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Forbes the homepage for the world's business leaders, put Slyde Handboards in the business spotlight.

The headline rang:
"Shark Tank: Ashton Kutcher And Mark Cuban Catch The Wave Of The Future In Surfing"

A future that looks very bright and shiny for Slyde Handboards  and their "big kahuna" investors Ashton Kutcher and Mark Cuban, who invested $200,000 for a 22% stake in the San Clemente based handboard company.

"A company never made a profit until appearing on Shark Tank. Thanks to the show, they expect to ride $1 million in sales this year. Slyde mostly sells online and has 40 U.S. retailers, a U.K. distributor and a Spain distributor."

Journalist Ky Trang Ho ask Steve & Angela Watts a series of interesting & hard hitting questions, including: 

  • How did you come up with the idea for your business?
  • How much did you invest in your business?  How did you get the money to start your business initially?

CLICK HERE to Read the full Forbes article on Slyde Handboards

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Slyde Handboards
is amped to be available for sale in 10 of Ron Jon's retail shops, a place where surf culture and style oozes out of it's store front.

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Mikey Wright
 blows our mind with his random acts of shred prowess.

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"Dirty Old Wedge" epically delivers a story that will pull at your heartstrings, and give you a serious adrenaline rush all in one.

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the new york timesThe New York Times breaking news story on Slyde Handboards.

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