Amidst the height of the pandemic in 2020, one of the continually wildest rides most of us have taken in our lives, Uma Landsleds was created.Evan Smithbrought his spontaneous, creative energy toMesa Distributionwhere the brand was born and nurtured. Exuding this same feral energy,MaitéandCody Chapmanjoined the adventure, completing the introductory team.Thomas Campbelltook reigns on art direction and curated the initial offering, enlisting the art ofNathaniel Russellwhom has become the epicentre of the Uma artist universe.
Uma cemented its place as a brand that is here-to-stay with the 'Punch a Hole In the Sky' video. Masterfully crafted byJon Miner, the video is an immersion of high level skating, brilliant art and cosmic spirit. Surprise inclusion went to the newest Uma riderRoman Pabich, whose rise in fame quickly earned him pro status.
The beloved and talentedAndy Jenkinsnow guides the creative efforts while Evan continues to lead the expanding team on a global jaunt, spreading the Uma vibes of inclusivity and positivity, welcoming all to join in along the way.