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Rad Customer: @tj.holman.50

Check out Thomas’ post on how he loves ODT so much he got his very own decal blown up and put on his trailer. What a rad guy. Thanks for sharing, Thomas, but next time, make it a little bigger. (Cheeky half smile emoji)

Rad Customer: @RobertThornton

We love when you guys tell us awesome stories about how one of your ODT products has made your day in some way. Check out Roberts post on how the Kodiak power Bank has done him right. Thanks for sharing your rad story, Robert. Keep em coming.

Turtle Shell 3.0: Why you should have one.

If you haven’t heard already, we just launched our Kickstarter for the brand new, best sounding, rugged and waterproof, Turtle Shell 3.0. We have been working on this for a long time, and although combining these features was not an easy task, we did it, and we did it well. We just need one more thing before it is complete, and that is you. Help

Fit4Mom: Mother’s Day Event

We support some awesome moms in Fit4Mom events across the country. From OC to NY and back again, we love hearing how the events turn out and how our products help these moms out day to day. Moms can, and have been taken for granted, but are probably some of the most important people on this planet. Which is why we are happy to be

Sumas Smackdown

The Sumas Smackdown, an Enduro bike race, took place a couple weeks back and one of our awesome sales reps was able to attend and document the fun. The bike race starts with 80 competitors that race around some super fun single track trails at Sumas Mountain, in Abbotsford BC. The pros compete for prizes, while the rest of the people are just in it

ODT Father’s Day Gift Guide: Under $100

Father’s Day is coming in hot, and some of you are still racking your brain on what to get your awesome dad. Don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for. Here are 5 ODT products, under $100, that will guarantee your placement in the “favorite child” category. A fair warning, once your family sees your pop open his gift, you will be immediately bombarded with questions

10 Best Music Festivals in the US

Rain or shine, sandstorms or stagnant air, these festivals are a must, no matter what the circumstances. Whether you like country, electronic, rock ‘n’ roll, or you just like to have a good time, these top 10 music festivals are something you have got to experience before it’s too late. Take a look. Coachella If you’re thinking this seems like an obvious choice, you’d be

National Donut Day

In honor of National Donut day, we deemed it absolutely necessary to share our favorite donut shop here at ODT, Sidecar Doughnuts, and the donuts we think are the very best. Here are our top 5. The Maple Bacon Raised doughnut topped with pure Vermont maple syrup glaze and crisp Niman Ranch bacon The Huckleberry Oregon huckleberry cake doughnut with huckleberry glaze The Saigon Cinnamon

Ryan Janssens || Jean-Marc Johannes

The always amazing photographer, Ryan Janssens spent the day with ODT South Africa’s Skate contributor, Jean-Marc Johannes. They had a little fun in the sun shooting some of our ODT gear, and here are the results. I’m going with 10 out of 10, but we’ll let you be the judge.           You like what you see? Check both of these rad

Brands to Follow

Working for a large company can sometimes make you forget about where it all began. ya know, you forget the ‘started from the bottom now we here’, because, well you’ve just always been here. Most people don’t see it at the bottom. There are some rad companies out there, just getting started, that you may not know about, but that are just as great if

Go Fest

Well, another year of GO Fest Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival has come and gone. We’re sad to see it go, but with the activity filled weekend, we will have enough awesome memories to last us another year. Check out our booth we had set up, and see all the fun we had while listening to some rad bands, The Big Turtle Shell, and slangin’ our

High Fives Foundation: 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The 6th Annual High Fives Foundation Charity Golf Tournament in Tahoe was once again a success. 136 golfers participated in 18 holes of scramble golf at The Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing. Thanks to all of the contributors, the foundation was able to raise $17,500 to support the recovery and rehabilitation efforts of traumatically injured mountain action sports athletes!! High five, guys! (pun intended) Check out all the fun

5 simple camping mistakes you will want to avoid

Camping, whether it be with your friends, your family, your colleagues, or just yourself can be a great experience for the mind body and soul. There are many simple mistakes that can be made whilst doing it and can ultimately ruin something that was suppose to be great. Follow these simple steps and you should be able to avoid any unnecessary frustration and get through

DIY Tips & Tricks to do with Your Old Skateboard

We all know that when it comes time to tossing out your old wooden friend on four wheels, you start to feel this burning guilt inside. Like, “wow, you’ve done so much for me”, or “damn, you were there for me when no one else was”. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; which brings me to my next point. Here are 8 ways you can turn

Cotopaxi Giveaway

Celebrate the National Park Service’s Centennial by entering to win the ‪#‎YearOfAdventure‬ Ultimate California National Parks road trip. You and 3 friends will win round trip tickets, a car rental, and a gear package from your favorite brands. Visit Yosemite National Park and meet up with a climbing guide, or head to Sequoia National Forest for a horse riding trip you’ll never forget. Brought to