Download Element Logo – Element Skateboards is a company skate founded in 1992 , in Atlanta , Georgia , by artist Andy Howell and Johnny Schillereff. Since 2001 , Element is part of Billabong International .
Element Skateboards was founded in 1993 in Atlanta , Georgia , when he decided to create a manufacturing company mainly on skateboard tables . Originally founded under the name Underworld Element , but in 1994 it was decided to remove the Underworld and Johnny Element Schillereff and moved to California . The logo of Element is a tree surrounded by a circle and often the words appear Wind ( wind ), Water ( Water ), Fire ( Fire ) and Earth ( land ), ie, the four elements of basic life .
In 2001 , Billabong USA has announced through its president, Paul Naude, who had made Element. He stressed that the company has been, since its founding in the year 90 , one of the industry’s leading skateboard and gives them the possibility to expand further. Moreover, since the company Australian Element is proposed to keep the margin as a company, despite being absorbed by Billabong , thus maintaining its own philosophy and identity and their own team of skaters. Schillereff Johnny continued as president after the agreement and noted that can reach many more corners through increased and better distribution of Billabong in the international market.
Element Footwear , line skate shoes from Element, was launched in 2006 . Element team skaters like Mike Vallely Tosh Townend or design their own sneaker models inspired by the theme of the four basic elements of the company. This philosophy was born, too, Elemental Awareness , a program created by Mike Todd Larson Kershnar and promoting the conservation of land and the wild through “skate camps” or skate camp for youngsters where they instill these values on the protection of the environment through skateboarding .