Boo Johnson is a professional skateboarder for DGK, Grizzly Grip Tape, Diamond Supply Co, Ethika, Remind Insoles, Bones Wheels, Thrasher Mag, Weedmaps, and Raw Papers. On top of that he owns Pharmacy skate shop in Long Beach, California and runs his own clothing brand Just Have Fun.
Reed Stark knew Boo in the past and showed him kendama at Coachella 2017, but not everyone falls in love with the toy immediately. At the 2018 X Games in Minneapolis, Reed taught him how to do an earthturn and it was over. The sheer joy that Boo had at that moment proved to Reed and everyone else at Sweets that he would be a great candidate for a signature kendama.
"Boo is a pro-lifer and it shows. The amount of positivity and motivation he brings to the world is unmatched by anyone I’ve ever met. Constantly thinking about the well being of others can be overwhelming, but not for Boo. He’s a beaming light people strive to be and the man earned it all by himself." -Reed Stark
The Boo J Mod:
Inspired by his signature Splatter Grizzly Grip Tape, this kendama looks unique and plays like a dream. Features
Beech Splatter Grip BOOST shape Ken
Splatter Grip reverse engraving leaves a unique feel on the entire Ken (the focal points are left untouched by the laser)
Boo Johnson Signature engraving on the spike
Unique QR Code in the small cup
Oversized Sticky Clear Tama
White splatter on a black/white 70/30 for tracking
Metal Spinner Bead
Sweets SixFinger String
Boo J Mod Stickers
THE BOOST SHAPE:
The Decade Mod was the first Sweets Kendama to introduce a new shape in years. The extreme playability of this new design meant they just had to make other Sweets products in the BOOST shape. The BOOST is pretty much a PRIME on steroids. The cups are slightly bigger, stalls more pronounced, and there is a balance bevel in the bottom cup to make lunars slap with ease. Unlike the original Decade shape, BOO BOOST Kens are not made with laminated layers of wood but a solid piece of beech.
BOOST tamas are also slightly larger to help improve play and match the bigger cups.