Manuel Gschwend


I grew up in this industry, and have experience as a sponsored skateboarder, in shop management and sales, as well as international distribution, marketing, media production and brand/company management. I founded Europe's first woodshop "Next" and internationally recognised retailer and team "the network".

I held every job in skateboarding before moving on to a career in the creative, IT and startup industry before dedicating the past 5 years to a sports/social startup called "".