Sal Barbier

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Sal Barbier
Personal information
Birth nameSalvador Lucas Barbier
Born (1969-07-12) 12 July 1969 (age 50)[1]
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

Sal Barbier (born July 12, 1969) is a goofy-footed American skateboarder.[2]

Early life[edit]

Barbier was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[3]

Skateboarding Career[edit]

Sponsors & Companies[edit]

At the beginning of his career, Barbier rode for Epic Skateboards alongside Alan Petersen and Kris Markovich.[3] Barbier rode for Tracker trucks. Getting on H-Street Skateboards after Epic folded. After H-Street, Barbier rode for Plan B Skateboards.[3]

Barbier’s first skate shoe pro model debuted in 1994, featuring a slim profile with minimal, but purposeful features, as well as an embroidered “23” on the heel, an homage to Michael Jordan.[4][5] In 1995, Barbier left Etnies for eS footwear.[6]

In 1996, Barbier starts Elwood Clothing with Palmer Brown. The brand released its first collection of jeans, woven shirts, knits and tees. As time progressed the increasing conflict between Barbier and Brown ultimately caused Barbier to leave Elwood behind.[7] From 1996 to 1998, Barbier rode for his own company: 23 Skateboards.[8]

Skate video parts[edit]



  1. ^ "Sal Barbier Profile < Skately Library".
  2. ^ "Notas: éS x Sal Barbier - Reediciones". sk8shoesba (in Spanish). 2017-11-30. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  3. ^ a b c "Lost & Found: Sal Barbier Full Interview". Adventure Sports Network. 2011-11-09. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  4. ^ "QUESTIONABLE :: Retracing the Strange History of Skate Shoe Design". The Hundreds.
  5. ^ Kan, Eugene. "etnies SAL Slim". HYPEBEAST.
  6. ^ "How a Skate Shoe Brand Turned a Secret Weed Pocket Into a Footwear Phenomenon". Complex. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  7. ^ "Elwood Clothing < Skately Library".
  8. ^ a b "Sal Flip Trick Description". skateboardhere.
  9. ^ a b "Sal Barbier skater profile. Online skate videos and video parts by Sal Barbier. | Skatevideosite". Retrieved 2019-06-04.

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