About Us: We’re a European clothing and hardware distribution. 100% skater owned and operated. Keen Dist is based in Oxford, UK and works with brands from across the world to specialise in their UK distribution. Our Brands: Bronze, Dancer, Evisen, Frog Skateboards, G-Tool, Ganj Wax, GX1000, Hockey, Jessups, Last Resort, Modus, Orbs, Pass~Port, Picture, Polar Skate Co, Quartersnacks, Quasi, Ripcare, RIPNDIP, Skateboard Cafe, Sk8ology, Wayward Wheels, & Welcome Skateboards.
Keen Dist. 3B Didcot Park, Churchward, Southmead Industrial Estate, Didcot, OX11 7HB.
+44 (0) 1865 236872 | sales@keendist.co.uk


Latest News


Introducing Picture Wheels New Gens to the Family Brendon Keir, Noah Bowden, Taj Boyle, Ben Saddleton, Indi Russell, Baz Taniwha, Ben Field & Jordan Boggis. Filmed & Edited By Harry Pascoe.

Former’s “Audible Refuge” Video

Amazing new footage of Jessup rider Mike Anderson alongside Former teammate Austyn Gillette.


Dustin made this unseen 20 minute video around the time Ave got on Vans – around 2005/2006 – to get the team hyped to work on a new full length video, which obviously never came out as a lot of this footage ended up in 411s or parts they were working on for their various sponsors… But not all of it did and some of this shit in here that’s only surfacing now is absolute gold, and it even contains short parts from Andrew Allen and Van Vastell!

Vans: Nice To See You

Vans proudly presents Nice To See You, our first-ever globally collaborative skateboarding film that was created with help from the Vans skate team and talented filmmakers around the world. The film was produced under the guidance of Los Angeles-based renowned filmmaker and photographer Greg Hunt, and stars Diego Todd, Digby Luxton, Dustin Henry, Etienne Gagne, Nick Michel, Notis Aggelis, Pedro Delfino, Rio Morishige, Ronnie Sandoval, Shogo Zama, Simon Zuzic, Una Farrar, and Wang Guohua, with appearances from many other Vans Family members.

We’re Hiring – Junior Sales Rep

Position: Junior Sales Representative (Permanent)

Salary: On application.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, 09:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday

Must have own transportation to office/warehouse location (Didcot, OX11) no remote working

Reporting to: Sales Manager

Details: Keen Dist. are a skate hardware and apparel distributor, working with some of the leading brands in the skateboard industry. We’re growing and looking for a hard-working, dedicated individual with great interpersonal skills to join our sales team.

Main responsibilities
– Day to day support of Sales Manager
– Handling store relationships, orders and enquiries
– Maintaining orders via our inventory system
– Answering customer queries
– Working closely with our warehouse team to ensure orders are shipped quickly and accurately
– Managing logistics with our courier

You’ll be ideal for this role if you have…
– Previous sales and/or customer service experience
– Knowledge of; Mac Operating Systems, Excel and Photoshop

To be successful in this role, you should…
– Be confident to maintain and build on the close relationship we already have with stores – without them, we wouldn’t be here
– Demonstrate initiative – we don’t encourage a micro-management culture here, therefore be prepared to get stuck in
– Have an organised approach to work – You’ll be jumping store to store, brand to brand – you gotta keep on top
– Be reliable – we need you to show up on time and hit the ground running each day
– Have excellent written & verbal communication skills
– Be a team player – positive vibes & drama free
– Be comfortable focusing on the tasks at hand in a relaxed environment – don’t let the office dogs and laid-back dress code fool you – we’re always busy!

You don’t have to skate to work here, but we can all appreciate the lifestyle
and the industry we work in – although a knowledge of the skate world will
certainly help in breaking the ice with customers.

TO APPLY: Please send CV and covering letter to: phil@keendist.co.uk

Independent Trucks: Berlin-er Kindls

Featuring Tom Knox, Eniz Fazliov, Doobie, Vincent Milou, Ulph Andersson, Nassim Lachhab, Justin Sommer, Kalle Wiehn, Daniel Pannemann, Kai Hillebrand, Denny Pham and Leon Charo-Tite tearing up Berlin for Independent.