Joel Patterson

SURFER Contributor

10.8.10

Features

Jamie O’Brien’s "Who is J.O.B." Premieres

Last night at Newport Beach, California’s quaint, retro Lido Theater, in front of a not-quite capacity crowd of T-shirt wearing surf fans and industry middle management, Jamie O’Brien re-established himself as a major force in modern surfing. His new signature film, Who is J.O.B. (no one’s yet sure if that’s a question or a statement), […]

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9.27.10

Features

Dark Fall Wins Big At NYSFF

Sunday night, amid the glitz, glam, and high-gloss polish of all that is New York City, a very down-to-Earth, grass-rootsy surf community took yet another small step toward being an important pin on surfing’s world map. After a long weekend of screenings, Q&As, speeches, and serious partying, the New York Surf Film Festival wrapped up […]

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9.21.10

Features

NYSFF Preview: Part I

The New York Surf Film Festival kicks off Friday in the heart of the Big Apple, so we’re doing a two-part preview of what will be on view over the weekend at Tribeca Cinemas. Surfers in the five boroughs would be remiss to not check out the action, take in some films, and party with […]

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8.8.10

Features

Brett Simpson Wins Second Consecutive US Open

US Open of Surfing Final Day: Hometown Hero Brett Simpson Repeats 2009 Victory, Takes Home $100,000 August 8, 2010 With the entire city of Huntington Beach, California in his corner, local boy Brett Simpson won his second consecutive US Open of Surfing men’s title Sunday afternoon—a feat only Occy and Curren have ever accomplished—defeating current […]

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7.22.10

Features

Greg Long Wins Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau

Long Has Had A Passion For Big Waves Since Age 15

Long Has Had A Passion For Big Waves Since Age 15

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7.10.10

Features

Curren, Kennedy, Merrick Honored

Last night, the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) held it’s annual Waterman’s Ball, a fundraiser for environmental and other ocean-related charities held each summer at the flash Ritz Carlton at Salt Creek. The night includes silent and live auctions of art and surfboards, a steak dinner, moderate to heavy boozing, and awards in three categories—lifetime […]

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6.23.10

Features

2010 “Big Issue” Hot Off The Press

Big Issue press check.

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6.15.10

Features

Noyle, Burkard, Carrera Join SURFER Staff

This is a press release we sent our today, just wanted to share it with readers of the Office Blog… SURFER Magazine, like the sport it represents, is constantly evolving, pushing the boundaries and striving to continue to provide its readers with the best surf journalism, photography and overall media experience possible. One key element […]

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5.6.10

Features

Dane and Jordy on Fire at Nike Lowers Pro Thursday

If you’re still wondering who the two best competitive surfers in the world are, you can put your mind to rest—they are Dane Reynolds and Jordy Smith. Proof was had in Heats #13 and #24 of the 6.0 Lowers Pro today when Reynolds and Smith put on performances that can only be described as awe-inspiring. […]

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3.3.10

Contest Wire

Quiksilver Pro Round 4 Starts in 15 Minutes!

SURFER Edit crew heading down to Snapper for the start of Round 4. It’s head-high, blue skies, and barrels at Snapper Rocks, so blow off the rest of your work day and get on the Webcast. Look for our coverage later tonight.

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