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Eight-Time World Cup Champion Skateboarder Andy Macdonald Rides New Andy Mac 'Zon' This Season; Board Available Exclusively on Amazon.com for $59.99.

SEATTLE -- Newest Skateboard from Andy Mac and Skate One Now Available in Amazon.com's Sports & Outdoors Store

Eight-time World Cup champion skateboarder Andy Macdonald Andy Macdonald (born July 31, 1973) is one of the best-known professional vert skateboarders today, winning the World Cup Skateboarding competition eight times. He started skateboarding in 1986 when he was twelve, and turned professional in 1994.  and leading skateboard manufacturer Skate One Corp. today unveiled the Andy Mac Zon, the third and newest board in the Andy Mac Skateboard line. The Andy Mac Zon is now available for advance order exclusively in Amazon.com's Sports & Outdoors Store (www.amazon.com/sports). Amazon.com is offering the board for $59.99; it will be shipped to customers August 1, 2005.

The eight-time World Cup champion and X-Games gold medalist is also currently riding the Zon in the 17-city Boom Boom Huck huck  
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Huckaback.

Noun 1. huck - toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
huckaback

toweling, towelling - any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
 Jam, which kicked off June 17 and runs through July 31.

With the Zon, Andy Macdonald continues his tradition of creating competition-quality boards at entry-level prices. The new board, in development for two years, was designed to Andy Macdonald's competition specifications with the goal of making a "true" skateboard easily accessible to entry-level skaters of any age. Unlike the inexpensive "toy" skateboards skateboards

mini surfboard supported on roller-skate wheels; 1960s craze enjoyed renaissance. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 151–152]

See : Fads
 most young first-time skaters purchase, the Zon is responsive to the rider and has professional-grade wheels that roll and grip smoothly.

"With this board we have achieved a level of quality unheard of Not heard of; of which there are no tidings.
Unknown to fame; obscure.
- Glanvill.

See also: Unheard Unheard
 at this price," said Andy Macdonald. "Amazon.com is the logical place to sell the Zon -- not only do its customers expect to find quality products at great prices, but Amazon also has a unique ability to really educate customers about how the Zon differs from other boards available in the same price range."

"We're thrilled to work with Andy Macdonald to make the Andy Mac Zon available to our tens of millions of customers," said Jason Goldberger, director of Amazon's Sports & Outdoors Store. "Andy Macdonald's philosophy about skateboards is perfectly aligned with our philosophy about serving customers -- they should never have to choose between a great experience and low prices."

"We have worked with Andy for the last seven years," said Michael Furukawa, promotions manager for Skate One. "He understands his audience, and we are happy to team up with him and Amazon to bring a high-quality, value-priced complete skateboard to his many fans. Enjoy the roll."

Featuring graphics by Andy Macdonald, the Andy Mac Zon is made of top-quality North American North American

named after North America.


North American blastomycosis
see North American blastomycosis.

North American cattle tick
see boophilusannulatus.
 hard rock maple and cold-fused together using high-impulse, water-resistant glue in proprietary AirLam presses. The wheels are composed of high-rebound, hand-cast polyurethane polyurethane

Any of a class of very versatile polymers that are made into flexible and rigid foams, fibres, elastomers (elastic polymers), surface coatings, and adhesives.
 for great roll and grip, and the professional-quality skate bearings are cast aluminum with carbon steel kingpins and axles. High-rebound polyurethane bushings make turning easy and smooth. The Zon is 7.625 inches by 31.5 inches and weighs 6 pounds.

The Andy Mac Zon Skateboard is eligible for Amazon.com's Super Saver Super saver may refer to:
  • Super Saver Foods, a grocery store chain
  • $uper $aver, a game played on The Price is Right.
  • Super saver, a term used by advertisers.
 Shipping, which is free on orders over $25 shipped to a single U.S. address. Amazon Prime members receive free two-day shipping and next-day shipping for $3.99. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/prime.

About Andy Macdonald

Andy Macdonald is an eight-time World Cup Skateboarding World Cup of Skateboarding (WCSK8) is an international skateboarding federation, organising the official World Championships of Skateboarding series (taking place in many cities all around the world) and several other skateboard contests.  overall points champion and an eight-time X-Games gold medalist and has set a Guinness world record for his skateboard ramp jump of almost 57 feet. He was also honored by President Bill Clinton at the White House for his participation in the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, and his image has been published on a U.S. postage stamp postage stamp, government stamp affixed to mail to indicate payment of postage. The term includes stamps printed or embossed on postcards and envelopes as well as the adhesive labels. .

About Skate One

Skate One has been manufacturing high-quality skateboard components for almost 29 years. Recognized as a leader in the skateboard industry, Skate One manufactures and distributes the following skateboard brands: Powell Skateboards, Powell Classic, Powell Peralta Powell Peralta is a skateboard company.

George Powell studied engineering at Stanford University and started making homemade skateboards in 1957. In 1974, Powell's son came and asked for a skateboard.
, BONES Wheels, Mini Logo, Bones Bearings, Surf One, Andy Macdonald Skateboards, Angelboy Skateboards and Powell Golden Dragon.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMZN AMZN Amazon.com (NASDAQ symbol) ), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as beauty, health and personal care, jewelry jewelry, personal adornments worn for ornament or utility, to show rank or wealth, or to follow superstitious custom or fashion.

The most universal forms of jewelry are the necklace, bracelet, ring, pin, and earring.
 and watches, gourmet food, sports and outdoors, apparel and accessories, books, music, DVDs, electronics and office, toys and baby, and home and garden.

Amazon.com and its affiliates operate seven Web sites: www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.ca and www.joyo.com.

As used herein, "Amazon.com," "we," "our" and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

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 for the year ended December 31, 2004, and all subsequent filings.
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