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Jacob_Edwards

How to get sponsored

Most skateboarders dream about getting sponsored.

This guide will give you some tips on how to find a sponsor.


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Become awesome at skateboarding

Why would a company invest money in you? You have to be really good, or have a special style that can attract peoples attention.

In the end, they're not a charity, you're promoting their company by getting noticed by as many people as possible.

Be seen

If you're really good at skateboarding, get as many people to see you skate. Enter every skate competition you can (and win).

Another great way to get noticed is by making a skate video and send it to all the skateboard companies and shops you know. Note that the big companies receive a lot of videos and it will be difficult to get their attention.

Be nice

Frequently visit your local skateshop and have a nice chat with the people who work there.

If you ask to get sponsored after a while, they will already know (and hopefully like you) and be more inclined to accept your offer.

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Element4evr
Element4evr
i really wana get sponderd i went to TOY WORLD and they said they would do it i was so stoked :D

15 September 2009 at 07:42

i really wana get sponderd i went to TOY WORLD and they said they would do it i was so stoked
andywh
andywh
i tried that but the told me to get a video tho i guess its different

11 October 2009 at 17:35

i tried that but the told me to get a video tho i guess its different
NBSk8er
NBSk8er
Do shops sponsor teams?

12 October 2009 at 09:09

Do shops sponsor teams?
Sk8terperson
Sk8terperson
cool congrats, i think i wanna go into the business of making graphics and stuff any tips on that ;)

8 December 2009 at 18:21

cool congrats, i think i wanna go into the business of making graphics and stuff any tips on that
XxLithiumxX
XxLithiumxX
Great Job. (Y)

22 December 2009 at 16:45

Great Job.
zebraskickass
zebraskickass
Its not as easy as it sounds :(

23 December 2009 at 00:28

Its not as easy as it sounds
Ruizer
Ruizer
Its not as easy as it sounds... I've tried but on this part of portugal there exists loads and loads of skaters, Most shops already sponsor more than 1 skater and they don't need that much people getting free stuff from them xD

13 April 2010 at 13:50

Its not as easy as it sounds... I've tried but on this part of portugal there exists loads and loads of skaters, Most shops already sponsor more than 1 skater and they don't need that much people getting free stuff from them xD

Last edited by Ruizer 13 April 2010 at 13:50

ninjax
ninjax
the only bad thing in my case is theres no skate shops

3 June 2010 at 16:36

the only bad thing in my case is theres no skate shops
sk8masta
sk8masta
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18 June 2010 at 17:16

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jvilleskatekid
jvilleskateki
my town doesn't even have a shop to sponsor me :(

27 July 2010 at 10:50

my town doesn't even have a shop to sponsor me

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