It seems Skateboarding is becoming more like Football every year with big salaries, big prize money and big sponsorships for some of our big hitters.
January has become something of a transfer window with many high profile skaters bed hopping between the big companies.
Mark Baines has been making his own power moves of late - after years on Blueprint he switched to FABRIC and just a couple of weeks later he's now announced a new shoe deal with ETNIES.
It's a fantastic addition to the ETNIES UK rosta and expect big things from Mark this year. Check out this edit of Mark doing what he does best...