders strives to be more than just a brand, they work to embody the diverse action sports spirit of the Northwest, be it ski, snowboard, skate, wake, bike or surf.  We’re excited to add them to the evo collection!

Check out some of our favorites from Northwest Riders>

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Clark Little Photography Makes A Splash at evo

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Clark Little Photography Makes It Splash At evo

Award-winning photograhper and friend, Clark Little, is now all over evo. Dawning the background of, behind our counter at evo Seattle, or in our HQ kitchen, we are lucky enough to have our day brightened by his awesome photography. I challenge anyone to look at his photos and not immediately jump into the nearest body of water. You can see all of Clark Little’s photography here.

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evo’s Top 8 Wake Instagrams to Follow!

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evo’s Top 8 Wake Instagrams To Follow (in no particular order)

Seattle, WA: Wake season has arrived!  It’s time to get the stoke on by checking out what some of your favorite athletes are up to on Instagram!  Here’s our top picks for wake Instagrams.

Don’t forget to follow evo (@evogear) and the following on your iPhone AND Android phone! No phone? Check out our pictures here.

Here’s the picks>

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Things You Might See While Spending 10 Weeks In Alaska -By evo Team Rider Dash Longe

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Things You Might See While Spending 10 Weeks In Alaska

– A photo essay by evo Team Rider: Dash Longe

evo Team Rider, Dash Longe, pretty much spent his entire winter in Alaska this year filming for TGR’s 2012 release, The Dream Factory.  Often filmed skiing exotic new locations Dash made four separate trips to AK and skied more in the Land of the Midnight Sun than anywhere else combined. Here is a 21 pictures photo essay, as seen through Dash’s camera lens.  For a hint of what Dash gets up to both on and off snow be sure to follow him on Instagram @dlonge

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New Arrivals: Birkenstock, Your Feet Will Thank You

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Birkenstock Is Now At evo!

Kara Loves Them

Kara, one of our amazing buyers, has done it again! This time she has brought in a new brand…BIRKENSTOCK! Yup, Birkenstock, they are back and better than ever.  You can pick up a pair at evo or evo Seattle starting today!

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Be The Horse. The Red Bull Chariot Races Are In Seattle This Thursday

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Red Bull Chariot Race Is Thursday In Seattle!

The Red Bull Chariot Race is officially rolling through Seattle on May 10, 2012. Do you have what it takes? Each Chariot must have 2 wheels and a strut. Teams will consist of 3 students and must have all 3 students riding or pulling the craft, however, one student must be designated as the “pilot.”

*What: Red Bull Chariot Race 2012

*Where: University of Washington | 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA (Between NE 45th & NE 47th St)

*When: Thursday | May 10, 2012 | Races Start at 2pm

*Who: Click Here To Register

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Recap: Imperial Motion Presents: The Underachievers + Prints For Sale

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Imperial Motion, Fremont Art Walk

Gallery Recap: Imperial Motion Presents: The Underachievers + Prints For Sale

This past Friday, evo unveiled the May art gallery, “The Underachievers”, presented by Imperial Motion.  “The Underachievers” is a group of graphic designers including Raymond Molinar, Adam Jackson, SB Goetz, Grant Curtis, Josh Row, and PDP; all of whom have artwork featured in Imperial Motion’s clothing line. Several of the artists painted their designs directly onto the gallery walls;  screen prints of these paintings will be for sale in the gallery throughout the month for $15 each. 10% Off the proceeds will go to support our friends at the Service Board.

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Street League Skateboarding 2012 Series Is Back & Live on ESPN2

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Street League Skateboarding Will Be Live on ESPN2!

It is spring and the evo is getting to ready to hit the skate park and watch some Street League! After rolling through Seattle last year, Street League 2012 will be visiting Kansas City, Ontario Californian, Phoenix Arizona, and Newark New Jersey for the championships!

Not near any of those cities? Don’t worry, ESPN2 will broadcasting the series LIVE at each stop…no delay…LIVE!


  • Kansas City: May 19, 2012 @ 9pm ET
  • California: June 16, 2012 @ 9:30pm ET
  • Arizona: July 15, 2012 @ 7pm ET
  • New Jersey Championships: August 26, 2012 @ 5pm ET

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End of Season Yard Sale: Online & at evo Seattle

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Yard Sale. Save up to 89% Off

Yard Sale: Going on Now to Monday

The evo end of season Yard Sale is here. Deals on Snowboards, Skis, Wake, Summer Clothing, Shoes & More!

Where: Online and In-Store at evo Seattle

When: Sale ends Monday 5/7

What: Crazy deals like:

  • Up to 89% off our online Outlet
  • Blowout prices on last summer’s inventory at our evo Seattle Store
  • Save on last summer’s Wakeboards and watersports just in time for summer
  • Deeply discounted Skis and snowboards
  • Free Shipping on orders over $50

How: Click on the picture and be whisked away to deals beyond your belief or call our Online Customer Service @ 1.866.386.1590 and evo Seattle 1.206.973.4470 and they can help you out too.

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