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Calamity Jean Rusen Board Release Weekend Video

The infamous Sam Keeley put together this rad video of the Calamity Jean Board release. Such an amazing time! Thank you to everyone that came out, bought a board and supported Jean during this epic weekend!



Jean Rusen Master’s Model Board Release.

Jean Rusen (Calamity Jean) with her Original Betty board

Jean Rusen (Calamity Jean) with her Original Betty master’s model board

Original Betty Skate Co. is pleased to announce that we will be honoring Jean Rusen’s (AKA Calamity Jean) skateboard career by releasing a master’s model skateboard in her honor on Saturday February 28th 2015. Festivities will begin with a 9am skateboarding session at Tempe skate park (8401 S. Hardy Dr., Tempe AZ), followed by an official product release and BBQ at Sidewalk Surfer skate shop at 1pm (2602 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85257). As a bonus, Jean Rusen’s band, Kevin Daly’s Chicken and Waffles, will be playing a set at Sidewalk Surfer around 3pm.

Calamity Jean Master's Model - close up

Calamity Jean Master’s Model – close up.

On the behalf of The Rusen-Keyser family, The Original Betty Skate Co., Pink Widow Distribution and along with the staff of Sidewalk Surfer, they would like to invite you to celebrate this a special day in honor of Jean Rusen and the progression of women within skateboarding.

UPDATE: The Jean Rusen Master’s Model is now available for purchase at Pink Widow Distribution