January 02, 2018 2 min read

MANY THANKS TO ALL OUR FOLLOWERS AND FANS!

As the year draws to a close, Steve and I want to send a huge thank you to all our customers and supporters. We want to thank you for taking the time to send us photos and videos of you Slydeing, giving us amazing online reviews, recommending us to your friends and family, and of course explaining to fellow beach-goers what the heck is on your hand, then even letting them borrow your Slyde to try it out. 

YOUR SUPPORT MAKES OUR BUSINESS SO MUCH FUN AND WORTH ALL THE EFFORT WE HAVE PUT INTO SLYDE OVER THE PAST 7 YEARS.

SOME EPIC 2017 HIGHLIGHTS:

January: 

  • The Inertia Features Slyde South African Ambassador Chris Schmidt
  • The Huffington Post Names Slyde "Top 10 Coolest Companies from Shark Tank"
  • Hot New Product Alert: Black Hand Strap
  • Slyde Gromboard unveiled at Surf Expo
  • Mark Cuban Calls Slyde "One of his favoirte Shark Tank Investments" 
  • The Gazette Review Talks Slyde Business Before & After Shark Tank
February:
  • CW6 New San Diego Features Slyde Handboards
  • Slyde Handboards Arrive in Cuba thanks to Groundswell Community
March:
April:
May:
  • Blackball season at The Wedge
  • The Best Swag Guide for 2017 Drops
  • The Slyde Gromboard is successfully funded on Kickstarter
June:
  • 5 Epic Bodysurfing Breaks in San Diego Revealed
  • Whomp Camp 2017 theme song features bodysurfers across the globe including Slyde
  • Slyde viral video gets over 1million views in Japan
  • The First Inaugural Slyde Handboarding competition takes place in San Clemente
July:
August:
September:
October: 
  • Hawaiian Bodysurfer Keali'i joins RVCA talent pool
  • Hot New Gear Alert:  DaFin Red & Black Camo Fins
  • Video of dog handboarding goes viral 
  • Slyde celebrates 7year Anniversary of being in business
November:
  • Slyde co-labs with Manscaped.com for an epic Movember campaign
  • Familia Bodysurf hosts Sao Conrado handboard competition
  • Slyde receives 600th 5Star Review
December:
  • Beach Lovers Gift Guide 2017 launches 
  • Slyde outsources warehouse and moves into home office, to expand reach globally in person

Be An Active Part 2018 Adventures HERE →

Angela Ferendo
Angela Ferendo

Angela Ferendo grew up in Rhode Island, spending her summers on the ocean, both sailing and bodysurfing. Having a passion for sports, fitness and health, she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelors degree, double majoring in Physical Education and Health Education from Plymouth State University. She moved to California 3 different times before making it her permanent home in LA in 2012 - needless to say she has driven across the country 4 times. In her spare time she teaches zumba, runs with Cowboy the Dog, and puts up with Steve's shenanigans. Angela now wears multiple hats at Slyde including: business planning/development, customer service, logistics, sales, and finances.


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