New Jersey-born professional skateboarder and Stance Punk & Poet Ishod Wair is one of the most respected names in skateboarding. From mind-blowing film parts to international contest wins, Ishod is out there living the pro skater dream while always maintaining a giant smile on his face. Stance is proud to present Ishod’s Check Mate signature sock, inspired by his love of cats and the great game of chess.
Stance has managed to turn socks into a fun and exciting accessory in just five short years. They have brought life into something that long went overlooked, and have sparked a movement of art and self-expression. Their self-confidence and professionalism have brought a group of athletes, musicians, and artists known as the Punks & Poets to the brand, which help to shape the look and feel of the company and its art.