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Tomorrow: Spread the Love…

February 13, 2013   |   Art, Events, News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

As most of us know, tomorrow is a very special day. Millions of people across the world will exchange candy, flowers, and gifts with their loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine.

Awww now isn’t that sweet? Yeah. It is…

But who is this St. Valentine dude and how did he get an awesome holiday named after him??? The answer is simple. Get your catcher’s mitts out. We’re about to drop some knowledge…

- Valentine was a priest during the third century in Rome. - Emperor Claudius [...] Read More >



This Is Very Random…

February 11, 2013   |   News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   1 Comment

…but very interesting! (in my opinion)

Here are some completely random facts about some completely random things! How’s that saying go? “You learn something new everyday…” 

- There are more stars than there are grains of sand on earth.

- The word “bed” looks like a bed. Also… shark

- The guy that voices Sponge­Bob SquarePants is the nar­ra­tor in Power-puff Girls.

- If you were to spell out numbers, you would you have to go until 1,000 until you would find the letter “A”.

- In the Caribbean there are oysters [...] Read More >



Happy Holidays From JanSport

December 25, 2012   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments
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Throwback Thursday

September 14, 2012   |   Art, Gear, News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

This week’s “Throwback Thursday” pic features an extremely photogenic farmer AND an original JanSport outdoor pack.

This picture was used, believe it or not, as the cover photo for the 1976 JanSport catalog!!!

So take a moment to bathe in the glory of this epic picture… see? We knew you’d like it.

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Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of talented Brooklyn MC, Skyzoo’s new single “JanSport Strings” brought to us courtesy of The Faculty Inc./Duck Down Records.

Skyzoo tells us how the JanSport brand played a unique part in his life, especially during his childhood growing up in Brooklyn.

A big shout out goes to Skyzoo and his team for sharing this with us! We also spotted a Right Pack Signature Series pack cameo! Very cool! CLICK HERE to listen to JanSport Strings [...] Read More >



A Visit from Skip!

August 29, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, Music, News, Outside, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

This week has been quite eventful for the good people here at JanSport. Back-2-School season is in full swing and (as you can imagine) things have been busy to say the least. With press releases and media events surrounding our new home and the upcoming season, there’s a lot of excitement running through the air.

But the most exciting event this week has definitely been the arrival of our co-founder, the legendary Skip Yowell. It’s always a good time when Skip comes around [...] Read More >



SXSW 2012: Photo Diary

March 23, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

We had an amazing time at SXSW last week and have to admit, we miss Austin. Here are some photos to hold us over until next year. Enjoy!

We kicked off SXSW with the first of our Bonfire Sessions at Mohawk with White Denim, Strange Boys, Bear Hands and Fly Golden Eagle. The day consisted of great music, cornhole, Frank’s hot dogs, free beer and free JanSport backpacks!

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