Industry Spy

Your eyes and ears in the surf industry

6.7.11

Industry News

Nathan Flecther Voted onto Nixon Surf Team

ENCINITAS, CA- A few years in the making and now officially part of the program, Nathan Fletcher is now onboard the Nixon Surf Team. A friend of Nixon for as long as anyone can remember, Nathan was voted onto the team with no hesitation from the current team roster which includes the likes of Bruce […]

more

6.6.11

Industry News

2011 Surfing Walk of Fame Inductees Announced

Machado, Frye, Dale, “Gidget”, Beacham, Fury and Hole in Wall Gang honored in 18th annual ceremony

Huntington Beach, CA – June 3, 2011 – The votes have been tallied and seven legendary wave riders will once again be forever enshrined in surfing’s history books. Through a selection ballot, a host of respected surf industry veterans, former professionals and surf journalists narrowed down a field of hundreds of candidates to name the […]

more

6.6.11

Industry News

T&C Surf Raises $82,000 for Japan

Honolulu (June 6, 2011) – Through the sales of their “Malama Japan” t-shirts, T&C surf designs Hawaii has raised $82,000 for the American Red Cross (arc) – Japan earthquake and tsunami relief fund. On March 24 the company launched a fundraising partnership with arc with a mission to donate one-hundred percent of the company’s net […]

more

6.2.11

Contest Wire

SURFER Magazine’s Oakley Surf Shop Challenge

San Clemente, CA (June 1, 2011) – SURFER Magazine’s 2011 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge (OSSC) is set to descend upon Southern California for the Western regional event in Newport Beach, California on June 3. Come Friday at 8 am, shop teams from Orange County to Los Angeles will hit 54th Street for the second California […]

more

6.2.11

Contest Wire

Opening Round Standouts Tackle Top Seeds on Day Two of Quiksilver Clasico Mazatlan

MAZATLAN, Sinaloa / Mexico (Thursday, June 2, 2011) – The ASP 4-Star Quiksilver Clasico Mazatlan returned to Playa Camaron for the second consecutive day and saw the event’s top seeds sink their teeth into the two-to-four foot surf on offer while narrowing the field down to 32. The Quiksilver Clasico Mazatlan has attracted a variety […]

more

6.2.11

Industry News

Toes On The Nose presents California Tour Promoting Surf, Song and Good VIibes

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., (June 2011) – Laid back surf-inspired apparel company, Toes on the Nose, has announced their first-ever California Salt Sessions Tour, a month long coastal journey spreading song, surf and good vibes to local surf shops, kicking off on June 11th in Pismo Beach and winding down in Carlsbad on June 26th. With […]

more

6.2.11

Industry News

San Diego Catches a Creative Wave with THE PAINT SHOP TV Series with Surf Artist Drew Brophy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Diego Catches a Creative Wave with THE PAINT SHOP TV Series with Surf Artist Drew Brophy (Newport Beach, California) June 1, 2011 - Crystal Cove Media is pleased to announce that their newly popular show, THE PAINT SHOP WITH DREW BROPHY, will now air in San Diego, California on Cox Channel […]

more

6.2.11

Industry News

Futures Launches Rob Machado Signature Fins

After nearly 10 years of riding the Futures system, Rob Machado has signed off on his first ever signature fin. The collaboration between Rob and Futures is the perfect blend of cutting edge hydrodynamics and environmental sustainability. Rob’s fin features a torsional flex pattern, thanks to Futures’ V2 foil and a layer of strategically placed […]

more

6.2.11

Industry News

Vans Killing the Vibe Photo Exhibition

June 2 at Thalia Surf Shop

more

6.1.11

Contest Wire

World’s Best Juniors Campaign for Three-Event ASP World Junior Title Series

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, June 1, 2011) – With the regional ASP Pro Junior Series in full swing around the globe, the world’s best 20-and-Under surfers are in the midst of their respective campaigns to qualify for the newly-minted, three-event ASP World Junior Title series. “The ASP World Junior Title underwent a major shift last year […]

more