Chad Bartie is the newest member of Powell's pro team and he joins fellow Dew Tour skater Jordan Hoffart.
"Chad’s skating has always been an inspiration to me growing up," Hoffart said. "I remember watching the New Deal video "7 Year Glitch" over and over thinking, 'Damn, that bow-legged Aussie has so much board control.' Haha. It wasn't until I finally met him that I realized he's the full professional package. He's super motivated, kind spirited, generous, extremely humble and most importantly, genuinely loves skateboarding."
"You see a lot of pro's fall off their game as they mature," Hoffart contined. "But Chad's one of the few that has kept his skills progressing and is skating the best he ever has. So as a friend and now teammate, I'm beyond stoked to have him join up with the Powell family".
Keep an eye out for Bartie's new pro model and a ridiculous cover shot and interview with him in the latest issue of SLAM magazine.