Tag: outside


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 >



Now that everyone has had a chance to recover from Super Bowl weekend, we thought it would be nice to shed some positive light on the Bay Area after a tough loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

We are still very proud of our 49ers, but even more proud of our upcoming collaboration with SF Graphic Designer/Skater Benny Gold and Oregon based Pendleton Woolen Mills!

Check out the write-up on this upcoming release featured in the San Francisco Chronicle! [...] Read More >



49ers Heading to the Super Bowl!!!

January 22, 2013   |   Events, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

As some of you may know, our JanSport HQ is located right across the Bay from the beautiful city of San Francisco. That being said, we want to give a HUMONGOUS congrats to the San Francisco 49ers for making it to their sixth Super Bowl in franchise history.

The 49ers played an amazing game yesterday in which they were able to overcome a 17-0 deficit. They defeated the Atlanta Falcons, on the road, with a final score of 28-24.

They [...] Read More >



Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2012   |   Events, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. People all over the country are taking time out of their hectic lives to honor and remember the nearly 3,000 individuals who lost their lives on this day.

JanSport would like to honor those who lost their lives and remind everyone to never forget this day and its importance to the American people.

We all stand here today, united and proud to be part of this great country.

Never Forget.

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Sumo Wrestling in Japantown!

September 10, 2012   |   Art, Events, News, Outside, Video   |   0 Comments

This past weekend our Marketing intern went on an adventure through the streets of San Francisco and stumbled upon an EPIC event… Sumo Wrestling!!!

Yes, a free sumo exhibition featuring three of the world’s best pro wrestlers right here in the beautiful Bay Area. How could anyone pass up on that??? You’re right, they couldn’t!

This colossal event took place this past Saturday ( Sept. 8 ) at the Japantown Peace Plaza in San Francisco, CA. The event drew a large audience and was extremely entertaining [...] Read More >



Remembering Neil – An American Hero

August 27, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, passed away this weekend at the age of 82. As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, he changed the course of history as he and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin took “one small step for man… one giant leap for mankind” on July 20, 1969.

He will forever be remembered as one of the greatest American heroes of all time.

JanSport would like to send our condolences to the Armstrong family. Thank you Neil for truly [...] Read More >



Instagram Contest Winner!!!

August 24, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Ladies and gentleman… we have reached the end of our Instagram Contest! Thank you to everyone who participated and sent in AWESOME pictures representing their culture and community. We received tons of great submissions but unfortunately, we were only able to select one winner.

So without further ado, we would like to congratulate our Instagram winner @saycheeseordie for their submission of the Ballard Bridge in Seattle, WA.  They will receive a Limited Edition Right Pack from San Francisco based FTC Skateboarding!

Stay [...] Read More >



Instagram Contest Extended!!!

August 20, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Ladies and gentleman… we have decided to extend our Instagram Contest! The new deadline is this Friday, August 24.

Thank you to everyone who has sent in AWESOME pictures representing their culture and community. To everyone else who hasn’t yet participated, THERE’S STILL TIME! We have received some great submissions but there is still a chance to win our Limited Edition Right Pack from FTC Skateboarding!

Join in on the action!

1. Follow @JanSportOfficial on Instagram.

2. Post a unique photo that represents the [...] Read More >



MountainSummit – MountainFilm in Aspen

August 14, 2012   |   Art, Events, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

Now in its fourth year, MountainSummit: MountainFilm in Aspen is a unique collaboration between MountainFilm in Telluride (long acknowledged as the leading film festival for adventuring and advocacy) and the Wheeler Opera House of Aspen, CO.

The festival brings artists, activists, and adventurers together for four days in late August, filled with extraordinary film and speaker programs featuring award-winning documentaries plus talks from some of the most interesting people working on the planet today.

This year’s deep and diverse playlist [...] Read More >