North America’s longest running surf contest continues second year of invitational format for unsponsored pro surfers.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 – For decades now, one staple of late fall in Santa Cruz is the Coldwater Classic at Steamer Lane. Last year ushered in a new format unlike the various incarnations the event has seen previously. That same format returns in 2014 with the second annual O’Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational. […]
The waves are finally starting to pick up in California
This summer has not been kind to Southern California. But some recent activity in the Pacific has sent waves to the Golden State. Mini Blanchard (of Marine Layer Productions fame) threw together this short clip of Ventura standouts Dane Reynolds, Bobby Martinez, Eithan Osbourne, and more at and around their homebreaks. Bobby comes in at […]
Journey to a Norwegian surf paradise with Pat Millin
Almost 50 years ago, a Norwegian surfer named Thor shaped his first surfboard to ride the frigid waves of Unstad Bay. It didn’t go very well. But since, with the advance of travel and neoprene, Norwegian surfers have built an unlikely surf paradise in those Lofoten Islands. Pat Millin has become a frequent visitor, braving […]
North County brands unite to present a unique Junior Pro event in Oceanside
August 15, 2014 (Oceanside, CA) – For the first time ever, a unique event in Junior Pro surfing is coming to Oceanside presented by Chemistry, Brixton, Nixon, Raen, and Surf Ride. The “Summer Youth Clash,” will be held September 3rd and 4th at the North Jetty in Oceanside Harbor and the brands are getting behind […]