From the parks to the streets (but mostly the streets), these are the dudes out there every day skating, filming, and killing it for the shop. You might see them judging a contest, or maybe they’re sitting atop the podium. We keep it local, but if someone decides to move onto bigger and better things, they’ll still have our support. This is the Tactics skate team.

Dalton Dern

Hailing from Orlando, FL but residing in Oceanside, CA, Dalton exudes the Lifeblood Skateboards mantra: #assumenothing, #skateeverything. Keep an eye on Dalton…you’ll be hearing a lot about him in the future.

Frank Castanette

Portland. Eugene. Back to Portland. Wherever you find Frank, one thing is certain: he rips. But what else would you expect when the good folks at Bacon Skateboards give you the nod and flow you boards? Frank’s one of those unassuming dudes that will blow you away when you least expect it. We’re hyped he’s on the team.

Danny Maretz

When you constantly hear, “Dude, Danny kills it,” it makes us wonder why we didn’t add him to the team sooner. From the streets of San Diego to the mountains of Oregon, Danny will skate anything and everything in a way you’d never think possible.

Justin James

Double J. He does a little bit of everything. When we don’t have him slangin’ boards in the shop, JJ is usually out skating, filming, snowboarding, or teaching kids how to roll around the local parks. Another long-time team rider, Justin is always down for a session.

Nick Propios

From the 808 to the 541, Nicky P is always flashing those pearly whites. Seriously, try to roll up on Nick without him smiling…it won’t happen. A true skate rat, and just like and Justin, Nick’s been with Tactics for 10+ years.

Ben Fernyhough

It’s not that he doesn’t get mad, more like we’ve just never seen it. Ferny is coming off a brutal leg injury but has been back on his board in recent months. Can’t say we’re not just as stoked to see him skating as he is to be back in the game.

Sean Donnelly

Sean claims street isn’t his thing. While he definitely seems more comfortable skating tranny, we’ll happily agree to disagree about his street skills, cause we’ve seen it first hand.

John Morgan

J-Mo. Seaside John. The Human Noodle. It’s either land or slam with this dude. If you find a J-Mo bail section, well…actually, you probably will never find one of those. It’s all or nothing when skating with Seaside John.

Jesse Lear-Konold

After months of crushing it in our warehouse and skating with the team dudes all the time, it only made sense to add Jesse to the team. We’re not bummed his favorite tricks are no-complies and one-footers.

James Sisneroz

James has flip tricks on lock. No, really, it’s why he took second in our Tactics Game of S.K.A.T.E. earlier this year beating out other team riders and employees. Expect more from James very, very soon.

Caleb Grant

Peep Game doesn’t do anything but skate. No job, no worries. A true skate rat, Caleb will become physically bummed when he can’t skate, which, unfortunately, happens quite often in the rainy Pacific Northwest.

Jake Selover

Jake’s all-terrain, skate-everything approach also caught the eye of Lifeblood Skateboards’ founder and industry veteran Bryce Kanights, who added Jake to Lifeblood’s flow roster last year. Vans and Volcom also know talent when they see it, supporting Jake in the parks and streets as well as on the snow.

Beau Cummins

You can take the Beau out of the snow, but you can’t take the snow out of the Beau…something like that. A few years back we caught wind of Beau’s snowboarding and thought, “This guy has got to be on the team.” After adding him to the snow team we invited him on a few skate trips. After seeing how hard he shreds the concrete we were faced with the same thought, “This guy has got to be on the team.” So yeah… he is on both teams.

Josh Dulac

Josh may be youngest member on the Tactics team, but he might spend the most time on his skateboard. He is constantly traveling to different parks, and enters every contest he can find. Keep you eyes peeled, when you are this young and this good at skateboarding who knows where you will end up.

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